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By David Beers, Today



‘Army’ of RCMP to Protect Pipeline, but No Answers on Indigenous Woman’s Death

‘They’ve put more money into watching us, labelling us and monitoring us than into searching.’

By Amanda Follett Hosgood, Today



‘Climate Crisis’ Open Letter to Media: Who’s Responded (So Far)

Five-point plan on Tyee finds allies in CWA union and top US journos.

By Geoff Dembicki, Today



Matriarchs Uprising Celebrates Powerful Works by Indigenous Dance Artists

Both dance and women leaders are key components of the push to reclaim culture and decolonize.

By Emma Renaerts, Today

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Winnipeg Film Group

The Weirdest and Best Films in Canada Come Outta Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Film Group made the Prairie city a centre for creative filmmaking. A new documentary explains how.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Jun 2019



We Took a Little Field Trip to a BC Farm Raising Millions of Maggots

The way agri-biz feeds pets, poultry and fish is devouring Earth. David Suzuki helped invent a hopeful alternative, and we paid a visit.

By Christopher Pollon, 14 Jun 2019



Five Things You Need to Know about a National Pharmacare Plan

The Trudeau government has accepted a report calling for a drug plan. Here’s why, and a look at the hurdles still ahead.

By Andrew MacLeod, 14 Jun 2019



Forgery, Drugs, Money and Art: Documentary Dives into Legacy of Norval Morrisseau

A fascinating look at a Canadian controversy, and a reminder of the art world’s shaky foundations.

By Dorothy Woodend, 14 Jun 2019



George Abbott Looks Back at the BC Liberals New Era, and Doesn’t Like What He Sees

Former cabinet minister’s PhD thesis examines the consequences of deep tax cuts in the Campbell government’s first years.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Jun 2019



‘You’re Constantly Drowning’: A Day in the Life of a BC Social Worker

Miriam Libicki illustrates a story of endless paper and cases.

By Samantha Garvey, Francesca Fionda and Brielle Morgan, 13 Jun 2019



Scenes from a Protest: Advocates Storm Fraser Health to Demand Overdose Prevention Site

Lack of safer use site in Maple Ridge is killing people, activists warn.

By Dexter McMillan, 13 Jun 2019



A Window into Making the City of Glass Greener and Happier

Architecture grad Genta Ishimura proposes a way to fix Vancouver’s energy-leaking condo towers.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 Jun 2019



The Family-Owned Store that Helps Transgender Customers Find the Perfect Fit

Eleanor Perry sold breast forms to cancer survivors. Then the clientele changed, and so did her family.

By Dannielle Piper, 12 Jun 2019



How Do You Teach Sex Ed When Governments Don’t Want to Hear It?

At Women Deliver, global advocates swapped tips for delivering comprehensive sex ed in conservative countries.

By Katie Hyslop, 12 Jun 2019



Why Genocide? That Should Be Obvious, Says Inquiry Commissioner

One week after the missing and murdered women report was released, a UBC conference explored its findings, and next steps.

By Andrea Smith, 12 Jun 2019



Ralliers Decry Canada’s Pipeline ‘Blind Spot’ on Eve of Trans Mountain Decision

Low turnout, visible anger at Sunday event in Vancouver.

By Braela Kwan and Carol Eugene Park, 12 Jun 2019



Trustee Moves to Remove School Nameplate Honouring a Father of Apartheid

Tyee story sparks action: ‘In my mind, it’s urgent,’ says Jennifer Reddy.

By Emma Renaerts, 11 Jun 2019


Sea louse infected juvenile pink salmon

Sea Lice Plagues Return and Threat to Wild Salmon Increases

DFO documents reveal treatment failures and inability to protect migrating salmon.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2019



Colten Boushie: A Final Exam We’re Flunking

New book on the 22-year-old’s killing includes a painful pass/fail question: Can Canada truly ‘do better’?

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Jun 2019



Canada’s Smart Space Move: Recycled Rockets

We’ve got a huge launch tomorrow, and we’re using a secondhand Falcon 9 to do it. Here’s why.

By Michael Byers and Cameron Byers, 11 Jun 2019



Which Question in Our Election Reporting Plan Gets You Fired Up?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 11 Jun 2019



Yes, Canada Is Guilty of Genocide. Now It’s Time to Act

Inquiry into missing and murdered women should shock us out of complacency.

By Sheryl Lightfoot and David MacDonald, 10 Jun 2019



Jody Wilson-Raybould on Her Path to Independence

How she became an ethics champion, breaking not just with Trudeau but Canada’s party system. A Tyee interview.

By Michael Harris, 10 Jun 2019



Why New West Station’s Plaza 88 Is One of a Kind

Wrapping a SkyTrain station in a giant development is an ‘extreme adventure’ — probably too extreme for today.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Jun 2019



In the Fight for Bitcoin’s Soul, the Pirates Are Losing

‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ reveals the push to make a scared public embrace cryptocurrencies.

By Ethan Lou, 10 Jun 2019


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Why Canada and Genocide Belong in the Same Sentence

Was there a pre-meditated plan to cause Indigenous people such suffering? Undeniably.

By Rick Harp, 8 Jun 2019



Company Ordered to Reveal Who Paid for False Jagmeet Singh Ad

False claim about NDP leader’s ‘mansion’ appeared in Vancouver Courier, History Channel and others.

By Bryan Carney, 7 Jun 2019



‘I’m Determined to Break the Barriers I’m Facing Because I’m a Female’

We asked young leaders at Women Deliver to share their biggest challenges, and how they’re preparing.

By Katie Hyslop, 7 Jun 2019



Fashion that Frees Is Jump-starting Social Change

From Fleabag’s jumpsuit to comfortable shoes, women are liberating what they wear.

By Dorothy Woodend, 7 Jun 2019



What If We Gave Struggling Families as Much Support as Foster Parents?

Child welfare experts say we’re investing in the wrong end of the system. A collaborative deep dive.

By Brielle Morgan, Katie Hyslop, Cherise Seucharan and Tracy Sherlock, 6 Jun 2019

The Family-Owned Store that Helps Transgender Customers Find the Perfect Fit

Eleanor Perry sold breast forms to cancer survivors. Then the clientele changed, and so did her family.

By Dannielle Piper


Which of these questions are you most interested in getting some answers to in the upcoming election?

  • Do you agree Canada should be on an emergency footing regarding climate change, and if so what actions will your party take?
  • What are the tax loopholes in Canada, how have other countries closed them, what are candidates willing to do to assure the rich pay their fair share and reverse the widening wealth gap?
  • How do we transition to a green economy without causing mass unemployment and upheaval?
  • What would you do in the next 36 months to improve housing in and provide potable water to remote First Nations communities?
  • What would it mean to include dental care and pharmacare as part of government-funded health care, and where do candidates stand?

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