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Is BC Getting More Affordable? Six Hints from the New Budget

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news

Life will get easier, for some, as the NDP unveils its plan. Read more »

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

culture

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Great Bear Rainforest Hits a Screen Big Enough to Fit Its Grandeur

In Ian McAllister’s nature masterpiece, human inhabitants star, too.

By Ian Gill, Today

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What Rachel Notley Actually Achieved

The complex legacy of Alberta’s first NDP premier.

By Geoff Dembicki, Today

culture

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Steve Burgess Gets Educated: The New World of Interaction Design

Emily Carr’s Haig Armen on why design is not about how things look.

By Steve Burgess, Today

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culture

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Would You Like to Be Buried as an Egg?

ARTIFACT: The egg then sprouts a tree. On display at ‘Designing Death’.

By David Beers, Today


news

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Controversial Job Training Contracts a ‘Missed Opportunity’ to Strengthen Communities, Says Advocate

Minister Shane Simpson says new policy focused on preparing people for work.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


culture

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Singing of Starving: La Bohème’s Tragedy Is Today’s Reality

Vancouver Opera’s new production reaches across the centuries.

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday


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‘Punch to the Gut’ Musical on Residential Schools Returns to Vancouver

Children of God has been shaped by intense audience reactions, says director Corey Payette.

By Andrea Smith, Yesterday


analysis

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Why Wilson-Raybould Was Right

Her government was intensely lobbied, but the law is clear.

By Michael Harris, 15 Feb 2019


analysis

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Country Collapsing? Let Them Eat Bitcoin

Vancouver to Venezuela, the brave new ethics of crypto-charities.

By Melody Ma, 15 Feb 2019


culture

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How Black Train Porters Moved Politicians to Embrace a Multicultural Canada

Poorly treated, they led a fight for rights that benefited many. Cecil Foster tells their story.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Feb 2019


opinion

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Please Advise! This Looks Bad, Will Trudeau Choke?

Omnibus bills are like boxes of chocolates, which can lodge in PM’s craw.

By Steve Burgess, 14 Feb 2019


analysis

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So that New Report on the Huge Private Energy Rip-off of BC Ratepayers?

It’s all that Rafe Mair and Will McMartin warned here years ago.

By David Beers, 14 Feb 2019


news

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Jody Wilson-Raybould: ‘She Has Always Just Gone for It’

She’s a fearless ‘uniter’ say watchers of her rise and the Liberals’ crisis.

By Zoë Ducklow and Katie Hyslop, 14 Feb 2019


culture

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Click Here to Laugh at Vancouver

Why memes are the new satire in a place ripe for ridicule. Add your own!

By Christopher Cheung, 14 Feb 2019


analysis

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The Virus that Makes DFO Put Its Head in the Sand

PRV must be taken more seriously, says a judge, again.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 14 Feb 2019


opinion

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Indigenous Scholars Decry ‘Character Assassination’ of Jody Wilson-Raybould

From ‘star Liberal MP' to 'difficult and incompetent’… Really?

By Joyce Green, Gina Starblanket, Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, Renae Watchman, Sarah Hunt, Lianne Marie Leda Charlie, Christine O’Bonsawin, waaseyaa'sin Christine Sy, Jeff Corntassel, Patricia M. Barkaskas and Dallas Hunt, 13 Feb 2019


opinion

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Will Prosper nous parle des écoles qui n’ont rien d’un deuxième chez-soi

Une adolescence difficile à Montréal-Nord lui a appris l’importance de la sécurité urbaine. Le dernier volet de la série Talking Home.

By Jay Pitter, 13 Feb 2019


news

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Lower Poverty and Ticket Prices Too: Nine NDP Brags and Pledges

What BC’s government chose to highlight in Tuesday’s throne speech.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Feb 2019


analysis

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The Carbon Tax Case Is a Dangerous Political Game

Leaders cop out by kicking hard, complex issues to the courts. It may backfire.

By James MacLean, 13 Feb 2019


opinion

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Will Prosper on How Violence Makes School No Second Home

Tough teen years in Montreal North made his lesson plan urban safety. Last in the Talking Home series.

By Jay Pitter, 13 Feb 2019


culture

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Turning Child Apprehension Fears into Cartoon Art

Vancouver artist Miriam Libicki on why she chose to go public, via a comic, about her family’s encounter with MCFD.

By Katie Hyslop, 12 Feb 2019


culture

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The Single Mom with Five Kids Who Sailed BC’s Edge

Capi Blanchet wrote a boating classic. A new bio charts her stubborn course.

By Crawford Kilian, 12 Feb 2019


news

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Plecas vs. James and Lenz: A Flurry of Assertions in Seven Rounds

Now that Leg officials have punched back, here’s a scorecard to keep track.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Feb 2019


analysis

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Huawei, Big Brother and Technological Self-Destruction

5G is just the latest innovation giving powerful forces more ability to monitor and control our lives.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 12 Feb 2019


presents

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John Fullerton’s ‘Regenerative Capitalism’: The Shift Our Planet Needs?

The noted economic (re)thinker urges we mimic nature’s systems. He speaks Feb. 19.

By David Beers, 11 Feb 2019


opinion

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Heather Jarvis on Sex Worker Myths and Real Homes

The SlutWalk co-founder talks stigma and housing. Latest in the series Talking Home.

By Jay Pitter, 11 Feb 2019


news

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Why Quake Proofing Schools Is Shaking up Resistance

The fixes are shrinking our education, say BC students and parents. Epicentre of revolt: Vancouver’s Hamber Secondary.

By Samantha McCabe and Zak Vescera, 11 Feb 2019


news

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Site that Lied about NDP Leader During Election Lives in Web’s Shadows

Tracking false Singh article shows how easily news fakers hide.

By David Beers and Bryan Carney, 11 Feb 2019


culture

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Hungry for Something Good to Do? Try Our Culture Bento Box

Six tasty experiences to sample around BC or maybe just in bed.

By Dorothy Woodend, 8 Feb 2019


Why Wilson-Raybould Was Right

Her government was intensely lobbied, but the law is clear.

By Michael Harris

 

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