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NDP Sticking With ‘Bizarre’ First-Time Homebuyer Program For Now

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Fate of BC Liberal program will be decided as part of broad housing strategy says minister. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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VIDEO: Heiltsuk Describe Legacy of Last Year’s Spill

Concerns remain about consequences for future generations.

By Christopher Cheung, Yesterday

culture

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Harvey Weinstein’s Lessons in Media Literacy

Long delay in exposing abuses shows industry’s power over newsrooms.

By Shannon Rupp, Yesterday

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Rethinking the Websters

Thirty years in, it’s time to look at B.C.’s increasingly corporate journalism awards.

By Paul Willcocks, Yesterday

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One Year Later, Heiltsuk Still Waiting for Answers to Tug Oil Spill

‘We’ve been paying for it since.’

By Jimmy Thomson, 19 Oct 2017


opinion

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A Bold Vision For Canada’s Unions

With private sector unionization stalled, it’s time to look for a new way to rally workers.

By Matt Price, 19 Oct 2017


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Welfare Rate Increase Leaves a Dollar Extra for Weekly Food Budget

Raise the Rates says $100 boost eaten up by rising rents, inflation

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Oct 2017


opinion

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Catalonia Walks the Independence Tightrope

Much to lose in the region’s bid for nationhood, and implications that reach far beyond Spain’s borders.

By Jon Beasley-Murray, 19 Oct 2017


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Small Business Tax Cut Won’t Mean More Jobs, Says Analyst

Sector’s role in employment growth smaller than claimed, says Michael Wolfson.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Oct 2017


opinion

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BC Must Jump into the Deep End to Protect Our Water

Collaborative consent with Indigenous nations is a proven solution that will help create a bold new water-use agenda.

By Oliver M Brandes, Rosie Simms and Jon O’ Riordan, 18 Oct 2017


opinion

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Never Mind Trump: Worry About His Supporters

Nuclear war has moved from unthinkable to possible — and Trump’s political army thinks that’s fine.

By Crawford Kilian, 18 Oct 2017


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Come On Kids, Let’s Start Our Own Daily Newspaper

As the Sun sets, a look at the dollars and sense of starting a new Vancouver daily.

By Darren Atwater, 18 Oct 2017


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Liberals Trying to Spin Their Way Out of Tax Controversy, Says Prof

Small business tax cut meant to deflect criticism of plan to close loopholes, says Nelson Wiseman.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Oct 2017


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Ten Years of Bad Policy Deepened Fentanyl Crisis, Says Senator

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

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Oct 2017


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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 second-largest university.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Oct 2017


opinion

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Vancouver Byelection Results Should Worry All Parties — But Will They Take Heed?

Vision and other left-centre parties must co-operate electorally or risk losing city council to the vulnerable NPA.

By Bill Tieleman, 17 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, 16 Oct 2017


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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, 16 Oct 2017


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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, 16 Oct 2017


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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, 16 Oct 2017


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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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Tyee ‘Slaves to Tips’ Series Honoured at Webster Awards

Reporter Rachel Sanders’ work led to changes in regulations.

By Tyee Staff, 13 Oct 2017


opinion

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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


culture

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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


culture

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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


opinion

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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


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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