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New Democrats Brush Off Poor Performances in Byelections

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But one analyst says the party should take the results more seriously. Read more »

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

culture

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In Search of the Real George Orwell

In the Age of Fake News, we need the author of 1984 more than ever.

By Stephen Wadhams, Today

opinion

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BC Liquor Policy Review Should Remember the Consumer

Liquor distribution in BC is a fossilized monopoly, and our wine industry is an industrial fraud.

By Bob Exell, Today

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Breaking Bad: The Pathology of Site C

John Horgan’s NDP government ignored basic truths and now commits BC to greater environmental disaster.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

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Federally Backed Mine Accused of Human Rights Abuses

Mine watchdog says Brazilian citizens were forced from their land by a Toronto company supported by Ottawa.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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No Magic Solution: Horgan on Approving Site C

‘It’s not a project we would have started, but we’re three years in.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Dec 2017


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Site C: What Happens Next?

From expropriation to First Nations lawsuit to political shifts, dam decision brings change.

By Zoë Ducklow, 11 Dec 2017


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Dix to Meet with Fired Health Employees

‘We’ve got to refill those gaps.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Dec 2017


culture

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Movies Matter More Than Ever in Confusing Times

Their ability to synthesize complex moments of history shows us a path forward.

By Dorothy Woodend, 11 Dec 2017


opinion

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A Completely Impractical Idea for Solving North Shore Gridlock

Streetcars would move people, ease traffic and attract tourists.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Dec 2017


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Hardwire Your Brain to Cultivate Happiness

Take Care of Yourself: The Science and Practice of Well-Being comes to the Lower Mainland in February 2018.

11 Dec 2017


opinion

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The Pipeline Tyrants

NEB ruling that Kinder Morgan can ignore Burnaby bylaws just latest injustice.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Dec 2017


opinion

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With or Without Site C, BC Needs More Clean Electricity

Clean energy development must be tied to robust climate plan on a much greater scale.

By Karen Tam Wu, 8 Dec 2017


opinion

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Trump’s Manipulation of Mass Consciousness

Repeat lies endlessly and with enough authority and you’ll make others believe what you want them to.

By Mike Sosteric, 8 Dec 2017


opinion

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The Illusion of Progress: China’s Electric Cargo Ship To Carry Coal

Another chapter in the long con that claims technology will solve our problems.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Dec 2017


opinion

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Housing as a Human Right Is Big News — Can We Do It?

It could cut deep into homelessness or end up as just another government platitude.

By Erin Dej, Stephen Gaetz and Kaitlin Schwan, 8 Dec 2017


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Tyee Poll: How’s the NDP Government Doing on Election Promises?

By Tyee Staff, 7 Dec 2017


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Greens Want NDP to Kill Promised $400 Renters’ Grant

Campaign commitment bad policy, says Andrew Weaver.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 Dec 2017


opinion

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Chinese Trade Deal Would Take Canada to the Cleaners

Engagement with China on Canadian terms is a fool’s errand.

By Jonathan Manthorpe, 7 Dec 2017


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Employers Clash on Timeline for $15 Minimum Wage

Fair Wage Commission hears arguments in favour of a 10-year plan to a sooner-the-better strategy.

By Rachel Sanders, 7 Dec 2017


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Province Chips Away at Lead Risk for 1,600 Students

Hundreds of water sources still contaminated in aging BC schools.

By Katie Hyslop, 6 Dec 2017


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Site C Cancellation Costs Exaggerated, Says Chief

‘Go home. It will take care of itself.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 Dec 2017


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Parliamentarians Ignore Blockbuster Paid Travel Revelation

The Globe and Mail broke an important story about Canadian officials accepting sponsored travel from China, but you wouldn’t know that from question period.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 6 Dec 2017


news

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Energy Minister’s Fracking Defence Ignores Research

Mungall, Liberal critics silent on risks of water contamination and methane leaks, despite science.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 5 Dec 2017


opinion

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How Site C Will Hurt BC’s Forest Towns

Mills would face loss of biomass energy sales to BC Hydro, soaring rates.

By Bob Simpson, 5 Dec 2017


culture

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A Christmas Prescription: 12 Books That Deliver Insights on Health

From pandemics to opioids to wildfires, authors offer important lessons.

By Crawford Kilian, 5 Dec 2017


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NDP a Jumbo-sized Fail on Indigenous Issues, Says Former Candidate

‘It’s really nowhere in their list of priorities.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Dec 2017


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Rights Groups Slam Inaction as Trudeau Tours China

Canada silent as Beijing steps up repression at home and abroad, critics say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 4 Dec 2017


opinion

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Carole James’s Big Budget Problem

Deficits, tax increases or broken promises — the new government faces tough choices.

By Paul Willcocks, 4 Dec 2017


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Eat, Spray, Love

While resident killer whales teeter toward extinction, their transient cousins are doing well thanks to a different diet.

By Larry Pynn, 4 Dec 2017


Trudeau, Orwell and ‘Deliverology’

PM embraces a political fad that promises accountability and delivers — well, nothing.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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