David Beers was founding editor of The Tyee in 2003 and serves as its editor for initiatives. Previous to The Tyee he served as a high-level editor at Mother Jones magazine and the Vancouver Sun. His writing for a wide range of magazines and newspapers in North America has received numerous awards.
A 1981 commission set out a plan to protect the public interest. It was ignored, and the Postmedia-Torstar machinations show we’re paying a high price.
Canada’s adoption of the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights has never been more urgent.
The forgotten story of one Black man’s legal fight against discrimination in pre-war Vancouver.
Decision on whether to cancel the Vancouver officer liaison program is imminent.
The Kenney government plays word games as it plans to strip-mine the Rockies.
Government fails to make the one change that would bring increased security for renters in volatile market.
Proponent hopes to persuade Vancouver councillors and others to consider tiny home villages as an alternative to tents.
The polarizing filmmaker digs into the BBC archives to create a dizzying and ultimately hopeful new offering.
People with Down syndrome are at greater risk from COVID-19. Why isn’t BC prioritizing their shots?
The affordability crisis persists. Here is a bold step the city should consider.
Courtney Szto’s book 'Changing on the Fly' explores the damaging myths of hockey culture in Canada.
Informal councils, formed at facilities to advocate for residents, want true recognition and input.
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