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Hey Kids, Let’s Do Drugs!

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culture

New book by Michael Pollan makes a convincing case for the mind-opening power of psychedelics. Read more »

By Dorothy Woodend, 17 Aug 2018

culture

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Thank You to the Crazy Risk-Taking Asians Who Made ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

The Hollywood adaption of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling book is a breath of fresh air for representation.

By Christopher Cheung, 17 Aug 2018

opinion

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A Fall 2018 Federal Election? Bring It On!

An early election would force all the parties to smarten up, or pay the price.

By Crawford Kilian, 17 Aug 2018

opinion

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An Open Letter: Homelessness, Not Tent Cities, Is the Real Health and Safety Risk

Public health community calls for new approach to tent cities.

By Bernie Pauly, Marilou Gagnon and Chrissy Brett, 17 Aug 2018

Recent Stories

culture

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The Politics of Randy Rampage

What the late, great punker had to say about life and duty in the time of Trump.

By David Beers, 16 Aug 2018


culture

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Gwyneth Paltrow in 2020!

Have the Americans found a celebrity to take on Trump?

By Shannon Rupp, 16 Aug 2018


news

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Trinity Western Covenant Change Good, But Not Far Enough, Critics Say

Evangelical university maintains it’s always been welcoming to LGBTQ2S+ students.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Aug 2018


opinion

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If We Can’t Stop Hothouse Earth, We’d Better Learn to Live on It

New research a warning that we face a desperate global struggle.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Aug 2018


analysis

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Don’t Forget John A. Macdonald — But Don’t Honour Him

Debate over Victoria statue a chance to recognize first PM’s role in genocide.

By Robert Alexander Innes, 15 Aug 2018


culture

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When Raymond Chandler Came to Victoria to Fight the Great War

Recently released records shed light on war career of creator of hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe.

By Tom Hawthorn, 14 Aug 2018


opinion

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Skip the Dishes Lawsuit Signals Need for New Employment Laws

Governments, not individual drivers, should be ensuring minimum work standards.

By Paul Willcocks, 14 Aug 2018


opinion

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The Conservatives Pick a Side — And It’s Saudi Arabia

Party allies with a government that beheads criminals and oppresses women and Shia Muslims.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Aug 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! Do the Oscars’ Need a ‘Best Bad Blockbuster’ Award?

Of course, says Dr. Steve, and many more new prizes as well.

By Steve Burgess, 10 Aug 2018


analysis

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Singh to Run Locally, Act Nationally in Burnaby Byelection

After lengthy national tour, federal NDP leader makes stand for seat in House of Commons.

By Alastair Spriggs, 10 Aug 2018


news

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Meet the New Parties Taking on Vancouver’s Establishment This Election

Rookie parties vie to be seen as fresh alternatives to once-dominant Vision.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Aug 2018


culture

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The Angler: Festivals, Films and a Shakeup of the Senses

Film noir, queer film, arts festivals and more cool exhibitions in New West.

By Dorothy Woodend, 10 Aug 2018


news

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Photo Essay: Getting Arrested at a Kinder Morgan Protest

What it’s like to be arrested for opposing a pipeline expansion.

By Alastair Spriggs, 9 Aug 2018


opinion

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Out of Death, Knowledge About Sea Stars’ Vital Role in Kelp Bed Health

The near eradication of British Columbia’s sea stars showed their importance in the ecosystem.

By Chris Iovenko , 9 Aug 2018


solutions

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Underground Heat Gives Small Town Hope

Valemount, BC wants to be Canada’s first geothermal village. Second of three parts.

By Erin Ward, 9 Aug 2018


opinion

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How BC’s Gas Giveaway Fuels Alberta’s Oilsands

Government’s subsidies, lax rules provide the resource that keeps the bitumen flowing.

By Ben Parfitt, 8 Aug 2018


opinion

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Why the Saudis Kicked Us Out Over a Tweet

House of Saud making an example of Canada to demonstrate ‘tough guy’ status.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Aug 2018


opinion

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How Car-Friendly Urban Design Has Limited Our Future

North Vancouver project offers needed housing and jobs — but faces traffic challenge.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Aug 2018


solutions

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Becoming a Farmer the Community Way

Land-sharing projects like the Yarrow Ecovillage may help young farmers rejuvenate Canadian agriculture. First of three parts.

By Erin Ward, 7 Aug 2018


news

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Court Grants Temporary Injunction Against First Nation Fish Farm Protesters

Meanwhile, vessels with blackened windows shadow activist Alexandra Morton at sea.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 3 Aug 2018


culture

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The Angler: The King Is Dead and He Should Stay that Way

Eugene Jarecki’s energetic film fails to realize that America should let Elvis rest for the sake of its own troubled future.

By Dorothy Woodend, 3 Aug 2018


opinion

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How Electoral Reform Would Strengthen Local Representation

Proportional representation would ensure more voters had a nearby MLA to represent their political views.

By Seth Klein, 3 Aug 2018


solutions

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein on Divestment, Trump and Saving the Paris Agreement

A Q&A with the author and activist on strategies for cutting fossil fuels. Last in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 3 Aug 2018


polls

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Tyee Poll: When Investing, Do You Prioritize Profits or Personal Ethics?

Do you avoid fossil fuels, tobacco and weapons?

By Tyee Staff, 2 Aug 2018


opinion

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Reconciliation and the ‘Right to Roam’

Lifting settler-imposed no trespassing rules a small step in shifting the ‘intrusion narrative.’

By Matthew Robert Anderson, 2 Aug 2018


news

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Kinder Morgan Protesters Say Pipeline Threatens Orcas

Southern resident killer whale population in decline as marine traffic increases.

By Alastair Spriggs, 1 Aug 2018


If We Can’t Stop Hothouse Earth, We’d Better Learn to Live on It

New research a warning that we face a desperate global struggle.

By Crawford Kilian

 

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