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On Instagram, the form pares down words and ups the impact, riding a surge of new interest. Read more »

By Adele Barclay, Today

opinion

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Billionaire Space Pioneers Want to Launch Us Into the 1950s

Earth to Bezos and Musk: Give it up.

By Crawford Kilian, 17 May 2019

opinion

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To Become Canada’s Climate Champion, Singh Must Oppose Horgan

Decisive leadership needed if federal NDP is to rebuild from 2015 and quit bleeding support to Libs and Greens.

By Devon Rowcliffe, 17 May 2019

culture

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The Witness Blanket, and the Hard Lessons of Treaties

When a museum wanted to display Carey Newman’s work, he set out to redefine the traditional artist-institution relationship.

By Andrea Smith, 17 May 2019

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BC’s Clerk Retires after Report into Legislature Misspending Finds Wrongdoing

Probe found no evidence of misconduct by the sergeant-at-arms.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 May 2019


opinion

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Please Advise! Money Laundering? What about Other Sleazy Transactions?

Dr. Steve wants all the inquiries.

By Steve Burgess, 16 May 2019


culture

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Yucho Chow’s Vancouver

In a racist time, the photographer welcomed all to his Chinatown studio. Decades later, his work is on display.

By Christopher Cheung, 16 May 2019


analysis

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In Dementia Caregiving, Countless Unrecognized Acts of Love

We spoke with three caregivers about their daily routines. Part of a series.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 May 2019


opinion

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Is ‘Left Over’ Food for ‘Left Behind’ People the Best We Can Do?

Domestic hunger should not be left to charity and corporate food waste.

By Graham Riches and Kell Gerlings, 16 May 2019


news

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Money Laundering Inquiry to Seek ‘Answers about Who Knew What and When’

Two-year-long probe to end months before BC’s next election.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 May 2019


culture

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Listening to the Bones: How a Discipline Went from Racism to Reconciliation

Part of a series introducing innovative thinkers in BC’s post-secondary sector.

By Steve Burgess, 15 May 2019


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Help Shape The Tyee’s Federal Election Reporting

Voters deserve to have their questions answered. Take our survey and tell us where to dig.

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 15 May 2019


culture

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The War on Women Enters a New, Even More Dangerous Phase

The abortion issue is being used to strip women of their rights. It’s time to fight back.

By Dorothy Woodend, 15 May 2019


news

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NDP’s Sims Again Accused of Dodging of FOI Rules

Eby, Horgan pledge to respond to allegations from former employee.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 May 2019


opinion

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Are We Seeing the First Cracks in the BC Liberal Coalition?

Coleman, Throness break ranks on abortion. And undermine an already weakened Wilkinson.

By Paul Willcocks, 14 May 2019


opinion

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Elizabeth May’s Greens Need to Fix Their Indigenous ‘Vision’

Party’s positions are thin, unrealistic and riddled with embarrassing errors.

By Robert Jago, 14 May 2019


news

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On Climate, Does Trudeau’s Canada Play Hero or Villain?

The Tyee asked global experts, and got some surprising answers.

By Geoff Dembicki, 13 May 2019


culture

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What If Each of Us, for One Night, Were Equally ‘Foreign’?

Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour invites us to hear what we have in common.

By Leah Siegel, 13 May 2019


analysis

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How to Fight Online Hate, and Protect Free Speech

As Trudeau heads to a Paris conference on the problem, here are six global lessons for Canada.

By Zak Vescera, 13 May 2019


culture

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I’m Trying to Catch a Kamloops Trout with a Hall of Fame Fly Fisher. No Pressure

EXTREMELY BC: Mo Bradley is hauling them in. What’s his secret?

By Mark Hume, 13 May 2019


culture

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Business Has Hijacked Mother’s Day. We Need to Take It Back

Hallmark and friends have turned a day that was supposed to be about activism into a cash bonanza.

By Sarita Srivastava, 10 May 2019


culture

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Dora Ng Just Wanted to Dance Like a Lion

A new generation of women and gender non-binary performers are reviving a Chinese tradition.

By Emma Renaerts, 10 May 2019


mediacheck

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In Awe of the Fragile Free Press

At a major journalism conference, my peers told their stories of hard work in hard times. I left inspired.

By Andrea Smith, 10 May 2019


opinion

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Traditional Economics Has Absolutely Screwed Us

UN’s biodiversity crisis report screams for new ways of natural accounting.

By Mitchell Anderson, 9 May 2019


culture

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We Should Touch Each Other More. Here’s How to Do It Right

In my culture, touch is healing, caring and part of life. Sometimes Canada seems very cold.

By Abeer Yusuf, 9 May 2019


culture

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The Fight for Equal Marriage, with No Help from Jason Kenney

Even in 2005, he was sowing division. But he couldn’t stop us. Excerpt from Libby Davies’ 'Outside In.'

By Libby Davies, 9 May 2019


news

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Bob Joseph Is Back with Tips for Making ‘Reconciliation a Reality’

Bestselling author wants to help readers do a better job relating to Indigenous people.

By Katie Hyslop, 9 May 2019


news

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For Afghan Expats in Vancouver, Inability to Vote Is ‘Deeply Frustrating’

‘It is hard when you see that you are deprived of your right to play a role in your country’s political future.’

By Aria Nasimi, 9 May 2019


culture

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English Is a Dead Tech Language

Centuries-old technological words still pervade our discourse. We’re basically speaking in Betamax.

By Crawford Kilian, 8 May 2019


culture

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‘Solo Shows Are Such a Weird Thing to Do’

No man’s an island, except for Jayson McDonald and his one-man show 'Magic Unicorn Island,' coming to Vancouver’s new Hunch Festival.

By Leah Siegel, 8 May 2019


The War on Women Enters a New, Even More Dangerous Phase

The abortion issue is being used to strip women of their rights. It’s time to fight back.

By Dorothy Woodend

 

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