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Eight Solutions to Canada’s Housing Crisis

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From co-ops to tax reform to municipal zoning, we have tools to provide homes for everyone. Read more »

By Guy Dauncey, Today



After First Balking, Premier Clark Agrees to Sign National Climate Deal

Two changes to ‘pan-Canadian framework’ allowed BC to participate, Clark says.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today


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Make Vancouver the World’s Slowest City: A Manifesto

The Greenest Action Plan doesn’t seem to be making Lotus Land happier. Here’s a new vision.

By David Beers and Patrick M. Condon, Yesterday

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A Tyee Series

Next Economy: Tech Capitalism’s Impossible Dream

Author Doug Rushkoff on how digital platforms are marching us over a financial cliff while ruining the Web.

By Justin Ritchie, Yesterday


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Real Oversight Needed for Law-breaking National Security Agencies

Seventh in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, Yesterday



Canada Abandoning Human Rights to Chase Trade with China, Says Dissident

Journalist living in exile cautions government on business with Beijing.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 8 Dec 2016


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Tyee Builders Hit $50,000 Target with Days Left to Go

We’re upping the ante to support our BC election reporting, and there’s still time to join us.

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 8 Dec 2016



Global Hoarding? Human-made Junk Now Outweighs Humans Themselves, Scientists Say

New research shows rapid growth of so-called ‘technosphere.’

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Dec 2016



‘It’s Oil or Orcas’: Southern Resident Killer Whales Threatened by Increased Tanker Traffic, Experts Say

Government says it will work to reduce impacts.

By Judith Lavoie, 7 Dec 2016



Wade Davis Endorsed Trudeau, Now ‘Profoundly Disappointed’

Despite industrial project approvals, PM may yet guide Canada through needed transition, says renowned anthropologist.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 Dec 2016



Opioids, Fentanyl and the Threat to First Responders

Daily flood of overdoses, deaths taking physical and emotional toll.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Dec 2016



Businessman Says Trudeau’s Invitation to Meet Chinese Premier Inspired Fundraiser

Tyee exclusive: More cash-for-access questions: Miaofei Pan tells Chinese media he offered to host Vancouver event after Trudeau invited him to meet Chinese premier Li Keqiang in Canada; Liberals disagree with account.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 6 Dec 2016


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Time to End Criminal Code’s State-Sanctioned Homophobia

Unconstitutional anal sex law used to oppress and persecute gays for almost 50 years.

By Craig Scott, 6 Dec 2016



Can We Be Gentle with Density?

Many housing experts say yes. Here are at least four ways.

By Christopher Pollon, 6 Dec 2016


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Tell Ottawa — Canada Must End Its Complicity in Torture

Sixth in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, 6 Dec 2016



Will Kinder Morgan Surprise BC Liberals or NDP in May Election?

Both parties face risks if pipeline emerges as defining election issue.

By Bill Tieleman, 6 Dec 2016



Big Idea for Canadian Media: Provide Incentives for Local Ownership

Absentee owners shouldn’t be the norm. Excerpted from Marc Edge’s book, ‘The News We Deserve’

By Marc Edge, 5 Dec 2016



Look What Supporting Independent Media Can Do

Tyee exclusive on Trudeau’s hidden ‘cash for access’ fundraisers shakes up Parliament.

By Robyn Smith, 5 Dec 2016


A Tyee Series

Yes! In My Backyard!

A commitment to neighbourliness eases resistance to new supportive housing. Part of a series.

By Stefania Seccia, 5 Dec 2016



In Vancouver, a Teacher Helps Students Climb to New Heights

That’s how Trevor Stokes’s class reached the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.

By Christopher Cheung, 5 Dec 2016



Have a Look at These Tyee Holiday Greeting Cards

Starring: Christy, John, Andrew, teachers and… Bob Rennie?

By Tyee Staff Elves, 3 Dec 2016



‘Jackie,’ or the Suffocating Weight of Myth

Film on Jacqueline Kennedy rarely goes beyond a beautifully depicted surface.

By Dorothy Woodend, 3 Dec 2016


A Tyee Series

Killed for Following Orders

Last in a series on the fight to jail employers whose workers die preventable deaths on the job.

By Tom Sandborn, 3 Dec 2016



‘Liz Never Needed Fixing. Her Difference Simply Needed a Home’

One dad’s slow journey to understanding disability pride.

By Al Etmanski, 3 Dec 2016



Politics, Poverty, Privatization and Globalization Big Issues for BC’s Union Movement

BC Fed delegates talk hot topics during five-day convention.

By Linda Givetash, 2 Dec 2016


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Trudeau, More Dangerous to Environment than Harper?

I suggested it three and a half years ago. Still waiting to be proven wrong.

By Damien Gillis, 2 Dec 2016


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A Tyee Series

Still No Justice for BC Workers Killed in Twin Mill Blasts

Demands persist for new inquiry into bungled prevention, probe of Babine, Lakeland explosions. Latest in a series.

By Tom Sandborn, 2 Dec 2016



Why Land Use in Mining Is Key to Reconciliation

Fair Mining Collaborative helps First Nations ensure rights, interests protected at every stage of projects.

By Tyee Staff, 2 Dec 2016



Lanzinger Re-elected as Head of BC Federation of Labour

‘I’m so proud to be a leader of this group.’ Secretary-treasurer Ekman also acclaimed.

By Linda Givetash, 1 Dec 2016

Wade Davis Endorsed Trudeau, Now ‘Profoundly Disappointed’

Despite industrial project approvals, PM may yet guide Canada through needed transition, says renowned anthropologist.

By Andrew MacLeod


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