Inside the Orwellian Launch of Tories' Anti-Terrorism Act

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Locked up reporters, denied a look at the bill, revolt. Read more »

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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Mining Must Evolve to Prevent Future Mount Polleys, Reviewers Find

'We can't continue to use technology that's 100 years old,' chair warns.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Education Experts Dish on Best Learning Practices

Five takeaways from a BC forum on learning.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

opinion

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Cheap Oil Could Save the Planet

Sounds crazy, but analysis by financial think tank Carbon Tracker shows how it works.

By Mitchell Anderson, Today

Recent Stories

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Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Alleges Vancouver Incubator Lifted Ideas

Dispute is a cautionary tale for entrepreneurs, says lawyer.

By Bob Mackin, Yesterday


culture

Stephen Harper

Mark Bourrie: This Election, Demand Your Politicians Represent You

Eight years of Harper's information iron grip has hobbled Canadian democracy, author argues.

By Tomas Hachard, Yesterday


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Trade Tribunal Slaps Duties on Cheap Foreign Steel

Province attacks ruling, claims it will drive up construction costs.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


opinion

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Is the Women's World Cup the Right Place to Talk about Missing Women?

'I'm 100 per cent behind women stepping in and using this as a platform': Retired player.

By Bob Mackin, Yesterday


culture

Earthship

How We Built Our Earthship, an Off-grid Prairie Home

It took five weeks and one volunteer army to rise this radically sustainable Alberta dwelling.

By Duncan Kinney, Yesterday


news

Fox Creek, Alberta

Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 29 Jan 2015


opinion

'Divest UBC' protest

Why Divestment Warriors Should Diversify Their Strategy

Analysis shows that petro-divesting alone can't finance the needed energy transition.

By Hadi Dowlatabadi and Justin Ritchie, 29 Jan 2015


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Jesse Brown of Canadaland

In Praise of Reporters Who Stir the Pot

Media critic Jesse Brown is making waves -- and a few enemies -- in journalism circles.

By Shannon Rupp, 29 Jan 2015


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Tyee Reporter Part of Election Fraud Talk Tonight in Victoria

A federal vote is on the horizon. Time to bone up on election issues.

By Jane Armstrong, 28 Jan 2015


news

Edward Snowden

'Smoking Gun' Snowden Docs Show Gov't Spies on Canadians, Says Advocate

CSEC sifts through millions of downloaded files each day to track extremists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Jan 2015


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Faculty Take Strike Vote at University of Northern British Columbia

Salaries a sticking point in pricey northern city.

By Katie Hyslop, 28 Jan 2015


opinion

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SFU Making Foreign Students Pay Too Much for Health Insurance?

Union calls foul on required private package.

By Tom Sandborn, 28 Jan 2015


culture

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Oh, Mann Movies

Or, what it's like to be a woman forced to sit through 'Blackhat' and its macho ilk.

By Dorothy Woodend, 28 Jan 2015


opinion

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Premier Prentice, a Sales Tax Won't Fix Alberta's Mess

There are more progressive ways to address our resource and financial mismanagement.

By Dave Hubert, 28 Jan 2015


news

Oilfield

Sinking Oil Prices Could Push Ottawa into Deficit: Report

Study didn't look at fallout of continued price slide.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Jan 2015


opinion

Greek leader Alexis Tsipras

Is Canada Ripe for a Syriza Movement?

Our cautious left-of-centre parties could learn a thing or two from bold Greek coalition.

By Crawford Kilian, 27 Jan 2015


opinion

American journalist James Foley

Memo to Media: Don't Broadcast 'Television Terrorism'

Or, just turn off the TV when ISIS airs executions.

By Bill Tieleman, 27 Jan 2015


mediacheck

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Return of the Netflix Tax?

Canadian government quietly consults on sales tax for digital products.

By Michael Geist, 27 Jan 2015


opinion

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Downsize Democracy for 40 Years, Here's What You Get

New signs civilization is veering towards collapse.

By Murray Dobbin, 26 Jan 2015


news

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Victoria's Secret: Dumping Raw Sewage Like It's 1915

The icky, smelly, rotten no-good political mess that could cost taxpayers a billion. (Yes, a billion!)

By Sarah Berman, 26 Jan 2015


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How the City of Angels Fell Head Over Heels for Transit

On a visit to L.A., a Vancouverite revels in a transit-fuelled downtown revival.

By Doug Ward, 26 Jan 2015


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Tyee Poll: Do You Support BC's Wolf Cull to Save the Caribou?

Tell us what you think.

26 Jan 2015


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A CBC Defender Aims to Be Vancouver Island's Next Green

Driven to save the threatened broadcaster, Jo-Ann Roberts enters the ring.

By Andrew MacLeod, 24 Jan 2015


opinion

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BC Labour Is Now Led by Women, and They've Got Plans

Provincial pioneers Irene Lanzinger and Joey Hartman on the year ahead.

By Tom Sandborn, 24 Jan 2015


opinion

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Conservative Scholar Helped Shape Stephen Harper's Worldview

Walter Berns inspired a generation of Alberta conservatives.

By Donald Gutstein, 24 Jan 2015


opinion

Child care

Child Care Is a Worthy Investment: BC Banker

By neglecting to support it, we commit a double foul on the economy.

By Kevin Campbell, 23 Jan 2015


Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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