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How We All Can Help Improve Indigenous Child Welfare Today

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Part 13 of a series. Big structural change takes time. Improving lives of kids in care doesn’t have to. Read more »

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Ministry Announces Largest Vancouver School Seismic Upgrade Yet

The $79.3 million to replace Eric Hamber Secondary is part of a larger push to meet 2030 deadline with 176 schools to go.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

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Canada’s Parks Have Lost Their Way — and Time Is Running Out

Packed with people and facing development, national parks are failing wildlife.

By Ed Struzik, Today

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Five Critical Issues to Consider Before the Province Renews Fish Farm Licences

Aboriginal title, disease risks and lack of DFO regulation of the industry are prime concerns.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

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How Developers Sway Vancouver Elections

Despite new campaign donation laws, their influence isn’t over. Second in a series.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


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Opus Hotel Pulls Plug on Bar Video Feed over Urinals

After privacy complaint filed, screens coming out during reno.

By Jody Paterson, Yesterday


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Government Had No Influence on TimberWest Deal, Says Pension Fund

Complainants in lawsuit seek testimony from former forests minister Rich Coleman over fund’s purchase of forestry company.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


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BC to Fund On-Reserve Housing in Groundbreaking Plan

Important to help people live in home communities, says minister.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


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Join Us to Talk About a New Path to Healthier Communities

Andrew MacLeod’s book looks beyond medical care to identify what makes us sick. We need to talk about it.

By Tyee Staff, 18 Jun 2018


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Good Intentions, Not Enough Action in Indigenous Child Welfare Plan, Says Advocate

Part 12 of a series. Minister Jane Philpott says the government knows the way out of the crisis. Cindy Blackstock has a different plan.

By Katie Hyslop, 18 Jun 2018


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My Grandfather the Bridge Man

One of 19 men killed in the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge, John Wright worked hard, cherished history and loved his family.

By Cynthia Bruckman, 16 Jun 2018


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Trinity Western University Loses in Supreme Court

Highest court upholds right of law societies to deny accreditation to the evangelical law school.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Jun 2018


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Housing Advocates Abuzz Over Access to Developer Westbank’s Chinese Website

Internet users from Canada shut out from site temporarily, but access returned after outcry on social media.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Jun 2018


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US Refugee Change Will Bring Chaos at Canadian Borders

Decision to deny asylum to women victims of domestic violence changes everything.

By Kelly Toughill, 15 Jun 2018


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Government Lawyers Fighting to Shield Coleman from Questioning in Lawsuit

Former forests minister willing to answer written questions, but wants to avoid examination for discovery.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Jun 2018


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Green Hopes, NDP Fears and PC Dreams

The challenges that await Ontario in Ford Nation.

By Christopher Guly, 15 Jun 2018


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Vision Sinking in First Major Vancouver Election Poll

Meanwhile, a lot of people still want to be mayor.

By Allen Garr, 14 Jun 2018


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The Bluffer’s Guide to Jordan Peterson

All you need to know about the YouTube star and self-help guru before his visit to Vancouver.

By Shannon Rupp, 14 Jun 2018


culture

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How Factories Made (and Unmade) Us All

And why we should forget those dreams of bringing back manufacturing jobs.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Jun 2018


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Seattle’s Housing Crisis Caused a Political Revolution. Is Vancouver Next?

Award-winning author and contributor Geoff Dembicki interviewed more than 20 experts from both cities. First in a series.

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Jun 2018


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Public-Private Partnerships Inflated Costs to Taxpayers, Says Report

Province will spend $3.7 billion more than it needs over the lifetime of 17 projects.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Jun 2018


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Lessons from Care: ‘We’ll Be Triumphant in Our Battle to Make This System Great’

Part 11 in a series. Who better to ask for solutions than Indigenous youth who have been in government care? Today, activist Dylan Cohen.

By Katie Hyslop, 13 Jun 2018


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The Carbon Bubble: Here Come the New Dirty Thirties

The ugly end days of fossil fuel will mean big trouble for Canadians.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Jun 2018


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Home Runs and Charm School: Baseball’s Girls of Summer

Seventy-five years ago this spring, two Vancouver sisters joined dozens of Canadians to make history with North America’s first women’s pro baseball league.

By Tom Hawthorn, 12 Jun 2018


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Trump, Lies and Tyranny

How the US president’s assault on the truth sets the stage for authoritarian rule.

By Henry Giroux, 12 Jun 2018


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Pension Funds Scooped Up TimberWest for Less than Half Earlier Offer

Board didn’t share 2008 bid with investors.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Jun 2018


opinion

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#MeToo Means Men Need to Step Up for Change

Women have done all the heavy lifting in bringing sexual assault and harassment to light.

By Mitchell Anderson, 11 Jun 2018


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One First Nation’s Bold Approach to Child Welfare

Part 10 of a series: the Splatsin fought to gain control, and offer a new model of care for kids and families.

By Katie Hyslop, 11 Jun 2018


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Documentary Tells Human Story of Vancouver Bridge Collapse

Filmmaker George Orr describes how he stumbled across unseen archival footage for a film that ‘really wanted to get told.’

By Jess Mackie, 11 Jun 2018


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Wynne Some, Lose Some: Great Election Blowouts in Canadian History

The collapse of Ontario’s Liberal party is yet another historical massacre at the polls — remember Disco Dick?

By Tom Hawthorn, 8 Jun 2018


 

What are you going do with your 3.27 centimetres of the Trans Mountain pipeline?

  • Bedazzle with rhinestones
  • Turn it into a shrine to Rachel Notley
  • Put a spigot and hose on it and open a craft refinery
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