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Eight Solutions to Canada’s Housing Crisis

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opinion

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

By Guy Dauncey, Today

news

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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

opinion

Frog on a snail shell

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


opinion

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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


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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


news

Trash

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


news

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‘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


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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


opinion

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Opioids, Fentanyl and the Threat to First Responders

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

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Dec 2016


news

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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


opinion

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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


news

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Can We Be Gentle with Density?

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

By Christopher Pollon, 6 Dec 2016


opinion

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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


opinion

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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


mediacheck

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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


tyeenews

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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


news

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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


news

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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


tyeenews

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Have a Look at These Tyee Holiday Greeting Cards

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

By Tyee Staff Elves, 3 Dec 2016


culture

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‘Jackie,’ or the Suffocating Weight of Myth

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

By Dorothy Woodend, 3 Dec 2016


opinion

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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


opinion

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‘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


news

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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


opinion

Justin Trudeau

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


opinion

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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


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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


news

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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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