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Expanding Tar Sands Will Kill Paris Targets and Climate Stability, Report Finds

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Pipeline approvals ‘make the goals impossible to reach,’ finds Oil Change International. Read more »

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Jan 2017

Recent National: Canadian Political News and Commentary

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‘Tampopo’: Celebration of Food, Friendship, Sex and Hope Still Satisfies

A Japanese classic, this slurpable film feast screens in Vancouver later this month.

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday


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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

My father urged me to follow my own path. It led me far from his side, into a sea of sorrow.

By Joanne Stassen, Yesterday


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The World Changes Today: Canada Better Change Too

Trumpism is smashing the old order in trade, war and even global health; we need a new plan.

By Crawford Kilian, 20 Jan 2017


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When Stigma Kills: Fears and Prejudices Undermine Health Care

From overdoses to AIDS to Zika, stigma has made problems worse.

By Crawford Kilian, 20 Jan 2017


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Expanding Tar Sands Will Kill Paris Targets and Climate Stability, Report Finds

Pipeline approvals ‘make the goals impossible to reach,’ finds Oil Change International.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Jan 2017


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Imagining City Life After the Car

Our love affair with the private vehicle is waning. Does it still deserve a third of our urban living space?

By Christopher Pollon, 19 Jan 2017


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Is Trump Driving Canada into China’s Clutches?

Critics fear Beijing will use trade rift with U.S. to seek concessions from Trudeau government.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Jan 2017


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Alberta Energy Regulator’s Response to Ernst Case ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’, Say Professors

Agency misrepresents Supreme Court ruling on right to sue over alleged Charter violations, they say.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Jan 2017


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The Political Pearls of Kevin O’Leary

Where does our (maybe) next PM stand on family values, national pride and the greater good? Read on.

By David Beers, 18 Jan 2017


Premier Christy Clark

‘Wild West’ Political Fundraising Makes BC a Laughing Stock

How money changes everything for the worse in Clarkbekistan.

By Bill Tieleman, 17 Jan 2017


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Baby Boxes: Too Good an Idea to Adopt?

They’re premised on the idea that all kids are equal. Is ‘families first’ BC ready?

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Jan 2017


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‘Duty to Consult’ a Cruel Joke If First Nations Can’t Handle the Load

Insider reveals hidden barrier to fair dealing with Indigenous governments about big-ticket projects.

By Alex Power, 16 Jan 2017


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A Tyee Series

No, Homelessness Doesn’t Have to Be Forever

Calgary and other cities are ‘wrapping’ their citizens in help, starting with shelter. It works.

By Stefania Seccia, 16 Jan 2017


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Landowner Loses Fight to Sue Regulator in Fracking Case

In split decision, justices say Jessica Ernst has no right to sue over alleged Charter violations.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Jan 2017


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Trudeau Liberals Failing to Stand Up for British Columbia

On fentanyl, Kinder Morgan and Site C, MPs choosing party over constituents.

By Don Davies, 13 Jan 2017


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Should Developers Meet Quotas for Affordable Housing Units?

‘Inclusionary zoning’ has worked in US cities, but is tricky to get right.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Jan 2017


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Maritime Workers Protest ‘Flat-Out Assault on Maritime Jobs’

Fear of privatization and federal support for trade deal prompt protests across Canada.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Jan 2017


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My Search to Understand Freedom of the Press in Indigenous Communities

One conclusion I reached: few folks want to talk about it.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 12 Jan 2017


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True or False, Trump Charges Have Ruined Him

Salacious attack may be unsubstantiated, but it’s a turning point for him and US democracy.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Jan 2017


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Please Advise! How Bad Will 2017 Be?

Dr. Steve’s fearless predictions on the year ahead (and they’re scary).

By Steve Burgess, 11 Jan 2017


The Political Pearls of Kevin O’Leary

Where does our (maybe) next PM stand on family values, national pride and the greater good? Read on.

By David Beers

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