Proud Planner: 'I Work for TransLink'

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Sabrina Lau Texier once shirked from discussing her employer. Then came the transit vote. Read more »

By Doug Ward, Today

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Despite Recent Rough Patch, Clark Firmly in Control

These aren't the moves of a mistake-prone government.

By Bill Tieleman, Today

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Watch Out, Serial Spammers!

Canadian crackdown on spam messages begins, with action taken against three businesses.

By Michael Geist, Today

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Judge Dismisses Third Furlong Abuse Suit

Former Olympic CEO suffered depression in wake of allegations.

By Bob Mackin, Today

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opinion

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Is Harper a Cause or Symptom of Our Ailing Democracy?

Two recent reads reach different conclusions.

By Sean Holman, Yesterday


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Two More Great Reasons to Support Tyee's Election Reporting Fund

And one massive thank you to those who've already pitched in.

By Jane Armstrong, Yesterday


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Progressives Must 'Catch up' to Win in 2015, Says Broadbent Chief

But other observers say NDP's fortunes rest on the Liberals.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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Tyee Poll: If Amended, What Should Happen to Bill C-51?

Scrap it? Keep it? More amendments? What do you think?

Yesterday


opinion

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Abbott's Removal Reveals Chaos with Treaty Process

Province has 'lost the plot' on important file.

By Paul Willcocks, Yesterday


opinion

Defend Our Coast protest

Even with Amendments, C-51 Should Worry Activists

History shows 'lawful protest' clause a flimsy shield against surveillance, dirty tricks.

By Reg Whitaker, 28 Mar 2015


culture

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How Clever Ikea Ads Make Us Feel Smart

When pranksters trick snooty art lovers, it's pure schadenfreude.

By Shannon Rupp, 28 Mar 2015


culture

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Taking Life Cues from the Brat Pack in 'The Wolfpack'

We've all wished to live inside a nostalgic '80s flick. These six brothers did.

By Dorothy Woodend, 28 Mar 2015


opinion

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A Tyee Series

Toolkit for Change: How Messages Can Mobilize

Is there something change-makers can learn from the Iron Lady's slogans?

By James Boothroyd, 27 Mar 2015


culture

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Are Dystopian Heroines Agents for Change?

'Divergent' generation of female protagonists seek escape, not solutions.

By Crawford Kilian, 27 Mar 2015


mediacheck

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Are Leaked Docs Safe With Canadian Reporters?

A homegrown Ed Snowden would find few journos with encrypted email.

By Tim Groves, 27 Mar 2015


news

OpenMedia's Steve Anderson

Tensions Simmer at Bill C-51 Hearings

Activist and Tory committee member spar over anti-terrorism law.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Mar 2015


culture

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It Has Now Been 100 Years Since Vancouver Won a Stanley Cup

A Tyee primer on the most notable centennial of the season.

By Jesse Donaldson, 26 Mar 2015


opinion

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How Harper Turned Canada into a Rogue State

As economy stumbles, our self-styled wartime prime minister bets on fear.

By Crawford Kilian, 26 Mar 2015


news

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Is Your Car Tracking You?

As new cars collect data, privacy group calls for oversight.

By Bob Mackin, 26 Mar 2015


news

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Canada's Charity Law Needs Reform: Report

University law centre calls for clearer definition of political activity.

By Emma Gilchrist, 25 Mar 2015


news

NDP leader Adrian Dix

Dismissed Researcher Made Shocking Drug Finding

Warburton says 60,000 people who take medication will die prematurely.

By Andrew MacLeod, 25 Mar 2015


opinion

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Will 'Mining' Watchdog Hold Multinationals to Account?

New regulator is respected, but office is toothless.

By Jeff Bone, 25 Mar 2015


news

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Right-wing Website Reboots to Fight Bill C-51

'I feel like we're in some kind of alternate universe,' says Free Dominion founder Connie Fournier.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 25 Mar 2015


news

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VIDEO: Herring Crisis Returns on BC's Central Coast

Members of Heiltsuk First Nation explain the roots of a long-simmering dispute.

By Tyee Staff, 24 Mar 2015


opinion

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Transit Vote Pivotal for Vancouver's Economic Health

In global competition for talent and ideas, infrastructure investment now determines the winners.

By Ian McKay, VEC, 24 Mar 2015


opinion

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Supermarkets Win Big in BC's New Liquor Landscape

'Machiavellian' plan could harm unionized workers.

By Bill Tieleman, 24 Mar 2015


mediacheck

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Pick-and-Pay TV to Keep Big Broadcasters in Check

CRTC decision includes safeguards against potential anti-competitive conduct.

By Michael Geist, 24 Mar 2015


news

Computer lab

Report Slams Scrapped Post-Secondary Watchdog

Board stacked with private college members, did not reflect all students.

By Bob Mackin, 24 Mar 2015


tyeenews

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Help Build Canada's Best Independent Election Reporting Team

With such a high-stakes election around the corner, we need your support.

By Jane Armstrong, 23 Mar 2015


opinion

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The Potent Economy Booster BC's Premier Insists on Ignoring

How a serious hike in the minimum wage would revive prosperity for all citizens.

By Will McMartin, 23 Mar 2015


Even with Amendments, C-51 Should Worry Activists

History shows 'lawful protest' clause a flimsy shield against surveillance, dirty tricks.

By Reg Whitaker

 

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