Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Fox Creek, Alberta


Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor. Read more »

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today


'Divest UBC' protest

Why Divestment Warriors Should Diversify Their Strategy

Analysis shows that petro-divesting alone can't finance the needed energy transition.

By Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie, Today


Jesse Brown of Canadaland

In Praise of Reporters Who Stir the Pot

Media critic Jesse Brown is making waves -- and a few enemies -- in journalism circles.

By Shannon Rupp, Today


Edward Snowden

'Smoking Gun' Snowden Docs Show Gov't Spies on Canadians, Says Advocate

CSEC sifts through millions of downloaded files each day to track extremists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday

Recent Stories


Elizabeth May screenshot

Tyee Reporter Part of Election Fraud Talk Tonight in Victoria

A federal vote is on the horizon. Time to bone up on election issues.

By Jane Armstrong, Yesterday



Faculty Take Strike Vote at University of Northern British Columbia

Salaries a sticking point in pricey northern city.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday



SFU Making Foreign Students Pay Too Much for Health Insurance?

Union calls foul on required private package.

By Tom Sandborn, Yesterday



Oh, Mann Movies

Or, what it's like to be a woman forced to sit through 'Blackhat' and its macho ilk.

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday



Premier Prentice, a Sales Tax Won't Fix Alberta's Mess

There are more progressive ways to address our resource and financial mismanagement.

By Dave Hubert, Yesterday



Sinking Oil Prices Could Push Ottawa into Deficit: Report

Study didn't look at fallout of continued price slide.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Jan 2015


Greek leader Alexis Tsipras

Is Canada Ripe for a Syriza Movement?

Our cautious left-of-centre parties could learn a thing or two from bold Greek coalition.

By Crawford Kilian, 27 Jan 2015


American journalist James Foley

Memo to Media: Don't Broadcast 'Television Terrorism'

Or, just turn off the TV when ISIS airs executions.

By Bill Tieleman, 27 Jan 2015


Netflix on a tablet

Return of the Netflix Tax?

Canadian government quietly consults on sales tax for digital products.

By Michael Geist, 27 Jan 2015



Downsize Democracy for 40 Years, Here's What You Get

New signs civilization is veering towards collapse.

By Murray Dobbin, 26 Jan 2015



Victoria's Secret: Dumping Raw Sewage Like It's 1915

The icky, smelly, rotten no-good political mess that could cost taxpayers a billion. (Yes, a billion!)

By Sarah Berman, 26 Jan 2015



How the City of Angels Fell Head Over Heels for Transit

On a visit to L.A., a Vancouverite revels in a transit-fuelled downtown revival.

By Doug Ward, 26 Jan 2015


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Tyee Poll: Do You Support BC's Wolf Cull to Save the Caribou?

Tell us what you think.

26 Jan 2015



A CBC Defender Aims to Be Vancouver Island's Next Green

Driven to save the threatened broadcaster, Jo-Ann Roberts enters the ring.

By Andrew MacLeod, 24 Jan 2015



BC Labour Is Now Led by Women, and They've Got Plans

Provincial pioneers Irene Lanzinger and Joey Hartman on the year ahead.

By Tom Sandborn, 24 Jan 2015



Conservative Scholar Helped Shape Stephen Harper's Worldview

Walter Berns inspired a generation of Alberta conservatives.

By Donald Gutstein, 24 Jan 2015


Child care

Child Care Is a Worthy Investment: BC Banker

By neglecting to support it, we commit a double foul on the economy.

By Kevin Campbell, 23 Jan 2015


Child with 'You Can't Eat Money' sign

Can We Regain Economic Equality?

That is, without a major coup or popular revolt? Last of two on the Oxfam wealth report.

By Crawford Kilian, 23 Jan 2015


Light armoured vehicle

We Sold What? Canada Signs Billion-Dollar Weapons Deal with Saudi Arabia

Turns out, Saudis to use our military vehicles to protect against dissenters.

By Jonathan Manthorpe, 23 Jan 2015


Thomas Mulcair

Would Funding Boost Save the CBC?

NDP would bolster budget if elected, but critic says money alone isn't the problem.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Jan 2015


Syrian refugees

Will Canada Meet Its Target to Bring in 10,000 Syrian Refugees?

Canada's past record with Syria asylum-seekers raises concerns, says think tank.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Jan 2015


Gucci inequality

How Inequality Became the Status Quo

Disparity isn't the result of natural evolution; it was engineered over decades. First of two on the Oxfam wealth report.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jan 2015


Mountain caribou

Wolf Cull a Necessary, 'Desperate' Strategy to Save Caribou, Says Conservationist

But if habitat degradation continues, most parties agree it's unjustifiable.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Jan 2015


Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Geoff Dean

There's a Population Boom South of the Fraser River, But Post-Secondary Isn't Keeping Pace

Students shouldn't have to commute to attend school, say community leaders.

By Katie Hyslop, 22 Jan 2015


Terry Teegee

Carrier Sekani Chiefs to Province: Reset Talks on Natural Resource Development

Denial of aboriginal rights is 'fundamentally racist.'

By Carrier Sekani Chiefs, 21 Jan 2015



Gov't Urged to Pursue Charges on 33,000-litre Jet Fuel Spill

Private citizen Marilyn Burgoon got court to accept case in December.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Jan 2015

Tyee Multimedia

Oh, Mann Movies

Or, what it's like to be a woman forced to sit through 'Blackhat' and its macho ilk.

By Dorothy Woodend


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