Koeye Reclaimed, a Century Later

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In time of decisive aboriginal victories, a lodge and lands return to Heiltsuk hands on BC's central coast. Read more »

By Ian Gill, Yesterday

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A Tyee Series

What Makes Us Unequal? Class in the Classroom

Wolfgang Lehmann tracks students using higher ed to climb the class ladder. Last of three inequality insights.

By Emily Fister, Today

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Highrises in Vice Grip

What's Squeezing Cities?

Is it bloated salaries or downloading from above that strains our local governments?

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

culture

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Woodend's VIFF Survival Guide

With hundreds of films, how to possibly find gold? Our reviewer sharpens her pick.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

Recent Stories

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BCTF strike

Strike Ends as Teachers Accept Contentious Contract

Deal document show wages remain low, class size and composition unresolved.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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Three Labour Lessons from the Teachers' Strike

Latest round showed the power of solidarity, public support, and striking first.

By Tom Kertes, Yesterday


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A Tyee Series

The Methadone Split: Cracks in Vancouver's Treatment Pillar

Third in a series on 'Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited.'

By Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn, Yesterday


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'It's a Shame,' Says NDP of Federal Minimum Wage Rejection

Motion to pay small group of workers $15 an hour defeated 124 to 138 today.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Sep 2014


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Coal Port CEO, Regulator at Odds over Air Quality Permit

Fraser Surrey Docks says review of dust, diesel emissions is 'voluntary.' Not so fast, counters Metro Van.

By David P. Ball, 18 Sep 2014


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Cash medicine

Should Doctors Treat Illness with Income Assistance?

A Q&A with Dr. Gary Bloch, who speaks in Vancouver next week on links between poverty and health.

By Sean Condon, 18 Sep 2014


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Futurist Jeremy Rifkin
A Tyee Series

'Canada Should Not Be Hostage' to Alberta: Jeremy Rifkin

Oilsands take us backward as rest of world moves forward, says famed futurist and EU advisor.

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Sep 2014


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Radio reporter

Surprise Beneficiary of a Federal Minimum Wage: Radio Reporters

Upcoming NDP motion could revive local journalism, retired instructor says.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Sep 2014


culture

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond Is, He Said

So how about another greatest hits comp?

By Adrian Mack, 18 Sep 2014


news

Teacher deal pile

A Peek into BC's Proposed Teacher Deal

More money, but it won't bring salaries or class sizes provincially on par.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Sep 2014


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Iker and Clark on What Deal Means: A Study in Contrasts

Agreement contains 'meaningful achievements' says BCTF union head.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Sep 2014


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Inquest into Mexican's Death Will Hear from Cellmates, Private Guards

Probe into Lucía Vega Jiménez's hanging at Vancouver airport last winter starts Sept. 29.

By David P. Ball, 17 Sep 2014


opinion

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Please Advise! Baggage Fees Are No Joke

Spinmeister Steve Burgess helps WestJet safely land its latest luggage policy.

By Steve Burgess, 17 Sep 2014


opinion

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Glasgow Games: How a Sports Spectacle Might Undo the UK

For Thursday's Scottish referendum, the opening act came this summer.

By Bob Mackin, 17 Sep 2014


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Premier Clark: Six-year Deal Will 'Reset' Relationship with Teachers

Labour peace at last? Few details released, but no chance of tax increase or deficit, minister says.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Sep 2014


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Handshake

Teacher Deal Reached?

Further details to come as mediator confirms agreement made this morning.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Sep 2014


news

Senator Mike Duffy

Mike Duffy's Lawyer Asks for Quick, Early Trial

Court 'will not allow this trial to turn into a political circus,' says Donald Bayne.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Sep 2014


opinion

Jessica Ernst

Last Stop for High Profile Fracking Suit: Supreme Court

In striking Ernst appeal, Alberta court wraps blanket of immunity around regulator.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Sep 2014


opinion

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What I Should've Told My MLA: Teachers Are Worth the Money

A 13-year educator reflects on a meeting with her representative.

By Mary Yoshihara, 16 Sep 2014


opinion

Brian Bonney

With Two Charged, Will 'Quick Wins' Scandal Take off?

Liberal insiders accused, but investigation is far from over.

By Bill Tieleman, 16 Sep 2014


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Future of TV Hearing Turns into the Netflix Show

Does the service threaten Canadian content, as broadcasters say? Should it matter?

By Michael Geist, 16 Sep 2014


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CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to 'Will Innovation Save Us?'

SFU Public Square's 2014 Community Summit features a provocative talk between Ray Kurzweil and Richard Florida, moderated by CBC's Amanda Lang.

16 Sep 2014


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NDP Pushes to Reinstate and Raise Federal Minimum Wage

If passed, wage would apply to 820,000 Canadians and 'fight against inequalities,' labour critic says.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Sep 2014


opinion

Gus Van Harten

Breaking Down the Harm to Canada Done by Treaty with China

Here is the warning against FIPA an expert gave Harper two years ago.

By Gus Van Harten, 15 Sep 2014


opinion

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Harper's Sneaky, Undemocratic, Terrible Deal with China

Why the sudden ratification of FIPA is sparking startled outrage across Canada.

By Scott Harris, 15 Sep 2014


opinion

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Here Comes Another Corporatized Climate Summit

UN meeting again corroded by big business influence. Is it time to change tactics?

By Nick Fillmore, 15 Sep 2014


Should Doctors Treat Illness with Income Assistance?

A Q&A with Dr. Gary Bloch, who speaks in Vancouver next week on links between poverty and health.

By Sean Condon

 

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