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The Political Pearls of Kevin O’Leary

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Where does our (maybe) next PM stand on family values, national pride and the greater good? Read on. Read more »

By David Beers, Today

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A Tyee Series

Kamloops ‘Wrap Force’ Fights Youth Homelessness

Once homeless herself, Katherine McParland now campaigns to shelter the most vulnerable. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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BC Landlords Group Wants Members to ‘Rent It Right’

New registry tests landlords on knowledge of tenants’ rights and their own obligations.

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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BC’s Rural School Strategy Off to a Rocky Start

‘I want to know what the purpose of this is,’ says skeptical Kootenay Lake district chair.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday

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A Tyee Series

Young, Homeless, and at Risk in BC’s Interior

In Kamloops, a window on ‘hidden’ struggles of youths who have no place to call home. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


opinion

Premier Christy Clark

‘Wild West’ Political Fundraising Makes BC a Laughing Stock

How money changes everything for the worse in Clarkbekistan.

By Bill Tieleman, Yesterday


culture

Matt Hern

‘What a City Is For’: How We Can Find Our Way Home

In his new book, East Van writer Matt Hern looks at new and old ways of thinking about land ownership.

By Charles Campbell, Yesterday


opinion

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Baby Boxes: Too Good an Idea to Adopt?

They’re premised on the idea that all kids are equal. Is ‘families first’ BC ready?

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Jan 2017


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‘Duty to Consult’ a Cruel Joke If First Nations Can’t Handle the Load

Insider reveals hidden barrier to fair dealing with Indigenous governments about big-ticket projects.

By Alex Power, 16 Jan 2017


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A Nine-Step Plan to Fix the Vancouver Sun and Province

It’s not too late to save the city’s dailies from a grim fate — here’s how.

By Darren Atwater, 16 Jan 2017


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No, Homelessness Doesn’t Have to Be Forever

Calgary and other cities are ‘wrapping’ their citizens in help, starting with shelter. It works.

By Stefania Seccia, 16 Jan 2017


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BC Liberals Disclose Donors Early, NDP Dismisses It as Gimmick

‘It’s not going to do anything to clean up BC politics,’ says NDP critic of the move.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Jan 2017


culture

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Gratitude for Joe Wai, Architect and Lover of Civic Life

A Vancouver visionary, and one of my personal heroes, passed away this week.

By Henry Yu, 14 Jan 2017


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Landowner Loses Fight to Sue Regulator in Fracking Case

In split decision, justices say Jessica Ernst has no right to sue over alleged Charter violations.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Jan 2017


opinion

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Sad Sign for 2017: It’s Freezing, and Vancouver Debates Closing Warming Centres for Homeless

Nine years ago, we pledged to do better.

By Heather Libby, 13 Jan 2017


opinion

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Trudeau Liberals Failing to Stand Up for British Columbia

On fentanyl, Kinder Morgan and Site C, MPs choosing party over constituents.

By Don Davies, 13 Jan 2017


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Should Developers Meet Quotas for Affordable Housing Units?

‘Inclusionary zoning’ has worked in US cities, but is tricky to get right.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Jan 2017


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Health Managers Interfering in Investigation into Botched Firings, Dix Says

Email told employees to consult ministry managers before providing evidence to Ombudsperson.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Jan 2017


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ILWU Canada president Rob Ashton

Maritime Workers Protest ‘Flat-Out Assault on Maritime Jobs’

Fear of privatization and federal support for trade deal prompt protests across Canada.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Jan 2017


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Premier Christy Clark

BC Premier Says Kinder Morgan Pipeline Plan Meets Her Conditions, Opposition Objects

Project’s foes call Clark’s decision a ‘surprise to absolutely no one’ and ‘simply deceitful.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Jan 2017


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My Search to Understand Freedom of the Press in Indigenous Communities

One conclusion I reached: few folks want to talk about it.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 12 Jan 2017


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Tyee Poll: Are You Getting a Flu Shot?

We’re curious to hear how Tyee readers stand on the issue.

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jan 2017


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True or False, Trump Charges Have Ruined Him

Salacious attack may be unsubstantiated, but it’s a turning point for him and US democracy.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Jan 2017


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BC Hydro Smart Meter, price hike

Plan to Let Customers Spread Out Winter Hydro Bills Could Go Further, Says Advocate

Even with flexibility, ‘people with very low incomes may never be able to catch up.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Jan 2017


opinion

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Please Advise! How Bad Will 2017 Be?

Dr. Steve’s fearless predictions on the year ahead (and they’re scary).

By Steve Burgess, 11 Jan 2017


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Obama’s Top Scientist on the Climate Challenge Ahead

A Q&A with America’s longest-serving presidential science adviser, John Holdren.

By Elizabeth Kolbert, 11 Jan 2017


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Trudeau’s New Man in China Bad News for Canadian Workers, Says Expert

Cabinet shuffle sends John McCallum to Beijing as ambassador.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 10 Jan 2017


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Moose on the run

Wolves, Hunters and Starvation Main Killers of BC’s Moose

Species on the decline in the province, significantly in central interior.

By Andrew MacLeod, 10 Jan 2017


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Government’s ‘Ninja Edits’ to Wikipedia Alarming, Critic Says

OpenMedia says government staff’s PR changes to online encyclopedia lack transparency.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 10 Jan 2017


Landowner Loses Fight to Sue Regulator in Fracking Case

In split decision, justices say Jessica Ernst has no right to sue over alleged Charter violations.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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