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Stay-the-Course Budget Fails to Offer Details on Infrastructure Bank

Promise of transit money, but little information to allay privatization fears.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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Federal Budget Invests $2.2 Billion in Metro Van Transit, Cuts Transit Tax Credit

Funds could cover Broadway Subway, Patullo Bridge replacement and more.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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Tucked in Budget, a $30-Million Mystery Cheque for Alberta Resource Sector

Senior public servants provided little information on the payment.

By James Munson, Today

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opinion

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BC Post-Secondary Before the Liberals — and After Them

Higher ed has changed dramatically, never more so than under Campbell and Clark.

By Crawford Kilian, Today


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Is Justin Trudeau Picking Your Pocket?

Critics warn infrastructure bank, privatization costly for taxpayers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today


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Why Real Estate Developers Are Ignoring the Middle Class

And why some industry leaders worry it will come ‘back to haunt us.’

By Geoff Dembicki, Today


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Parents Doubt Restored Contracts Will Help Special Needs Kids

Deal to limit class size, provide support won’t be enough to meet needs, parents say.

By Katie Hyslop, Today


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Time to End the Capital Gains Giveaway to Canadian Homeowners?

This week’s federal budget is a chance to bring tax fairness to Canadian renters.

By Christopher Pollon, Yesterday


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‘Plenty of Work Left to Do’ on Candidate Diversity, says Weaver

‘We know this is a problem,’ leader says in response to Tyee report.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


opinion

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Please Advise! Which of These Blatantly Partisan Liberal Ads Did the Liberals Actually Pay For?

Not many, advises Doc Steve. And now they’ve been sued.

By Steve Burgess, Yesterday


opinion

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Clark’s Failure on Housing Affordability Big Problem for BC Liberals

House prices on the rise again despite foreign buyer tax.

By Bill Tieleman, Yesterday


opinion

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Why Does US Coal Get a Free Ride through BC?

Americans reject terminals, so Wyoming’s coal heads to Asia through the Lower Mainland.

By Ariel Ross, 20 Mar 2017


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BC Greens Lagging in Candidate Diversity

Less than one-third of candidates women, lower than Liberals, NDP.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Mar 2017


opinion

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Canada, Not Just the NDP, Needs a Socialist Alternative

American election showed us the same old centrism just doesn’t cut it anymore.

By Cheri DiNovo, 20 Mar 2017


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Precarious Work Plagues Higher Ed, Affecting Students Too, Say Workers

At CUPE town hall, speakers describe how waning job security seeps into the classroom.

By Katie Hyslop, 20 Mar 2017


opinion

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Energy Megaprojects, and How They Aim to Seduce Us

‘Rigorous’ reviews that aren’t so inclusive. Sparkling clean pipelines. Smooth sailing tankers. Don’t be fooled.

By Ian Gill, 18 Mar 2017


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BC Left Without Information and Privacy Commissioner

MLAs’ deadlock, government failure to make interim appointment leaves rights at risk, advocate says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 Mar 2017


mediacheck

‘The Trouble with Tracy’

A Modest Proposal to Save Canadian TV

First, kill the Cancon rules that block American ads on shows from the U.S.

By Darren Atwater, 17 Mar 2017


news

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Jodie Emery Quits Liberals, Says They Lied on Pot Promise

Last week’s arrest in Toronto the last straw for marijuana activist.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Mar 2017


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'Botty McBotFace'

Extra! Extra! Read All A-bot It?

As our news industry collapses, it’s time to invite the robot reporters in.

By Shannon Rupp, 17 Mar 2017


opinion

Premier Christy Clark

Can Christy Clark Dance Away From Donation Scandal?

RCMP investigation brings damage control, but no real change.

By Dermod Travis, 17 Mar 2017


polls

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Tyee Poll: What Should Be Done Next to End Sexism in BC’s Restaurant Industry?

Raise the minimum wage? Increase oversight? Nothing at all?

By Tyee Staff, 16 Mar 2017


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Expert Concerned about Canada’s Mission through Increasingly Tense South China Sea

Canada could be put in a tough position if shots fired, says UBC prof.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Mar 2017


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Harcourt Praises Horgan, Renews NDP Support

After splitting from party three years ago, former premier predicts close race.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Mar 2017


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Faculty Union Calls for More Money, Attention for Post-secondary Education

More than 18,000 British Columbians support call for college, university funding increase.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Mar 2017


culture

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The High Price of Equality

Author shows that inequality has only been vanquished by catastrophes — a reality we must move beyond.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Mar 2017


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To Stop Server Sexism, Ban Enforced High Heels but Raise Wages Too, Advocates Say

‘$9.60 an hour is absurd,’ notes Greens’ Weaver.

By Rachel Sanders, 15 Mar 2017


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Guy Caron Says He Can Bring Economic Cred to the NDP

Leadership should be about candidate who can deliver on a plan, says Quebec MP.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Mar 2017


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Is Site C Really ‘Past the Point of No Return?’

Cancelling unneeded, expensive, high-risk dam still smart choice, former CEO, economist say.

By Zoë Ducklow, 15 Mar 2017


Canada, Not Just the NDP, Needs a Socialist Alternative

American election showed us the same old centrism just doesn’t cut it anymore.

By Cheri DiNovo

 

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