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Please Advise! Who Won the TV Debate? And Does It Matter?

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Tyee’s spin doctor on the squabbles, whines, and the ‘knockout blows’ that, well, Donald Trump, so... Read more »

By Steve Burgess, Today

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Why I’m Voting Green This Election

Fed up with Blue and Orange ‘partyocracy,’ I’m choosing real change.

By Tom Read, Today

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Oil well

Canada’s Methane Leakage Massively Under-reported, Studies Find

New data shows ‘fracking and LNG industry is a much dirtier industry than it is made out to be.’

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

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Flushing, Queens

Tyee Story on ‘Ethnoburbs’ Nominated for National Award

Christopher Cheung’s dive into changing suburbs up for best short feature.

By Tyee Staff, Today

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Adult Education Cuts a ‘Social Justice Crisis’

Critics say proposal to close Vancouver centres latest move to reduce access to education; NDP and Greens vow to restore funding.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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BC Watchdog Publishes Ebook Detailing Political Donation Gravy Train

Where do those tens of millions in donations to BC Liberals come from? Dermod Travis sheds some light.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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Yvonne Tupper of the Salteau First Nation

Site C Threatens Treaty Rights, Way of Life, Say Some First Nations

Lots of meetings on Site C, but some Treaty 8 First Nations call consultation a sham.

By Zoë Ducklow, Yesterday


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Andrew Sakamoto, executive director of BC’s Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre

The Residential Tenancy Act Isn’t Helping Landlords or Tenants

In fact, advocates in both camps agree: loopholes and underfunding hurt everyone.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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Tyee Readers Think Horgan Won the Last Debate, Despite Reservations about ‘Constant Interrupting’

Readers share reflections as another debate looms.

By Sharon J. Riley, Yesterday


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‘I’m with Herb’… Not Her? North Coast Liberal Stresses that He Is Not Christy Clark

At candidates’ debate, Herb Pond reminds voters his party’s leader ‘is not on the ballot.’ He is.

By Andrew MacLeod, 25 Apr 2017


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The Housing Crisis: You Are Invited to a Candidates’ Debate Wednesday

Come hear the parties defend their positions at 5 p.m. at Robson Square.

By Tyee Staff, 25 Apr 2017


opinion

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Not Easy Being Green? Examining the Party’s Contradictions

From lack of ‘concern’ about Liberal re-election to campaign finance, I ask them the tough questions.

By Bill Tieleman, 25 Apr 2017


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Premier Christy Clark

Fact Check: To Whom Is BC Paying Interest on Its Ballooning Debt?

Okay, this one’s wonky. But it keys off a Clark talking point we’ve heard more than once.

By Andrew MacLeod, 25 Apr 2017


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Worker

Every Party Promises Jobs, but What Kind of Jobs?

Quality over quantity, says SFU prof Peter Hall, noting job ‘is a very slippery word.’

By Rachel Sanders, 25 Apr 2017


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Gary Cohn, director of the White House’s National Economic Council

LNG Exports Pose a Threat to Domestic Jobs, Warn US Manufacturers

Meanwhile, Australia rattled by its LNG-triggered energy crisis.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 25 Apr 2017


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BC Belongs to Resource Companies, and Clark’s the Paid Caretaker

In her province, big money turns real people who care about real issues like the environment into ‘militant climate crusaders.’

By Michael Harris, 24 Apr 2017


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A ‘Priority Lane’ for New Affordable Housing?

Based on other cities’ experience, it could cut the time it takes to open doors in Vancouver by more than half.

By Christopher Cheung, 24 Apr 2017


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Can We Still Trust Polls?

Despite giant miss in 2013, BC pollsters argue results can be believed.

By Brent Holmes, 24 Apr 2017


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‘If You’re Not Going to Reduce Poverty When You Have a Strong Economy, When Are You Going to Do It?’

BC can learn from Newfoundland’s efforts, says advocate.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 Apr 2017


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A Citizen Takes on BC’s ‘Wild West’ Campaign Financing

Grassroots online initiative encourages public to tell politicians unlimited contributions must end now.

By Joanne Pearce, 22 Apr 2017


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Lessons for Canada from Hunt for Lost Jungle City

Gripping book about search for fabled ‘White City’ sheds light on why civilizations die.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Apr 2017


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Horgan Town Hall Turns Deeply Personal When Father Asks about Overdose Deaths

‘We had 914 human beings die last year from drug overdose. My child was one of them.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Apr 2017


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BC Liberal Candidate Declares Support for ‘Certain Extent’ of Health Care Privatization

Linda Reimer’s comments caused a stir at Port Moody debate.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Apr 2017


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Carnegie Community Centre

Six Ways to End Homelessness in BC

A plan and a commitment can go a long way to lessen the crisis on the streets. Last in a series.

By Stefania Seccia, 21 Apr 2017


culture

‘Upaved Lot’ by Greg Girard

‘I Did Feel Vancouver Was a Sad Town’

Greg Girard, brilliant documenter of China’s rise, talks about 1970s Vancouver, the subject of his new photo book and exhibit.

By David Campany, 21 Apr 2017


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What’s in Store for the Next Two Generations of BC School Kids?

Robots, rising seas and more seniors, oh my.

By Crawford Kilian, 21 Apr 2017


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Tyee Poll: Who Won the First Debate of the BC Election?

Liberals? Greens? NDP? Huh?

By Tyee Staff, 20 Apr 2017


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Fact Check: Does BC Really Have Canada’s ‘Lowest Middle Classes Taxes?’

Sorry, Christy Clark. Government’s own budget docs don’t back you up.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Apr 2017


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Fact Check: Is LNG Really Drinkable in Water?

A BC Liberal candidate thinks so. A scientist says the candidate has ‘zero clue.’

By Joanne Pearce, 20 Apr 2017


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Records

Tory Advisor Who Meddled with Info Requests Now Working on BC Liberal Campaign

Sébastien Togneri ‘probably fits in comfortably’ with triple-deleting party, NDP says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Apr 2017


‘I Did Feel Vancouver Was a Sad Town’

Greg Girard, brilliant documenter of China’s rise, talks about 1970s Vancouver, the subject of his new photo book and exhibit.

By David Campany

 

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