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Trudeau a Threat to Liberal Chances, Must Go: Martyn Brown

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Odds for RCMP probe rising, says former top aide to BC Liberal premier. Read more »

By David Beers, Yesterday

news

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Where’s My Bus? Why Is There Puke? TransLink Has the Answers

An inside look at the transit authority’s customer information services, from tweets to texts.

By Christopher Cheung, 21 Mar 2019

culture

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Barry Lopez on Hope, Capitalism and Environmental Disaster

‘The only thing you can’t do in public is to destroy people’s sense of hope.’

By Ian Gill, 22 Mar 2019

news

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Vancouver Council’s Broken System for Citizen Participation

Epic waits and lack of translation services among barriers for those hoping to present to councillors.

By Gabrielle Plonka, 22 Mar 2019

Recent Stories

culture

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How Science and the Internet Thwarted a Superbug and Saved a Life

Chronicle of near-death experience offers important warnings and lessons for us all.

By Crawford Kilian, 21 Mar 2019


opinion

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I Won a Seat at the Table. That’s Just the First Step

As a school trustee and woman of colour, I’ve figured out what I need to do now.

By Jennifer Reddy, 21 Mar 2019


culture

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Hurling Our Marriage Down Crazy Mountain Roads

EXTREMELY BC: That black line on the map. Did it point to heaven or hell?

By Mary Leah de Zwart, 21 Mar 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: Should Canada Be Less Monopoly Friendly?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 21 Mar 2019


opinion

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Trudeau’s New Budget and the Cult of Home Ownership

Low-income Canadians will soon help their more affluent neighbours buy homes. Why?

By Paul Willcocks, 20 Mar 2019


culture

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Millennials Have Killed the Concept of ‘Classic’ Cinema. We Should Thank Them

Be gone, ‘Gone with the Wind.’ My film students now school me, in genres like Japanese anime and Nollywood.

By Joseph Clark, 20 Mar 2019


news

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Who’s Caring for BC’s Home Care Workers?

As province takes over service delivery, long-time worker fears job problems will persist.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Mar 2019


analysis

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If We Really Cared about Tina Fontaine’s Life and Death

Indigenous teen girls in Canada face one of the most extreme mortality rates in North America. And we do nothing.

By Paul Willcocks, 19 Mar 2019


culture

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Holding Out for Bigfoot

A naturalist's case for an open mind regarding Sasquatch.

By Briony Penn, 19 Mar 2019


culture

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Saying Goodbye to the Poets Who Gave Me My Life

Lane, Leggo, Rosenblatt, Merwin — how do I repay such a large debt?

By Luanne Armstrong, 19 Mar 2019


news

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Monopoly-Friendly Canada ‘Does Not Treat Competition Policy Seriously’

John Pecman on why it’s time to beef up the Competition Bureau he led.

By Bryan Carney, 19 Mar 2019


news

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BC’s Poverty Reduction Plan Includes Few New Measures

Advocates applaud commitments; BC Liberals call plan ‘underwhelming.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 Mar 2019


opinion

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BC’s Herring War, and the Sacrifice of the Salish Sea

On Hornby, witnessing the precautionary principle thrown overboard.

By Ian Gill, 18 Mar 2019


news

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‘We Know We Are at a Crossroads’: Youth on Strike for the Climate

On Friday, they walked out of class to make their voices heard.

By Gabrielle Plonka and Jackie Dives, 18 Mar 2019


analysis

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Space Is ‘a Busy Place’ and Canada Needs to Be There

UBC’s Michael Byers on orbiting junk, Musk’s rocket, and who owns the heavens.

By David Beers, 18 Mar 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: Should the Government Defund Private Schools?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 16 Mar 2019


news

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Jean Swanson’s Idea for Housing Homeless Campers Shot Down

‘The money is there. It depends on what our priorities are,’ COPE member urges council.

By Gabrielle Plonka, 15 Mar 2019


opinion

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BC’s Version of the US Admissions Scam? Publicly Funded Private Schools

Entrenched inequality, supported by taxpayers.

By Paul Willcocks, 15 Mar 2019


analysis

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A Fracking Disaster: BC Failing to Make Polluters Pay

Auditor general says oil and gas commission hasn’t ensured companies will pay cleanup costs.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Mar 2019


culture

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Now This Is Magnetic Art

In New West, an installation that makes the hair on your neck stand up, in the best way.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Mar 2019


news

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What BC’s Youth Are Saying about Their Health

New province-wide survey finds mental health, poor nutrition are major struggles for some.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Mar 2019


culture

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Lessons in Democracy from Haida Gwaii

Traditional values of Haida nation could help settler society fix a failing political system.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Mar 2019


opinion

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Reflections on a Lifelong Love Affair with Salmon, and a Broken Heart

Every year, I write a recap of the season. This time, the pain of the task had me fishing through my past.

By Greg Taylor, 13 Mar 2019


news

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Oakridge Centre’s New Clothes

When developers want to drop a ‘city’ in a neighbourhood, here’s what it looks like.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Mar 2019


culture

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‘Nature Does Not Care for Your Opinion’: Spectating at the Physics Olympics

In which Steve Burgess finds himself deep into the world of vepds and Quizzics.

By Steve Burgess, 13 Mar 2019


culture

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Working as the Newsroom’s ‘Diversity Hire’

Women of colour in journalism bring a lot to the job. And take a lot, too.

By Anya Zoledziowski, 12 Mar 2019


Trudeau’s New Budget and the Cult of Home Ownership

Low-income Canadians will soon help their more affluent neighbours buy homes. Why?

By Paul Willcocks

 

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