Even with Amendments, C-51 Should Worry Activists

Defend Our Coast protest


History shows 'lawful protest' clause a flimsy shield against surveillance, dirty tricks. Read more »

By Reg Whitaker, Today



How Clever Ikea Ads Make Us Feel Smart

When pranksters trick snooty art lovers, it's pure schadenfreude.

By Shannon Rupp, Today



Taking Life Cues from the Brat Pack in 'The Wolfpack'

We've all wished to live inside a nostalgic '80s flick. These six brothers did.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today


OpenMedia's Steve Anderson

Tensions Simmer at Bill C-51 Hearings

Activist and Tory committee member spar over anti-terrorism law.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday

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A Tyee Series

Toolkit for Change: How Messages Can Mobilize

Is there something change-makers can learn from the Iron Lady's slogans?

By James Boothroyd, Yesterday


Scene from 'Divergent'

Are Dystopian Heroines Agents for Change?

'Divergent' generation of female protagonists seek escape, not solutions.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


Classified document

Are Leaked Docs Safe With Canadian Reporters?

A homegrown Ed Snowden would find few journos with encrypted email.

By Tim Groves, Yesterday


Vancouver Millionaires hockey club

It Has Now Been 100 Years Since Vancouver Won a Stanley Cup

A Tyee primer on the most notable centennial of the season.

By Jesse Donaldson, 26 Mar 2015


Cartoon by Greg Perry

How Harper Turned Canada into a Rogue State

As economy stumbles, our self-styled wartime prime minister bets on fear.

By Crawford Kilian, 26 Mar 2015


Car dash

Is Your Car Tracking You?

As new cars collect data, privacy group calls for oversight.

By Bob Mackin, 26 Mar 2015



Canada's Charity Law Needs Reform: Report

University law centre calls for clearer definition of political activity.

By Emma Gilchrist, 25 Mar 2015


NDP leader Adrian Dix

Dismissed Researcher Made Shocking Drug Finding

Warburton says 60,000 people who take medication will die prematurely.

By Andrew MacLeod, 25 Mar 2015



Will 'Mining' Watchdog Hold Multinationals to Account?

New regulator is respected, but office is toothless.

By Jeff Bone, 25 Mar 2015



Right-wing Website Reboots to Fight Bill C-51

'I feel like we're in some kind of alternate universe,' says Free Dominion founder Connie Fournier.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 25 Mar 2015


Heiltsuk fishers protesting

VIDEO: Herring Crisis Returns on BC's Central Coast

Members of Heiltsuk First Nation explain the roots of a long-simmering dispute.

By Tyee Staff, 24 Mar 2015


Kids on the SeaBus

Transit Vote Pivotal for Vancouver's Economic Health

In global competition for talent and ideas, infrastructure investment now determines the winners.

By Ian McKay, VEC, 24 Mar 2015


Liquor at the supermarket

Supermarkets Win Big in BC's New Liquor Landscape

'Machiavellian' plan could harm unionized workers.

By Bill Tieleman, 24 Mar 2015


Remote control

Pick-and-Pay TV to Keep Big Broadcasters in Check

CRTC decision includes safeguards against potential anti-competitive conduct.

By Michael Geist, 24 Mar 2015


Computer lab

Report Slams Scrapped Post-Secondary Watchdog

Board stacked with private college members, did not reflect all students.

By Bob Mackin, 24 Mar 2015



Help Build Canada's Best Independent Election Reporting Team

With such a high-stakes election around the corner, we need your support.

By Jane Armstrong, 23 Mar 2015



The Potent Economy Booster BC's Premier Insists on Ignoring

How a serious hike in the minimum wage would revive prosperity for all citizens.

By Will McMartin, 23 Mar 2015



Why Are Young Workers Shunning the Oilsands?

Millennials more likely to view industry as outdated and polluting.

By Geoff Dembicki, 23 Mar 2015


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Tyee Poll: Alright Transit Voters… What's It Going to Be?

You've had months to mull it over. Which box are you ticking?

23 Mar 2015



Trudeau Was Right to Call Out Racist Past

Canada's list of wrongs against minorities is long.

By Rafe Mair, 23 Mar 2015



Look Out! It's the Right of the Living Dead

Have the Reform and Canadian Alliance zombies risen? Evidence is mounting.

By Michael Harris, 21 Mar 2015



Harry Smith Is Coming for Stephen Harper

The 92-year-old anti-austerity campaigner, a UK sensation, sets his sights on Canada.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Mar 2015


Chuck Varabioff with pot cookies

Baked: The Case for Selling Medical Pot Brownies Heads to Supreme Court

Victoria man's case could legalize 'edible' pot.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Mar 2015


Doctor records

At Time of Firings, Health Ministry Discussed Selling Patient Data

Access to personal records could 'drive revenue,' claimed industry group.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Mar 2015


Bill C-51 cartoon by Ingrid Rice

Pass that Bill! Slow that One Down! On Harper's Hurry-Up Hypocrisy

Some laws merit careful study. But not Bill C-51.

By Michael Spratt, 20 Mar 2015


Bill C-51 protest

Bill C-51 Reveals Harper's Inner Bully

The need to ramp up civic literacy is 'critical.'

By Murray Dobbin, 20 Mar 2015

Right-wing Website Reboots to Fight Bill C-51

'I feel like we're in some kind of alternate universe,' says Free Dominion founder Connie Fournier.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall


Alright transit voters… what's it going to be?

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