'We Can Do Better': Residents, Advocates Fight for Victoria Tent City

Victorian tent city resident Norm Ruble

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As province aims to shut down camp in court, tenter Norm Ruble offers a different view. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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How a File-sharing Lawsuit Could Erode Your Internet Privacy

Downloaders should pay attention to this 'reverse class action' filed by a film company.

By Michael Geist, Today

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Mass Sea Star Deaths Shake Up Marine Food Chain

SFU researchers uncovering effects of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded.

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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A Long, Desperate Search for Mental Health Services in BC

Even in crisis, many patients face long waits and lack of care, they say.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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How Bernie's Revolution Can Win, Even Without Him

His forces won't fight for anything less than big change.

By Sarah van Gelder, Yesterday


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Unneeded, Expensive Site C Brings Huge Costs, No Benefits: NDP Critic

Government blocked independent review that would reveal project 'a job-killing white elephant.'

By Adrian Dix, Yesterday


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Look Out, TV: Aaron Sorkin Is Going Digital

Beloved boomer fare 'The West Wing' spawns re-watch podcast. So when's the Netflix reboot?

By Shannon Rupp, Yesterday


opinion

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Vancouver Island Our 11th Province? Why Stop There?

BC's own Brexit? Likely not. Still, secession movements tell us something about the regional mood.

By Crawford Kilian, 25 Jun 2016


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Canada Must Act to Help North Korean Refugees, NDP MP Says

Jenny Kwan says Ottawa should expedite process for those 'whose lives are at risk.'

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 25 Jun 2016


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Closing Britannia Secondary Will Hit Indigenous Students Hard, Say Community Members

School with highest Aboriginal-identified population could shutter by next June.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 Jun 2016


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Christy Clark in Prince George

'Air Christy' Flights Included Learjet to Liberal Fundraiser

Taxpayers billed $6,054 for one-day trip that included photo op, radio interview and fundraising dinner.

By Bob Mackin, 24 Jun 2016


opinion

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Vancouver's Home Price Nightmare Was Long Foretold

Since Expo 86 many warned global wealth would kill local homebuyers' dreams.

By Darryl Greer, 24 Jun 2016


opinion

Donnie Wesley

Did Band Members Defame a Chief by Saying He Wasn't?

Dispute belies Clark's claim of First Nations support for Skeena River LNG proposal.

By Ian Gill, 24 Jun 2016


culture

Ivan Coyote

Fostering Change: Cabaret Promotes Support for Youth 'Aging Out' of Care

Vancouver celebs share stories tonight to highlight need to help former children in care.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Jun 2016


opinion

Airships

The European Union and the Misery of Bigness

Brexit voters should recognize Leopold Kohr's belief that large institutions concentrate power and ignore local needs.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Jun 2016


opinion

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Why Young Workers Should Celebrate CPP Changes

Okay, all workers should care. But for the next gen, this pension upgrade was long overdue.

By Paul Willcocks, 23 Jun 2016


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Premier Christy Clark

Citizens Tell the Premier: Ban Big Bucks, End Party Pay

Correspondence reveals an electorate unhappy with BC Libs' big-ticket fundraisers.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jun 2016


news

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Health Firing Inquiry 'Adversarial, Intimidating'

Refusal to fund legal costs in ombudsperson's probe unfair, says Rebecca Warburton.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Jun 2016


culture

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Cholera in Haiti: A True-Crime Medical Thriller

Book exposes international effort to hide the truth -- UN camp was responsible for outbreak that has killed thousands.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jun 2016


opinion

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'China Syndrome' Paralyzes Politicians in Housing Affordability Crisis

Huge impact of foreign buyers can't be ignored, and raising the issue isn't racist.

By Bill Tieleman, 21 Jun 2016


news

Labour union president Hassan Yussuff

Canadian Labour Leader Pledges Continued Pension Push

CPP has been expanded but needs to go further, says CLC's Hassan Yussuff.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Jun 2016


opinion

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Court's Ban on Some Set-Top Boxes Threat to Innovation

Ruling tips balance with injunction blocking disruptive technology with both legal and illegal uses.

By Michael Geist, 21 Jun 2016


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A Tyee Series

Next Economy: Bitcoin and New Ways to Do Money

Why cryptocurrency is hot politics. Next in Tyee's series on capitalism in crisis.

By Justin Ritchie, 21 Jun 2016


culture

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Meet the Olympians Without Nations

This first-ever team of refugees will compete in the Rio 2016 Games.

By Christopher Zumski Finke, 20 Jun 2016


opinion

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To Tackle Inequality, Start with BC's Two-Tier Education

It's hard to think of a single reason why we subsidize private schools while stiffing our public system.

By Paul Willcocks, 20 Jun 2016


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$15 Million to Build BC's 'Nashville North'? Indie Bands Have Ideas

But will they be asked? Tyee asks local musicians how they'd benefit from premier's pledged support.

By Alex de Boer, 20 Jun 2016


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Tyee Poll: Will a Tax on Vacant Homes Cool Vancouver's Housing Market?

Before you housing hopefuls cry tears of joy -- is this a solution to unaffordability?

By Tyee Staff, 20 Jun 2016


news

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'Air Christy' Bill to Taxpayers Tops $560,000

Controversial flight to give $150,000 grant for Haida Gwaii school study most costly on latest list.

By Bob Mackin, 18 Jun 2016


culture

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#OceanOptimism: Igniting a Twitter Storm of Hope

Sharing uplifting news of resilience and recovery enhances our capacity for action. So why don't we do it more?

By Elin Kelsey, 18 Jun 2016


culture

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'The Wailing': A Horror Revealed in Hindsight

The latest from South Korean director Na Hong-jin may be best watched backwards.

By Dorothy Woodend, 18 Jun 2016


The European Union and the Misery of Bigness

Brexit voters should recognize Leopold Kohr's belief that large institutions concentrate power and ignore local needs.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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