Independent media needs you. Join the Tyee.

Secrets of a Tree Planting ‘Highballer’

front thumb __for GregNolanHighballer.jpg

culture

Greg Nolan’s memoir reflects on a career full of adventure, pain and much carb-loading. Read more »

By Braela Kwan, Today

news

StripCreekWildfire.jpg

Urban British Columbia No Longer Safe from Wildfire Threat

Areas like Vancouver’s North Shore are preparing for the worst as fire risk increases.

By Brandon Wei, Today

news

ManRockWeExistTentCity.jpg

The Charter of Rights Can Protect Homeless Campers. Is That Enough?

Pivot Legal Society is using the law to protect homeless people and advocate for action.

By Dexter McMillan, Today

tyeenews

FIPATyeeAward.jpg

Tyee Recognized for ‘Outstanding’ Reporting on Surveillance and Privacy

Reporter Bryan Carney to receive award from BC privacy advocacy group.

By Tyee Staff, Today

Recent Stories

analysis

PartyLeadersTile2019.jpg

We Asked Two Experts to Evaluate Each Party’s Climate Plan

At this point, which has the best chance of reducing emissions in a just way?

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


news

DeerChronicWastingDisease.jpg

Governments’ Failure to Control Deer Disease Risks Trade, Health and Wildlife, Experts Warn

Chronic wasting disease is being spread by deer farms and poses huge dangers, says letter to Trudeau.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


polls

You_thumb.png

Tyee Poll: Which Party Climate Platform Looks Best to You?

Take our poll.

By Tyee Staff, Yesterday


news

CarrieMussellKure.jpg

‘We’re Pretty Proud of It’: BC’s First Indigenous-Owned Legal Pot Shop Opens

Owners Carrie and Adam Mussell say the hard work was worth it.

By Braela Kwan, 25 Jun 2019


tyeenews

Katie Hyslop, reporter

Over 1,000 Tyee Readers Contribute to Election Reporting Fund

Now, the work begins to dig into the questions you want answered. Thank you!

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 25 Jun 2019


opinion

JustinTrudeauGreenBackground.jpg

Twerps, the Apocalypse, Pipelines and Vonnegut

Trudeau and Scheer share a ludicrous oil addiction. Where’s Kurt when you need him?

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 25 Jun 2019


culture

JamesTeit.jpg

The Little-Known Settler Who Fought for Indigenous Rights

‘At the Bridge’ chronicles the life of James Teit, a BC ethnographer whose work challenged Canadian racism.

By Crawford Kilian, 25 Jun 2019


opinion

DoraNgProtest.jpg

I’m Chinese-Canadian, Queer and Trans. Here’s Why Hong Kong’s Protests Matter to Me

The fight for democracy affects LGBTQ+ rights. And the impact reaches across the ocean.

By Dora Ng, 24 Jun 2019


news

SvendRobinsonInterview.jpg

Svend Robinson: ‘Our Last Chance to Turn Things Around’

Once the NDP’s radical star, he’s back with an agenda to rescue his party and planet.

By Geoff Dembicki, 24 Jun 2019


tyeenews

Katie Hyslop, reporter

Last Chance to Make Tyee’s Reader-Powered Election Coverage a Reality

And the extra question we'll pursue with your help (hint: pro-rep election reform).

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 24 Jun 2019


analysis

SinghBoulerice.jpg

Finally, a Campaign Promise with Teeth in It

For some very personal reasons, the NDP’s public dental care pledge makes me smile.

By Dorothy Woodend, 24 Jun 2019


news

FreedomHongKong.jpg

The Steady Attack on Freedom in Hong Kong

UBC roundtable notes role of youth in powering protests against a controversial extradition bill.

By Hilary Leung, 21 Jun 2019


opinion

WilkinsonRustad.jpg

How Climate Change Divisions Threaten the BC Liberals

As the issue rises in importance, an insider warns of the risk.

By Paul Willcocks, 21 Jun 2019


opinion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trudeau’s Climate Change Policy Is Strategically Inadequate

Approving a pipeline while declaring a climate emergency is ‘climate change denial with a human face.’

By Tristan Hughes, 21 Jun 2019


culture

AlwaysBeMyMaybeAliWong.jpg

Always Be My Kimchi-jjigae

The Netflix comedy echoed my upbringing, reminding me how food provides both pain and healing.

By Carol Eugene Park, 21 Jun 2019


analysis

DementiaIllustration.jpg

Tackling Dementia Will Require a Fast Sprint

New federal strategy on prevention and care has fine goals, but needs a lot more than $81 million for any hope of success.

By Crawford Kilian, 20 Jun 2019


culture

SaggingOrientalPoppies.jpg

If Doctors Said This Was Your Last Spring, What Would You Do?

My answer has been to roam the night with pruning shears.

By Brian Brett, 20 Jun 2019


opinion

COVER.Trudeau-Two.jpg

Eight Hard Questions for the PM of Pipelines and Climate Emergency

He says Canadians can have it both ways. The facts say otherwise.

By Michael Harris, 19 Jun 2019


analysis

ImparkParkingLot.jpg

Parking for Greater Social Equity?

It’s possible! Current debates on parking costs miss the chance to build a stronger, more inclusive city.

By Melody Ma, 19 Jun 2019


opinion

HomelessnessNotACrime.jpg

Is Protest Good for Democracy? And Does It Work?

When certain conditions are present, huge change is possible. So get out there.

By Roberta Rice, 19 Jun 2019


news

21292207.jpg

Trudeau Declared a Climate Crisis, then Backed Trans Mountain Again

Opponents slam approval of potentially ‘catastrophic’ pipeline expansion.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 Jun 2019


culture

COVER.vancouver-art-gallery-herzog-de-meuron-news-architecture-canada_dezeen_2364_hero.jpg

Is This Really Us?

Vancouver falls prey to the architecture of globalism. Do we deserve better?

By Patrick Condon and Scot Hein, 18 Jun 2019


news

Jagmeet Singh

Site that Advertised Lie about NDP’s Singh a Client of Israeli Ad Firm

Israeli publication gets closer to origin of ad that sparked federal probe.

By Bryan Carney, 18 Jun 2019


analysis

DementiaIllustration.jpg

Dementia: A Community Centre’s Small, Important Victories

Caregiving is a ‘difficult journey that no one should travel alone.’ A special program in North Van helps.

By Crawford Kilian, 18 Jun 2019


culture

JavaneseWayangGolek.jpg

At Vancouver’s MOA, Puppets that Make You Feel (Not Freak Out)

If you’re looking for an exhibit that enchants, this global look at the power of puppetry is it.

By Carol Eugene Park, 18 Jun 2019


news

JacquieBowes.jpg

‘Army’ of RCMP to Protect Pipeline, but No Answers on Indigenous Woman’s Death

‘They’ve put more money into watching us, labelling us and monitoring us than into searching.’

By Amanda Follett Hosgood, 17 Jun 2019


Svend Robinson: ‘Our Last Chance to Turn Things Around’

Once the NDP’s radical star, he’s back with an agenda to rescue his party and planet.

By Geoff Dembicki

 

Which party climate platform looks the best to you?

  • The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC): A Real Plan to Protect Our Environment
  • The Liberal Party of Canada (LPC): Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change
  • New Democratic Party: Power to Change – A New Deal for Climate Action and Good Jobs
  • Green Party of Canada: Mission: Possible – The Green Climate Action Plan
  • They’re all insufficient
  • I don’t know

Take the poll now »

Last week: Which of these election coverage questions are you most interested in? Read the results of that poll here.

Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners