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Premier Clark Gives Up Her BC Liberal Stipend, but Questions Remain

NDP’s Eby says strong laws on party payments needed: ‘They’ve just been so sketchy about this.’

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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For Some Kamloops Youth, It’s Easier to Get High than to Get Help

Shortage of detox beds, doctors makes getting well tough. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday

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Lafarge Lockout Tearing Texada Island Apart

Union picketing for 14 weeks while friends and neighbours cross the line.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Twelve Vancouver Women’s Marchers on Why They Marched

‘Intimidation has gone on far too long.’ ‘I am a human rights activist.’ ‘It’s all about love.’

By Tessa Vikander, 22 Jan 2017

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BC Hydro Can’t Be Ordered to Make Power Cheaper for Poor, Commission Rules

Lawyer calls decision ‘disappointing,’ as low-income customers struggle to pay bills.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 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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NDP’s Horgan Again Vows to Ban Big Money, Says Rich Donors Too Powerful

Ban would ‘put people back at the centre of our politics where they truly belong,’ says leader.

By Andrew MacLeod, 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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At Kamloops School for Indigenous Youth, a ‘Focus on the Successes’

Strong bonds between students and adults make the difference, says teacher Jordan Smith. Part of a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 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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BC Landlords Group Wants Members to ‘Rent It Right’

New registry tests landlords on knowledge of tenants’ rights and their own obligations.

By Christopher Cheung, 18 Jan 2017


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Kamloops ‘Wrap Force’ Fights Youth Homelessness

Once homeless herself, Katherine McParland now campaigns to shelter the most vulnerable. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 18 Jan 2017


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BC’s Rural School Strategy Off to a Rocky Start

‘I want to know what the purpose of this is,’ says skeptical Kootenay Lake district chair.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Jan 2017


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Young, Homeless, and at Risk in BC’s Interior

In Kamloops, a window on ‘hidden’ struggles of youths who have no place to call home. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 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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BC Liberals Disclose Donors Early, NDP Dismisses It as Gimmick

‘It’s not going to do anything to clean up BC politics,’ says NDP critic of the move.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 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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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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Health Managers Interfering in Investigation into Botched Firings, Dix Says

Email told employees to consult ministry managers before providing evidence to Ombudsperson.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Jan 2017


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

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