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Oil Companies Should Pay For Climate Change Costs, Says Environmental Group

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Auditor General’s report warns B.C. not meeting emissions targets or prepared for consequences. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

opinion

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Don’t Give Us a Renters’ Rebate

Instead, freeze rents for four years and move toward real rent control, says tenants’ union.

By Neil Vokey, Today

culture

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Walking Eagle News: Fake — and Funny — News With an Attitude

Creator Tim Fontaine offers a sharply comic look at Indigenous issues. Just don’t call it satire.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

opinion

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Will BC Get the Bold Budget We Badly Need?

Smart tax increases could allow overdue investment and a stronger future.

By Alex Hemingway, Yesterday

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NDP Rallies Around Singh at First Convention

New leader signals focus on inequality in speech to delegates.

By Jeremy Nuttall, Yesterday


opinion

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Ontario — Here’s What You Can Learn from BC’s Last Election

OK, we don’t have the Conservative gong show. But the two races have a lot of big issues in common.

By Bryan Carney, Yesterday


news

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Larry Kwong: A Life that Meant Much More than One NHL Game

The Canucks honoured Kwong Saturday; his story is a window into the lives of Chinese Canadians.

By Tom Hawthorn, Yesterday


opinion

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Canada’s Chance to Save Our Oceans from Choking in Plastic

Government has pledged to push action on G7. Here’s how to do it.

By Linda Nowlan, 16 Feb 2018


news

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Big IT Deal Goes Ahead Despite NDP Campaign Pledge

But another contract is on hold while government reviews process.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Feb 2018


culture

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‘Extreme Cities,’ Climate Change and Class Warfare

Book sets out problems sharply, but fumbles on solutions.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Feb 2018


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A Few Words on Commenting

We value your lively, smart exchanges on our stories — but we need your help to stay out of the muck.

By Tyee Moderators, 15 Feb 2018


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NDP Delegates Urged to Take Tougher Stance on Israel, Palestine

Resolution at weekend convention calling for boycott of goods made in disputed territory carries political risks, say observers.

By Jeremy Nuttall, 15 Feb 2018


opinion

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Why the Oilsands Era Is Over

Carbon pricing and low energy costs spell economic doom for Alberta megaprojects.

By Ian Hussey, 15 Feb 2018


culture

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New Book a Window into the Secwépemc World

Culture and history explored in a work important for anyone interested in reconciliation.

By Jim Cooperman, 15 Feb 2018


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Pain, Anger, Sorrow after Boushie Verdict

Two Vancouver rallies focus on urgent need to battle racism.

By Zoë Ducklow, 14 Feb 2018


culture

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Finding a Way Out: A Valentine’s Day Book Excerpt

Writers on love and marriage.

By Jagtar Kaur Atwal, 14 Feb 2018


news

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Throne Speech Promises Action on Housing, Child Care

Government pledges to address ‘affordability,’ but offers few details.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Feb 2018


opinion

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Colten Boushie Verdict Poses Critical Reconciliation Test

Only real change to justice system can heal wounds, writes Judith Sayers.

By Judith Sayers, 13 Feb 2018


opinion

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‘Please Don’t Bring Her Back. Too Much Shooting On Our Street’

Dispatches from Haiti: Health care, visas, hope and desperation.

By John Carroll, 13 Feb 2018


opinion

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Colten Boushie and Settlers’ Justice

Verdict in killing shows deeply embedded racism in legal system and society.

By David MacDonald, 13 Feb 2018


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First Nations, Conservation Fund Take Lessons to Colombia

Great Bear Rainforest agency sharing lessons with South American Indigenous communities.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Feb 2018


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In Hastings Crossing, Connecting Business with Community Needs

Business improvement association partners local businesses with social enterprises and non-profits in the Downtown Eastside.

By Tyee Staff, 12 Feb 2018


culture

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The Art of Patience

What links a neorealist drama set in Watts and a dreamlike look at Taiwanese dance?

By Dorothy Woodend, 12 Feb 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! How Can We Win the Wine War?

Fear not, counsels the doctor, victory is just a Merlot away.

By Steve Burgess, 9 Feb 2018


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Trudeau Environmental Changes a Harper-Hybrid, Says May

Stricter rules on major energy project environmental reviews won’t apply to Kinder Morgan pipeline.

By Jeremy Nuttall, 9 Feb 2018


opinion

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‘Peoplekind’ Is a Painful and Goofy Example of Trudeau’s Hollowness

The prime minister’s constant use of progressive language contradicts his government’s actions.

By Tom Parkin, 9 Feb 2018


opinion

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How to Respond to Jordan Peterson? Ignore Him and Hold a Party

Having your own celebratory event showing love for queer and trans friends is better than protesting a YouTube star.

By Duncan Kinney, 9 Feb 2018


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First Nations Receive $20 Million for Opioid Crisis

Colonization, racism and loss of land lead to high Indigenous overdose rate, says BC mental health and addictions minister.

By Katie Hyslop, 9 Feb 2018


opinion

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Sorry Alberta, BC Will Not Pay for Your Bungling

Pipeline is a desperate, dangerous and doomed bid to fix decades of resource mismanagement.

By Mitchell Anderson, 9 Feb 2018


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BC Minimum Wage to Top $15 by 2021

Rate to jump $1.30 June 1 to $12.65.

By Andrew MacLeod, 8 Feb 2018


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