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The Canuck Concussion That’s Rattling Hockey’s Future

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The NHL is a sham. Proof: The brutal hit on teen phenom Elias Pettersson. Read more »

By Geoff D'Auria, Today

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Custodian Cuts Add Up to Dirty Schools, Says Union Head

Consecutive years of cuts have reduced cleaning time, staff in BC schools.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Contentious Chilliwack School Board Vote Ends in Majority Support for ‘SOGI’

Trustee calls controversy over teaching materials a ‘non-issue,’ but others aren’t so sure.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Vision’s Self-Destruction Leaves Stewart with a Council Challenge

Vancouver’s election made history — for better or worse.

By Allen Garr, Yesterday


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Tree Teachings: How Forests and Wildfires Are Critically Linked

First in a series about the work of famed botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


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Corrigan Out in Burnaby; Green Keithley Wins Council Seat

New mayor Mike Hurley promises quick action on housing.

By Andrea Smith, 21 Oct 2018


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After Nail Biting Night, Kennedy Stewart Is Vancouver’s New Mayor

Following close race, runner up Ken Sim isn’t ready to concede.

By  Tyee Staff and Contributors, 21 Oct 2018


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Helps Wins Second Term as Victoria Mayor; Council Shifts Left

Despite controversies and challenges, Lisa Helps scores convincing win.

By Tyee Staff, 20 Oct 2018


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Krog’s Nanaimo Win a Risk to NDP Government — But Not Soon

MLA plans to resign seat, opening door for Liberal challenge to NDP minority government.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Oct 2018


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‘We Need People Who Are Tough’: Sarah Blyth on Why Politics Still Matters

The overdose fighter, now vying for a council seat, reflects on her city: ‘The anger and outrage isn’t as loud as it should be.’

By Christopher Cheung, 19 Oct 2018


culture

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‘This Is Going to Hurt’: A Grossly Funny Memoir of a Burned Out Doctor

The health of healthcare workers is no laughing matter, but Adam Kay makes it work.

By Crawford Kilian, 19 Oct 2018


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COPE Unveils Last Minute ‘Housing Emergency Action Plan’

Policies once deemed extreme may find traction: former NPA councilor Price

By David Beers, 18 Oct 2018


presents

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Want to Hear Something Wild?

Join us in Vancouver for tales of wild encounters shared by authors, adventurers and storytellers.

By Jeanette Ageson, 18 Oct 2018


analysis

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Who Should Progressives Vote for Mayor?

Experts from across the political spectrum dissect Vancouver’s left.

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Oct 2018


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In Stressful Vancouver, Are You Feelin’ Groovy or Moovy?

At tonight’s Capilano U. event, join in making a ManifestSlow. We’ve got a song and book already!

By David Beers, 18 Oct 2018


culture

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Art Students Are Learning ‘Artists Are Not to Be Valued’

New book by Emily Carr grad says paying teachers more would signal their true worth.

By Katie Hyslop, 18 Oct 2018


opinion

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How Non-Disclosure Agreements Have Become a Cancer on Democracy

The powerful, from churches to energy companies, pay to keep wrongdoing secret.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 18 Oct 2018


opinion

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One Key Way NAFTA 2.0 Reinvigorates Canadian Sovereignty

New trade pact finally puts an end to special rights for foreign investors.

By Gus Van Harten, 17 Oct 2018


opinion

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Kinder Morgan and Lessons from the Berger Inquiry

Four decades ago, the Mackenzie Valley pipeline inquiry showed what real consultation looks like.

By Ian Waddell, 17 Oct 2018


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How Vancouver’s Next Mayor Can Help End the Opioid Crisis

Three experts on the frontlines weigh in.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Oct 2018


mediacheck

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Yes, Virginia, Online Comments Still Have Value

Despite the ample yuck and vitriol, comment threads remain an interesting mode of democratic participation.

By Corry Anderson-Fennell, 17 Oct 2018


opinion

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The ‘Five Minute City’: A New Way to Imagine a Better Vancouver

Imagine a city where everything you need to do is just a short walk away.

By Scot Hein and Colleen Hardwick, 17 Oct 2018


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‘It’s So Hard to Fight Back’: Citizens Hope NDP Gov’t Will Finally Fix Legal Aid

Attorney general says province is working to create new opportunities for justice.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Oct 2018


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Kennedy Stewart Wants to Be Vancouver’s Mayor: A Tyee Q&A

The former NDP MP for Burnaby South takes his turn at our five burning questions.

By Geoff Dembicki, 16 Oct 2018


opinion

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Subway to UBC? What No Mayoral Candidate Dares Say

They’re all aboard. But here’s why we should pull the emergency brake.

By Patrick Condon, 16 Oct 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! I’m Frustrated with My Electoral Reform Options!

Agreed, four are too few. Here are 15 more, ridiculously easy to understand.

By Steve Burgess, 16 Oct 2018


analysis

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How Do We Hold Each Other Up, While Holding Leaders Accountable?

After Ian Campbell’s short-lived run for mayor ended, I wondered how other Indigenous people felt.

By Andrea Smith, 16 Oct 2018


culture

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Outrunning ‘The Woo Woo’

An excerpt from Lindsay Wong’s memoir. See her at Vancouver Writers Fest, starting Oct. 15.

By Lindsay Wong, 15 Oct 2018


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‘Stephen Harper Is Going to Be Mighty Unhappy if You Elect These Candidates’

Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant endorses COPE at Vancouver election rally.

By Geoff Dembicki, 15 Oct 2018


Your Guide to BC’s Proportional Representation Vote: A Tyee Series

Has the pre-referendum spinning left you dizzy? We’ll help you cast an informed ballot.

By Andrew Seal

 

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