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culture

In ‘Love Me True,’ non-fiction writers and poets look at a beleaguered yet hopeful institution. Read more »

By Fiona Tinwei Lam, Today

analysis

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Why Precarious Work Threatens the Health of Millennials

New job reality increases risks of physical, mental illness.

By Arif Jetha, Today

analysis

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First Debate Shows Vancouver Election Is Kennedy Stewart’s to Lose

Crowded field on the right poses challenge for NPA, new rivals.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday

opinion

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The Real Ballot Question in Vancouver Is Worth Billions

What gets built where must change. But who controls zoning: you or speculators?

By Patrick Condon, Yesterday

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culture

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Despair for Democracy — but Don’t Give Up, Argues Documentary

What Is Democracy? takes a sprawling look at who governs and how.

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday


news

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Is the Party Era in Vancouver Politics Over?

All signs point to a mixed city council, and a new kind of politics.

By Christopher Cheung, 17 Sep 2018


culture

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The University Education of British Columbia

‘The Hundred Year Trek’ offers countless glimpses of student life over generations.

By Crawford Kilian, 17 Sep 2018


polls

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Tyee Poll: Who Do You Trust in the Electoral Reform Debate?

By Tyee Staff, 17 Sep 2018


news

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‘Disappointed and Frustrated’: BC’s Fired Health Researchers Still Waiting for Compensation

Government says they must wait until ‘rigorous’ process is complete.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Sep 2018


news

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Wai Young’s Plan to Punish ‘Elite’ Cyclists and ‘Lawless’ Pedestrians

Retrained police would crack down on non-drivers until they learn ‘mutual respect.’

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Sep 2018


news

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National Energy Board Pushed to Correct Errors in Original 2016 Trans Mountain Report

Tanker increase greater than reported, costs underestimated, says economist.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Sep 2018


opinion

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Timid Tinkering and Partisan Politics Won’t Fix Vancouver’s Housing Crisis

None of the candidates are offering real solutions to fix a broken city.

By Patrick Condon, 14 Sep 2018


opinion

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Ask Every Politician When They Committed to Fixing the Housing Crisis

It’s not like they have any excuse for not knowing 10 years ago. Proof here.

By David Beers, 13 Sep 2018


news

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Fighting to Save Indigenous Sign Languages

Reconciliation commission called for action to save Indigenous languages — but traditional sign languages are being forgotten.

By Carlos Oen, 13 Sep 2018


opinion

Doug Ford

Please Advise! I Can Notwithstand This Spinach

Be like Doug. You too can toss out what you hate with this simple clause, writes Dr. Steve.

By Steve Burgess, 12 Sep 2018


news

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The Right-Wing Parties Battling Each Other in Vancouver’s Election

‘I think they’re finished,’ new centre-right challenger says of the NPA.

By Geoff Dembicki, 12 Sep 2018


culture

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Ursula Forever!

A new film portrait of the science fiction queen is an immersive joy, though no match for her words themselves.

By Luanne Armstrong, 12 Sep 2018


news

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The 2004 Tweak that Accelerated BC’s Rent Spiral

Tenants, landlords debate whether province should abandon allowing rents to rise above inflation rate.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Sep 2018


opinion

Rachel Notley

The Sad, Timid Failure of Rachel Notley

Instead of change, Alberta’s first NDP premier brought the same old kowtowing to big oil.

By Mitchell Anderson, 11 Sep 2018


opinion

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How BC’s Soaring Real Estate Prices Made the Rich Richer

Inequality has been increased and entrenched, but progressive property taxes could help.

By Alex Hemingway, 11 Sep 2018


opinion

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Ban Cellphones in Class? Good Luck with That

Instead of a futile fight against technology, teach students how to understand and manage their lives online.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Sep 2018


presents

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‘Do My Best. Fulfill My Obligations’

How Lana Lowe became a land champion for the Fort Nelson First Nation in the midst of a fracking explosion.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Sep 2018


opinion

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Canadian Politicians Are Playing a Dangerous Game on Migration

Ugliness in Europe a warning that leaders’ tough talk brings big risks.

By Craig Damian Smith, 10 Sep 2018


news

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Your Guide to the Vancouver Election. And Believe Us, You’ll Need It

Eight mayor candidates, so far, new parties and the rise of the independents.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Sep 2018


culture

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The Day the Clubhouse Boy Pitched for Vancouver

Fifty years ago, skinny Kit Krieger went pro for a day, and achieved baseball immortality.

By Tom Hawthorn, 7 Sep 2018


news

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New BC Rural Party Could Threaten Liberals, Says Analyst

Party is targeting 23 ridings.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 Sep 2018


news

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To Tackle Opioid Crisis, Ask Why Our Society Produces Mass Despair

From the new book urging a major Canada health policy rethink.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 Sep 2018


opinion

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An Internal ‘Soft Coup’ Is No Answer to Trump

Senior officials working to subvert the president’s agenda show cowardice, not principle.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Sep 2018


culture

James Witwicki

‘We Don’t Do Eggo Waffles’: Dining Out in the Downtown Eastside

Good, cheap food sustains locals of this Vancouver neighbourhood. But it’s under attack.

By Christopher Cheung, 6 Sep 2018


opinion

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How a Smart, Progressive Property Tax Could Ease Our Housing Crisis

Taxing land separately, and progressively, could pay for desperately needed non-market housing.

By Patrick Condon, 6 Sep 2018


Wai Young’s Plan to Punish ‘Elite’ Cyclists and ‘Lawless’ Pedestrians

Retrained police would crack down on non-drivers until they learn ‘mutual respect.’

By Geoff Dembicki

 

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