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British Probe Into Political Campaigns’ Use of Personal Data Reaches Into BC

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British privacy commissioner seeking information from Victoria’s Aggregate IQ, help from provincial counterpart. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today



Video: Mega-Mansions Threat to Farmland, Says Critic

Richmond’s new 11,000-square-foot limit won’t slow loss of agricultural land, warns councillor.

By Christopher Cheung, Today



Canada a World Leader in Health? Not Exactly

WHO annual report shows we have grounds for pride — and embarrassment.

By Crawford Kilian, Today


Andrew Weaver

Greens, NDP Would Sacrifice Legitimacy By Imposing Proportional Representation

Changing voting system without a referendum ‘illegitimate and insulting.’

By Bill Tieleman, Yesterday

Recent Stories


Ida DeKelver’s centennial project

Trekking 1,400 Kilometres With Two Mules to Celebrate Canada

The story of Ida DeKelver, from ‘The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country.’

By Tom Hawthorn, Yesterday


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‘Black Boys Code’ Aims to Change Face of Tech World

Workshops introduce black youth, boys to possibilities in sector.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday



‘Foreign’ Reporting Is So Last Century, Let’s Remake It

Why UBC students teamed with peers in Colombia, China and India to tell ‘Surviving the City’ stories.

By Stefan Labbe and Sophie Woodrooffe, 22 May 2017



Latest Instalment in Alien Franchise a Bloody, Hollow Mess

‘Alien: Covenant’ will leave you longing for the perfect simplicity of its perfect predecessor.

By Dorothy Woodend, 22 May 2017



Win Tickets to the Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films

Come be inspired at this unique June event.

By Tyee Staff, 22 May 2017



Canadian Speculators, Not Foreign Money, Are Driving up Home Prices

And our political leaders are doing little to stop them.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 May 2017



Loved Ones Lost: Death of a Downtown Poet

Mel Hennan drew a community to him with his art, activism and cheerful embrace of life.

By Jackie Wong, 19 May 2017



Goldilocks Voters Decided Clark Not To Their Taste

Lessons for all three parties from election results.

By Dermod Travis, 19 May 2017


'Anne with an E'

Handmaids, Anne and the Americanization of Canada

Slick U.S. TV adaptations of two Canadian classics strip away any trace of this country.

By Shannon Rupp, 19 May 2017


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BC Liberals’ Housing Plan Worsens Affordability Crisis: CMHC Head

FOI documents show federal agency feared taxpayer loans to first-time buyers will drive up prices, increase risks.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 May 2017


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In Vancouver, ‘Voices of the Street’ Renewed My Faith in Storytelling

Listening to the words of these talented writers reminded me why journalism matters.

By Vanessa Hrvatin, 18 May 2017


Andrew Weaver

New Government Should End BC Hydro, ICBC Shell Games

Liberals manipulated Crowns for political gain. It’s time for an approach based on policy, not politics.

By Richard McCandless, 18 May 2017



Unaffordable Cities, Look to Quality Public Housing in Vienna

Exhibit in Vancouver highlights possibilities when housing is considered a public good.

By Christopher Cheung, 17 May 2017



Liberal ‘Gerrymandering’ Handed Them Election Win: Analyst

BC Liberals told electoral boundary commission to protect sparsely populated ridings in party strongholds.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 May 2017


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You Have Two Weeks to Save Electoral Reform

A May 31 vote by MPs could keep reform alive despite Trudeau’s broken promise.

By Laura Cameron, 17 May 2017



Companies Still Hiring Foreign Workers when Canadians Available, Says Auditor General

Problems persist, particularly in caregiver and seafood industries.

By Kelsey Johnson, 16 May 2017


Depressed writer

‘Niedzvieckian’ Prize Goes to Writer Most Burned by His Own Hot Take

Or how not to start a dialogue.

By David Beers, 16 May 2017



BC Vote Doesn’t Change Support for Kinder Morgan, Says Ottawa

But election outcome carries a warning for Justin Trudeau, analysts say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 May 2017



If Libs and Greens Ally, ‘It Will Be about Power and Ego,’ Say BC Activists

‘A majority of British Columbians voted for change,’ groups warn.

By Doug Ward, 16 May 2017


Andrew Weaver and John Horgan

Time for a ‘Red-Green Alliance’ to Oust Clark

Greens will pay big price if they ignore policy conflicts and prop up the BC Liberals.

By Bill Tieleman, 16 May 2017



Insecurity or Opportunity? Exploring the Future of Work

Pondering the possibilities and challenges that come with a changing workplace. Part of a Tyee event.

By Rachel Sanders, 15 May 2017



Affordable Purpose-Built Rental Doesn’t Have to Be Mission Impossible

Case studies show it can be done.

By Christopher Pollon, 15 May 2017


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The Tyee Is Hiring a New Editor in Chief (One-Year Maternity Leave)

Help lead Canada’s feistiest independent news site. Applications accepted until June 5.

By Tyee Staff, 15 May 2017



Loved Ones Lost: Tears for Marnie

She survived racism, violence, and homelessness but not BC’s overdose crisis. Part of a series.

By Jackie Wong, 15 May 2017


Andrew Weaver

If Weaver Chooses to Ally with BC Liberals, Here’s Why

Six reasons the Green leader might just decide it’s OK to prop up the party most people voted against.

By David Beers, 12 May 2017



BC Politics Enters Its Game of Thrones Era

Intrigue and plotting, threats from without and within, after disruptive election.

By Paul Willcocks, 12 May 2017

The Tyee Is Hiring a New Editor in Chief (One-Year Maternity Leave)

Help lead Canada’s feistiest independent news site. Applications accepted until June 5.

By Tyee Staff


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