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By Shannon Rupp, Today

Why Does The Province's Theatre Critic Use a Fake Name?

And more strange tales from today's blurry frontiers of arts coverage.

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Rise Up from Science Fiction Monoculture!

Tired of games, thrones and rings? This crop of science fiction eats Tolkien rip-offs for breakfast.

By Crawford Kilian, Today

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Latest to Fall under Harper's Muzzle: Omar Khadr

We'll never know his side of the story, so long as the PM keeps media away.

By Steve Sullivan, Today

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How to Stop Canadian Multinationals from Dodging Their Taxes

And if you thought low rates bought their loyalty, you're wrong.

By Dennis Howlett, Yesterday

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Why Set Minimum Prices on Booze At All?

They don't fix the abuse problems they're meant to solve, and gouge the rest of us.

By Bill Tieleman, Yesterday


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Janet Merlo

Janet Merlo Couldn't Keep Quiet

More than 330 women are now involved in sexual harassment claims against the RCMP. Here's one's experience.

By Janet Merlo, Yesterday


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What the Recording Industry Isn't Saying About Streaming Royalties

A campaign to stir up anger over Canadian rates misses a few notes.

By Michael Geist, Yesterday


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Tyee Poll: What's Your Ultimate Road Trip Song?

Summer's here! Time to hit the tar. What tunes keep you rolling?

28 Jul 2014


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Newfound Threat to Oilsand Projects

TYEE EXCLUSIVE: Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 28 Jul 2014


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A Tyee Series

To Combat Weak Social Ties, a New Way to Create

An 'arts hive' with focus on therapy puts expression before instruction.

By Olivia Fellows, 28 Jul 2014


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Croc Dogs! Jicama Slaw! Surrey Joins the Food Cart Revolution

Mobile food festival heads to BC's second-largest city.

By David P. Ball, 28 Jul 2014


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Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C 'Miracle' Treatment?

Patients have waited decades for such a 'finite cure,' but most can't pay for it.

By Pauline Holdsworth, 28 Jul 2014


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Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Carbon Cash

Capital project funds don't equal millions paid in offsets, but they help.

By Katie Hyslop, 26 Jul 2014


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To the Tsilhqot'in, with Gloves

How a people, its chiefs and a chief justice have bravely ennobled the Canadian spirit.

By Ian Gill, 26 Jul 2014


opinion

Tom Henheffer

Why Is a Weakened CRA Still Auditing Charities?

In austere times, it seems there's plenty of money to go after enemies of the government.

By Tom Henheffer, 25 Jul 2014


opinion

Ginger Goodwin

To Praise Ginger Goodwin Is to Revere a Radical

Feisty miner reminds that comfortable compromisers are easily forgotten.

By Mark Leier, 25 Jul 2014


opinion

Wolf in repose

BC's Wolf Killing Plan a Big Step Backwards

Released in April, the province's strategy for grey wolves lags behind its 35-year-old predecessor.

By Gary R. Allan and Brad Hill, 25 Jul 2014


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Groups 'Pull Together' to Cover First Nations' Enbridge Legal Expenses

'These things we're protecting are priceless,' says chief of Northern Gateway challenge.

By Emily Fister, 25 Jul 2014


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Steam Injection Fracking Caused Major Alberta Bitumen Leak

Review finds fractures spread like cracks on a frozen lake, resulting in uncontrolled seepage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2014


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Study Confirms Grizzlies Living on Unprotected Coastal Islands

Local tour guide's knowledge, now backed by research, raises major conservation concerns.

By Cara McKenna, 24 Jul 2014


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Critic Blasts BC Ferries' 'Newest Port of Call': Liberal-rich Okanagan

Company calls promotion of party donor hotels a 'coincidence.'

By Bob Mackin, 24 Jul 2014


culture

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The Mystery of L'Amour

Weirdo '80s synth dude captures the wallets of record nerds.

By Gregory Adams, 24 Jul 2014


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Fraser Doke

'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jul 2014


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A Tyee Series

Vancouver's New Make-It-Yourself Parks

'Parklet' program puts public space in neighbours' hands.

By Olivia Fellows, 23 Jul 2014


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Please Advise! My Great American Road Trip Has Gone Awry

A travellin' Steve Burgess explains how to make the best of a sputter-filled vacation.

By Steve Burgess, 23 Jul 2014


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Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk'

Months ago, Evergreen project's board flagged issues linking old and new rail systems.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jul 2014


culture

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'Snowpiercer' Is the Must See Movie of Summer

Because it's so brilliantly timely. So why won't they show it at your local theatre?

By Dorothy Woodend, 22 Jul 2014


opinion

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BC's Climate Plan Is Working, so Why Stop Now?

We know the carbon tax is effective. We know the public wants it. Time to ramp up our efforts.

By Josha MacNab, 22 Jul 2014


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Finance Minister Mike de Jong

BC Libs Give Secret Payouts, but No One Pays for Breaking the Rules

Don't expect much more than a 'tut tut' for these taxpayer abuses.

By Bill Tieleman, 22 Jul 2014


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Locked box

Supreme Court to Personal Data Plunderers: Get a Warrant!

Ruling strikes blow against warrantless disclosure of web and telecom subscriber info.

By Michael Geist, 22 Jul 2014


Janet Merlo Couldn't Keep Quiet

More than 330 women are now involved in sexual harassment claims against the RCMP. Here's one's experience.

By Janet Merlo

 

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