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MPs Charlie Angus, Guy Caron and Julian Peter

NDP Leadership Contest Up to Three Candidates

‘It’s about time’ the real race gets under way, says party veteran.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Feb 2017

David Eby

BC Liberals Spied on NDP Youth Meeting, Eby Charges

Government caucus researcher recorded meeting, legislature told.

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Feb 2017

Alexandra Morton

Study Confirms Deadly Disease in BC Salmon Farms

Research identifies HSMI in farmed fish, links to widespread virus.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

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Government Cancels Contaminated Soil Landfill Permit in Shawnigan Lake

Who will clean up the mess, asks community?

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Feb 2017

NDP leadership candidate Peter Julian

From the Shop Floor to Parliament Hill: Peter Julian Makes NDP Leadership Case

Former house leader speaks to The Tyee about his goals for the party.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 24 Feb 2017

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Scientists’ Union, Famed Whistleblower Fight for Better Whistleblower Protections

Current laws ‘not strong enough and don’t go far enough,’ says union’s Debi Daviau.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Feb 2017


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The Big Give: How Owners Got Rich, and Renters Didn’t

These nine graphs show how government widened the wealth gap between Canadians who rent, and Canadians who own a home.

By Christopher Pollon, Christopher Cheung and Chris Wood, 22 Feb 2017


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Budget Shortchanges BC Kids And Youth, Say Critics

Increases not enough to dent child poverty, warns economist.

By Katie Hyslop, 22 Feb 2017


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MSP Premiums Cut in Pre-Election Budget

Change to cost government $1 billion a year.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Feb 2017


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Drug Users, Advocates Demand Faster Action on Overdose Crisis

Responses ramping up, but with more than 1,000 dead treatment options still limited.

By Jackie Wong, 21 Feb 2017


Michelle Stilwell

BC Gov’t Hikes Disability Rates by $50, Maintains Freeze on Welfare

NDP critic describes increase as ‘Christy Clark giving back money she took away last year’ with bus pass clawback.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Feb 2017


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Another Wild West Show? BC’s Regulatory Experiment with Professional Reliance

Critics say it amounts to deregulation and less government oversight.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Feb 2017


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Senator Larry Campbell Vows Push to Legalize Opioids

Campbell says he’s prepared to do ‘heavy lifting’ on prescription bill as fentanyl ravages BC.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Feb 2017


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NDP’s Horgan Reintroduces, Again, a Bill to Stop Wealthy Donors from ‘Buying’ Government

New version would prevent premier, cabinet from receiving pay from a political party.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Feb 2017


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‘Modular’ One-Person Homes Fill a Need in Vancouver

City, Ottawa, Vancity Credit Union — and one man’s estate — make for innovative transition housing.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Feb 2017


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Warning for BC: Methane Emissions Still Increasing in Big US Shale Play

Despite drilling downturn in Pennsylvania, potent greenhouse gas on the rise.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Feb 2017


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Legal Challenge to Force Electoral Reform Winning Support, Say Organizers

Fair Voting BC says fundraising campaign has reached $63,000 in first week.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Feb 2017


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‘You Just Don’t Care’: Sister of Fired Health Researcher Slams Clark

Premier’s allegations of NDP ‘hacking’ reminded Linda Kayfish of events that led to her brother’s death.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Feb 2017


Wendy Mah

Chronic Care Home Understaffing Hurting BC’s Seniors, Say Advocates

Groups want sector reform, increased support, on the election agenda.

By Linda Givetash, 15 Feb 2017


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Throne Speech Promises Tax Breaks after ‘Years of Sacrifice By All of Us’

On LNG, government admits ‘unforeseen headwinds have created challenging conditions.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Feb 2017


Tyee Contributor Christopher Pollon Nominated for Social Justice Book Award

‘The Peace in Peril’ makes longlist for George Ryga Award for Social Awareness.

By Robyn Smith

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