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Ten Years of Bad Policy Deepened Fentanyl Crisis, Says Senator

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Harper government fought safe injection sites, harm reduction, says Larry Campbell. Read more »

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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SFU on Notice as It Starts Walk Toward Reconciliation

Traditional witnessing ceremony marks the beginning of Indigenous consultations for B.C.’s third-largest university.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Underground Spaces Already Prepped For Broadway Subway Stations

Developers, city negotiated deals to set aside space for entrances at four key sites.

By Christopher Cheung, Yesterday

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Kill Site C, Former Hydro CEO Tells Commission

Marc Eliesen said project not needed, costs underestimated and consumers at risk.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Oct 2017

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Unregulated Energy Industry Dams At Risk, Oil and Gas Commission Finds

Seven of 51 dams inspected after researcher exposed problems require remedial action.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


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CONTEST: Win a Copy of Engagement Organizing by Matt Price

Ten lucky Tyee readers will take home a copy of the new handbook for achieving change and winning campaigns

By Tyee Staff, Yesterday


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‘Priceless’ Treatment or Costly, Unproven Drug?

Province pushed to fund $250,000 a year cystic fibrosis drug, despite lack of evidence it works.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


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Tyee ‘Slaves to Tips’ Series Honoured at Webster Awards

Reporter Rachel Sanders’ work led to changes in regulations.

By Tyee Staff, 13 Oct 2017


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Our Monuments Should Reflect the Bad and the Good in Our History

Instead of tearing down old statues and renaming schools, we should add new memorials to the neglected heroes of the past.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Oct 2017


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CHEK Changed the Channel and Put Workers in Charge

Independent Victoria TV station has become a model for employee-owned news organizations focusing on local markets.

By Abdullah Shihipar, 13 Oct 2017


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‘Turandot,’ and Opera’s Terrifying Power

Embattled, perhaps, but opera delivers the raw, cathartic emotions at the centre of great art.

By Dorothy Woodend, 13 Oct 2017


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Can a Phoenix Rise From the Ashes of Canada’s News Media?

Dave Bidini aims to find out with a crowdfunded community newspaper experiment launching this week.

By Bryan Carney, 12 Oct 2017


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People With Disabilities in Poverty Trap, Says Report

Ranks of working poor growing; activists still awaiting poverty plan from Ottawa.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 12 Oct 2017


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From Sex to Shoes: New Novel a Fictional Take on B.C. Politics

Retired public servant takes readers inside the Legislature while ramping the drama up a notch.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Oct 2017


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The Real Work Begins After the Disaster Has Come and Gone

Communities devastated by hurricanes and storms face long struggle to rebuild with no guarantees of even long-term success.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Oct 2017


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Remembering Don McBain, Housing Champion and Team Leader

Tributes for a visionary Indigenous advocate who helped thousands find homes.

By Katie Hyslop, 11 Oct 2017


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NDP MLA Heads South to Show Solidarity With Farm Workers

Raj Chouhan says he expects changes to protect TFWs in BC farm jobs.

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Oct 2017


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Tyee Poll: What Are You Doing About Reconciliation?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 10 Oct 2017


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Crowded Field on Left Could Hand Wins to NPA Saturday

Vision, Greens, COPE, One City set to split vote, giving NPA edge in school board, council races.

By Bill Tieleman, 10 Oct 2017


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Historic Railway Cars Given Brief Reprieve

Volunteers appeal to Premier as court gives them 90 days to get car relocation project on track.

By Andrew MacLeod, 10 Oct 2017


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Rafe Mair: A BC Legend’s Journey of the Soul

He was the conscience of the province, and never afraid to grow in public.

By David Beers, 9 Oct 2017


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Rafe Mair Leaves Extraordinary Legacy

Politician, broadcaster, advocate died today at 85.

By Tom Hawthorn, 9 Oct 2017


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What’s Stopping Vancouver From Becoming a Great City?

Lessons learned from the development of the new Emily Carr campus.

By Ron Burnett, 9 Oct 2017


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Surprised to be Heard: Presenters at Site C Inquiry Find Their Voice

‘I’ve been to many of these things and this was refreshingly good.’

By Zoë Ducklow, 6 Oct 2017


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Do Energy Industry Activities Threaten Dams? BC Hydro Now Says Yes

Oil and gas tribunal decision upholds shutdown of waste water disposal due to earthquake risk to Peace Canyon Dam.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 6 Oct 2017


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What to Do with Our Remaining Natural Gas

‘The idea that there is going to be a big mega project like Petronas was nothing but a pipe dream.’

By Christopher Pollon, 6 Oct 2017


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How We Can Achieve Reconciliation Beyond Simple Rhetoric

Three Indigenous women devoted to reconciliation discuss need for changes in education, culture and distribution of food and land.

By Emilee Gilpin, 5 Oct 2017


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Mark Says Job Eliminated, But Rep’s Office Later Advertised Same Position

Opposition seeks answers on severance paid in months before 2016 byelection.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Oct 2017


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Youth Death Highlights Mental Health Reform, Government Promises Change

‘There’s nothing more pressing than to ensure that our young people get the support in life that they need.’

By Katie Hyslop, 5 Oct 2017


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May Lectures Singh Again, This Time for Not ‘Rushing’ for a Seat

Green leader thinks too many Canadians confuse their system with US ‘popularity contest.’

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 5 Oct 2017


The Facts Are Piling Up Against the Site C Dam

This is our chance to finally make the right decision.

By Candace Batycki

 

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