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Stories for week starting Monday, January 15, 2018


First Nations Seek Injunction to Halt Site C Work

Dam violates Treaty 8 rights, say West Moberly, Prophet River First Nations.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today


Comedy Isn’t Colour Blind at This Improv

Blind Tiger Comedy offering eight improv and sketch scholarships to differently abled, queer and racialized performers.

By Katie Hyslop, Today


Horgan Supports Cheaper Hydro for Low-Income Residents

Government waiting for utility commission’s response on blanket rate freeze.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today


Girl’s False Claim of Hijab Attack Brings Ugly Response

An 11-year-old girl told a story that wasn’t true and the Muslim community came under attack.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today


Trump Is Dead Wrong on Immigrants from ‘Shithole’ Countries

Canadian data shows high education, employment levels, little demand for public funding.

By Arvind Magesan, Today


BC Falling Behind on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Without serious action, we’ll miss our 2020 targets.

By Judith Lavoie, Yesterday


Five Things Horgan Should Have Done About Site C

Former Hydro CEO says government should have killed dam and launched major energy reform.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


BC’s Parties Mum on What They Know About You

Liberals gave partial response, NDP and Greens offered nothing when questioned about individual information they hold under privacy laws.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


The Ethnic Cleansing of America

Trump’s plan to deport 330,000 people a disaster for them, their home countries and the US.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Jan 2018


How Evangelical Women Took Over the Sex Work Debate

‘Sensationalist’ campaigns trample on rights of workers.

By Carly Daniel-Hughes, 15 Jan 2018


NAFTA’s Death Would Be Cheered by Working Canadians, Says Union Leader

Jerry Dias says deal hurt working class and its failure would be a boost for Trudeau.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Jan 2018