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Want to Fix Foster Care? Ask Kids Who Have Been Through the System

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Innovative report co-researched by youth from care focuses on importance of relationships. Read more »

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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More 2018 Film Winners: The Women and the Weirdos

This was a year for wild and wacky, not pumped and polished. More from Tyee’s culture editor.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

culture

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If 2018 Were a Film, It’d Be ‘First Reformed’

Charging full force at religion, mean corporations and environmental collapse, it sums up the moral moment.

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday

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Company Linked to Tremors that Jolted Fort St. John Triggered Previous Quakes

CNRL’s waste water disposal wells linked to cluster of quakes in 2015.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

Recent Stories

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Thanks to Tyee Readers, We’re 35 Per Cent of the Way to 2019 in 2019

Over 80 new monthly supporters have joined us since Monday, committing to support independent, public interest journalism. Bravo!

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, Yesterday


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Eco ‘Unbuilding’ Ensures Material from Demolished Homes Is Re-used

Vancouver company carefully salvages timber and other materials, helps owners claim tax breaks.

By Michelle Gamage, 11 Dec 2018


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Taking on the Public Health Issue of Dementia

One out of 15 Canadians over 65 live with it. Help The Tyee demystify it.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Dec 2018


opinion

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Unions Should Go Big on a Green New Deal for Canada

On climate change, workers shouldn’t be left behind — they should lead the way.

By Matt Price, 10 Dec 2018


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Can The Tyee Get to 2019 in 2019?

We’ll tell you what we mean in this note. And why you hold the answer.

By Robyn Smith and Jeanette Ageson, 10 Dec 2018


opinion

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Six Things to Know about the Legislature Scandal

While politics and personalities drive the agenda, we’re mostly in the dark.

By Paul Willcocks, 10 Dec 2018


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After Quakes, Frackers Ordered to Halt Operations near Fort St. John

Oil and gas commission confirms industry triggered earthquakes that shook region.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Dec 2018


analysis

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Rifts Healed, BC Fed Aims for More Private Sector Members

‘More united than we’ve ever been,’ says new leader Laird Cronk.

By Rod Mickleburgh, 7 Dec 2018


opinion

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Humans Need a Prime Directive, Fast!

From climate change to AI, we’re not ready for our onrushing future.

By Mitchell Anderson, 7 Dec 2018


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She’s Planting the Seeds of Indigenous Food Sovereignty

How Jessie Housty feeds the growth of her Heiltsuk culture and community.

By Ian Gill, 7 Dec 2018


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Is the Cure for Gridlock a Super Bus?

Consider the case of North Vancouver, a clogged bridge and a proposal called BRT.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Dec 2018


opinion

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Trudeau Called ‘Sexist’ by Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Apology demanded in this ‘open letter’ about PM’s comments to Kukpi7 Judy Wilson.

By Chief Robert Chamberlin, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, 6 Dec 2018


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As Feds Probe whether Media Giants Conspired, More Smoke

Torstar CEO, on morning 41 papers swapped, promised severance packages to employees ‘affected’ by sales to Postmedia.

By Bryan Carney, 6 Dec 2018


opinion

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Don’t Just Remember the Massacred Women. Work for Change

Improving the legal system’s response to family violence an important step, Rise project finds.

By Haley Hrymak, 6 Dec 2018


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Tyee Poll: Time to Pull ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’?

By Tyee Staff, 6 Dec 2018


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‘Great Step Forward’ Says Horgan of BC’s New Climate Plan

Range of measures aim to get province most of way to its goal for 2030.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Dec 2018


analysis

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Oil’s Wild Price Swings Set to Create Global Chaos

Volatility is here to stay — and the political and economic implications will touch us all.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 5 Dec 2018


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Fracking Linked to Quake that Jolted Fort St. John

Despite increasing numbers of industry-caused earthquakes, controls are inadequate, say researchers.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Dec 2018


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More Fuel for Investigation into Torstar, Postmedia Newspaper Swap

Whistleblower’s suspicious termination notice similar to three more turned up by Tyee.

By Bryan Carney, 4 Dec 2018


culture

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How I Became a Sea Lion Disentanglement Expert

I hated finding the creatures encased in fishing gear or garbage. It’s now my mission to rescue them.

By Wendy Szaniszlo, 4 Dec 2018


opinion

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Good Intentions on Indigenous Child Welfare — and Many Questions

The federal government has promised action, but reform will be challenging.

By Judith Sayers, 3 Dec 2018


opinion

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Vancouver’s Booster Class, Greed and the Real Estate ‘Play of the Century’

How a novel helps explain why we’re so keen to build unaffordable condos along the Broadway corridor.

By Patrick Condon, 3 Dec 2018


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Lawsuit Accuses Trudeau of Selling Out Millennials on Climate Change

Young plaintiff claims feds have ‘decided to protect the oil industry.’

By Geoff Dembicki, 3 Dec 2018


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A Renegade Book Exchange, and Other Acts of ‘Urban Intervention’

Pop-up parkettes have potential, so long as they fit the neighbourhood.

By Christopher Cheung, 30 Nov 2018


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Will Ottawa’s News Fund Be Wasted Keeping Postmedia Afloat?

New money for media could make a big difference — but not if it’s just a corporate handout.

By Paul Willcocks, 30 Nov 2018


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Three Things to Know about HIV/AIDS Today

The arc of scientific progress has been swift. Stigma remains.

By Nathan Lachowsky, Gbolahan Olarewaju and Heather Armstrong, 30 Nov 2018


Can The Tyee Get to 2019 in 2019?

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By Robyn Smith and Jeanette Ageson

 

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