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‘We Need People Who Are Tough’: Sarah Blyth on Why Politics Still Matters

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The overdose fighter, now vying for a council seat, reflects on her city: ‘The anger and outrage isn’t as loud as it should be.’ Read more »

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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‘This Is Going to Hurt’: A Grossly Funny Memoir of a Burned Out Doctor

The health of healthcare workers is no laughing matter, but Adam Kay makes it work.

By Crawford Kilian, Today

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COPE Unveils Last Minute ‘Housing Emergency Action Plan’

Policies once deemed extreme may find traction: former NPA councilor Price

By David Beers, Yesterday

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Want to Hear Something Wild?

Join us in Vancouver for tales of wild encounters shared by authors, adventurers and storytellers.

By Jeanette Ageson, Yesterday

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Who Should Progressives Vote for Mayor?

Experts from across the political spectrum dissect Vancouver’s left.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


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In Stressful Vancouver, Are You Feelin’ Groovy or Moovy?

At tonight’s Capilano U. event, join in making a ManifestSlow. We’ve got a song and book already!

By David Beers, Yesterday


culture

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Art Students Are Learning ‘Artists Are Not to Be Valued’

New book by Emily Carr grad says paying teachers more would signal their true worth.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


opinion

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How Non-Disclosure Agreements Have Become a Cancer on Democracy

The powerful, from churches to energy companies, pay to keep wrongdoing secret.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 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, 17 Oct 2018


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, 17 Oct 2018


news

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

Three experts on the frontlines weigh in.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Oct 2018


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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, 17 Oct 2018


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, 17 Oct 2018


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


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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


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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


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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


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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