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Tyee Builders win tix to Spur Festival of politics, art and ideas

It's a great day to support The Tyee.

Today we gave away to Tyee Builders eight pairs of tickets to events at the Spur Festival of politics, art and ideas happening next week in Vancouver. The winners are:

-- Alex Etchell, Builder #14
-- Adele Weder, Builder #23
-- Paul Hershaw, Builder #161
-- Celina Owen, Builder #226
-- Jana Rayne MacDonald, Builder #240
-- Anonymous, Builder #247
-- Bruce McLeod, Builder #266
-- Melinda Skeels, Builder #271

If your name is listed above, check your email for details on how to claim your tickets. Or get in touch with Julie Jenkins, The Tyee's community manager, at 604-689-7489 or jjenkins[at]

The Spur Festival kicks off Monday, June 17, with a panel discussion titled "Where does change happen?" featuring rogue Senate page Brigette DePape and others. Events continue into the week including a conversation on the current state and future of the theatre, a discussion with Ipsos Reid VP Kyle Braid on the usefulness of the political poll in light of recent provincial election surprises, and a talk with artists on the role and significance of the Pacific Ocean.

Tyee Builders help make The Tyee's journalism more sustainable through small monthly contributions. Surprise giveaways like this one are meant to show our gratitude for their enormous ongoing support.

Perhaps the greatest perk for Tyee Builders is satisfaction in being part of a movement for a more democratic Canadian news media. At the time of writing, we're at 590 Tyee Builders, and counting.

Join us today. Become a Tyee Builder for as little as $5/month.

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