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NEB ‘Reconsideration Report’ a New Low for Failing Agency

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opinion

Trans Mountain approval downplays environmental and financial risks. Read more »

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

news

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What Does Local Food Need to Thrive? Portland’s Answer Is the Redd

First in an occasional series on 'Salmon Nation' success stories, Alaska to California.

By Ian Gill, Yesterday

analysis

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Redeemable? SNC-Lavalin’s Criminal Record

And why mega-project construction so often breeds corruption.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

news

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‘Never Give Up on Any Waterway’

Bringing new life to Burnaby’s buried and abused creeks, streams and wetlands.

By Christopher Cheung, 21 Feb 2019

Recent Stories

news

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Independent Reviewer to Probe Legislature Spending Allegations

‘We would like to get this done as quickly as possible,’ says NDP house leader.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


analysis

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The Tweet that Reminded How Rich People Amass Homes

Michael Geller’s grousing about speculation tax paperwork was mocked. Really, he did us a favour.

By Paul Willcocks, 21 Feb 2019


news

David Black, MoveUp

ICBC, Hydro Losses ‘Disheartening’ for Those Who Saw Them Coming

Warnings about agencies and fiscal mismanagement never heeded, laments MoveUP president.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Feb 2019


culture

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Civil Rights Activist Jack O’Dell Cuts a Riveting Figure in New Film

The 95-year-old Vancouver resident once worked alongside MLK, before being ousted.

By Dorothy Woodend, 21 Feb 2019


analysis

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Budget’s Inequality Measures a Start — But More Progress Depends on Us

Child benefit, Employment Standards reforms offer hope for a more equal BC.

By Paul Willcocks, 20 Feb 2019


news

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Jagmeet Singh Lays It on the Line

Tense, and clarifying, times on the Burnaby campaign trail with the NDP leader.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Feb 2019


culture

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Pop This! Serves Up a Badass Feminist Pop Culture Podcast

If you love hilarious women dissecting movies, music and more, this is the show for you.

By Dorothy Woodend, 20 Feb 2019


analysis

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The Law, SNC-Lavalin and the Politics of Prosecution

Case could shine light on the murky area of prosecutorial independence.

By Victoria Colvin, 19 Feb 2019


news

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Is BC Getting More Affordable? Six Hints from the New Budget

Life will get easier, for some, as the NDP unveils its plan.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Feb 2019


culture

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Would You Like to Be Buried as an Egg?

ARTIFACT: The egg then sprouts a tree. On display at ‘Designing Death.’

By David Beers, 19 Feb 2019


culture

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Great Bear Rainforest Hits a Screen Big Enough to Fit Its Grandeur

In Ian McAllister’s nature masterpiece, human inhabitants star, too.

By Ian Gill, 19 Feb 2019


culture

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Steve Burgess Gets Educated: The New World of Interaction Design

Emily Carr’s Haig Armen on why design is not about how things look.

By Steve Burgess, 19 Feb 2019


news

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What Rachel Notley Actually Achieved

The complex legacy of Alberta’s first NDP premier.

By Geoff Dembicki, 19 Feb 2019


news

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Controversial Job Training Contracts a ‘Missed Opportunity’ to Strengthen Communities, Says Advocate

Minister Shane Simpson says new policy focused on preparing people for work.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 Feb 2019


culture

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Singing of Starving: La Bohème’s Tragedy Is Today’s Reality

Vancouver Opera’s new production reaches across the centuries.

By Dorothy Woodend, 18 Feb 2019


presents

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‘Punch to the Gut’ Musical on Residential Schools Returns to Vancouver

Children of God has been shaped by intense audience reactions, says director Corey Payette.

By Andrea Smith, 18 Feb 2019


analysis

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Why Wilson-Raybould Was Right

Her government was intensely lobbied, but the law is clear.

By Michael Harris, 15 Feb 2019


analysis

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Country Collapsing? Let Them Eat Bitcoin

Vancouver to Venezuela, the brave new ethics of crypto-charities.

By Melody Ma, 15 Feb 2019


culture

Porter

How Black Train Porters Moved Politicians to Embrace a Multicultural Canada

Poorly treated, they led a fight for rights that benefited many. Cecil Foster tells their story.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Feb 2019


opinion

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Please Advise! This Looks Bad, Will Trudeau Choke?

Omnibus bills are like boxes of chocolates, which can lodge in PM’s craw.

By Steve Burgess, 14 Feb 2019


analysis

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So that New Report on the Huge Private Energy Rip-off of BC Ratepayers?

It’s all that Rafe Mair and Will McMartin warned here years ago.

By David Beers, 14 Feb 2019


news

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Jody Wilson-Raybould: ‘She Has Always Just Gone for It’

She’s a fearless ‘uniter’ say watchers of her rise and the Liberals’ crisis.

By Zoë Ducklow and Katie Hyslop, 14 Feb 2019


culture

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Click Here to Laugh at Vancouver

Why memes are the new satire in a place ripe for ridicule. Add your own!

By Christopher Cheung, 14 Feb 2019


analysis

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The Virus that Makes DFO Put Its Head in the Sand

PRV must be taken more seriously, says a judge, again.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Feb 2019


opinion

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Indigenous Scholars Decry ‘Character Assassination’ of Jody Wilson-Raybould

From ‘star Liberal MP' to 'difficult and incompetent’… Really?

By Joyce Green, Gina Starblanket, Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, Renae Watchman, Sarah Hunt, Lianne Marie Leda Charlie, Christine O’Bonsawin, waaseyaa'sin Christine Sy, Jeff Corntassel, Patricia M. Barkaskas and Dallas Hunt, 13 Feb 2019


opinion

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Will Prosper nous parle des écoles qui n’ont rien d’un deuxième chez-soi

Une adolescence difficile à Montréal-Nord lui a appris l’importance de la sécurité urbaine. Le dernier volet de la série Talking Home.

By Jay Pitter, 13 Feb 2019


Jagmeet Singh Lays It on the Line

Tense, and clarifying, times on the Burnaby campaign trail with the NDP leader.

By Geoff Dembicki

 

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