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Notorious Chinese Firm Wins Role in Site C Construction

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BC Hydro awards contract as Ottawa reviews takeover of Canadian company. Read more »

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

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Dignity Versus Waste at the Food Bank

The choice between preventing food waste and dignified access to food means groceries received at the food bank are often past their before date.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Want a Better Facebook? Get Smart Friends

Bypass the algorithms and make your friends list work like an old-time newspaper.

By Shannon Rupp, Today

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A Lesson for Vancouver: How Amazon Is Bad for Seattle

Tech workers make more money than you and they want your apartment.

By Jason Schmidt, 19 Jan 2018

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Dodging Danger in Paradise

Our man in Kauai hears missiles are on their way — and goes back to his coffee.

By Rod Mickleburgh, 19 Jan 2018


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Tyee Poll: Could Canada Catch ‘Trumpism’?

By Tyee Staff, 19 Jan 2018


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Unifor, CLC Rift Called Threat to Labour Movement

Largest-private sector union quits national labour group.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Jan 2018


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Food for Us, Suffering for Foreign Farm Workers

From exploitation to damaged families, temporary workers pay a high price to provide our produce.

By Donald MacLean Wells and Janet McLaughlin, 19 Jan 2018


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Leadership Candidate Stone Backs Online Data Marketer

British privacy commission concerns about Victoria company’s role in Brexit campaign are ‘routine’ audit, says BC Liberal contender.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Jan 2018


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Peace, Order, Good Government and Moderation

Excerpt from pollster’s new book suggests Canada less inclined to Trumpism’s allure than some might fear.

By Michael Adams, 19 Jan 2018


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Is Donald Trump a Sociopath?

Doctors say yes — and that should disqualify him from the presidency.

By Mitchell Anderson, 18 Jan 2018


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Why the ‘Housing Crisis’ Is Really About Globalization

Free-flowing capital breaks the link between prices and local incomes — and most of us are shut out.

By William E. Rees, 18 Jan 2018


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First Nations Seek Injunction to Halt Site C Work

Dam violates Treaty 8 rights, say West Moberly, Prophet River First Nations.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jan 2018


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Comedy Isn’t Colour Blind at This Improv

Blind Tiger Comedy offering eight improv and sketch scholarships to differently abled, queer and racialized performers.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Jan 2018


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Horgan Supports Cheaper Hydro for Low-Income Residents

Government waiting for utility commission’s response on blanket rate freeze.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Jan 2018


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Girl’s False Claim of Hijab Attack Brings Ugly Response

An 11-year-old girl told a story that wasn’t true and the Muslim community came under attack.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Jan 2018


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Trump Is Dead Wrong on Immigrants from ‘Shithole’ Countries

Canadian data shows high education, employment levels, little demand for public funding.

By Arvind Magesan, 17 Jan 2018


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BC Falling Behind on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Without serious action, we’ll miss our 2020 targets.

By Judith Lavoie, 16 Jan 2018


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Five Things Horgan Should Have Done About Site C

Former Hydro CEO says government should have killed dam and launched major energy reform.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Jan 2018


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BC’s Parties Mum on What They Know About You

Liberals gave partial response, NDP and Greens offered nothing when questioned about individual information they hold under privacy laws.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Jan 2018


opinion

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The Ethnic Cleansing of America

Trump’s plan to deport 330,000 people a disaster for them, their home countries and the US.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Jan 2018


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How Evangelical Women Took Over the Sex Work Debate

‘Sensationalist’ campaigns trample on rights of workers.

By Carly Daniel-Hughes, 15 Jan 2018


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NAFTA’s Death Would Be Cheered by Working Canadians, Says Union Leader

Jerry Dias says deal hurt working class and its failure would be a boost for Trudeau.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Jan 2018


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Tyee Poll: How Best Did Mayor Gregor Green Vancouver?

By Tyee Staff, 12 Jan 2018


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Experts Weigh In On Five Arguments Against a $15 Minimum Wage

Despite rhetoric, a closer look at debate shows little to fear from wage increase for lowest paid.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 12 Jan 2018


culture

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A Reassuring Movie for Unresolved Times

The Post is a stirring but conventional film depicting a universe far removed from our present cultural confusion.

By Dorothy Woodend, 12 Jan 2018


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We Interrupt This Stereotype

New book looks at Indigenous media that’s remaking Canada’s whitewashed view of history.

By Katie Hyslop, 12 Jan 2018


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DFO’s Plan to Gut Rules Protecting Wild Salmon from Fish Farm Disease

Part two of a series. After court losses, federal government has new strategy to protect industry.

By Damien Gillis, 11 Jan 2018


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Health Canada’s Plan to Make Your Prescription Drugs Less Safe

Government wants Big Pharma to pay for drug approvals — but public interest will suffer.

By Joel Lexchin, 11 Jan 2018


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Loblaws Skates on Price-fixing, Tried to Send Homeless Man to Jail

Canada’s justice system nods to the powerful while treating poor people like criminals.

By Michael Spratt, 11 Jan 2018


Inside DFO’s Battle to Downplay a Deadly Farmed Salmon Disease

Part one of a series. Provincial lab played key role in denying existence of HSMI in BC.

By Damien Gillis

 

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