Minister Margaret MacDiarmid


By Andrew MacLeod, Today

Emails Shed Light on Origins of Health Ministry Probe, Firings

Gov't lawyer raised alarms about legality of contracts, locked horns with superior.


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The Day Babe Ruth Played in Vancouver's Rain

'If these people can take the weather, so can we,' Ruth told his all-stars. 'We're gonna give 'em a ball game.'

By Tom Hawthorn, Today


Finance Minister Mike de Jong

BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue

Finance minister says lower tax rate necessary because 'the market's changed.'

By Andrew MacLeod, Today


2014 protests in Hong Kong

Desperate for Deals, Political Leaders Quiet on Hong Kong

Aiming to amp up resource exports to China, Harper and Clark choose trade over democracy.

By Bill Tieleman, Today

Recent Stories


Industry Minister James Moore

Feds Back off Patent Reform, Thanks to Corporate Opposition

Plan to fight innovation-stifling 'patent trolls' chilled after private consultation with companies.

By Michael Geist, Today


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Squamish Nation Finances Under Microscope

'We really want to know what's happening with our money,' says member.

By Bob Mackin, Today


A Tyee Series

Is Canada's Food Guide Past Its Best-Before Date?

Due to industry lobbying, it may be more about marketing than nutrition. Part of a series.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday



Harper's Foreign Policy Confirms Orwell's Insights

To sell a pointless war, foster 'protective stupidity' among citizens.

By Murray Dobbin, Yesterday


A Tyee Series

Five Lessons for Canada from Germany's Clean Energy Revolution

The biggest? That renewables make the economy stronger, says German energy expert David Jacobs.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday



Young Prospects? Vancouver's Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

We must stop how rising house prices are screwing millennials. Here's one way.

By Patrick M. Condon, Yesterday



Upcoming FACTS Vancouver Talk to Look at Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation

2014 French AmeriCan Climate TalkS will be introduced by David Suzuki and moderated by CBC's Bob McDonald, featuring panelists from Canada and France.

20 Oct 2014


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CONTEST: Win One Of Three Framed 'Hope In Shadows' Prints

Twelfth year of Downtown Eastside photo contest gives those impacted by poverty a chance to share their stories and earn extra income.

20 Oct 2014


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Tyee Poll: Roughly What Do You Pay for Child Care?

Does it break the bank? Less than you thought? Let us know.

20 Oct 2014



'I Must Stay Alive': Lucia Jang's Escape from North Korea

Pregnant and imprisoned, memoir excerpt recounts part of one woman's journey to freedom.

By Lucia Jang and Susan McClelland, 18 Oct 2014


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'Serial' Podcast: True Crime Storytelling at Its Finest

To call it addictive is an understatement. But should I be this entertained?

By Shannon Rupp, 18 Oct 2014



Lawyer Offers to Help Media Fight Harper Gov't Copyright Changes

Ottawa moves to legalize use of news footage in attack ads without permission.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Oct 2014


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Air Christy Hits New Milestone: $355,000

Where in the province is our premier's posse flying? Your latest update.

By Bob Mackin, 18 Oct 2014



If Drifting Ship Hits Haida Gwaii, 'It's Going to Be a Mess'

Officials says powerless, fuel-laden Russian vessel not currently headed towards land.

By David P. Ball, 17 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

How This Teen's Quest to Define 'Sustainability' Changed State Law

And why it could point towards a new model of 21st century public school education.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Oct 2014


Author Dinaw Mengestu

Stuck Between Two Worlds: A Writers' Fest Preview

A Q&A with Dinaw Mengestu, whose new novel warns of ideology's dangers. Plus, four more great events (and what to read).

By Tomas Hachard, 17 Oct 2014


Slot terminals

Ministry Muzzled Expert on Gambling Addictions

Kuldip Gill told to say risks of putting slots on BC Ferries beyond her 'area of expertise.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Oct 2014



Court Challenge Launched to Save Mail Home Delivery

Unions, seniors and those with disabilities ready to fight, but Canada Post says it has a plan.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Oct 2014


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Is Vancouver an Innovator's Paradise?

Kicking off SFU's Community Summit, Sunday's Young Innovators Crawl showcases talent and the city they call home.

By Jesse Donaldson, 16 Oct 2014


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Who Do Copyright Laws Really Protect?

OpenMedia asked the world. Result: an agenda for creators and free expression.

By Reilly Yeo, 16 Oct 2014


BC ferries

Slots on Ferries a Complicated Bet, Warned Finance Ministry

Blindsided regulator detailed many concerns after transportation minister's public announcement.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Oct 2014



Pharmakon's Burdensome Body Horror

Disease sidelines artist, yields great art.

By Gregory Adams, 16 Oct 2014


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Single Moms Sue BC Gov't over Child Support Clawbacks

'It's their right to get that support,' says lawyer representing three mothers and their kids.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Oct 2014


NDP child care

Will Child Care Ever Decisively Captivate Voters?

If not, it'll continue to plague Ottawa and elections as it has for decades, experts say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Oct 2014



FIFA Women's Turf War Heats Up

Canadian Soccer Association files opposition to gender discrimination complaint.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Oct 2014



Campaigner's Indispensable Tip #1 (Sneak Peek at Tyee Master Class)

Here's one on strategy vs. tactics. Get dozens more from Tieleman Oct. 25.

By David Beers, 15 Oct 2014

Young Prospects? Vancouver's Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

We must stop how rising house prices are screwing millennials. Here's one way.

By Patrick M. Condon


Approximately how much do you pay each month for child care, per child?

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  • $750-$1,000
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