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‘Stephen Harper Is Going to Be Mighty Unhappy if You Elect These Candidates’

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Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant endorses COPE at Vancouver election rally. Read more »

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday

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Shauna Sylvester Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

The independent ‘bridge builder’ candidate answers our five burning questions.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday

culture

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Outrunning ‘The Woo Woo’

An excerpt from Lindsay Wong’s memoir. See her at Vancouver Writers Fest, starting Oct. 15.

By Lindsay Wong, Yesterday

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How One Researcher Is Blocking the Road from Hospital to Homelessness

Cheryl Forchuk focuses on prevention with hospital-based project.

By Seila Rizvic, Yesterday

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The PR Options: Rural-Urban Proportional Recognizes Province’s Diversity

Two systems combined in made-in-BC electoral reform solution. Last in a series.

By Andrew Seal, 12 Oct 2018


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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 12 Oct 2018


analysis

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Proportional Representation: Coming to Vancouver Municipal Elections?

A record number of candidates support changing our at-large system. A primer on their positions.

By Devon Rowcliffe, 12 Oct 2018


culture

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Can Humanity Get Out of Its Latest ‘Progress Trap’?

A review of ‘The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene.’

By Crawford Kilian, 12 Oct 2018


analysis

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The PR Options: Mixed Member Proportional Keeps MLAs Local and Regional

This one follows New Zealand’s lead. Part of a series.

By Andrew Seal, 11 Oct 2018


culture

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Snapshots of a ‘Wild Fierce Life’ on the ‘Outer Coast’

An excerpt from Joanna Streetly’s essay collection. See her at Vancouver Writers Fest, starting Oct. 15.

By Joanna Streetly, 11 Oct 2018


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Wai Young Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

We asked the five frontrunners our five burning questions. Today, the first response.

By Geoff Dembicki, 11 Oct 2018


analysis

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The PR Options: Dual Member Offers Proportional Results, Local MLAs

This made-in-Canada system is one of BC’s three choices. Part of a series.

By Andrew Seal, 10 Oct 2018


opinion

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Help Us Write a ManifestSlow for Vancouver

If living here feels increasingly out of control, what’s the fix? Help figure that out on Oct. 18.

By David Beers, 10 Oct 2018


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When Robots Feel Our Pain: Rosalind Picard on ‘Emotional Intelligence’ in a Brave New World

AI pioneer to explain empathetic computers in Wall Exchange lecture.

By Malone Mullin, 10 Oct 2018


opinion

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How the Canadian Right Invented, Then Killed, Carbon Taxes

And why their anti-tax zeal could kill the chance for new pipelines.

By David Climenhaga, 10 Oct 2018


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Tyee Poll: What’s Your Reaction to the IPCC Climate Report?

By Tyee Staff, 10 Oct 2018


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On Climate, Our Choice Is Now Catastrophe or Mere Disaster

The IPCC Special Report makes for grim reading. Wake up, politicians.

By Crawford Kilian, 9 Oct 2018


analysis

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First-Past-the-Post: Is It Working for You?

Should we stay with the status quo, or go? Part of a Tyee series on the electoral reform referendum.

By Andrew Seal, 9 Oct 2018


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Climate Change Missing in Action in BC Curriculum, Teachers Say

Education ministry maintains climate covered in the new K-12 curriculum, but some say it’s not enough.

By Katie Hyslop, 9 Oct 2018


culture

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On that Question, ‘Where Are You From?’

In his latest work, novelist David Chariandy shares his own story with his daughter. See him Oct. 19 at the Vancouver Writers Fest.

By David Chariandy, 9 Oct 2018


analysis

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Your Guide to BC’s Proportional Representation Vote: A Tyee Series

Has the pre-referendum spinning left you dizzy? We’ll help you cast an informed ballot.

By Andrew Seal, 8 Oct 2018


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Canada’s New Nobel Winner Isn’t a Full Professor, and I’m Not Shocked

Donna Strickland says she’s been treated equally. Other women scientists aren’t so fortunate.

By Michelle Stack, 8 Oct 2018


culture

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I Want to Serve Food to Strangers

For Thanksgiving, feast on this dream of a poem. Last in our series.

By Brian Brett, 8 Oct 2018


culture

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The Summer of ’68: A Baseball Memoir

The world was changing, but for a Victoria 14-year-old, the game stayed the same.

By Bill Paul, 5 Oct 2018


culture

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Hey Fox News and Other Killers of Hope, This Week You Failed

‘I call BS’ to Roger Ailes and his creature Trump, laid bare by Divide and Conquer and Fahrenheit 11/9.

By Dorothy Woodend, 5 Oct 2018


culture

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The Seven Best Places to Eat in Canada

Including a tent in Labrador. Next in our Thanksgiving season series.

By J.B. MacKinnon, 5 Oct 2018


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Need a Screen Break? Three Galleries to Visit Right Now

Give those aching eyeballs a rest, and a feast, with these Vancouver shows.

By Dorothy Woodend, 5 Oct 2018


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He Sold $800 Million of Luxury Homes During a Housing Crisis, then Bragged in His Own Magazine

Browsing ‘Exclusive,’ realtor Malcolm Hasman’s self-published glossy.

By Geoff Dembicki, 4 Oct 2018


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What Can BC’s SOGI Supporters Learn from Ontario’s Sex-Ed Struggles?

It’s gonna get uncomfortable. And several more lessons.

By Katie Hyslop, 4 Oct 2018


culture

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‘Live on a Farm?!’

My parents bet our fate on a shack among raspberries, and whether father’s thumb might be green.

By Mandeep Wirk, 4 Oct 2018


Your Guide to BC’s Proportional Representation Vote: A Tyee Series

Has the pre-referendum spinning left you dizzy? We’ll help you cast an informed ballot.

By Andrew Seal

 

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