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Five Policies That Would Have Helped Me Stay in Vancouver

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opinion

Rent control, affordable child care and a relaxation of pet bans for renters would address affordability in the short term. Read more »

By Jessica Barrett, Today

culture

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Protect Our Local Glamour Industries from Scandals

Everything’s beautiful at the ballet? Only if the public keeps an eye on it.

By Shannon Rupp, Today

opinion

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A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

How city development rules compel big projects at the expense of more affordable neighbourhoods with vibrant shopping streets.

By Scot Hein, Today

opinion

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What, Me Worry? Humans Are Blind to Imminent Environmental Collapse

Accelerating biodiversity loss may turn out to be the sleeper issue of the century.

By William E. Rees, 16 Nov 2017

Recent Stories

news

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Government to Restart Winter Wolf Kill

Wolf defenders say human activity, not wolves, to blame for decline in caribou population.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Nov 2017


opinion

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Proportional Representation Will Provide Balance, Not Extremism

New Zealand’s PR system allowed the election of a young woman as PM with little compromise to her party’s platform.

By Warren Bell, 17 Nov 2017


news

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‘Red Flag’ Raised: Study Finds Possible Fracking Risk to Pregnant BC Women

Researchers found markers suggested benzene levels 3.5 times normal levels for women in northeast.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Nov 2017


opinion

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Why Is Bill Tieleman Afraid of Democracy?

Attacks on proportional representation based on myths, ignore problems with current system.

By Kelly Carmichael, 16 Nov 2017


culture

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Compassion Is the Key to Solving Our Problems

In her new book about saving Howe Sound, Pauline Le Bel describes how the logic of fear can be overcome by community, hospitality and a creative, open mind.

By Pauline Le Bel, 16 Nov 2017


mediacheck

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How Betty Ann Adam Came to Tell the Riveting Story of Her ‘Scooped’ Family

The making of Birth of a Family began decades ago when an Indigenous 7-11 worker wondered about being a journalist.

By David Beers, 16 Nov 2017


news

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BC Supreme Court Orders End to Fish Farm Occupation

Indigenous protestors vow to continue legal battle.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Nov 2017


culture

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Raven Walks Around the World: A Q&A with Environmentalist Thom Henley

With the release of his new memoir, Henley discusses the successful partnerships between environmentalists, Indigenous people and politicians of all stripes.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Nov 2017


opinion

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The Slow Decapitation of America

The powerful are winning the war against the institutions that protected society.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Nov 2017


culture

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Lessons in Hope and Resilience From the Tla-o-qui-aht

An excerpt from a new book looking at climate change and Indigenous communities around the world.

By Gleb Raygorodetsky, 15 Nov 2017


tyeenews

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Tyee Readers Pitch in Over $35,000 to Rafe Mair Memorial Fund for Environmental Reporting

All funds raised will go to reporting on BC environmental issues in honour of the late Rafe Mair.

By Jeanette Ageson, 14 Nov 2017


polls

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Tyee Poll: Are You in Favour of Proportional Representation?

By Tyee Staff, 14 Nov 2017


culture

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The Fight for Ugly, Or Why Art Can’t Sell Condos

Westbank’s empty show trumped by VAG’s installation using discarded building materials, furnishings.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Nov 2017


news

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Fighting Loneliness with a Community of Seniors

‘We’ve been able to experience and witness a social change.’

By Linda Givetash, 14 Nov 2017


opinion

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Mair on Media’s ‘Unholiest of Alliances’ With Energy Industry

In new book Politically Incorrect, the late Rafe Mair dissects democracy’s decline.

By Rafe Mair, 14 Nov 2017


culture

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Saudi Prince Launches Latest ‘Modernization’ in the Muslim World

New book offers insight, historical perspective on two centuries of conflict.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Nov 2017


opinion

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Final Hours for Rafe Mair Fund Drive: Donor Will Double Your Dollars

Alexandra Morton and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip add their support. Investigative reporting drive down to the wire.

By David Beers, 13 Nov 2017


opinion

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Of Children, Trees and Our Need for Nature

Reflections on the way to daycare with my grandson.

By David Suzuki, 13 Nov 2017


opinion

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Welfare Rates Should Be Set to Allow for Simple Dignity

Let the government know that you value and respect the humanity of others.

By Trish Garner, 10 Nov 2017


opinion

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Please Advise! Am I the Only One Not Surprised By the Paradise Papers?

Yes, the super-rich shift money offshore and pay less in taxes. But we knew that.

By Steve Burgess, 10 Nov 2017


news

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Police Track TransLink Riders Using Debit, Credit Card Info

Law enforcement can access financial transaction records to identify Compass card users.

By Bryan Carney, 10 Nov 2017


mediacheck

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In British Columbia, There’s a Good News Story about the News

A digital news ecology is flowering through ‘coopetition’ — as Media Democracy Day will showcase Nov. 18.

By David Beers, 10 Nov 2017


opinion

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How Proportional Representation Empowers the Far-Right

Rise of extremism is helped by electoral systems that give fringe parties seats.

By Bill Tieleman, 10 Nov 2017


news

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The Wild West of Food Ecolabels

Ecolabels were supposed to make eating sustainably easier for consumers. They failed.

By Raina Delisle, 9 Nov 2017


news

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Hydro Rate Freeze Makes Life ‘More Affordable,’ Says NDP

Liberal Opposition predicts more trouble ahead for utility as a result.

By Andrew MacLeod, 9 Nov 2017


culture

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Ojibway Playwright Finds Humour and Universal Truth in Tragedy

Drew Hayden Taylor revisits his '60s Scoop family drama two decades later.

By Frederick Blichert, 9 Nov 2017


The Fight for Ugly, Or Why Art Can’t Sell Condos

Westbank’s empty show trumped by VAG’s installation using discarded building materials, furnishings.

By Dorothy Woodend

 

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