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BC Parties on Their Platforms

It’s been a race for B.C. parties to get their platforms out following the snap election call and in time for the leaders debate on Oct. 13.

But they’ve been weighing in on key issues since the election announcement, and The Tyee has been keeping up in our Where They Stand series along the way.

Now all three major party platforms are out: the BC Liberals released theirs the day of the debate, and the Green party the day after. Read all The Tyee coverage below.

Still want more? Find the full Green, NDP and Liberal platforms online.

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Change Is Happening
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The world is changing, and the status quo that was is ending.


We have reached the point where literally being on fire for the summer is the alternative to meaningful change. Change is happening, not just because we need it but because at this point we don't have a choice.


With those unavoidable lifestyle changes will come political change, too. Austerity and neoliberal politics are basically incompatible with surviving this change. That includes our politics.

Purple Shade, in response to The Tyee article “A Bold, Progressive NDP Majority? Don’t Believe the Hype”

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We're Seeking a New Senior Editor

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign (thank you, Tyee Builders!), we are very pleased to announce that we are looking to add a new senior editor to our roster.

We're looking for someone with 2+ years of professional editing experience who can handle in-depth, impactful stories.

Applications are being accepted starting Oct. 26 and the position will remain open until filled. Learn more here.


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New Strength for Old Growth

It’s a struggle with decades-long roots.

The effort to protect old growth forests is thriving in B.C. A recent hunger strike raised awareness. The deep history and ecological knowledge of Indigenous peoples, as Joe Martin of the Tla-o-qui-aht Nation vividly describes, is part of the story.

The Tyee’s recent series on old growth follows the struggle against logging on Vancouver Island and explores B.C’s provincial tree, the red cedar. And in a recent story, Andrew MacLeod chronicled the fight for northern B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest.

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