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If We Can’t Stop Hothouse Earth, We’d Better Learn to Live on It

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opinion

New research a warning that we face a desperate global struggle. Read more »

By Crawford Kilian, Today

analysis

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Don’t Forget John A. Macdonald — But Don’t Honour Him

Debate over Victoria statue a chance to recognize first PM’s role in genocide.

By Robert Alexander Innes, Today

opinion

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Skip the Dishes Lawsuit Signals Need for New Employment Laws

Governments, not individual drivers, should be ensuring minimum work standards.

By Paul Willcocks, Yesterday

culture

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When Raymond Chandler Came to Victoria to Fight the Great War

Recently released records shed light on war career of creator of hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe.

By Tom Hawthorn, Yesterday

Recent Stories

opinion

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The Conservatives Pick a Side — And It’s Saudi Arabia

Party allies with a government that beheads criminals and oppresses women and Shia Muslims.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Aug 2018


opinion

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Please Advise! Do the Oscars’ Need a ‘Best Bad Blockbuster’ Award?

Of course, says Dr. Steve, and many more new prizes as well.

By Steve Burgess, 10 Aug 2018


analysis

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Singh to Run Locally, Act Nationally in Burnaby Byelection

After lengthy national tour, federal NDP leader makes stand for seat in House of Commons.

By Alastair Spriggs, 10 Aug 2018


news

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Meet the New Parties Taking on Vancouver’s Establishment This Election

Rookie parties vie to be seen as fresh alternatives to once-dominant Vision.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Aug 2018


culture

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The Angler: Festivals, Films and a Shakeup of the Senses

Film noir, queer film, arts festivals and more cool exhibitions in New West.

By Dorothy Woodend, 10 Aug 2018


news

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Photo Essay: Getting Arrested at a Kinder Morgan Protest

What it’s like to be arrested for opposing a pipeline expansion.

By Alastair Spriggs, 9 Aug 2018


opinion

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Out of Death, Knowledge About Sea Stars’ Vital Role in Kelp Bed Health

The near eradication of British Columbia’s sea stars showed their importance in the ecosystem.

By Chris Iovenko , 9 Aug 2018


solutions

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Underground Heat Gives Small Town Hope

Valemount, BC wants to be Canada’s first geothermal village. Second of three parts.

By Erin Ward, 9 Aug 2018


opinion

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How BC’s Gas Giveaway Fuels Alberta’s Oilsands

Government’s subsidies, lax rules provide the resource that keeps the bitumen flowing.

By Ben Parfitt, 8 Aug 2018


opinion

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Why the Saudis Kicked Us Out Over a Tweet

House of Saud making an example of Canada to demonstrate ‘tough guy’ status.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Aug 2018


opinion

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How Car-Friendly Urban Design Has Limited Our Future

North Vancouver project offers needed housing and jobs — but faces traffic challenge.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Aug 2018


solutions

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Becoming a Farmer the Community Way

Land-sharing projects like the Yarrow Ecovillage may help young farmers rejuvenate Canadian agriculture. First of three parts.

By Erin Ward, 7 Aug 2018


news

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Court Grants Temporary Injunction Against First Nation Fish Farm Protesters

Meanwhile, vessels with blackened windows shadow activist Alexandra Morton at sea.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 3 Aug 2018


culture

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The Angler: The King Is Dead and He Should Stay that Way

Eugene Jarecki’s energetic film fails to realize that America should let Elvis rest for the sake of its own troubled future.

By Dorothy Woodend, 3 Aug 2018


opinion

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How Electoral Reform Would Strengthen Local Representation

Proportional representation would ensure more voters had a nearby MLA to represent their political views.

By Seth Klein, 3 Aug 2018


solutions

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein on Divestment, Trump and Saving the Paris Agreement

A Q&A with the author and activist on strategies for cutting fossil fuels. Last in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 3 Aug 2018


polls

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Tyee Poll: When Investing, Do You Prioritize Profits or Personal Ethics?

Do you avoid fossil fuels, tobacco and weapons?

By Tyee Staff, 2 Aug 2018


opinion

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Reconciliation and the ‘Right to Roam’

Lifting settler-imposed no trespassing rules a small step in shifting the ‘intrusion narrative.’

By Matthew Robert Anderson, 2 Aug 2018


news

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Kinder Morgan Protesters Say Pipeline Threatens Orcas

Southern resident killer whale population in decline as marine traffic increases.

By Alastair Spriggs, 1 Aug 2018


opinion

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Time for a Fresh Start on BC’s Addictions Recovery Strategy

Dependence on AA-style programs needs to be replaced with easy access to evidence-based options.

By Ian Bushfield, 1 Aug 2018


solutions

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Divesting from Fossil Fuels Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis

And you’ll still make money from your investments. Second of three parts.

By Christopher Pollon, 1 Aug 2018


opinion

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Injunctions to Shut Down Tent Cities Are No Solution

The evidence is clear on what can reduce homelessness — and court cases aren’t part of the solution.

By Bernie Pauly and Marilou Gagnon, 31 Jul 2018


analysis

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Can Union-Brokered Deal Prevent Vote-Splitting in Vancouver Election?

Progressive parties agree to limit number of candidates, but critic fears unions’ role risks conflict of interest.

By Carlos Oen, 31 Jul 2018


solutions

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How I Tried to Invest in a Better World

My attempt to make money on investments while avoiding fossil fuels. First of three parts.

By Christopher Pollon, 30 Jul 2018


opinion

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Fourteen Steps to Fascism

How do Trump’s America and Canada stack up against Umberto Eco’s prescient prescription for ‘Ur-Fascism’?

By Crawford Kilian, 30 Jul 2018


culture

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The Angler: Remembering the Animals Among Us

Animal exhibit at Museum of Vancouver a sad reminder that the natural world is a disappearing treasure.

By Dorothy Woodend, 27 Jul 2018


Naomi Klein on Divestment, Trump and Saving the Paris Agreement

A Q&A with the author and activist on strategies for cutting fossil fuels. Last in a series.

By Christopher Pollon

 

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