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Never Mind Trump: Worry About His Supporters

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Nuclear war has moved from unthinkable to possible — and Trump’s political army thinks that’s fine. Read more »

By Crawford Kilian, Today

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BC Must Jump into the Deep End to Protect Our Water

Collaborative consent with Indigenous nations is a proven solution that will help create a bold new water-use agenda.

By Oliver M Brandes, Rosie Simms and Jon O’ Riordan, Today

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Come On Kids, Let’s Start Our Own Daily Newspaper

As the Sun sets, a look at the dollars and sense of starting a new Vancouver daily.

By Darren Atwater, Today

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Small Business Tax Cut Won’t Mean More Jobs, Says Analyst

Sector’s role in employment growth smaller than claimed, says Michael Wolfson.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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Liberals Trying to Spin Their Way Out of Tax Controversy, Says Prof

Small business tax cut meant to deflect criticism of plan to close loopholes, says Nelson Wiseman.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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Ten Years of Bad Policy Deepened Fentanyl Crisis, Says Senator

Harper government fought safe injection sites, harm reduction, says Larry Campbell.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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SFU on Notice as It Starts Walk Toward Reconciliation

Traditional witnessing ceremony marks the beginning of Indigenous consultations for B.C.’s second-largest university.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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Vancouver Byelection Results Should Worry All Parties — But Will They Take Heed?

Vision and other left-centre parties must co-operate electorally or risk losing city council to the vulnerable NPA.

By Bill Tieleman, Yesterday


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Unregulated Energy Industry Dams At Risk, Oil and Gas Commission Finds

Seven of 51 dams inspected after researcher exposed problems require remedial action.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Oct 2017


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Underground Spaces Already Prepped For Broadway Subway Stations

Developers, city negotiated deals to set aside space for entrances at four key sites.

By Christopher Cheung, 16 Oct 2017


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CONTEST: Win a Copy of Engagement Organizing by Matt Price

Ten lucky Tyee readers will take home a copy of the new handbook for achieving change and winning campaigns

By Tyee Staff, 16 Oct 2017


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‘Priceless’ Treatment or Costly, Unproven Drug?

Province pushed to fund $250,000 a year cystic fibrosis drug, despite lack of evidence it works.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Oct 2017


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Kill Site C, Former Hydro CEO Tells Commission

Marc Eliesen said project not needed, costs underestimated and consumers at risk.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Oct 2017


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Tyee ‘Slaves to Tips’ Series Honoured at Webster Awards

Reporter Rachel Sanders’ work led to changes in regulations.

By Tyee Staff, 13 Oct 2017


opinion

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Our Monuments Should Reflect the Bad and the Good in Our History

Instead of tearing down old statues and renaming schools, we should add new memorials to the neglected heroes of the past.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Oct 2017


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CHEK Changed the Channel and Put Workers in Charge

Independent Victoria TV station has become a model for employee-owned news organizations focusing on local markets.

By Abdullah Shihipar, 13 Oct 2017


culture

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‘Turandot,’ and Opera’s Terrifying Power

Embattled, perhaps, but opera delivers the raw, cathartic emotions at the centre of great art.

By Dorothy Woodend, 13 Oct 2017


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Can a Phoenix Rise From the Ashes of Canada’s News Media?

Dave Bidini aims to find out with a crowdfunded community newspaper experiment launching this week.

By Bryan Carney, 12 Oct 2017


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People With Disabilities in Poverty Trap, Says Report

Ranks of working poor growing; activists still awaiting poverty plan from Ottawa.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 12 Oct 2017


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From Sex to Shoes: New Novel a Fictional Take on B.C. Politics

Retired public servant takes readers inside the Legislature while ramping the drama up a notch.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Oct 2017


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The Real Work Begins After the Disaster Has Come and Gone

Communities devastated by hurricanes and storms face long struggle to rebuild with no guarantees of even long-term success.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Oct 2017


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Remembering Don McBain, Housing Champion and Team Leader

Tributes for a visionary Indigenous advocate who helped thousands find homes.

By Katie Hyslop, 11 Oct 2017


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NDP MLA Heads South to Show Solidarity With Farm Workers

Raj Chouhan says he expects changes to protect TFWs in BC farm jobs.

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 Oct 2017


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Tyee Poll: What Are You Doing About Reconciliation?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 10 Oct 2017


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Crowded Field on Left Could Hand Wins to NPA Saturday

Vision, Greens, COPE, One City set to split vote, giving NPA edge in school board, council races.

By Bill Tieleman, 10 Oct 2017


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Historic Railway Cars Given Brief Reprieve

Volunteers appeal to Premier as court gives them 90 days to get car relocation project on track.

By Andrew MacLeod, 10 Oct 2017


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Rafe Mair: A BC Legend’s Journey of the Soul

He was the conscience of the province, and never afraid to grow in public.

By David Beers, 9 Oct 2017


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Rafe Mair Leaves Extraordinary Legacy

Politician, broadcaster, advocate died today at 85.

By Tom Hawthorn, 9 Oct 2017


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What’s Stopping Vancouver From Becoming a Great City?

Lessons learned from the development of the new Emily Carr campus.

By Ron Burnett, 9 Oct 2017


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Surprised to be Heard: Presenters at Site C Inquiry Find Their Voice

‘I’ve been to many of these things and this was refreshingly good.’

By Zoë Ducklow, 6 Oct 2017


The Facts Are Piling Up Against the Site C Dam

This is our chance to finally make the right decision.

By Candace Batycki

 

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