Former Official Fears Blame for Health Ministry Firings

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Emails and letters shared with The Tyee by ex-deputy minister detail concerns. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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In Era of Cuts, a Little CBC Nostalgia

The damage is hard to assess if we can't remember what an extraordinary public broadcaster it once was.

By Crawford Kilian, Today

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BC Liquor Store

BC's Public Liquor Stores Loosen up a Little

New rules permitting longer hours (and colder beer) could affected prices, government warns.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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Mount Polley tailings dam spill

An Engineer's Idea to Prevent Future Mount Polleys

Jack Caldwell says peer review process, convened by firms during a mine's life, could avert disaster.

By David P. Ball, Today

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CIC draft media request policy

Curse of Alternative Media: 'All Requests Are Not Equal'

Thanks to access to information, a glimpse inside the federal spin doctor machine.

By Sean Holman, Yesterday


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A 'People-Centred' New Mayor for Victoria

Lisa Helps' narrow win marks generational shift in local politics.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


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One Thousand BC Kids Still Waiting for Homes

Small improvements to adoption program, watchdog finds, but waitlist isn't diminishing.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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CONTEST: Write a Holiday Card to Your Favourite Local Business and Win!

Prizes include a $500 Vancity gift Visa, Whistler getaway, two nights in Tofino, and much more.

19 Nov 2014


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Tumbler Ridge Residents Fear for Town's Future

'It's not nice' in region that brought in foreign workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Nov 2014


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Vancouver mayoral candidates Kirk LaPointe (NPA), Gregor Robertson (Vision), Meena Wong (COPE)

Vancouver Progressives: Divided, They Fell Short

Centre-left risked disaster, lost school and park boards with split votes.

By Bill Tieleman, 18 Nov 2014


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The End of Online Anonymity?

Ontario police and Conservative senator support mandatory identification reforms.

By Michael Geist, 18 Nov 2014


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'COPE Exceeded All Expectations'

It didn't split progressive votes because Vision is no longer truly progressive.

By Tristan Markle, 18 Nov 2014


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Rental Housing Index
A Tyee Series

Novel Map Targets Hidden Opportunities for Affordable Housing

Launched today, new Rental Housing Index hopes to transform knowledge into power.

By David P. Ball, 17 Nov 2014


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Trans Mountain Pipeline: Big Bucks for US Investors, Peanuts for Us

Thanks to clever US owner, firm pays minimal taxes here, sometimes none.

By Robyn Allan, 17 Nov 2014


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LaPointe Loses Bid for Mayor, But NPA Makes Inroads

Supporters buoyed by gains on council, park and school board.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Nov 2014


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Gregor Robertson vows

Re-elected Mayor Robertson Vows 'We Can Do Better'

Vision Vancouver retains control of council, loses parks and school board. Tyee reports from the ground.

By Doug Ward, Katie Hyslop and Geoff Dembicki, 15 Nov 2014


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By Worshiping Silicon Valley, Do We Condone Inequality?

BC writer embedded at Ray Kurzweil's Singularity Summit raises question in his new 'nonvella.'

By Geoff Dembicki, 15 Nov 2014


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Alberta landowner Jessica Ernst

Alberta Landowner Appeals Constitutional Issue in Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst aims to challenge regulator immunity in Canada's highest court.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Nov 2014


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My Dinner with a Prophet of the New World Disorder

An excerpt from Stan Persky's new book 'Post-Communist Stories.'

By Stan Persky, 15 Nov 2014


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'I'm Still Waiting for Someone to Come up with Communism 2.0'

Stan Persky, author of 'Post-Communist Stories,' talks to The Tyee.

By Tom Sandborn, 15 Nov 2014


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Voting place

Ballot Bungle Leaves Musqueam Voters off Registration List

City's election official says error affecting over 1,000 voters fixed.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


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Lyn Hall
A Tyee Series

In Prince George, a Tight Race as Tough Issues Loom

Candidates strive to distance selves from outgoing pro-business regime's fiascos.

By Peter Ewart, 14 Nov 2014


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Questions
A Tyee Series

Vancouver Election: The Tyee's Four Big Questions

Where do the major parties stand on our issues? We asked, they answered.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


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Bowan Island mayoral candidate Lisa Barrett

Lisa Barrett, Pitching Participatory Democracy

Trip to Brazil inspired former Bowen Island mayor's platform.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


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Density Drive Sparks Anger on Cambie

Will Vision tower push harm the party on voting day?

By Bob Mackin, 14 Nov 2014


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Vancouver mayoral candidates Kirk LaPointe (NPA), Gregor Robertson (Vision), Meena Wong (COPE)
A Tyee Series

Battleground BC: In Vancouver, a Mayor's Hat-trick at Stake

Two determined challengers flank the incumbent Gregor. An election briefing.

By Bob Mackin, 14 Nov 2014


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Gregor Robertson group

Why Vision Deserves Vote of Progressives in Vancouver

Undecided? Support party's moves against homelessness, renovictions, oil spills, says a backer.

By Joel Solomon, 13 Nov 2014


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Kirk LaPointe

Kirk LaPointe, Cipher Candidate

A journalist who never tipped his hand. A political unknown 'cautious' on policy. Who is this NPA leader?

By Doug Ward, 13 Nov 2014


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Squamish mayoral candidates
A Tyee Series

Battleground BC: In Squamish, LNG Debate Looms over Vote

Plant 'not worth it,' says challenger Patricia Heinztman. An election brief.

By Bob Mackin, 13 Nov 2014


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Qualicum Beach
A Tyee Series

Divisive Development Not Just Vancouver's Election Issue

In small Vancouver Island towns, zoning and building battles perennially dominate.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Nov 2014


Tumbler Ridge Residents Fear for Town's Future

'It's not nice' in region that brought in foreign workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall

 

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