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Stories for week starting Monday, June 10, 2024

opinion

How an Anti-Greenwashing Law Killed Alberta’s Energy War Room

The propaganda effort has stumbled from failure to embarrassment. Now it’s part of government.

David Climenhaga, 14 Jun 2024


analysis

Who’s Subverting Canadian Democracy?

The recent report on foreign interference has us scanning for global culprits. But we must also investigate ourselves.

Crawford Kilian, 14 Jun 2024


news

For People Without Homes, Climate Disasters Hit Harder

‘Heat islands’ and other extreme weather need to be addressed, says a new report on the Downtown Eastside.

Christopher Cheung, 14 Jun 2024


news

Obstruction Trial Begins for Police Involved in Dale Culver’s Death

Officers allegedly told a bystander to delete cellphone footage. The judge ruled for the prosecution on a key piece of evidence.

Amanda Follett Hosgood, 14 Jun 2024


culture

His Father Escaped a Nazi Railcar. He Learned the Strength to Resist

Vancouver activist Yvon Raoul on the roots of his rebellion.

Claudia Cornwall, 14 Jun 2024


news

Enrolment Is Up. Why Are BC Schools Still Facing Budget Cuts?

As districts grow, trustees continue to face steep shortfalls — but low student numbers can no longer be blamed.

Katie Hyslop, 13 Jun 2024


culture

When Kids Become Translators for Their Parents

Watch the life of an immigrant mother and daughter captured in a one-minute film by Vancouver director Kevin Kim.

Christopher Cheung, 13 Jun 2024


presents

CONTEST: Win Tickets to the Museum of Anthropology

One lucky Tyee reader will receive four tickets to visit the newly upgraded building in Vancouver.

Museum of Anthropology, 13 Jun 2024


opinion

Why BC’s Forced Rush to Rezone Neighbourhoods Is Wrong

The province’s push fails to promote democracy, local planning and once vibrant co-op funding.

Elizabeth Murphy, 13 Jun 2024


opinion

The Backlash Against Women in Politics

MLA Shannon Phillips is just the latest victim of harassment and disinformation.

Lisa Young, 12 Jun 2024


analysis

Zuckerberg Is Wrong to Block Canadian News. His Own AI Bot Told Me

Meta’s artificial intelligence app has advice for its mogul creator. Negotiate ‘in good faith’ and pay.

Sean Holman, 12 Jun 2024


tyeenews

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Our election reporting fundraiser ends Monday. Show everyone you're a proud Tyee Builder with free merch.

Tyee Staff, 12 Jun 2024


opinion

Please Advise! What Is Elenore Sturko Thinking?

Dr. Steve isn’t a mind reader, but he has some ideas about the party-jumping MLA.

Steve Burgess, 12 Jun 2024


culture

In Northwest BC, the Case of the Wee Wayside Chapel

The story of the Usk Pioneer Chapel includes fires, floods and a few small miracles.

Amanda Follett Hosgood, 12 Jun 2024


news

Drug Compassion Club Organizers Face Criminal Charges. What Now?

Jeremy Kalicum and Eris Nyx have been charged with trafficking. They’re fundraising for a long legal battle.

Jen St. Denis, 11 Jun 2024


news

Reduce, Repair, Resole, Recycle

Here’s how to help avoid plastic waste and microplastic pollution from shoes.

Sun Woo Baik, 11 Jun 2024


opinion

Alberta MLA Shannon Phillips Quits, Citing Right-Wing Abuse and Lies

The former NDP environment minister was spied upon by never-charged Lethbridge police officers.

David Climenhaga, 11 Jun 2024


Shear Genius: Turning Waste Wool into Clean Fertilizer

Tons of sheep clippings are dumped or burned. Meet folks reusing them instead to create jobs and a circular farming economy.

andrea bennett, 11 Jun 2024


news

Christopher Cheung and Zoë Yunker Win Digital Publishing Awards

It’s been a banner year for The Tyee. Your support is key to this important work.

Tyee Staff, 10 Jun 2024


news

How Shared Values Can Bring Jewish and Palestinian Canadians Together

Jeffrey Wilkinson and Raja Khouri, co-authors of ‘The Wall Between,’ are bringing their message to Vancouver on June 13.

Katie Hyslop, 10 Jun 2024


presents

CONTEST: Win Tickets to a Show at the North Shore Jazz Festival

Three lucky readers will receive passes to see a spirited dose of live jazz this June in North Vancouver.

North Shore Jazz Festival, 10 Jun 2024


news

To Save the Iconic Museum of Anthropology He Had to Destroy It

Architect Nick Milkovich on the mind-boggling rebuild of Arthur Erickson’s masterpiece. A Tyee interview.

Adele Weder, 10 Jun 2024


news

Fire Departments Charge Big Bucks for Reports. Public Safety Suffers

Vancouver’s fire department will receive a ‘Code of Silence’ award after The Tyee reported on barriers to accessing information.

Jen St. Denis, 10 Jun 2024