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Stories for week starting Monday, November 28, 2022

news

The Vancouver School Board Votes Cops Back into Schools

A divisive motion calling to work with the VPD to create a new School Liaison Officer program has passed.

Katie Hyslop, Today


news

How to Slow the ‘Wave’ of Homelessness in Canadian Cities

Increased financial supports, not just new affordable housing, are needed to prevent people from falling into homelessness, says advocate.

Jen St. Denis, Today


analysis

The Staggering Price of Climate Inaction

In BC, 2021’s heat, fire and floods cost the economy $10.6 billion to $17.1 billion, a report calculates.

Marc Lee and Ben Parfitt, Today


news

Will BC Support Future Pipeline Development?

Former premier John Horgan said CGL is 'fully permitted' and DRIPA is 'forward looking.' So what about the three other projects authorized for the North?

Amanda Follett Hosgood, Today


news

Smith Hires MLA who Quit to Give Her a Safe Seat

Michaela Frey joins former campaign manager Matthew Altheim as a paid advisor.

Charles Rusnell, Yesterday


news

A New FOI Fee was Supposed to Speed Responses. It Hasn’t

A report shows that the average time for responses has continued to increase as requests have fallen.

Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


culture

The Forgotten Stories of BC’s Missing and Murdered

In her newest book, Eve Lazarus brings to light unsolved cases from across BC.

Jen St. Denis, Yesterday


opinion

First Nations Leaders are Right to Back Student Assessments

BC’s Teachers’ Federation wants province-wide FSA exams ended. But they’re needed ‘for addressing inequities.’

Charles Ungerleider, Yesterday


news

Jackson Needs Heart Surgery. He Waits. And Waits.

Like many other BC families, the Armstrongs face maddening delays as hospitals are stretched to the max.

Moira Wyton, Yesterday


analysis

China Is in Serious Trouble

And that means so is the whole world, Canada included.

Crawford Kilian, 28 Nov 2022


news

Alberta’s ‘World Class’ University Risks Collapse, Says Expert

Leaked minister’s letter shows ‘egregious political interference’ threatening 'survival' of Athabasca U, says UT professor.

Charles Rusnell, 28 Nov 2022


presents

CONTEST: Win a VIFF Membership and Explore a Year of Movies

Two lucky Tyee readers will win a premium annual membership, including discounted tickets, free popcorn vouchers and more.

Vancouver International Film Festival, 28 Nov 2022


news

The New Faces of BC’s Labour Movement

Sussanne Skidmore and Hermender Singh Kailley win top jobs at the BC Federation of Labour. What’s their agenda?

Zak Vescera, 28 Nov 2022


culture

Why Did It Take a Year to De-Barge Sunset Beach?

Documents obtained through FOI laws highlight a range of issues from nesting Canada geese to half-dressed climbers.

Bryan Carney, 28 Nov 2022