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‘I’m an agnostic because I can see both sides,’ says UBC’s David Green. Read more »

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Jan 2019

culture

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On Photographing Big Holes in the Ground

What’s the allure of ‘excavation porn’ in the city? A Tyee exchange.

By David Beers and Christopher Cheung, 18 Jan 2019

culture

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PuSh, Baby

Vancouver’s live performing arts festival is back. We’ve got the lowdown.

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

analysis

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When Indigenous Assert Rights, Canada Sends Militarized Police

It’s become routine, but ignores latest law on rights and title, say experts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

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opinion

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Don’t Be Distracted by This Populist Sideshow

Political theatre is toxic to good policy. And there are greater forces at work.

By Mitchell Anderson, Today


culture

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Are Humans Ready for the ‘Return of the Wolf’?

Paula Wild’s book pushes away the ‘mist of speculation’ that shrouds these special creatures.

By Luanne Armstrong, Today


culture

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‘Is the Ground Nostalgic for Snow?’

Letter from Antigonish: as winter warms, a welling of grief.

By Marc Fawcett-Atkinson, Yesterday


analysis

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Want to Know More about Dementia? Start Here

‘The End of Memory’ is a solid, clear introduction to a complex condition.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


culture

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No One Can Win the Oscars

Awards shows are a hot mess of controversy, and for good reason: they perfectly reflect society’s increasing fractures.

By Kim Linekin, Yesterday


news

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BC Indigenous Leaders Fear Cabinet Shuffle Signals End to Reconciliation Agenda

‘We’re sitting on a time bomb,’ says one advocate.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Jan 2019


news

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Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada

Tyee FOI reveals pro-pipeline PR strategy, spiraling costs.

By Bryan Carney, 15 Jan 2019


news

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Jagmeet Singh: ‘People Need Me, and I’m Going to Deliver’

The NDP leader is set for a critical byelection fight in Burnaby. What’s his plan? A Tyee Q&A.

By Christopher Guly, 15 Jan 2019


culture

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How We Talk about Race: A Brilliant Filmmaker’s Cause

Michèle Stephenson, who speaks Wednesday, on stories, power and ‘same’ vs. change.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Jan 2019


news

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BC Energy Minister on Her Site C Reversal: No Regrets

Michelle Mungall once firmly opposed the mega-dam. Now she’s a powerful figure in a ‘complicated’ party.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Jan 2019


opinion

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My Dreams for Indigenous Education in Canada

Stó:lō educator Jo-ann Archibald, new Order of Canada recipient, imagines the brightest future for her field.

By Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem, 14 Jan 2019


news

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First Nation Lawsuit Challenges Federal Fish Farm Licences

Salmon farms infringe on Indigenous rights, say Dzawada’enuxw.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jan 2019


news

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Is Coastal GasLink an Illegal Pipeline?

Challenge to energy project’s approval brings threats to Smithers activist.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jan 2019


news

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Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl

‘Smart growth’ strategies could help those like Rasiklal Joshi, who often need more than a bus ride.

By Christopher Cheung, 11 Jan 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: If and When You Can’t Drive, How Will You Get Around?

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jan 2019


analysis

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Why BC’s Carbon Tax Worked

Two shrewd components prevented a ‘Yellow Vest’ backlash here.

By Craig Axford, 11 Jan 2019


analysis

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Judy Wilson’s Message for Canadians: ‘The Land Defenders Are Doing This for Everybody’

RCMP raids in Wet’suwet’en territory can’t bring justice, reconciliation or a better future, Neskonlith chief says.

By Zoë Ducklow, 10 Jan 2019


opinion

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The Unist’ot’en Movement, Not the RCMP, Has the Law on Its Side

The facts about aboriginal rights and title support the Wet’suwet’en peoples in their pipeline protest.

By Judith Sayers, 10 Jan 2019


opinion

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Why Vancouver Needs an ‘Affordability Bank’

No, not a bank loaning cash. This one would ‘collect’ and ‘spend’ home square footage.

By Scot Hein, 10 Jan 2019


opinion

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Horgan Goes from Lion to Lamb on the Trans Mountain Pipeline

BC still opposes the project, but it’s not leading.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 10 Jan 2019


news

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A Whopper Global Confab on Women Is Coming to BC

In June, that is. And nine more world events to watch in 2019.

By Stefan Labbé, 9 Jan 2019


analysis

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One Way to Help BC’s Orcas: Quieter Ships

Noise levels in the ocean can be reduced with relatively small interventions.

By Priyanka Varkey and Tony Robert Walker, 9 Jan 2019


news

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Inslee for President? BC’s Coastal Ally Would Put Climate First

Washington governor believes global warming could win over America in 2020.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 9 Jan 2019


analysis

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Nine Things You Need to Know about the Unist’ot’en Blockade

The RCMP moved Monday to break up a First Nations protest. Here’s how we got to this point.

By Zoë Ducklow, 8 Jan 2019


culture

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‘A History of Canada in 10 Maps’

How European explorers, with daring and violence, drew the lines for a nation.

By Crawford Kilian, 8 Jan 2019


opinion

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Tyee’s Spin Doc on His (Mostly) Political Prognostications for 2019

Notley’s crew out. BC’s vomit vote. And plenty more Scheer comedic brilliance.

By Steve Burgess, 8 Jan 2019


Alberta Has Spent $23 Million Calling BC an Enemy of Canada

Tyee FOI reveals pro-pipeline PR strategy, spiraling costs.

By Bryan Carney

 

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