'Snowpiercer' Is the Must See Movie of Summer

Scene from 'Snowpiercer'

culture

Because it's so brilliantly timely. So why won't they show it at your local theatre? Read more »

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

opinion

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BC's Climate Plan Is Working, so Why Stop Now?

We know the carbon tax is effective. We know the public wants it. Time to ramp up our efforts.

By Josha MacNab, Today

opinion

Finance Minister Mike de Jong

BC Libs Give Secret Payouts, but No One Pays for Breaking the Rules

Don't expect much more than a 'tut tut' for these taxpayer abuses.

By Bill Tieleman, Today

mediacheck

Locked box

Supreme Court to Personal Data Plunderers: Get a Warrant!

Ruling strikes blow against warrantless disclosure of web and telecom subscriber info.

By Michael Geist, Today

Recent Stories

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Tyee Poll: Do You Support the Idea of Sanctuary Cities?

It's a initiative that allows those without legal status to access city services without fear of being deported.

Yesterday


opinion

Jarrah Hodge

Crap, I'm Ineligible for Public Office

Trish Kelly is young, female, openly sex positive. If she can't run, neither can I and so many others.

By Jarrah Hodge, Yesterday


news

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A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


opinion

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As Global Borders Shift, a Study of Our Own

Canada's borders, set by imperialists, need a 21st century redraw. Get out your pen!

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


opinion

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Stand up for BC!

Why I am a British Columbian first, a Canadian second. How about you?

By Rafe Mair, Yesterday


presents

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CONTEST: Six Food Cart Fest Prize Packs up for Grabs

Sundays in Vancouver, and now Saturdays in Surrey, enjoy rolling cuisine in a festival atmosphere.

21 Jul 2014


mediacheck

Photojournalist Iam Willms

Rising Star: Photojournalist Ian Willms

How a 20-something Torontonian won over international heavyweight media. A Q&A.

By Mark Taylor, 19 Jul 2014


news

Barinder Rasode

Surrey Mayoral Politics Make Surprising Bedfellows

A progressive gets conservative, in diverse backroom.

By Bob Mackin, 19 Jul 2014


news

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Fired UBC Drug Researcher Rehired, Drops Lawsuit

A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution.

By Paul Webster, 18 Jul 2014


news

Nassim Elbardouh, a teacher at Britannia Secondary School
A Tyee Series

Vancouver's Hidden Children

Many undocumented families, fearing deportation, don't enrol kids in school. Last in a series.

By David P. Ball, 18 Jul 2014


opinion

Mike Duffy and Stephen Harper

Harper's Horrible Year, 2.0

Why Duffy's 31 charges and pending trial are the PM's recurring nightmare.

By Tasha Kheiriddin, 18 Jul 2014


culture

Girls on the beach

The Tyee's Guide to Vancouver's Cleanest (and Dirtiest) Beaches

Plunge into summer with a comprehensive guide to fecal coliform levels.

By Jesse Donaldson, 18 Jul 2014


news

Julia Pante

Do Parent Advocates Matter in Education Politics?

Their kids are priority one. Shifts in parent-led education activism see mixed results.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Jul 2014


mediacheck

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Imagining a Klout with Clout

What will it take to accurately measure social influence online?

By Estefania Duran, 17 Jul 2014


culture

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Pemberton Music Festival Returns

Outkast, Deadmau5... and Randy Newman, oh my!

By Alex Hudson, 17 Jul 2014


news

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Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014


news

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DFO's Big Clam Plans

Feds about to open far more BC coast to industrial geoduck operations.

By Kristian Secher, 16 Jul 2014


news

Derek Corrigan
A Tyee Series

Burnaby Mayor, NPA Question Sanctuary Cities Push

Issues beyond local jurisdiction, warns Corrigan. Latest in a series.

By David P. Ball, 16 Jul 2014


news

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Teachers Tell Their Favourite Classroom Stories

One man's quest to video BC educators' best memories (plus a few to watch).

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Jul 2014


news

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Saw Mill Deaths Report Falls Short, Says BC Fed

Labour wants 'bold steps' to investigate and prosecute negligent employers.

By Bob Mackin, 16 Jul 2014


opinion

Syrian refugees

Syrian Refugees: Is None Too Many?

What does it say that Harper's government is willing to pay to liberate a mere 200 souls?

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Jul 2014


opinion

Cartoon by Ingrid Rice on teachers' strike

Why BC Libs Push to Privatize Public Education

The political equation driving Christy Clark, solved.

By Bill Tieleman, 15 Jul 2014


news

NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe

Newsman Now Newsmaker, but Can He Be Mayor?

Former media exec Kirk LaPointe explains (over coffee) why he's become a politician.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Jul 2014


mediacheck

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Why Now Is the CRTC's Make or Break Moment

Regulator's 'future of television' review holds potential for total overhaul.

By Michael Geist, 15 Jul 2014


polls

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Tyee Poll: Should There Be More Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Canadian Real Estate?

As prices edge higher and incomes stagnate, is it time to act?

14 Jul 2014


news

LAPD Chief Gates
A Tyee Series

TIMELINE: Policing Sanctuary City

How the "don't ask, don't tell" approach to non-status immigrants evolved amongst police forces in North America. Part of a series.

By David P. Ball, 14 Jul 2014


Stand up for BC!

Why I am a British Columbian first, a Canadian second. How about you?

By Rafe Mair

 

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