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It’s Complicated — Our Relationship with Instagram and Nature

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Tory Michak looked at the quest for the perfect post, its impact on the environment and what it says about us. Read more »

By Christopher Cheung, 23 Aug 2019

culture

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How Trump Killed the Myth of Coherent Conservativism

American Carnage offers a timely reminder: ‘Politicians are reactionaries,’ pandering to public opinion.

By Crawford Kilian, 23 Aug 2019

culture

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Chipping Away at Vancouver’s Affordable Art Spaces

A recent spat between a billionaire and renovicted artists reveals two very different cultural views of the city.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

news

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Young Scheer Was Even More Anti-Gay Marriage than Harper

2005 video shows today’s Tory leader occupied far-right fringe of his party.

By David Beers, Today

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culture

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I Was the Wounded New Immigrant Kid Starting High School in Vancouver. Here’s What I Learned

Be open, be kind and reach out — and know there will be bumps along the way.

By Miguel Santa Maria, Today


opinion

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The Subtle Sexism of Justin Trudeau

Women who join the inner circles of power are expected to provide support. When they don’t, men take it personally.

By Nicole Wyatt, Today


analysis

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Witnessing the Hong Kong-China Protesters Face Off in Vancouver

From Ferraris to flipping birds, it was quite the showdown. It won’t be the last.

By Kevin Huang, Yesterday


opinion

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An RCMP Investigation Could Sink Trudeau. Here’s Why It Won’t Happen

Liberal insiders says a criminal investigation before the election could snuff the party’s re-election hopes.

By Michael Harris, Yesterday


opinion

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The Green New Deal Battles Business as Usual. Both Will Doom Us

We’re clinging to fantasies while the world crumbles. And we like it that way.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


news

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BC Waives Tuition for Youth from Foster Care, But It Could Do Even Better

Province could look to Florida or Connecticut for ideas on how to help former kids in care.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


opinion

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Why Canada’s Environmental Charities Are Afraid to Talk about Climate Change

Attempt to shut down discussion of climate crisis as ‘partisan’ is wrongheaded, destructive and distorts the law.

By Dianne Saxe, 20 Aug 2019


mediacheck

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The SNC-Lavalin Scandal Is a Sideshow Distracting from the Real Issue: Corporate Control

Conservatives and Liberals can both breathe easier as media fixate on the story as if it was an aberration. It’s not.

By Tristan Hughes, 20 Aug 2019


analysis

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We Can Make the Downtown Eastside Better, Without Evictions

Instead of booting people from places like Oppenheimer Park, we could invest in quality, complex care for vulnerable residents. It will pay off.

By Katie Hyslop, 20 Aug 2019


tyeenews

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Standout Stories from The Tyee’s Practicum Class of 2019

They covered pot, imperialists, cycling, kimchi-jjigae and much more. Keep your eye on these young journalists.

By Tyee Staff, 19 Aug 2019


culture

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Power, Protest and Pictographs

A conversation with Marianne Nicolson about the power of art in asserting Indigenous rights.

By Dorothy Woodend, 19 Aug 2019


news

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Canada’s Political Parties Won’t Say What They Know about You

Legally, some argue, they don’t have to. Others won’t be fully transparent. One expert says that’s wrong: ‘It’s not their data.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Aug 2019


tyeenews

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Introducing The Run, The Tyee’s Election Newsletter

Get insights on the most important federal election issues direct to your inbox, starting Aug. 30.

By Olamide Olaniyan, 19 Aug 2019


opinion

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Trump Wants to Buy Greenland? We Should Outbid Him!

Our northern neighbour, ignored by Denmark, would be a natural strategic fit for Canada.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Aug 2019


culture

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‘Ready or Not’ and the Horror of the Mediocre Rich

They’ll cut your throat for a dollar, and won’t even have the decency to be good at it.

By Frederick Blichert, 16 Aug 2019


analysis

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David Keith’s Carbon Removal Moonshot

The Canadian scientist built a world-class emissions capture project in Squamish. But don’t misunderstand his aim.

By Arno Kopecky, 16 Aug 2019


news

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‘It’s All Driven by Salmon:’ The Push to Protect the Pitt River

The Coquitlam area river and its tributaries are under attack. But advocates are working to repair the damage.

By Brandon Wei, 15 Aug 2019


opinion

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The Sad Reality of Liberal Partisans’ Response to Trudeau’s Scandal

‘Vote for us — we’ll screw you over in favour of cronies less often’ is hardly a pro-democracy campaign slogan.

By Paul Willcocks, 15 Aug 2019


analysis

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Is This Langley ‘Village’ the Future of Dementia Care?

If so, it sets a new standard, posing positive challenges for our health-care system.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Aug 2019


news

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Big Changes for Demoviction Central

Burnaby adopts surprising recommendations for growth, homelessness and protecting renters. We break down the biggest three.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Aug 2019


opinion

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Trudeau’s Ethics Violation Is ‘Political Dynamite’

The SNC-Lavalin scandal is back in the headlines. And that’s very bad news for the Liberals' re-election hopes.

By Michael Harris, 14 Aug 2019


news

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‘Hi, How Can I Help You?’ What It Takes to Be a Crisis Line Volunteer

Empathy, experience and training prepare volunteers to take calls and provide support.

By Hilary Leung, 14 Aug 2019


news

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How an SFU Prof Uses Statistics to Give Killer Whales a Chance

For Ruth Joy, data’s the key to smart decisions. Part of a series introducing innovative thinkers in BC’s post-secondary sector.

By Steve Burgess, 14 Aug 2019


analysis

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The Calgary Oil and Gas Execs Backing Scheer Might Surprise You

Their smallish firms have plummeted in value, even as they rake in big pay.

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Aug 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: How Could We Do Better on Health Care?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 14 Aug 2019


analysis

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‘I Want Them to Have Justice’: Inside the Fight to Save the Shubenacadie River

In Nova Scotia, water protectors have fiercely opposed a gas company’s plans for a decade, helped by a celebrity supporter.

By Michael Harris, 13 Aug 2019


Introducing The Run, The Tyee’s Election Newsletter

Get insights on the most important federal election issues direct to your inbox, starting Aug. 30.

By Olamide Olaniyan

 

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