Independent media needs you. Join the Tyee.

The Angler: The Return of the Repressed

front thumb for Hiller-1.jpeg

culture

This week: the fear of young women’s sexuality and movies made for Hitler’s Germany. Read more »

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday

news

Adrian-Dix-Podium.jpg

BC Government Plans to Boost Primary Care

Nearly one in five British Columbians lack access to a family doctor or similar care provider.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

opinion

InjusticeKinderMorganSign.jpg

Kinder Morgan and the Power of Civil Resistance

Citizens can shine a spotlight on bad laws or draconian consequences. Second of two parts.

By Will Horter, Yesterday

ebola-checkpoint.jpg

Global Stakes High in New Ebola Outbreak

Illness has reached urban centres in the DR Congo, raising risk of rapid spread.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday

Recent Stories

culture

Freeman-Spider.jpg

Please Advise! What Happened to Morgan Freeman’s Upcoming Announcements on SkyTrain?

Presenting some options for TransLink after its plan to use actor’s voice on transit announcements was quickly derailed.

By Steve Burgess, 24 May 2018


news

China-Communications-Co.jpg

Federal Government Blocks Aecon Sale to Chinese Company

Move prevents involvement in Site C dam and bidding on billions in Canadian infrastructure spending.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 May 2018


news

katrine-conroy.jpg

Changes Coming — Slowly — to Indigenous Child Welfare in BC

Part five of a series. Now that governments are finally acknowledging the problem, here’s what is changing.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 May 2018


news

Trudeau-Conference-Smaller.jpg

Trans Mountain: A Case Study in Uncooperative Federalism

‘All of the constitutional questions are untested.’

By Christopher Guly, 24 May 2018


opinion

Notley-Board-Trade.jpg

Kinder Morgan and the ‘Rule of Law’

Are arguments for the pipeline expansion based on actual respect for legal procedure? Part one of two.

By Will Horter, 23 May 2018


culture

TsunamiJapan2011.jpg

Earthquake, Tsunami, Dead Schoolchildren: A Lesson for BC

New book takes a haunting look at the 2011 disaster in Japan.

By Crawford Kilian, 23 May 2018


opinion

Transit

Want to Fight Inequality and Climate Change? Then Improve Public Services

June conference to look at best ways to tackle big issues with revitalized public sector.

By Dru Oja Jay, 23 May 2018


opinion

Pacino-Dog-Day.jpg

Canadian Taxpayers Held Hostage by Kinder Morgan

Texas-based firm has no intentions of paying for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on its own.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 May 2018


news

eby.jpeg

BC Considers Suing Opioid Manufacturers

Lawsuit would seek to recover costs in dealing with crisis.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 May 2018


news

paul-martin-1.jpg

The Kelowna Accord, Racism and the Child Welfare Crisis

Part four in a series. Former PM Paul Martin says an opportunity was lost; Cindy Blackstock isn’t so sure.

By Katie Hyslop, 22 May 2018


news

East-Van-Ornament.jpg

The Allure of East Van’s Gritty Goods

As diverse, lower income urban neighbourhoods change, their identities are captured and branded by new residents with a passion for their past.

By Christopher Cheung, 22 May 2018


presents

Flickr_CreativeCommons_Tuchodi_ThePeaceRiverInSpring_3551991021_42c1913bf3_b.jpg

Win a Copy of ‘Breaching the Peace’

Ten lucky Tyee readers will take home a new book by award-winning author Sarah Cox. Enter to win!

By Tyee Staff, 21 May 2018


culture

CharlesDemers.jpg

Finally, Something Funny About Vancouver’s Real Estate Market

Vancouver author and comedian Charles Demers talks about his new novel and how not to achieve housing affordability.

By Steph Eva Wood, 21 May 2018


culture

Coupland-Vortex.jpg

The Angler: Deadpool, RBG and Douglas Coupland Take on the World

If superheroes are not your taste, a documentary on an American legal icon and an environmental art show will rev you up.

By Dorothy Woodend, 18 May 2018


news

Fish-Farm-Occupy.jpg

Court Temporarily Rejects Marine Harvest’s Request for No-Go Zone

But protesters must abandon occupation of fish farm corporation’s onshore bases.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 18 May 2018


culture

pride-kids.jpg

‘I’m Going to Stop You Right There,’ the Teacher Said

A school visit gone wrong shows why we have to keep talking about LGBTQ+ issues.

By Robin Stevenson, 18 May 2018


news

seclusion-room.jpg

Schools Still Secluding and Restraining Special Needs Students: Report

‘This is wrong, parents should be knowing these things and we should be seeking to learn from them rather than repeat them.’

By Katie Hyslop, 18 May 2018


Air-Canada-Plane.jpg

No, Vancouver Is Not Losing Its Millennials

UBC prof busts popular media myth with census data.

By Nathanael Lauster, 18 May 2018


news

DavidEbyComputerScreen.jpg

See You in Court, BC Tells Alberta

Eby says province will challenge legality of cutting oil flow, seek damages if Alberta goes ahead.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 May 2018


Sea-lice.jpeg

Sea Lice Epidemic Overwhelms Fish Farms on Clayoquot Sound

Tiny parasite a growing global problem for the industry’s open net pens.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 May 2018


news

heyman-horgan.jpg

Ottawa Funding for Kinder Morgan Wrong, Says BC

Political, legal battles heat up over pipeline expansion.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 May 2018


climate-protest.jpg

Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

From influencing politicians to shaping public opinion, industry strives to control energy policy.

By Bruce Livesey, 17 May 2018


news

Wild herring

Marine Harvest Seeks ‘No-Go’ Zone Around Fish Farms

Corporation cites harm from protests; seeks injunction.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 May 2018


opinion

LethbridgeDennysGatewayToHell.jpg

Please Advise! Is the Lethbridge Denny’s Built Over a Gateway to Hell?

Three years ago Marilyn Manson was punched in the face there. Now a woman embarks on a racist rant in the same spot.

By Steve Burgess, 16 May 2018


news

JohnHorganPlayground.jpg

Health Tax and Educational Opportunity Are Good for the Economy, Premier Says

Horgan tells business crowd that reconciliation with Indigenous communities a key to province’s economic development.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 May 2018


news

AshleyBachIndigenousYouth.jpg

Lessons from Care: ‘If the Government Hadn’t Done All Those Terrible Things’

Part three in a series. Who better to ask for solutions than Indigenous youth who have been in government care. First up, Ashley Bach.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 May 2018


Win a Copy of ‘Breaching the Peace’

Ten lucky Tyee readers will take home a new book by award-winning author Sarah Cox. Enter to win!

By Tyee Staff

 

Is your household prepared for an emergency? Do you have your...

  • Grab-and-go bag?
  • Emergency water?
  • Food for three days?
  • Meeting place?

Take the poll now »

Last week: Whether you’d risk arrest to protest Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion. Read the results of that poll here.

Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners