Realtors Leonardo DiFrancesco and Rav Rampuri

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By Christopher Cheung, Today

Meet the Real Estate Duo Answering Vancouver Prayers

No, not housing prayers. These guys sell most of Metro Van's churches.

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Dan Savage

Six Podcasts for Lonely Hearts

No V-Day plans? Spend quality time with these love lessons and confessions.

By Shannon Rupp, Today

culture

Humpback whales, Cetatea Lab

More Jams than Phish? Inside BC's Recording Studio for Whales

At Cetacea Lab, the songs of northcoast humpbacks have a rare, and devoted, terrestrial audience.

By Darcy Dobell, Today

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With Demand Dropping, BC Hydro Cut Length of Forecast, Charges NDP's Dix

In January, utility said it would look 10 years out, now says 20-year forecast available after all.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

Recent Stories

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Caribou
A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: Alberta's Coveted Foothills Forest

After a century of occupation, this once mighty-mosaic of woods no longer provides adequate shelter for its 'refugees.' Part of a series.

By Chris Wood, Yesterday


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As BC Vows Real Estate Investigation, the Story Behind the Exposé

More than three months of investigation led to reporter Kathy Tomlinson's scoop.

By David P. Ball, Yesterday


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Maclean's columnist Scott Gilmore

Dear Maclean's: Urban or Remote, Indigenous Communities Not Served Equally

Courts recently found systematic underfunding, rights lawyers remind columnist.

By Maggie Wente, Michael McClurg and Bryce Edwards, Yesterday


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De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI Reveals

Health minister left job of revealing drug research scandal to successor MacDiarmid.

By Bob Mackin, 10 Feb 2016


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Vancouver housing

Nine Ways to Turn Vancouver's Housing Crisis from 'Breaking Point' to Tipping Point

In wake of recent headlines, we offer these ready-made ideas.

By David P. Ball and Katie Hyslop, 10 Feb 2016


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Dismayed by Resource Royalty Inaction, Alberta Unions Learn Tough Lesson

'This is a cautionary tale,' warns Alberta Federation of Labour president.

By Samantha Power, 10 Feb 2016


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Christy Clark, Speech from the Throne

Debt Free, Gas Powered BC Still Coming, Throne Speech Vows

'Success is not for quitters,' government says, despite global forces delaying LNG riches.

By Andrew MacLeod, 9 Feb 2016


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Locked out Vancouver postal workers, 2011

Tory Era Anti-Union Laws Still Walking Un-Dead, Say Observers

Liberals to repeal two controversial laws, but some say 'piecemeal' reforms don't go far enough.

By David P. Ball, 9 Feb 2016


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Stacked newspapers

Do Canada's Struggling Media Need an Intervention?

Dark days for traditional newsmakers. But appetite for digital upstarts show journalism isn't dead.

By Michael Geist, 9 Feb 2016


opinion

Jian Ghomeshi

Let's Hope Ghomeshi Trial Doesn't Stop Others from Seeking Legal Justice

As ongoing case shows, bringing allegations to court requires bravery.

By Bill Tieleman, 9 Feb 2016


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Andrew Nikiforuk

Four Highlights from Tyee's Evening with Andrew Nikiforuk

Missed our Vancouver event 'Standing Up to Fracking'? Check out the full video and more.

By Sarah Berman, 8 Feb 2016


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Why the Wild Descent of Oil Is Cause for Concern

Low prices once signalled good news for the global economy. Not this time.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Feb 2016


opinion

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How Legal Prescription Heroin Saved Me

One participant of a groundbreaking Vancouver health experiment tells his story.

By  Spike, 8 Feb 2016


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Former senator Mike Duffy

Watchdog 'Aware of' Duffy Testimony Related to Election Fraud Cold Case

Commissioner's office may have reopened probe after senator alleges that Tories robocalled in 2008.

By Andrew MacLeod, 8 Feb 2016


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Tyee Poll: Hey 'Forces of No,' Tell Us What You Oppose

The premier just called you out for always saying 'no.' Now's your chance to tell her what else you reject.

By Tyee Staff, 8 Feb 2016


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Scolding BC's 'Forces of No,' Our Premier Crassly Divides Us

When it comes to LNG, her story is us against them. But in the Skeena, a powerful counter-narrative is rising.

By Ian Gill, 6 Feb 2016


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BC Hydro Pledge Saves Mining Jobs? Not So Fast, Says Union

Steelworker boss dismisses gov't 'photo op,' offers better way to help workers.

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 Feb 2016


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PR Advice to BC's Lobbying Industry: Clean up Your Act

Now that influencers outnumber MLAs 30-to-one, start with these reforms.

By Dermod Travis, 5 Feb 2016


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Conestoga College president John Tibbits

Sprott Shaw Strikes Deal to Offer Diplomas from Ontario College

Public-private partnership latest move to cash in on international students.

By Katie Hyslop, 5 Feb 2016


opinion

TPP cartoon by Greg Perry

Trade Minister Needs to Break Out of Bureaucrat's Bubble on TPP

Deal's massive risks demand independent, government-funded assessments.

By Murray Dobbin, 5 Feb 2016


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NDP environment critic Spencer Chandra Herbert

'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate Action

With second-round consultations open, enviro groups see little 'leadership plan' progress.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Feb 2016


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'Crisis' Threatens UBC's Credibility, Say Faculty Reps

Board must stop 'operating in shadows' demands open letter to Chair, Premier.

By Tyee Staff, 4 Feb 2016


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Blanding's Turtle
A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: Ontario's Vanished 'Carolinian' Forest

It used to stretch from Oshawa to Windsor. Now, development encroaches on the last scraps of a once-great woods. Part of a series.

By Chris Wood, 4 Feb 2016


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Vancouver-owned site

Leveraging City Land for Federal Bucks 'Very Positive Move': Prof

But activists say affordable housing deal could leave out Vancouver's homeless.

By David P. Ball, 4 Feb 2016


culture

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The Life-Saving Movement to Reclaim Indigenous Language

A settler's reflection on potent words not taught in Canadian schools.

By Katherine Palmer Gordon, 4 Feb 2016


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NDP trade critic Tracey Ramsey

NDP Pushes Need for TPP Assessment as Deal Signed

Former trade minister explains how review could be done.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 4 Feb 2016


Why the Wild Descent of Oil Is Cause for Concern

Low prices once signalled good news for the global economy. Not this time.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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