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David Keith’s Carbon Removal Moonshot

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analysis

The Canadian scientist built a world-class emissions capture project in Squamish. But don’t misunderstand his aim. Read more »

By Arno Kopecky, 16 Aug 2019

news

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‘It’s All Driven by Salmon:’ The Push to Protect the Pitt River

The Coquitlam area river and its tributaries are under attack. But advocates are working to repair the damage.

By Brandon Wei, 15 Aug 2019

culture

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‘Ready or Not’ and the Horror of the Mediocre Rich

They’ll cut your throat for a dollar, and won’t even have the decency to be good at it.

By Frederick Blichert, 16 Aug 2019

opinion

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Trump Wants to Buy Greenland? We Should Outbid Him!

Our northern neighbour, ignored by Denmark, would be a natural strategic fit for Canada.

By Crawford Kilian, 16 Aug 2019

Recent Stories

opinion

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The Sad Reality of Liberal Partisans’ Response to Trudeau’s Scandal

‘Vote for us — we’ll screw you over in favour of cronies less often’ is hardly a pro-democracy campaign slogan.

By Paul Willcocks, 15 Aug 2019


analysis

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Is This Langley ‘Village’ the Future of Dementia Care?

If so, it sets a new standard, posing positive challenges for our health-care system.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Aug 2019


news

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Big Changes for Demoviction Central

Burnaby adopts surprising recommendations for growth, homelessness and protecting renters. We break down the biggest three.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Aug 2019


opinion

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Trudeau’s Ethics Violation Is ‘Political Dynamite’

The SNC-Lavalin scandal is back in the headlines. And that’s very bad news for the Liberals' re-election hopes.

By Michael Harris, 14 Aug 2019


news

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‘Hi, How Can I Help You?’ What It Takes to Be a Crisis Line Volunteer

Empathy, experience and training prepare volunteers to take calls and provide support.

By Hilary Leung, 14 Aug 2019


news

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How an SFU Prof Uses Statistics to Give Killer Whales a Chance

For Ruth Joy, data’s the key to smart decisions. Part of a series introducing innovative thinkers in BC’s post-secondary sector.

By Steve Burgess, 14 Aug 2019


analysis

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The Calgary Oil and Gas Execs Backing Scheer Might Surprise You

Their smallish firms have plummeted in value, even as they rake in big pay.

By Geoff Dembicki, 14 Aug 2019


polls

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Tyee Poll: How Could We Do Better on Health Care?

Tell us what you think.

By Tyee Staff, 14 Aug 2019


analysis

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‘I Want Them to Have Justice’: Inside the Fight to Save the Shubenacadie River

In Nova Scotia, water protectors have fiercely opposed a gas company’s plans for a decade, helped by a celebrity supporter.

By Michael Harris, 13 Aug 2019


culture

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Revisiting the Canadian Radical Feminist Who Wanted to Abolish Pregnancy

Shulamith Firestone fiercely fought against the exploitation of women’s reproductive labour.

By Victoria Margree, 13 Aug 2019


analysis

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What Happened to Vancouver’s Black Neighbourhoods?

And will similar communities ever exist again?

By Dannielle Piper, 13 Aug 2019


mediacheck

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As Nisga’a Government Silences a Whistleblower, the Need for a Free Press Becomes Clear

Citizens of other First Nations working toward treaties can learn from what’s happening in the courts.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 12 Aug 2019


opinion

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BC Government Frets Over Climate Change While Heavily Subsidizing Fracking Companies

Worse, the giveaway probably isn’t needed, with the global industry desperate for new gas fields.

By Paul Willcocks, 12 Aug 2019


culture

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Depression, the ‘Sickeningly Common Illness No One Likes Talking About’

Yet we must, as Anna Mehler Paperny’s brilliant, harrowing memoir instructs.

By Ian Gill, 12 Aug 2019


opinion

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We Failed with Mount Polley. Let’s Make It Right with Tulsequah Chief

Site cleanup may soon begin. A burnish for BC’s mining laws should be next.

By Will Patric, 9 Aug 2019


culture

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‘Once Upon a Time...’ I Felt Impulsively Violent

Watching Tarantino’s savage latest in a week of mass killings, and realizing this is the culture we live in.

By Dorothy Woodend, 9 Aug 2019


culture

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How Dr. Seuss Made Us All

A new book shows how Theodor Geisel changed the way we think about kids, education and more.

By Crawford Kilian, 9 Aug 2019


culture

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Call Me By My (Real) Name

By letting others mispronounce it, I found other parts of myself slipping. I’m done with that.

By Tanvi Bhatia, 8 Aug 2019


opinion

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On Health Care, Let’s Aim Higher than ‘It’s Better than America’s!’

I get it, you love medicare. But I’ve been on the gurney enough to know it isn’t flawless.

By Julie S. Lalonde, 8 Aug 2019


news

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Another Setback in Landmark Fracking Case as Lawyers Pull Out

Jessica Ernst’s 12-year legal battle over water contamination no nearer resolution.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Aug 2019


analysis

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When Industry and Endangered Species Clash, Guess Who Wins?

Governments say they care about threatened species. But they choose economic growth over protection.

By Shaun Fluker, 7 Aug 2019


opinion

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Trump Will Be Gone Some Day. Trumpism Won’t

No matter who wins the next election, politics in the US and the world have been changed forever.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Aug 2019


opinion

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Will ‘Chilling Effect’ of Spying on Protesters Silence Pipeline Opponents?

‘Protest Papers’, other evidence reveals surveillance by CSIS and industry.

By Kris Hermes, 7 Aug 2019


analysis

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The Sun Has Set on Jay Inslee’s Presidential Bid

Washington’s governor bet on being the candidate with just one issue: climate crisis.

By John Carlson, 6 Aug 2019


opinion

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A Modest Proposal: Nationalize the US Firearms Industry

Politicians send prayers as guns kill more than 100 Americans a day. Here’s what they should do.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Aug 2019


opinion

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Please Advise! If Dr. Steve Is So Smart, Why Isn’t He Running a Political Campaign?

The Greens picked Kinsella, the Liberals Butts and the Conservatives Marshall. Surely Dr. Steve deserves a chance.

By Steve Burgess, 6 Aug 2019


The Calgary Oil and Gas Execs Backing Scheer Might Surprise You

Their smallish firms have plummeted in value, even as they rake in big pay.

By Geoff Dembicki

 

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