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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley


'Welcome to your Legislative Assembly,' Alberta premier tells crowd at outdoor swearing-in ceremony. Read more »

By Samantha Power, Today


Alberta Premier Rachel Notley sworn in

Memo to Horgan: Follow Notley's Lead, Drop Proportional Representation

Reform would have sunk Alberta's NDP majority.

By Bill Tieleman, Today


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Latest Privacy Revelations Show It's Up to Canadians to Protect Themselves

The most important self-help step? Get into encryption.

By Michael Geist, Today


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BC Natural Gas Reserves Inflated, Revenues Overstated, Report Finds

Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent industry.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

Recent Stories



What's at Stake in the Transit Referendum?

Good jobs and reduced congestion, says recent study, as ballot deadline looms.

By Blair Redlin, Yesterday



How to Ask Strangers to Finance Your Dreams

This Tyee Master Class will teach you the basics of crowdfunding. May 30, enrol now.

By David Beers, Yesterday



Please Advise! Quality Control Issues Could Sink My Team

Note to Leafs Coach Babcock: Does Phil Kessel have an Instagram account?

By Steve Burgess, Yesterday


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Tyee Poll: What Is Premier Rachel Notley's Biggest Challenge?

Notley was at last sworn in on the steps of the Alberta legislature on Sunday.

By Tyee Staff, Yesterday


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Not Sweet: BC Hazelnut Growers Shoulder the Blight Fight

Help needed to save star of local spreads and ice creams from 'disaster.'

By Joanne Will, Yesterday



The Vancouver Crate Digger Mining Buried Music Gold

Kevin Howes has made a life's work of ferreting out lost classics, and giving them second life.

By Doug Ward, 23 May 2015


Willie Thrasher

On the Road Again: Willie Thrasher's Second Life

Rediscovered by record collectors, an Inuit songwriter returns to the stage.

By Doug Ward, 23 May 2015


Melanie Mark, Diana Day

Two Candidates Set to Battle for BC NDP Nomination in Vancouver

It's Melanie Mark versus Diana Day in Mount Pleasant race.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 May 2015


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A Tyee Series

Canadians to Spy Agencies: Get a Warrant!

Ranked first among privacy priorities, the people of Canada have spoken. Second in a series.

By David Christopher, 22 May 2015


Premier Christy Clark

BC LNG Lost Its Window of Opportunity, Study Finds

Projects unlikely to be economic for another decade: Oxford Institute energy report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 May 2015


Lynne Quarmby

Why Do Women Run?

'I don't think politics should be a dirty word,' says NDP candidate Jennifer Hollett.

By Emily Blake, 22 May 2015


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New Poll Shows NDP Dominance on BC Coast

'Key, hot-button, emotional election issues' turning voter tide, posits Dogwood's Nagata.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 May 2015


Evan Herzigova

What's Behind the Cannes Flap over Flats?

Banning comfy shoes at film festival is a bid to exclude women from the workplace.

By Shannon Rupp, 21 May 2015


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Who Is BC's Big LNG Partner? A Petronas Primer

Group led by Malaysia's national oil company aims to build terminal near Prince Rupert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 May 2015


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Province Forges Ahead with LNG Development

Despite rejection from Lax Kw'alaams, Clark signs deal with Petronas-led development for northwest coast.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 May 2015


Angela Merkel

After Ebola, WHO Launches New Outbreak Workforce

‘Good cop, bad cop’ approach brings global health into the 21st century.

By Crawford Kilian, 20 May 2015



With NDP Win, Alberta Votes against 40-Year Ideological Infection

Once patient zero in a nation-wide contagion, the province shows resistance.

By Mitchell Anderson, 20 May 2015


Michael Fellman

Michael Fellman Award for Historical Writing: No Winner

Annual $1,000 prize being re-thought for next year.

By Tyee Staff, 20 May 2015


A Tyee Series

Want to Roll Back Bill C-51?

So does OpenMedia. Internet freedom group launches plan to 'turn this debate on its head.' First in a series.

By David Christopher, 20 May 2015


Economist Robyn Allan

Economist Withdraws from Trans Mountain Review, Calling It 'Rigged'

Robyn Allan no longer involved in NEB review of Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 May 2015


Pot smoker

On Marijuana, Harper's Politics Don't Match His Actions

The Tories say pot must stay illegal. They're also laying groundwork for legalization.

By Geoff Dembicki, 19 May 2015


Vancouver inequality

Seven Things You Need to Know about Inequality

Gap between rich and poor grows, but solutions exist, says Tyee's author of 'A Better Place on Earth.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 May 2015


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A Know-Who-Voted Bill? Bring It On

Forget the fear-mongering: Bill 20 aims to invigorate voter pride.

By Bill Tieleman, 19 May 2015


Internet user

Why Is Canada So Slow to Provide Affordable Web Access?

A near million Canadians are still offline, as broadband policy lags.

By Michael Geist, 19 May 2015



Mad Max Fury Road, an Action Opus with a Gentle Core

Humane, complex characters fill this wild ride of a reboot.

By Dorothy Woodend, 18 May 2015



The Suits Are Flocking to Renewables

Investors like the 'predictability' of clean energy.

By Richard Littlemore, 18 May 2015

Tyee Multimedia

The Vancouver Crate Digger Mining Buried Music Gold

Kevin Howes has made a life's work of ferreting out lost classics, and giving them second life.

By Doug Ward


What’s Premier Rachel Notley's biggest challenge?

  • Working with Alberta's energy sector.
  • Managing newbie MLAs.
  • Budgeting in a slumped economy.
  • Working with Stephen Harper.
  • I'll tell you...

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