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In the Church of Naomi Klein

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‘No Is Not Enough’ includes plenty of articles of faith for the radical remaking of public life. Read more »

By Ian Gill, Today

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Three Ways Trudeau’s Liberals Have Let Down Open Government Advocates

New laws fall short of what’s needed on transparency and civil rights, critics say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

news

Niki Ashton

NDP Leadership Candidates Grapple with Strategic Voting

United Steelworkers debate confronts candidates with tough issues.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

news

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NDP and Greens Attack Throne Speech: ‘You Have to Change Before an Election’

BC Liberals unveil agenda ‘with humility’, drawing heavily from opposition platforms.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Tyee Poll: What Can’t You Believe the BC Liberals Are Now Supporting?

By Tyee Staff, Yesterday


opinion

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What Must Christy Clark’s Party Think of Her Now?

Her deathbed conversions revealed her true political self: shameless.

By Brad West, Yesterday


news

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Liberal Steve Thomson Chosen as Speaker, Won’t ‘Speculate’ on Possible Government Change

Past practice has been for speakers to resign when government falls.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


opinion

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Canada and the Looting of ‘Africa’s Last Colony’

A ship full of phosphates is scheduled to unload in North Van; an African nation says they are stolen.

By Mitchell Anderson, Yesterday


news

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Expect Families in Streets if Refugee Society Closes, Says Homeless Advocate

Feeling unsafe in US, one woman brought her family to Canada; the Inland Refugee Society helped avoid homelessness.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


news

Coworking

From Childcare to Insurance, Coworking Grows to Fill Gaps for Independent Workers

In a fractured world of work, new communities form to meet workers’ needs.

By Rachel Sanders, Yesterday


culture

Green leader Elizabeth May

Can Canada’s Toxic Parliament Be Fixed?

New essays by parliamentarians offer ‘practical ideas’ for improving our sorry state of affairs. But it still seems like a stretch.

By Crawford Kilian, 21 Jun 2017


news

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At Kwantlen, a New Degree Offering in ‘Indigenous Community Justice’

New academic minor puts a critical lens on Canada’s system.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Jun 2017


opinion

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Please Advise! What Wouldn’t Christy Clark Promise Now?

When politicians obsessed with ‘free enterprise’ suddenly care about welfare rates, you know anything goes.

By Steve Burgess, 21 Jun 2017


opinion

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‘Old Age Is Another Country, With Its Own Rules’

A dispatch on aging boomers, and the new reality for them — and for Canada.

By Luanne Armstrong, 21 Jun 2017


news

Sea louse infected juvenile pink salmon

Study Finds Wild Salmon Infected by Sea Lice Grow More Slowly, ‘More Liable to Die’

Meanwhile, biologist Alexandra Morton reports outbreak of lice off BC’s coast.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 20 Jun 2017


news

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Vancouver Housing Crisis ‘Worse on Virtually Every Level,’ Says Former UN Investigator

And every level of government is complicit, says Miloon Kothari.

By Am Johal, 20 Jun 2017


news

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Key Figure in Botched Health Firings Investigation Leaves Public Service

Lindsay Kislock had an oversight role in probe that led to wrongful firings.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Jun 2017


opinion

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As Clark’s Liberals Dither and Stall, BC Faces Life or Death Issues

We have urgent crises to fix, but a pantomime premier and her make-believe cabinet won’t get out of the way.

By Bill Tieleman, 20 Jun 2017


news

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BC Liberal Vow to Raise Welfare Rates Is ‘Cynical Opportunism,’ Say Advocates

Days before its expected defeat, government says it’s ready to end decade-long freeze on rates.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Jun 2017


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CONTEST: Win a Copy of Reflections of Canada: Illuminating Our Opportunities and Challenges at 150+ Years

Five lucky Tyee readers will take home this compilation of essays by celebrated writers.

By Tyee Staff, 19 Jun 2017


news

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Nine Things the Real Estate Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Key takeaways from a six-month Tyee investigation.

By Geoff Dembicki, 19 Jun 2017


culture

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In the Okanagan Valley, We’re Not Letting Canada Drive By Indigenous Truth

How an Indigenous-led collaborative is rethinking Canada’s 150th birthday.

By Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth Collaborative, 19 Jun 2017


opinion

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Think Christy Clark Will Go Quietly? Think Again

With cold calculation, her BC Liberals appear to be gearing up for another election.

By Matt Price, 19 Jun 2017


opinion

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Two Enviro Students Suggest: Time to Embrace ‘Toilet to Tap’

When it comes to recycled wastewater, get over the yuck and suck it up.

By Connor Robinson and Jack Satzewich, 19 Jun 2017


opinion

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NDP Faces Financial Mess at ICBC, BC Hydro

Tough cleanup task will be a test of new government’s commitment to financial responsibility.

By Richard McCandless, 16 Jun 2017


culture

‘Tomorrow Ever After’

Two Films about the Future of Humanity, the Good and the Ugly

Will it be more ‘It Comes at Night?’ horror or ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ hopeful?

By Dorothy Woodend, 16 Jun 2017


opinion

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An Enviro Student Asks: Is a ‘Just Transition’ Too Much to Ask For?

Canada’s hopes for a sustainable economy may be a pipedream after all.

By Gabriel Lord, 16 Jun 2017


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How Will Canada Save Its Media? Not a Netflix Tax, but Maybe One of 19 Other Ways

Report on salvaging journalism suggests CBC should stop selling online ads.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Jun 2017


opinion

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An Enviro Student’s Lament: No ‘Green’ Product Is Without Baggage

Electric cars, vegetarianism... they’re all problem plagued, a discovery that hit me hard.

By Lydia Dickinson, 15 Jun 2017


news

Peter Lougheed

How Two Very Different Alberta Premiers Shaped the Oil Sands

And how their legacies affect Rachel Notley’s government today. A Q&A.

By James Wilt, 15 Jun 2017


CONTEST: Win a Copy of ‘Reflections of Canada’ at 150+ Years

Five lucky Tyee readers will take home this compilation of essays by celebrated writers.

By Tyee Staff

 

What can’t you believe the BC Liberals are now supporting?

  • Restrictions on political donations
  • More childcare support
  • Raising social assistance rates
  • Raising the carbon tax
  • Eliminating MSP premiums ASAP
  • Bridge tolls
  • Metro Vancouver transit
  • It’s all a sham. They’ll revert back to their old ways soon enough.
  • I’ve got other thoughts…

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