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Former MPs speak out against 'opaque' and 'juvenile' party handling in a new book. Read more »

By Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, Today

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'A System Designed to Be Controlled by the Centre'

In conversation, author Alison Loat reflects on the interviews that informed 'Tragedy in the Commons.'

By Sarah Berman, Today

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Capital and Captain America

World domination update: ruthless oligarchs plan Marvel hero movies to 2028.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

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Adiós, Maestro

Gabriel García Márquez knew all of Latin America's family secrets.

By Crawford Kilian, Today

Recent Stories

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Paula Kettle of Houston, BC
A Tyee Series

Newfoundlanders' Fortunes Found and Lost in BC

Thirty years ago, BC mills beckoned with stable work -- as did the cod fishery of the east. Fourth in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


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BC Wolf Killing Plan Based on 'Unreliable Data': Advocate

Newly released strategy outlines difficulties in counting wolves.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


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Jessica Ernst

Alberta Moves to Strike Down Ernst's Fracking Lawsuit

Landmark case could spark a flood of litigation against the province, lawyer argues.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


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BC's Industry-led Private College Regulator Scrapped

After a decade of criticism, agency is folded into gov't as result of core review.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Apr 2014


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Clark Chaired Company that Lobbied Her Former University

Conflict commissioner says premier has yet to enlist his office to probe RCI ties.

By Bob Mackin, 17 Apr 2014


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For-Profit Clinic Lawsuit May Transform Health Care

'Hard to overstate' impact of Brian Day's extra-billing challenge, doctors say.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Apr 2014


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Record Store Day Dials Up the Crazy

Here are some of the local gems among the wax dross. This Saturday!

By Gregory Adams, 17 Apr 2014


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A Tyee Series

Ready or Not? More Mill Closures Coming to BC

'Government knew we were within the window of mill closures': former MLA.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Apr 2014


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Law school hopeful Trevor Loke

'I'm Not Welcome at School Because of Who I Am'

Meet the young Christian suing BC for approving a law school he says discriminates against gay people.

By David P. Ball, 16 Apr 2014


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Jackie Bowes of Houston, BC
A Tyee Series

'We Dedicated Our Lives to this Mill'

In Houston, sudden news of shutdown is crashing house values, and life plans. Second in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Apr 2014


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Houston, Ashley on swing
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In One Small Town, a BC Story of Ups and Downs

Welcome to Houston, where the mill is closing and lives and dreams hang in the balance. First in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Apr 2014


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Flaherty's Legacy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tory minister's humanity should be praised, but know his fiscal policies hurt many Canadians.

By Nick Fillmore, 15 Apr 2014


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Cabinet Minister Bill Bennett

Bill Bennett: My Constituents Wanted Farmland Changes

ALR move is no Liberal 'conspiracy' to pave over the province, minister responds to Tyee column.

By Bill Tieleman, 15 Apr 2014


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New Law Will Keep Personal Data Sharing out of Court

A law meant to stop online piracy may give companies the power to share subscriber information in secret, without a warrant.

By Michael Geist, 15 Apr 2014


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Why 'Fair Elections Act' Means the Death of Reason

Will Canadians let baseless talking points subvert democracy?

By Adam Shedletzky, 14 Apr 2014


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Quebec Vote Warms Heart of 'Canada's Most Dangerous Man'

Take a lesson, politicians who would pander.

By Rafe Mair, 14 Apr 2014


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Young Hunting Guide Chosen to Steer BC Conservatives

Dan Brooks vows to lead retiree-packed party out of the wilderness to 2017.

By Bob Mackin, 14 Apr 2014


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A Tyee Series

Civilization in 2025: Cleaner, Richer, Decentralized?

So predict CEOs and world leaders at Bloomberg New Energy Finance's invite-only summit.

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Apr 2014


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Tyee Poll: Does BC Need a Pipeline Plebiscite?

After Kitimat, others are calling for a BC-wide vote. What do you think?

14 Apr 2014


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CONTEST: Win a Family Pass to Science World and Vancity Swag Pack

Join Science World and Vancity in celebrating green science and everyday sustainability.

14 Apr 2014


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Kitimat Says 'No' to Northern Gateway

Community with 'everything to gain' from project rejects it in plebiscite vote.

By Emma Gilchrist, 13 Apr 2014


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Without Better Science, BC's Herring Crisis Could Resurface

Experts say there's more to do to ensure future fights, like this year's, end peacefully.

By Kristian Secher, 12 Apr 2014


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Does Kitimat's Vote on Northern Gateway Matter?

While Enbridge rallies support for today's non-binding pipeline plebiscite, critics say risks stretch far beyond the coastal town.

By Dan Mesec, 12 Apr 2014


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Sensory Deprivation Goes into the Black

Nearly two hours in this supposed 'mind-altering' floatation tank, have I reached the 'quantum realm of creativity'?

By Jesse Donaldson, 12 Apr 2014


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What to Make of the BC NDP's One-Horse Race?

A party united. A party divided. A party that must listen. Insiders weigh in.

By David P. Ball, 11 Apr 2014


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Premier Christy Clark

Clark's Hidden Ties to Investment Bank RCI Revealed

Having been chair of subsidiary, BC premier touted RCI in Asia trade missions.

By Bob Mackin, 11 Apr 2014


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Record Store Day Dials Up the Crazy

Here are some of the local gems among the wax dross. This Saturday!

By Gregory Adams

 

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