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Speaker Report Alleges ‘Flagrant’ Misspending by Two Senior Legislative Officials

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But Craig James and Gary Lenz say the claims are ‘completely false and untrue.’ Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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How Trudeau Is Helping Canada’s Radical Right Flourish

Progressive talk and broken promises have already proven a dangerous coupling.

By Tristan Hughes, Today

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How Can We Save BC’s Small Businesses Facing Death by Property Tax?

Assessments based on redevelopment potential and ‘triple-net leases’ push neighbourhood businesses over the edge. But there are solutions.

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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The Plecas Papers: Key Allegations of a Speaker-Turned-Whistleblower

In coming days, we’ll learn how many of Darryl Plecas’s pages and pages of claims are true.

By Tyee Staff, Today

Recent Stories

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Why Are Indigenous Grad Rates Going Up in BC? We Asked Indigenous Grads

Both alternate and mainstream programs are producing more grads. Here’s why.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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Nathan Shipley’s Really Lousy Gap Year

People with severe disabilities face abrupt cut-off of services at 18. That needs to change, say rights advocates.

By Aryn Strickland, Yesterday


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Trial Turns Spotlight on Pension Funds’ TimberWest Purchase, Rich Coleman’s Role and a Hells Angels’ Connection

Court case on contractor’s claim it was forced into bankruptcy starts this week in Nanaimo.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


analysis

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Eating Clean, Green and Anthropocene

Scientists say our diets must evolve. Canada could lead the way.

By Crawford Kilian, 18 Jan 2019


culture

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On Photographing Big Holes in the Ground

What’s the allure of ‘excavation porn’ in the city? A Tyee exchange.

By David Beers and Christopher Cheung, 18 Jan 2019


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Meet the Economist Advising BC on Whether to Go Ahead with a Basic Income

‘I’m an agnostic because I can see both sides,’ says UBC’s David Green.

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Jan 2019


culture

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PuSh, Baby

Vancouver’s live performing arts festival is back. We’ve got the lowdown.

By Dorothy Woodend, 17 Jan 2019


opinion

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Don’t Be Distracted by This Populist Sideshow

Political theatre is toxic to good policy. And there are greater forces at work.

By Mitchell Anderson, 17 Jan 2019


analysis

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When Indigenous Assert Rights, Canada Sends Militarized Police

It’s become routine, but ignores latest law on rights and title, say experts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jan 2019


culture

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Are Humans Ready for the ‘Return of the Wolf’?

Paula Wild’s book pushes away the ‘mist of speculation’ that shrouds these special creatures.

By Luanne Armstrong, 17 Jan 2019


culture

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‘Is the Ground Nostalgic for Snow?’

Letter from Antigonish: as winter warms, a welling of grief.

By Marc Fawcett-Atkinson, 16 Jan 2019


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Want to Know More about Dementia? Start Here

‘The End of Memory’ is a solid, clear introduction to a complex condition.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Jan 2019


culture

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No One Can Win the Oscars

Awards shows are a hot mess of controversy, and for good reason: they perfectly reflect society’s increasing fractures.

By Kim Linekin, 16 Jan 2019


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BC Indigenous Leaders Fear Cabinet Shuffle Signals End to Reconciliation Agenda

‘We’re sitting on a time bomb,’ says one advocate.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Jan 2019


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Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada

Tyee FOI reveals pro-pipeline PR strategy, spiraling costs.

By Bryan Carney, 15 Jan 2019


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Jagmeet Singh: ‘People Need Me, and I’m Going to Deliver’

The NDP leader is set for a critical byelection fight in Burnaby. What’s his plan? A Tyee Q&A.

By Christopher Guly, 15 Jan 2019


culture

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How We Talk about Race: A Brilliant Filmmaker’s Cause

Michèle Stephenson, who speaks Wednesday, on stories, power and ‘same’ vs. change.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Jan 2019


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BC Energy Minister on Her Site C Reversal: No Regrets

Michelle Mungall once firmly opposed the mega-dam. Now she’s a powerful figure in a ‘complicated’ party.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Jan 2019


opinion

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My Dreams for Indigenous Education in Canada

Stó:lō educator Jo-ann Archibald, new Order of Canada recipient, imagines the brightest future for her field.

By Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem, 14 Jan 2019


news

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First Nation Lawsuit Challenges Federal Fish Farm Licences

Salmon farms infringe on Indigenous rights, say Dzawada’enuxw.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jan 2019


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Is Coastal GasLink an Illegal Pipeline?

Challenge to energy project’s approval brings threats to Smithers activist.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jan 2019


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Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl

‘Smart growth’ strategies could help those like Rasiklal Joshi, who often need more than a bus ride.

By Christopher Cheung, 11 Jan 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: If and When You Can’t Drive, How Will You Get Around?

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jan 2019


analysis

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Why BC’s Carbon Tax Worked

Two shrewd components prevented a ‘Yellow Vest’ backlash here.

By Craig Axford, 11 Jan 2019


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Judy Wilson’s Message for Canadians: ‘The Land Defenders Are Doing This for Everybody’

RCMP raids in Wet’suwet’en territory can’t bring justice, reconciliation or a better future, Neskonlith chief says.

By Zoë Ducklow, 10 Jan 2019


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The Unist’ot’en Movement, Not the RCMP, Has the Law on Its Side

The facts about aboriginal rights and title support the Wet’suwet’en peoples in their pipeline protest.

By Judith Sayers, 10 Jan 2019


Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada

Tyee FOI reveals pro-pipeline PR strategy, spiraling costs.

By Bryan Carney

 

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