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Sexism off the Menu: Seven Ways to Protect Servers from Abuse

End slavery to tips. Empower bartenders. Put teeth in workplace laws. And more ideas. Last in a series.

By Rachel Sanders, 9 Feb 2017


Slaps, Gropes and Comments ‘Non-stop’

Forced to be ‘sexy’ at work, servers reveal the toll on body and soul. Second in a series.

By Rachel Sanders, 8 Feb 2017


Lillooet’s Local Food Movement Is Well Seeded, Thanks to Collaborative Plan

Agricultural plan wins 2016 Real Estate Foundation land use award.

By Tyee Staff, 24 Nov 2016


Growing a Brewery: Sunshine Coast’s Persephone Brings Farm-to-Table to Beer

Sustainability and social responsibility provide base for thriving social enterprise.

By Tyee Staff, 2 Nov 2016


Why I’m Not Taking the Welfare Food Challenge

With my job and kids, I knew I couldn’t afford to be hungry this week. But I had a choice.

By Trish Garner, 20 Oct 2016


Stunting: The Silent Global Disaster

When 25 per cent of world’s children are malnourished, we are all affected.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Oct 2016


Canada’s Fishing Industry at Risk of Major Stock Collapse

In fall report, federal watchdog said 15 threatened stocks are still being fished.

By Kelsey Johnson, 5 Oct 2016


First Nation Protestors Rally For Fish Farm Evictions

Campbell River meeting comes as Morton video of farmed fish goes viral.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 31 Aug 2016


First Nation Serves Evictions Notices to BC Fish Farms

Orders follow a number of developments, including federal decision to extend licences.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Aug 2016


Sea Lice Exploded among Wild Young Salmon near BC Fish Farms: Study

Parasites spiked in Broughton area salmon pens, and hit decade high among wild juveniles, says new report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 25 Jul 2016


Not a Bad Homework Assignment: Start a Farmers' Market

The Coquitlam market, bringing local food to the 'burb for 20 years, started in an SFU classroom.

By Tyee Staff, 9 Jun 2016


Special Video Feature: Underground Chef Reveals All!

Spend some time with Ronsar Lo, whose basement is a 'pop-up eatery.'

By Christopher Cheung, 2 Jun 2016


Evidence of Fish Farm Disease Detected in BC

Government backs down from court appeal based on 'new information.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 May 2016


Five Things We Can Learn from Brazil's School Meal Program

It spends $1.3 billion a year to feed students and help small farmers. Your move, Canada.

By Colleen Kimmett, 11 May 2016


In Montreal, Putting the 'Community' Back in 'Community Planning'

An ultra-dense, marginalized neighbourhood teaches urban planners some lessons in listening.

By David P. Ball, 11 May 2016


Food Bank Society's Two-Tier Membership Shuns Clients, Critics Say

Greater Vancouver group isn't alone in denying users the right to be voting members.

By Katie Hyslop, 4 Apr 2016


Peak Buzzword? Tough Times Ahead for 'Influencer' Biz

PR disasters prove consumers hunger for truth, not chocolate with beards.

By Shannon Rupp, 30 Jan 2016


You Thought We Canadians Controlled Our Fisheries? Think Again

How feds let fishing privileges be sucked up by big money, much of it foreign.

By Evelyn Pinkerton, Kim Olsen, Joy Thorkelson, Henry Clifton and Art Davidson, 11 Jan 2016


Be Your Own Bank

An interest-free, DIY lending system that helps families finance themselves.

By Liz Pleasant, 21 Dec 2015


When Local Biz Attends Your Holiday Party

Young start-ups skip storefronts in favour of events, markets and sweet collaborations.

By Jesse Donaldson, 4 Dec 2015