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A Tale of Three Mega-Dams, and Why Site C Could Face the Axe

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opinion

Troubled Muskrat Falls and Keeyask projects going ahead, but BC government has more options for Site C. Read more »

By Jonathan Drance, Glenn Cameron and Rachel V. Hutton, Today

news

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Washington Governor Touts Vancouver-Portland High-Speed Rail

Inslee visits legislature, talks rail, climate change and marijuana.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

news

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Little Change to Child Poverty in BC

BC is not the worst in Canada, but still remains above the national average with one in five kids in poverty.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday

news

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Program Helping Indigenous Parents Undersubscribed, Says Provider

With so many Indigenous kids in care, why aren’t more south Vancouver Island families enrolled in prevention programs?

By Katie Hyslop, Today

Recent Stories

opinion

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Our Kids Are Safe: It’s Homeless People Who Are in Danger

Protests against citywide housing for homeless ignore the real dangers to those living on the street.

By Jessica Hannon, Yesterday


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Oceans Are the New Front Line in the Fight Against Climate Change

Last week, a panel of Canadian and French experts weighed in on the major environmental threats and the task at hand.

By Frederick Blichert, Yesterday


news

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Let Seniors Have Discounted Rides on Ferries, Says Watts

Surrey BC Liberal leadership contender’s announcement puts her in line with NDP government’s policies.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


opinion

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Cashing In On Trump’s War on Universities

Republicans are gutting U.S. education; Canada — with boldness — can reap the benefits.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


opinion

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A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

How city development rules compel big projects at the expense of more affordable neighbourhoods with vibrant shopping streets.

By Scot Hein, 20 Nov 2017


opinion

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Five Policies That Would Have Helped Me Stay in Vancouver

Rent control, affordable child care and a relaxation of pet bans for renters would address affordability in the short term.

By Jessica Barrett, 20 Nov 2017


culture

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Protect Our Local Glamour Industries from Scandals

Everything’s beautiful at the ballet? Only if the public keeps an eye on it.

By Shannon Rupp, 20 Nov 2017


news

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Government to Restart Winter Wolf Kill

Wolf defenders say human activity, not wolves, to blame for decline in caribou population.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Nov 2017


opinion

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Proportional Representation Will Provide Balance, Not Extremism

New Zealand’s PR system allowed the election of a young woman as PM with little compromise to her party’s platform.

By Warren Bell, 17 Nov 2017


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‘Red Flag’ Raised: Study Finds Possible Fracking Risk to Pregnant BC Women

Researchers found markers suggested benzene levels 3.5 times normal levels for women in northeast.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Nov 2017


opinion

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Why Is Bill Tieleman Afraid of Democracy?

Attacks on proportional representation based on myths, ignore problems with current system.

By Kelly Carmichael, 16 Nov 2017


opinion

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What, Me Worry? Humans Are Blind to Imminent Environmental Collapse

Accelerating biodiversity loss may turn out to be the sleeper issue of the century.

By William E. Rees, 16 Nov 2017


culture

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Compassion Is the Key to Solving Our Problems

In her new book about saving Howe Sound, Pauline Le Bel describes how the logic of fear can be overcome by community, hospitality and a creative, open mind.

By Pauline Le Bel, 16 Nov 2017


mediacheck

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How Betty Ann Adam Came to Tell the Riveting Story of Her ‘Scooped’ Family

The making of Birth of a Family began decades ago when an Indigenous 7-11 worker wondered about being a journalist.

By David Beers, 16 Nov 2017


news

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BC Supreme Court Orders End to Fish Farm Occupation

Indigenous protestors vow to continue legal battle.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Nov 2017


culture

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Raven Walks Around the World: A Q&A with Environmentalist Thom Henley

With the release of his new memoir, Henley discusses the successful partnerships between environmentalists, Indigenous people and politicians of all stripes.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Nov 2017


opinion

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The Slow Decapitation of America

The powerful are winning the war against the institutions that protected society.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Nov 2017


culture

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Lessons in Hope and Resilience From the Tla-o-qui-aht

An excerpt from a new book looking at climate change and Indigenous communities around the world.

By Gleb Raygorodetsky, 15 Nov 2017


tyeenews

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Tyee Readers Pitch in Over $35,000 to Rafe Mair Memorial Fund for Environmental Reporting

All funds raised will go to reporting on BC environmental issues in honour of the late Rafe Mair.

By Jeanette Ageson, 14 Nov 2017


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Tyee Poll: Are You in Favour of Proportional Representation?

By Tyee Staff, 14 Nov 2017


culture

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The Fight for Ugly, Or Why Art Can’t Sell Condos

Westbank’s empty show trumped by VAG’s installation using discarded building materials, furnishings.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Nov 2017


news

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Fighting Loneliness with a Community of Seniors

‘We’ve been able to experience and witness a social change.’

By Linda Givetash, 14 Nov 2017


opinion

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Mair on Media’s ‘Unholiest of Alliances’ With Energy Industry

In new book Politically Incorrect, the late Rafe Mair dissects democracy’s decline.

By Rafe Mair, 14 Nov 2017


culture

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Saudi Prince Launches Latest ‘Modernization’ in the Muslim World

New book offers insight, historical perspective on two centuries of conflict.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Nov 2017


opinion

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Final Hours for Rafe Mair Fund Drive: Donor Will Double Your Dollars

Alexandra Morton and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip add their support. Investigative reporting drive down to the wire.

By David Beers, 13 Nov 2017


opinion

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Of Children, Trees and Our Need for Nature

Reflections on the way to daycare with my grandson.

By David Suzuki, 13 Nov 2017


The Fight for Ugly, Or Why Art Can’t Sell Condos

Westbank’s empty show trumped by VAG’s installation using discarded building materials, furnishings.

By Dorothy Woodend

 

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