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Are the Province’s Agricultural Land Protectors Overwhelmed?

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A Vancouver Island battle reveals a larger snarl: 400 ALR complaints, just four investigators across BC. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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A Shaking Portrait of an Earthquake

Northern BC recently trembled with a tremor likely caused by fracking. This map shows us who felt it, and how strongly.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

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It’s Up to Canadians to Save the Boreal Forest — and We’re Doing a Lousy Job

As the world’s wilderness vanishes, we’re failing to protect vast forests critical to the climate change battle.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday

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‘Grateful It’s Finally Over’: Fired Health Workers Finally Receive Compensation

Cheques delivered or on the way to those wrongfully dismissed six years ago.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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Ontario Government Is Fuelling Youth Homelessness Crisis, Say Critics

Shutdown of Child Advocate’s Office will undermine prevention efforts, experts argue.

By Seila Rizvic, Yesterday


analysis

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BC Just Scrapped the Future of the Gas-Powered Car

How the NDP’s zero-emissions vehicle mandate for 2040 drives change now.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


analysis

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A Bold Proposal to Make Surrey’s Mayor a Transit Hero

McCallum’s pricey SkyTrain pledge is crashing. But old tracks and new tech can save the day.

By Patrick Condon, 17 Dec 2018


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Homelands and Hearts, Split in Two

Cleaved by a border, Indigenous communities wait for Canada to align immigration policy with the more generous US.

By Andrew Seal, 17 Dec 2018


tyeenews

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Our Katie Hyslop’s a ‘Champion’ for Kids

Excellent reporting on child welfare earns Tyee reporter recognition from advocacy coalition.

By Chris Wood, 17 Dec 2018


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Plan to Close Fish Farms on Salmon Migration Routes a ‘Step in Right Direction’

Critics question timeline for change, fear problems will simply be moved to new farms.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 16 Dec 2018


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Halibut Seem Too Pricy? Try Fishing It Yourself

I did this May. One humbling, bloody week later, I know what it takes to get the pretentious bottom-dweller to plate.

By Larry Pynn, 14 Dec 2018


analysis

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The Case for Indie News Media Taking Federal Dollars

‘Am I arguing for my own job? Certainly, with no ambivalence,’ writes this journalist.

By Toula Drimonis, 14 Dec 2018


analysis

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Uber? Taxis? Or Plan C? How to Get Ride Hailing Right

BC could show the world a non-profit model that beats oligopolies.

By Alex Hemingway, 14 Dec 2018


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Tyee Poll: What Do You Think Will Happen in 2019?

By Tyee Staff, 14 Dec 2018


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Want to Fix Foster Care? Ask Kids Who Have Been Through the System

Innovative report co-researched by youth from care focuses on importance of relationships.

By Katie Hyslop, 13 Dec 2018


culture

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More 2018 Film Winners: The Women and the Weirdos

This was a year for wild and wacky, not pumped and polished. More from Tyee’s culture editor.

By Dorothy Woodend, 13 Dec 2018


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Company Linked to Tremors that Jolted Fort St. John Triggered Previous Quakes

CNRL’s waste water disposal wells linked to cluster of quakes in 2015.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 12 Dec 2018


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Thanks to Tyee Readers, We’re 35 Per Cent of the Way to 2019 in 2019

Over 80 new monthly supporters have joined us since Monday, committing to support independent, public interest journalism. Bravo!

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 12 Dec 2018


culture

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If 2018 Were a Film, It’d Be ‘First Reformed’

Charging full force at religion, mean corporations and environmental collapse, it sums up the moral moment.

By Dorothy Woodend, 12 Dec 2018


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Eco ‘Unbuilding’ Ensures Material from Demolished Homes Is Re-used

Vancouver company carefully salvages timber and other materials, helps owners claim tax breaks.

By Michelle Gamage, 11 Dec 2018


analysis

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Taking on the Public Health Issue of Dementia

One out of 15 Canadians over 65 live with it. Help The Tyee demystify it.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Dec 2018


opinion

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Unions Should Go Big on a Green New Deal for Canada

On climate change, workers shouldn’t be left behind — they should lead the way.

By Matt Price, 10 Dec 2018


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Can The Tyee Get to 2019 in 2019?

We’ll tell you what we mean in this note. And why you hold the answer.

By Robyn Smith and Jeanette Ageson, 10 Dec 2018


opinion

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Six Things to Know about the Legislature Scandal

While politics and personalities drive the agenda, we’re mostly in the dark.

By Paul Willcocks, 10 Dec 2018


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After Quakes, Frackers Ordered to Halt Operations near Fort St. John

Oil and gas commission confirms industry triggered earthquakes that shook region.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Dec 2018


analysis

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Rifts Healed, BC Fed Aims for More Private Sector Members

‘More united than we’ve ever been,’ says new leader Laird Cronk.

By Rod Mickleburgh, 7 Dec 2018


opinion

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Humans Need a Prime Directive, Fast!

From climate change to AI, we’re not ready for our onrushing future.

By Mitchell Anderson, 7 Dec 2018


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She’s Planting the Seeds of Indigenous Food Sovereignty

How Jessie Housty feeds the growth of her Heiltsuk culture and community.

By Ian Gill, 7 Dec 2018


opinion

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Is the Cure for Gridlock a Super Bus?

Consider the case of North Vancouver, a clogged bridge and a proposal called BRT.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Dec 2018


opinion

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Trudeau Called ‘Sexist’ by Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Apology demanded in this ‘open letter’ about PM’s comments to Kukpi7 Judy Wilson.

By Chief Robert Chamberlin, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, 6 Dec 2018


Can The Tyee Get to 2019 in 2019?

We’ll tell you what we mean in this note. And why you hold the answer.

By Robyn Smith and Jeanette Ageson

 

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