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opinion

By Alex Hemingway and Iglika Ivanova, 17 Feb 2017

BC’s Massive Tax Giveaway to the Rich

Over 16 years, our system has been reshaped to favour the top one per cent of households.

news

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Year End Interview: Horgan Looks at Site C and Beyond

Admitting conflicted feelings, the premier defends reversal in past NDP policy and pledges to pursue campaign commitments.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Dec 2017

news

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Creating Connections Through Photography

Project by McGill PhD student and youth from government care calls for fostering strong relationships before kids “age out.”

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Dec 2017

news

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Fish Farms Expose Wild Salmon to Deadly Virus, Study Finds

Wild fish exposed to farms are nine times more likely to carry virus linked to deadly disease.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Dec 2017

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opinion

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When Morality and Politics Collide

Walking the minefield between the quest for the greater good and what you believe is right.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Dec 2017


news

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Ministry Failing to Find Kids 'Forever Homes'

Despite increases in adoption numbers the past two years, government lags on finding permanent placements for kids in care.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Dec 2017


culture

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A Love Letter to the Shuswap

A Q&A and book excerpt from an environmentalist with a passion for a place worth protecting.

By Barry Link, 14 Dec 2017


opinion

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Clean Energy Can Help Power Reconciliation

Environmental pressures can serve to be among the strongest of drivers for economic self-sufficiency for First Nations in BC.

By Judith Sayers and Jae Mather, 14 Dec 2017


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, 13 Dec 2017


news

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New Democrats Brush Off Poor Performances in Byelections

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

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 13 Dec 2017


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, 13 Dec 2017


news

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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, 12 Dec 2017


opinion

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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, 12 Dec 2017


news

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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


news

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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


news

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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


presents

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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

China-Electric-Ship

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


polls

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

By Tyee Staff, 7 Dec 2017


news

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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


news

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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


news

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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


news

Peace River Valley

Site C Cancellation Costs Exaggerated, Says Chief

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

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 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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