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How Vancouver’s Next Mayor Can Help End the Opioid Crisis

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news

Three experts on the frontlines weigh in. Read more »

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday

opinion

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One Key Way NAFTA 2.0 Reinvigorates Canadian Sovereignty

New trade pact finally puts an end to special rights for foreign investors.

By Gus Van Harten, Yesterday

opinion

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Kinder Morgan and Lessons from the Berger Inquiry

Four decades ago, the Mackenzie Valley pipeline inquiry showed what real consultation looks like.

By Ian Waddell, Yesterday

mediacheck

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Yes, Virginia, Online Comments Still Have Value

Despite the ample yuck and vitriol, comment threads remain an interesting mode of democratic participation.

By Corry Anderson-Fennell, Yesterday

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opinion

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The ‘Five Minute City’: A New Way to Imagine a Better Vancouver

Imagine a city where everything you need to do is just a short walk away.

By Scot Hein and Colleen Hardwick, Yesterday


news

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‘It’s So Hard to Fight Back’: Citizens Hope NDP Gov’t Will Finally Fix Legal Aid

Attorney general says province is working to create new opportunities for justice.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Oct 2018


news

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Kennedy Stewart Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

The former NDP MP for Burnaby South takes his turn at our five burning questions.

By Geoff Dembicki, 16 Oct 2018


opinion

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Subway to UBC? What No Mayoral Candidate Dares Say

They’re all aboard. But here’s why we should pull the emergency brake.

By Patrick Condon, 16 Oct 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! I’m Frustrated with My Electoral Reform Options!

Agreed, four are too few. Here are 15 more, ridiculously easy to understand.

By Steve Burgess, 16 Oct 2018


analysis

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How Do We Hold Each Other Up, While Holding Leaders Accountable?

After Ian Campbell’s short-lived run for mayor ended, I wondered how other Indigenous people felt.

By Andrea Smith, 16 Oct 2018


culture

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Outrunning ‘The Woo Woo’

An excerpt from Lindsay Wong’s memoir. See her at Vancouver Writers Fest, starting Oct. 15.

By Lindsay Wong, 15 Oct 2018


news

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‘Stephen Harper Is Going to Be Mighty Unhappy if You Elect These Candidates’

Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant endorses COPE at Vancouver election rally.

By Geoff Dembicki, 15 Oct 2018


news

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Shauna Sylvester Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

The independent ‘bridge builder’ candidate answers our five burning questions.

By Geoff Dembicki, 15 Oct 2018


news

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How One Researcher Is Blocking the Road from Hospital to Homelessness

Cheryl Forchuk focuses on prevention with hospital-based project.

By Seila Rizvic, 15 Oct 2018


analysis

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The PR Options: Rural-Urban Proportional Recognizes Province’s Diversity

Two systems combined in made-in-BC electoral reform solution. Last in a series.

By Andrew Seal, 12 Oct 2018


analysis

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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 12 Oct 2018


analysis

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Proportional Representation: Coming to Vancouver Municipal Elections?

A record number of candidates support changing our at-large system. A primer on their positions.

By Devon Rowcliffe, 12 Oct 2018


culture

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Can Humanity Get Out of Its Latest ‘Progress Trap’?

A review of ‘The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene.’

By Crawford Kilian, 12 Oct 2018


analysis

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The PR Options: Mixed Member Proportional Keeps MLAs Local and Regional

This one follows New Zealand’s lead. Part of a series.

By Andrew Seal, 11 Oct 2018


culture

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Snapshots of a ‘Wild Fierce Life’ on the ‘Outer Coast’

An excerpt from Joanna Streetly’s essay collection. See her at Vancouver Writers Fest, starting Oct. 15.

By Joanna Streetly, 11 Oct 2018


news

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Wai Young Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

We asked the five frontrunners our five burning questions. Today, the first response.

By Geoff Dembicki, 11 Oct 2018


analysis

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The PR Options: Dual Member Offers Proportional Results, Local MLAs

This made-in-Canada system is one of BC’s three choices. Part of a series.

By Andrew Seal, 10 Oct 2018


opinion

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Help Us Write a ManifestSlow for Vancouver

If living here feels increasingly out of control, what’s the fix? Help figure that out on Oct. 18.

By David Beers, 10 Oct 2018


presents

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When Robots Feel Our Pain: Rosalind Picard on ‘Emotional Intelligence’ in a Brave New World

AI pioneer to explain empathetic computers in Wall Exchange lecture.

By Malone Mullin, 10 Oct 2018


opinion

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How the Canadian Right Invented, Then Killed, Carbon Taxes

And why their anti-tax zeal could kill the chance for new pipelines.

By David Climenhaga, 10 Oct 2018


polls

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Tyee Poll: What’s Your Reaction to the IPCC Climate Report?

By Tyee Staff, 10 Oct 2018


opinion

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On Climate, Our Choice Is Now Catastrophe or Mere Disaster

The IPCC Special Report makes for grim reading. Wake up, politicians.

By Crawford Kilian, 9 Oct 2018


analysis

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First-Past-the-Post: Is It Working for You?

Should we stay with the status quo, or go? Part of a Tyee series on the electoral reform referendum.

By Andrew Seal, 9 Oct 2018


news

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Climate Change Missing in Action in BC Curriculum, Teachers Say

Education ministry maintains climate covered in the new K-12 curriculum, but some say it’s not enough.

By Katie Hyslop, 9 Oct 2018


culture

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On that Question, ‘Where Are You From?’

In his latest work, novelist David Chariandy shares his own story with his daughter. See him Oct. 19 at the Vancouver Writers Fest.

By David Chariandy, 9 Oct 2018


Your Guide to BC’s Proportional Representation Vote: A Tyee Series

Has the pre-referendum spinning left you dizzy? We’ll help you cast an informed ballot.

By Andrew Seal

 

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