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Seven Jason Kenneys: A Must-Read Memo for Albertans

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opinion

The many faces of a would-be unifier, from Marci McDonald’s in-depth Walrus profile. Read more »

By David Beers, Today

opinion

Christy Clark and Mike de Jong

House Price Horrors: Who You Gonna Call? Not Christy Clark

Premier’s latest step won’t bust ghostly killers of home affordability.

By Bill Tieleman, Today

culture

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The Canadian Boxers Who Thumbed Their Noses at Nazis

Eighty years ago, athletes spurned Hitler by gathering in Barcelona for the ‘People’s Olympics.’

By Tom Hawthorn, Today

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Why Canada’s E-Library Is Barren

Slow going national digitization plan leaves virtual shelves empty.

By Michael Geist, Today

Recent Stories

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Sea Lice Exploded among Wild Young Salmon near BC Fish Farms: Study

Parasites spiked in Broughton area salmon pens, and hit decade high among wild juveniles, says new report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


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Tyee Readers, You’re an Interesting Bunch

We thought we knew you. Turns out, you’re a life-saving, sheep-shearing, rather complex crew.

By Christopher Cheung, Yesterday


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A Coup against President Trump? More Likely a Coup by Him

Ever heard of an ‘autogolpe’? Now is a good time to brush up.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


news

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Taiwan Group Paying for MP, MLA Junkets Has Crime Connections

Security expert says Canadians ‘naive’ in not seeing need for care in dealing with foreign lobbyists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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Public Accounts Notebook: Donations, Real Estate, Clark’s Flights and More

Or, waiting by the phone for a finance minister’s call that never comes.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jul 2016


culture

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Who Knew the Nordics Were Individualist Romantics?

Anu Partanen’s new book challenges ‘socialist nanny state’ stereotypes of her native Finland, and its neighbours.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jul 2016


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'Social Media for Academics'

‘Social Media for Academics’: An Actually Useful Guide

Finally, a manual that’s devoid of the usual dubious digital-guru speak. And it’s not just for profs.

By Shannon Rupp, 22 Jul 2016


opinion

Premier Christy Clark and Petronas CEO in Malaysia

It’s Official: Clark’s LNG ‘Plan’ Was a Fantasy

Latest developments in Hawaii should put end to faith in job, prosperity promises.

By Dermod Travis, 22 Jul 2016


news

Ashlee Gotengco

Rehearsals for Retirement: Young Workers and the CPP

The Tyee looks at post-work plans and worries of an employee, contractor and entrepreneur.

By Linda Givetash, 21 Jul 2016


culture

CBC journalist Duncan McCue

That First Goose: Excerpt from a Trapline Memoir

In ‘The Shoe Boy,’ Duncan McCue recalls a formative trip spent hunting in northern Quebec’s wilds.

By Duncan McCue, 21 Jul 2016


news

Liberal Minister Patty Hajdu

Canada’s Plan to Stop Violence Against Women ‘Has to Come Right about Now’: Minister

Patty Hajdu will spend her summer collecting stories across the country.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Jul 2016


news

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

Nuclear Safety Warnings Demand Independent Review: Mulcair

Anonymous letter listing concerns about Canadian nuclear generating stations can’t be ignored, says NDP leader.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Jul 2016


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What to Do When Anonymous Trolls Throw You Hate? Heed Leslie Jones

Like the Ghostbusters star, I too received sexist, racist screeds as a female newspaper manager.

By Jody Paterson, 20 Jul 2016


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Tyee Office Worker

The Tyee Is Hiring Two New Business Team Members

We’re looking for a new office administrator and sales and partnerships co-ordinator. Apply by Aug. 15!

By Tyee Staff, 20 Jul 2016


news

Syrian refugees

Canada Must Act Faster to Save Refugee Lives, Says MP

Jenny Kwan says trusting UN agencies to vet refugees would help get threatened people to safety.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Jul 2016


opinion

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A Chance to Name Vancouver’s Parks for the 99 Per Cent

Historically, naming practices favoured political elites. This time, the public gets a say. Maybe.

By Daniel Wood, 20 Jul 2016


news

Alexandra Morton

Sea Shepherd ‘Pirates’ to Turn Spotlight on BC Salmon Farms

Biologist Alexandra Morton welcomes conservation society’s support; fish farmers ‘alarmed.’

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Jul 2016


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Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Brings New ‘Augmented Reality’ Legal Issues to Light

Not to mention the whole issue of trespassing. Play safe, kids.

By Michael Geist, 19 Jul 2016


opinion

Vigil in Nice, France

With So Many Tragedies, Is It ‘End of Days?’

The world seems to darken with every live-streamed horror. But consider this small empirical comfort.

By Bill Tieleman, 19 Jul 2016


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Not So Clear Sailing for Rio Games, Says Author

Pollution, politics and fingerpointing mark Olympics once again, argues Jules Boykoff.

By Bob Mackin, 18 Jul 2016


opinion

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After Turkey’s Coup: Dictatorship and Decline Loom

Why Erdogan’s defeat of plotters will only deepen schisms in his nation.

By André Gerolymatos, 18 Jul 2016


culture

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Oh Well, Lady ‘Ghostbusters.’ You Tried

Not too offensive, not too feminist, it’s not too much of anything. Still, there are spectres of a decent flick.

By Dorothy Woodend, 18 Jul 2016


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Ottawa Approves Controversial Chemical for Ocean Oil Spills

Corexit’s critics say it’s ineffective and might increase damage to marine ecosystems.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 18 Jul 2016


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BC’s Delay in Formally Signing CPP Deal ‘Worrisome,’ Says NDP Critic

Deadline to ratify enhancements was July 15, but province starts consultations instead.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Jul 2016


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Assembly of First Nations Seeks Investigation of Furlong Abuse Allegations

Delegates to annual meeting say original claims have never been properly addressed.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Jul 2016


culture

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Why You Should Care About Pokémon Go

The game and its successors will change our relationships with our neighbourhoods. It’s a good time to ask: who decides how?

By Hugh Stimson, 15 Jul 2016


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