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Stories for week starting Monday, August 15, 2022

analysis

Danielle Smith Isn’t Nuts, Says Kenney. Just Her Policies

But the lame-duck leader’s intervention isn’t likely to slow Smith’s march to the premier’s office.

David Climenhaga, Today


analysis

Why We Need to Say Monkeypox Is Mainly Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men

Understanding how this outbreak is primarily spread gives us our best chance of stopping it.

Kiffer George Card, Today


news

You’re on a Beach and See a Tasty Critter. Can You Eat It?

And what about snaring urban bunnies for supper? Part three of a series.

Michelle Gamage, Today


news

BC Drug Deaths Bring More Demands for Change

After six months, the province is on track for its deadliest year ever.

Moira Wyton, Yesterday


culture

‘Do You Think You’ll Ever Stop Writing?’

Poet Rob Taylor contemplates family trees, death, form and silence. An excerpt from Event.

Rob Taylor, Yesterday


analysis

Poilievre Blamed Climate Taxes While Big Oil Guzzled Profits

As gas prices pinched, the Conservative front-runner followed the right-wing script by ignoring ‘sky high’ billions for oilsands firms.

Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


news

Flyers Threaten Homeless People in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The widely distributed notices threaten to burn down tents and a safe injection site.

Jen St. Denis, Yesterday


culture

Hey Dad, Let’s Make a Movie

Manny Mahal’s 'For My Father' sheds light on a touchy relationship, and what lies beneath the surface for many immigrant families.

Dorothy Woodend, 15 Aug 2022


analysis

Inside the Kenney Government’s University Debacle

How did the UCP make such bad decisions about the future of Athabasca University?

Charles Rusnell, 15 Aug 2022


analysis

Reporting on People of Colour? Mind the Intersections

Each person reflects an overlap of systems of power: race, class, gender, sexuality, age, religion, and more. How can journalists reflect this?

Christopher Cheung, 15 Aug 2022


opinion

Appadurai’s Insurgent Challenge

The activist’s surprise bid to become BC NDP leader takes sharp aim at the party’s establishment.

Paul Willcocks, 15 Aug 2022