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In BC, Odds Are Stacked Against Parents Fighting the Children’s Ministry

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Lack of legal aid, complex and costly courts are barriers. First in a series. Read more »

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Ride Hailing Is Coming, but Who’s Protecting Drivers from Exploitation?

Don’t open BC to ‘multinational, profitable’ firms without strong standards for workers, says union leader.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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How Non-Profit Housing Developers Could Ease Toronto’s Affordability Crisis

Faster approvals and end to ideological devotion to for-profit developers would help, say advocates.

By Seila Rizvic, Today

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‘It Took 16 Years’: Health Workers Celebrate Repeal of Devastating BC Liberal Laws

From giving up hopes of home ownership to declaring bankruptcy, two bills changed lives. Now, ‘there is a hope.’

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

Recent Stories

culture

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Before Jane Goodall: The Canadian Woman Who Loved Giraffes

Anne Innis Dagg’s research was groundbreaking. So was her fight for equality for women scientists.

By Bryan Carney, 16 Nov 2018


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How the Fraser River Gold War Changed Canada

Claiming the Land shows how an American invasion upended relations with Indigenous people.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Nov 2018


culture

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Looking at the Magnificent Art of Anna Wong

Vancouver’s master printmaker never received the attention she deserved. See what we missed.

By Dorothy Woodend, 16 Nov 2018


opinion

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Cities Aren’t ‘Unwritten,’ Despite Developers’ Ego-Driven Attempts to Rewrite Culture

Oakridge mall project part of a global pattern of imposing formulaic, placeless mega-developments.

By Melody Ma, 16 Nov 2018


culture

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How the Totem Pole Became a Symbol of Canada

Much appropriated, today they have been reclaimed by Indigenous artists around the globe.

By John Sutton Lutz, 16 Nov 2018


culture

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Learning from a ‘Life-Changing’ Bison Harvest

New program aims to bring legitimacy to Indigenous traditions in the academic community.

By Andrea Smith, 16 Nov 2018


news

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By the Numbers: Metro Vancouver’s Increasing Inequality and Division

Census data sheds a light on income, ethnicity and polarization in the region. It’s not pretty.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Nov 2018


polls

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Tyee Poll: Have You Mailed in Your Pro Rep Ballot Yet?

By Tyee Staff, 15 Nov 2018


analysis

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The Rise and Fall of Trudeau’s ‘Grand Bargain’ on Climate

From the new book on Canada and global warming: ‘The Big Stall.’

By Donald Gutstein, 14 Nov 2018


news

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Driver’s Licence Gender ‘X’ a Good First Step, Says Prof

But individuals shouldn’t need a doctor’s note to opt out of male-female categories, says Aaron Devor.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Nov 2018


opinion

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A Botched Murder Case and Secrecy at the Top

A ‘Mr. Big’ sting went bad, raising doubts about justice that BC’s government won’t address.

By Paul Willcocks, 14 Nov 2018


news

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Two Big Ideas to Address Toronto’s Housing Crisis Now

The city could make serious progress by using surplus land, with the help of real estate tax revenues.

By Seila Rizvic, 13 Nov 2018


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Are Our Southern Resident Orcas Doomed?

As pipeline expansion looms, Ottawa unveils new protection plans. Critics are skeptical.

By Andrea Smith, 13 Nov 2018


opinion

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Ten Ways We’ll Fight for a Better Vancouver

From housing to transit to child care, new city councillor Christine Boyle and Khelsilem set out their goals for a transformed city.

By Christine Boyle and Khelsilem, 13 Nov 2018


opinion

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The Real Solution to Vancouver’s #CouncilSoWhite

Just changing the electoral system isn’t the fix. It starts way before the vote.

By Melody Ma, 12 Nov 2018


opinion

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Whatever Voting Systems Wins, BC Needs to Make Politicians More Accountable

As long as parties tightly control elected members, democracy is thwarted.

By Will Horter, 12 Nov 2018


culture

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A Symphonic Tribute to War and Grief that Demands You ‘Shut Up and Listen’

For Remembrance Day, the VSO honours music’s role in mourning.

By Andrew Hung, 9 Nov 2018


news

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A Canadian Icon of War Heroism, or Futility?

At 10:58 on Nov. 11, 1918, Private George Lawrence Price sealed his strange, famous fate.

By Daniel Wood, 9 Nov 2018


opinion

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Labour Code Review Leaves Precarious Workers Out in the Cold

The government announced one positive change today, but more could be done to help workers exercise their right to bargain collectively.

By Bethany Hastie, 8 Nov 2018


culture

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On Ecological Amnesia

It’s why we forget the passenger pigeon, the reign of the buffalo. But not all of us suffer it.

By Wade Davis, 8 Nov 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! Why’s the ‘Blue Wave’ Making Me Feel So Blue?

Is it because one Republican won while being quite dead? No. (RIP, though.)

By Steve Burgess, 8 Nov 2018


presents

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It Rains a Lot. That Doesn’t Mean We Can Take Fresh Water for Granted

For those behind the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, the stakes are simple. But very, very high.

By Zoë Ducklow, 7 Nov 2018


opinion

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Tony Clement: From Moralizing Minister to Frail and Fallen

Into ‘treatment’ goes the politician who led a Tory drive to jail drug users.

By David Beers, 7 Nov 2018


opinion

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Why the US Midterm Elections Solved Nothing

A polarized society and a rigged system create a broken democracy.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Nov 2018


opinion

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Are Thousands of New Nuclear Generators in Canada’s Future?

Ottawa is pushing a new smaller, modular nuclear plant that could only pay off if mass produced.

By M.V. Ramana, 7 Nov 2018


opinion

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Why We Can’t Do the Welfare Food Challenge This Year

Skyrocketing rents in British Columbia mean that participants would face starvation.

By Jean Swanson, 6 Nov 2018


Tyee Multimedia

How the Fraser River Gold War Changed Canada

Claiming the Land shows how an American invasion upended relations with Indigenous people.

By Crawford Kilian

 

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