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A ‘Priority Lane’ for New Affordable Housing?

Based on other cities’ experience, it could cut the time it takes to open doors in Vancouver by more than half.

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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Can We Still Trust Polls?

Despite giant miss in 2013, BC pollsters argue results can be believed.

By Brent Holmes, Today

opinion

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BC Belongs to Resource Companies, and Clark’s the Paid Caretaker

In her province, big money turns real people who care about real issues like the environment into ‘militant climate crusaders.’

By Michael Harris, Today

Recent Stories

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A Citizen Takes on BC’s ‘Wild West’ Campaign Financing

Grassroots online initiative encourages public to tell politicians unlimited contributions must end now.

By Joanne Pearce, 22 Apr 2017


culture

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Lessons for Canada from Hunt for Lost Jungle City

Gripping book about search for fabled ‘White City’ sheds light on why civilizations die.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Apr 2017


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Horgan Town Hall Turns Deeply Personal When Father Asks about Overdose Deaths

‘We had 914 human beings die last year from drug overdose. My child was one of them.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Apr 2017


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BC Liberal Candidate Declares Support for ‘Certain Extent’ of Health Care Privatization

Linda Reimer’s comments caused a stir at Port Moody debate.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Apr 2017


news

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Six Ways to End Homelessness in BC

A plan and a commitment can go a long way to lessen the crisis on the streets. Last in a series.

By Stefania Seccia, 21 Apr 2017


culture

‘Upaved Lot’ by Greg Girard

‘I Did Feel Vancouver Was a Sad Town’

Greg Girard, brilliant documenter of China’s rise, talks about 1970s Vancouver, the subject of his new photo book and exhibit.

By David Campany, 21 Apr 2017


opinion

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What’s in Store for the Next Two Generations of BC School Kids?

Robots, rising seas and more seniors, oh my.

By Crawford Kilian, 21 Apr 2017


polls

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Tyee Poll: Who Won the First Debate of the BC Election?

Liberals? Greens? NDP? Huh?

By Tyee Staff, 20 Apr 2017


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Fact Check: Does BC Really Have Canada’s ‘Lowest Middle Classes Taxes?’

Sorry, Christy Clark. Government’s own budget docs don’t back you up.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Apr 2017


news

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Fact Check: Is LNG Really Drinkable in Water?

A BC Liberal candidate thinks so. A scientist says the candidate has ‘zero clue.’

By Joanne Pearce, 20 Apr 2017


news

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Tory Advisor Who Meddled with Info Requests Now Working on BC Liberal Campaign

Sébastien Togneri ‘probably fits in comfortably’ with triple-deleting party, NDP says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Apr 2017


news

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Time for an Outsider to End ‘Politics Incorporated,’ Says NDP Leadership Hopeful Pat Stogran

Retired colonel throws his peaked cap into the ring.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Apr 2017


opinion

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Young Voters Need a Reason to Believe Their Vote Matters

One thing they’re not motivated by? Statistics shaming.

By Arianna Murphy-Steed, 20 Apr 2017


news

Premier Christy Clark

BC Liberals Return $174,000 in Illegal Donations

New Elections BC total almost twice as much as party admitted in March; NDP returns $10,500.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Apr 2017


news

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Could Kinder Morgan Cost the BC Liberals Four Seats?

NDP opposition to pipeline expansion could decide outcome in four Burrard Inlet ridings.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Apr 2017


tyeenews

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Tyee Readers Hit $20,000 Election Reporting Target One Week Early

There’s still time to support independent journalism by our April 24 deadline.

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 19 Apr 2017


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Halting Site C Now Will Save Up to $2 Billion, Says UBC Report

Demand projections show power not needed, will be sold at a loss.

By Zoë Ducklow, 19 Apr 2017


opinion

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When Did Equal Access to Health Care Become ‘Absurd’?

BC medicare challenge has stalled, but the push for better care for the rich lives on.

By Jim Sinclair, 19 Apr 2017


news

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Mega-Fracking in BC Linked to Earthquakes, Study Finds

Expert recommends establishing ‘exclusion zones’ to protect infrastructure from quake damage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 18 Apr 2017


news

Green leader Andrew Weaver

Riding to Watch: Three-Way Battle in Saanich North

Greens hope for breakthrough; NDP says it’s only real alternative to Liberals.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 Apr 2017


opinion

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Lack of Beds Leaves Patients Stacked in Hospital Hallways

Bleeding and in pain, woman appalled to be left overnight in VGH gynecology ward hall.

By Bill Tieleman, 18 Apr 2017


opinion

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Will Younger Voters’ Low Turnout Once Again Be Big Election Factor?

Under-35 group handed influence to Boomers in 2013 vote.

By Jim Hume, 18 Apr 2017


tyeenews

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Get and Share the BC Liberals’ Falsehoods, Scandals and Boondoggles Compendium

Our 117-item list, an election must read, now available as a PDF.

By Robyn Smith, 18 Apr 2017


news

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How the Real Estate Industry Is Monitoring You

New tools let agents turn your intimate data into potential sales.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Apr 2017


news

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Budding Cannabis Legalization Presents Challenges and Opportunities for BC

Failure to get taxation right can lead to black markets and other problems, experts say.

By Brent Holmes, 17 Apr 2017


opinion

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Parties’ Education Platforms Sadly Lacking in Vision

Greens, NDP, Liberals all content to tinker when major reforms are needed.

By Crawford Kilian, 17 Apr 2017


When Did Equal Access to Health Care Become ‘Absurd’?

BC medicare challenge has stalled, but the push for better care for the rich lives on.

By Jim Sinclair

 

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