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. Read more »

By Doug Ward, Today


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, Today


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, Yesterday


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, Yesterday

Recent Stories


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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, Yesterday


Lynne Quarmby

Why Do Women Run?

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

By Emily Blake, Yesterday


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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


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Tyee Poll: Are Women Held to a Double Standard in Canadian Politics?

Deborah Drever? Trish Kelly?

By Tyee Staff, 18 May 2015



CONTEST: Win an Incredible Cultural Getaway Package in Celebration of National Aboriginal Day (and Much More)

Food, festivals, tours, and unique accommodations in Vancouver and Victoria await two very lucky readers.

18 May 2015



In Italy, Hope, and Some Handwringing, for Journalism

On offer at global summit: articles of faith for a changeful industry.

By Ian Gill, 16 May 2015



Is Harper Afraid of TV Debate? Someone Might Ask Him a Question!

PM won't answer to Conservative failures with 10 million watching.

By Michael Harris, 16 May 2015



How Do Watchers Find Whales in the Salish Sea?

Cooperation across borders, of course. Join the search in this Tyee video.

By Gen Cruz, 15 May 2015



What to Do about Rogue State Israel? Boycott It

Economic sanctions best bet to force peace.

By Murray Dobbin, 15 May 2015



Korean Steel Giant Pitching BC Mine Caught in Criminal Probe

Who's vetting the foreign companies, critics ask.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 May 2015


Backpack with Finnish flag

Finnish Schools Earn an Enemy

Right-wing think tank takes aim at 'the rock star of education.'

By Crawford Kilian, 14 May 2015


Filmmaker Joss Whedon

Twitter Quitter Joss Whedon, I Get Your Fatigue

Anyone sucked into the farce of online vanity vending can sympathize.

By Shannon Rupp, 14 May 2015

Michael Fellman Award for Historical Writing: No Winner

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

By Tyee Staff


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