Watchdog Group Wants Audit of Taxpayer-Funded Ads

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'It's false advertising,' says Democracy Watch. Read more »

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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A music fan

Canada's Off-Key, Expensive Gift to Foreign Music Firms

Buried in federal budget is a multimillion-dollar boon to recording companies.

By Michael Geist, Today

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Among Millennials, No Political Party Has a Commanding Lead

Why that’s good for Harper, and bad for progressives vying to defeat him.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday

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Mapping BC's Clean Energy Jobs Potential

Renewables: not at all a 'boutique' sector. Click image to view map.

By Judith Sayers and Penelope Comette, Yesterday

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Athletes Discover Healing Power of All-Season Ocean Swimming

'It's therapeutic for the mind, the body and the spirit,' says swimmer.

By Claudia Cornwall, Yesterday


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PM Spawns Literary Genre: The Political Horror Story

Brooke Jeffrey's book adds to 'Harperlit' canon.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


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It's the Pill or Nil for Many Health Care Plans

Canadian contraception coverage stuck in 1969.

By Dene Moore, Yesterday


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Documentary Lovers, Paradise Is Coming

DOXA fest is almost here! Dorothy Woodend tells you what not to miss.

By Dorothy Woodend, 25 Apr 2015


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In Medicine Hat, Homelessness Is (Almost) Over

How a conservative mayor changed his mind on Housing First. BC events next week.

By Jackie Wong, 25 Apr 2015


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Finn Slough: An Off-Grid Urban Wilderness on the Fraser River

'We live outside of history,' says resident Glen Andersen.

By Yilin Wang, 25 Apr 2015


culture

'Hit 2 Pass' filmmakers

Prince George Derby Doc Crashes into DOXA

Meet the young filmmakers behind 'Hit 2 Pass,' coming home after touring the global circuit.

By Jonathon Hernandez, 24 Apr 2015


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Vincent Gogolek

BC Court Upholds 'Chilling' Restrictions on Election Advertising

In 2-1 decision, justices find the 'registration requirement is not terribly onerous.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 24 Apr 2015


opinion

Cartoon about the 2015 federal budget

Joe Oliver's Budget Numbers Are Thoroughly Cooked

That, or he's been drinking his own Kool-Aid.

By Michael Harris, 24 Apr 2015


opinion

The Migrant Offshore Aid Station

Counting the Costs of the Mediterranean Migrants

Over 3,000 perished in 2014, and this year's numbers already show horrific spike.

By Crawford Kilian, 24 Apr 2015


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Tyee Poll: Should Vancouver Regulate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

Get a whiff of this dispute.

By Tyee Staff, 24 Apr 2015


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Union leader Emmanuelle Tremblay

Unions Brace for Battle Over Sick Days

Tory plan to 'modernize' system won't save money, public-sector unions say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Apr 2015


opinion

Cartoon about the 2015 federal budget

Jobless Folks, Working Moms, and More Left Out of Canada's Budget

Facing economic trouble ahead, Conservatives offer bouquet of tax breaks for the wealthy.

By Nathan Cullen, 23 Apr 2015


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BC Lions' Rent Contract for Publicly Owned Stadium Finally Public

After four years of requests, details released through freedom of information.

By Bob Mackin, 23 Apr 2015


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Harper's Pre-Election Budget Delivers Surplus, But Few Jobs

Best ideas lifted from NDP, says Mulcair.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Apr 2015


opinion

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'Balanced Joe' Gives Bland Budget Speech Designed for the Hustings

But lots of goodies earmarked for Tory constituencies.

By Will McMartin, 22 Apr 2015


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BC's Wolf Killing Plan on Pause, for Now

This year's cull wraps up short of target, though 'intent is the program will continue,' minister says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Apr 2015


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A Tyee Series

Toolkit for Change: Ten Tips for Publishing a Killer Op-ed

Get your message seen and heard by key influentials. Last in a series.

By James Boothroyd, 22 Apr 2015


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Senator Mike Duffy

Parliament No Place to Shovel Duffy Dirt, Speaker Implies

'The issue of taxpayer's money is government business,' retorts NDP's Angus.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Apr 2015


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NDP leader John Horgan

Government Foils Freedom of Information Requests, Says Opposition

Province claims important records 'don't even exist,' says MLA Carole James.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Apr 2015


opinion

St. Paul's Hospital

Closing St. Paul's a Shortsighted Betrayal

Liberals backtrack on promise to renovate historic downtown hospital.

By Bill Tieleman, 21 Apr 2015


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Film reel

Cut or Keep Rolling on Unprofitable TV and Film Tax Credits?

Nova Scotia's decision to slash support sparks dramatic industry backlash.

By Michael Geist, 21 Apr 2015


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'A Better Place on Earth' Charts BC's Growing Wealth Divide

'We are at a critical juncture.' A Q and A with author (and Tyeester) Andrew MacLeod.

By Jane Armstrong, 20 Apr 2015


opinion

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What's a Fair Rental Rate for BC's Water?

Tide of outrage over Nestle's rental rate of $2.25 per million litres misses the point.

By John Janmaat, 20 Apr 2015


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Harper Brings CBC to Heel

Squeezed by the throat, our public broadcaster is beginning to resemble a state-controlled network.

By Antonia Zerbisias, 20 Apr 2015


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Tyee Poll: Do You Support a $15-an-hour Minimum Wage?

The fight to 'supersize' fast-food salaries continues.

20 Apr 2015


Finn Slough: An Off-Grid Urban Wilderness on the Fraser River

'We live outside of history,' says resident Glen Andersen.

By Yilin Wang

 

Should Vancouver regulate medical marijuana dispensaries?

  • Yes, these rules seem wise.
  • Yes, but the rules don't go far enough.
  • No, dispensaries don't need regulation.
  • No, selling marijuana should be illegal.

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