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Change Is Happening
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The world is changing, and the status quo that was is ending.

We have reached the point where literally being on fire for the summer is the alternative to meaningful change. Change is happening, not just because we need it but because at this point we don't have a choice.

With those unavoidable lifestyle changes will come political change, too. Austerity and neoliberal politics are basically incompatible with surviving this change. That includes our politics.

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We're Seeking a New Senior Editor

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign (thank you, Tyee Builders!), we are very pleased to announce that we are looking to add a new senior editor to our roster.

We're looking for someone with 2+ years of professional editing experience who can handle in-depth, impactful stories.

Applications are being accepted starting Oct. 26 and the position will remain open until filled. Learn more here.

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Harm Reduction Through Overdose Prevention

B.C.'s overdose crisis is taking many more lives than the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three years after the provincial NDP government created a ministry to focus on mental health and addictions, we probed how it was working.

In recent years, The Tyee has covered solutions, including prescription street drugs and opioid-assisted treatment. And we’ve said how Vancouver’s mayor could help end the opioid crisis.

In September, Dr. Bonnie Henry issued a public health order for nurses to prescribe controlled substances. And Vancouver city council just approved the first permanent OPS outside the Downtown Eastside.

Much more can be done. Dive deep to understand how.

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