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Houston, Ashley on swing

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

By Katie Hyslop, Today

opinion

Harper and Flaherty

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, Today

mediacheck

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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, Today

opinion

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, Today

Recent Stories

opinion

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Why 'Fair Elections Act' Means the Death of Reason

Will Canadians let baseless talking points subvert democracy?

By Adam Shedletzky, Yesterday


opinion

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

Take a lesson, politicians who would pander.

By Rafe Mair, Yesterday


news

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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, Yesterday


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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, Yesterday


polls

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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?

Yesterday


presents

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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


life

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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


news

John Horgan

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


news

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


books

Chinese war junks

Shamed by 'Barbarians,' China Leaps Forward

New history follows the country's fascinating search for wealth and power.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Apr 2014


artsculture

Musician Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell Peaks All over Again

'Tarpaper Sky' beats the fourteenth album slump.

By Adrian Mack, 11 Apr 2014


life

Jim Flaherty in the House

Jim Flaherty Departs the Stage

Former finance minister was a damn good political showman, and a friend to many.

By Crawford Kilian, 10 Apr 2014


books

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First Nations' Remarkable Legal Winning Streak

'Resource Rulers' says industry ignores at its peril wave of 'native empowerment.'

By Shiri Pasternak, 10 Apr 2014


artsculture

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'Sex After Kids'

Is postpartum coitus ever the same? Finally, a film that probes.

By Fiona Morrow, 10 Apr 2014


news

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When the Field Trip's Too Pricey, Students 'Self-Exclude'

Why is the onus on kids to admit they're too poor to participate?

By Katie Hyslop, 10 Apr 2014


opinion

Heather Place

An Authentic First Step for Affordable Housing?

Let's hope Vancouver's Heather Place learns from Little Mountain's big mistakes.

By Barry Growe, 10 Apr 2014


news

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Greenpeace Complaint a Foreign-Funded 'Outburst': Ethical Oil

Environmental advocate alleges pro-oilsands group a 'front' for Tories.

By David P. Ball, 9 Apr 2014


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A Tyee Series

Sacred Circle: Breaking Stereotypes, Building Leaders

'Change happens when you get to know each other,' says Me to We club coordinator in Fort St. James.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 9 Apr 2014


opinion

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Please Advise! Benched Canucks GM Starts the Job Hunt

Spinmeister Steve helps Mike Gillis set new goals.

By Steve Burgess, 9 Apr 2014


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BC Makes It a Little Easier to Be a Temp Foreign Worker

Province quietly improves conditions, but risks overburdening settlement services.

By Kristian Secher, 9 Apr 2014


news

Rick Peterson

BC Conservative Campaign 'Smear' Ends in Resignations

Days before leadership election, a bout of nasty politicking recalls Cummins-era infighting.

By Andrew MacLeod, 8 Apr 2014


news

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Empty Ski Resort Town Wants More of BC's Cash

With Jumbo project delayed, council needs $1 million over five years to prop up its resident-less town.

By Bill Metcalfe, 8 Apr 2014


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A Tyee Series

Young 'Messengers' of Hope in the City

Indigenous urban teens defeat isolation and despair by learning to mentor others.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 8 Apr 2014


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