Lanzinger Edges Hockin to Lead BC Fed

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First woman president pledges 'a good and strong relationship with every union in this province.' Read more »

By Rod Mickleburgh, Today

culture

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Please Advise! I Wish to Ironically Enjoy the Grey Cup

Come all ye hipsters feigning disinterest, and hear our sportive Steve's advice.

By Steve Burgess, Today

opinion

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Five Reasons Not to Get Involved with Your Union (but Why You Should, Anyway)

Don't let these objections get in the way of positive change.

By Patrick Parkes, Today

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New Provincial Rules Will Rein in Police Dogs

But Clark’s ‘off base’ quip disappoints advocacy group.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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Renowned Lawyer Named in Law Society Discipline Case

Jack Woodward was counsel on landmark Tsilhqot'in decision.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


culture

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Why Katniss Frightens Dictators

'Hunger Games' teen heroine is fiercely independent -- to the point of subversion.

By Shannon Rupp, Yesterday


opinion

BC Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair

Thanks, Jim

Outgoing BC Fed president Jim Sinclair hailed for activism as unions poised to elect successor.

By Rod Mickleburgh, Yesterday


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A Tyee Series

If You Can Afford to Rent, You Could Be a Homeowner

Architect Avi Friedman scoured the globe for new housing forms we could apply in Canada.

By David P. Ball, Yesterday


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Buy Local contest

Contest: Love up Your Favourite Local Business and Win!

Prizes include Whistler and Tofino getaways, local biz shopping sprees, circus classes (yes, really!) and much more.

By Michelle Hoar, Yesterday


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Canadians Fire Back after Chinese Diplomat Sounds Off on Canada's Visa Rules

Turns out, Beijing's rules for our workers are far tougher.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Nov 2014


opinion

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Is This the Best Use of Our Police Resources?

It's unclear what enforcing the Burnaby Mountain injunction costs, but we found clues.

By Mitchell Anderson, 26 Nov 2014


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Uber's Got a Privacy Problem

Car service reportedly coined the term 'God View' for its ability to follow users.

By Michael Geist, 26 Nov 2014


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Former deputy health minister Graham Whitmarsh

Former Senior Gov't Official Won't Participate in Health Firings Review

Graham Whitmarsh cites concerns over review's independence.

By Andrew MacLeod, 25 Nov 2014


opinion

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In My Class, Child Poverty Is No Numbers Game

Learning to 'carry the one' is so much harder for a hungry eight-year-old.

By Anna Chudnovsky, 25 Nov 2014


opinion

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BC Libs' Liquor 'Modernization' Will Cost You

Don't be fooled. This is 'unhappy hour' all over again.

By Bill Tieleman, 25 Nov 2014


opinion

Former deputy health minister Graham Whitmarsh

Health Ministry Firings: Government Overkill or Deliberate Purge?

Premier apologized, but says initial privacy breach was 'serious.'

By David Schreck, 25 Nov 2014


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'Kinder Morgan Is Breaking the Law,' Economist Alleges

Robyn Allan accuses firm of failing to seek NEB sign-off for deal that may weaken oil spill liability.

By Geoff Dembicki, 24 Nov 2014


opinion

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'Dear Cyberstalker' (An Arrested Kinder Morgan Protester Writes)

Ten responses to the trolls at #BurnabyMountain.

By J.B. MacKinnon, 24 Nov 2014


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Child Poverty Report Card: BC Shows Improvement

With new statistics in hand, we asked experts how to improve the lives of the poor.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 Nov 2014


opinion

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What We Forgot on Remembrance Day

Where is the democracy our brave soldiers fought and died for?

By Rafe Mair, 24 Nov 2014


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The 'Jobs or Environment' Choice Is 'False' Says Mega-Union

The question divides progressive voters. In Canada's 2015 election, can Unifor unite them?

By Geoff Dembicki, 24 Nov 2014


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A Tyee Kinder Morgan Reader

With strife on Burnaby Mountain rising, a sampler of a decade's reporting on the US pipeline giant.

24 Nov 2014


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Tyee Poll: Who Is to Blame for Rising Tensions on Burnaby Mountain?

Let us know what you think.

24 Nov 2014


opinion

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On Burnaby Mountain, Confronting the Gorilla

Why I rose before dawn to join protesters against Kinder Morgan's proudly heavy 'footprint.'

By John Vaillant, 22 Nov 2014


culture

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How to Catch a Liar

The truth is in the details -- but you have to listen hard.

By Shannon Rupp, 22 Nov 2014


news

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BC Oil and Gas Tax Breaks Top $1 Billion. How Much Profit Flows Back? Unknown

Government lacks revenue figures, so we sought out potential comparisons.

By Dene Moore, 22 Nov 2014


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VIDEO: You Gotta Love Kelp

Four reasons to respect this precious 'carbon dumper,' courtesy of the Hakai Institute.

By Hakai Institute, 21 Nov 2014


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Kirk LaPointe, election night 2014

LaPointe Blames Loss on Vision's Negative Blitz and Media 'Animus'

Writing in Maclean's, ex-editor says biased former employees a factor in defeat.

By David Beers, 21 Nov 2014


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John Horgan

Health Ministry Firings Review Under Fire

Opposition says probe 'designed to protect the premier.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Nov 2014


opinion

Irene Lanzinger and Amber Hockin

Who Will Become BC's Next Labour Leader?

Next week, two candidates vie to make provincial history in the race to replace Jim Sinclair.

By Tom Sandborn, 21 Nov 2014


Contest: Love up Your Favourite Local Business and Win!

Prizes include Whistler and Tofino getaways, local biz shopping sprees, circus classes (yes, really!) and much more.

By Michelle Hoar

 

Who is to blame for rising tensions on Burnaby Mountain?

  • Kinder Morgan
  • The Canadian court system
  • Burnaby RCMP
  • The federal government
  • Anti-pipeline protesters
  • Eco-terrorist radicals
  • Other

Take the poll now »

Last week's poll: What's the best way to convince more British Columbians to head to the polls? Read the results of that poll here.