The Tyee

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Don't Overreact, Don't Degrade Our Democracy

We can't let this week's attacks turn Canada into a garrison state.Illustration by Greg Perry.The Oct. 22 attack on the Cenotaph and Parliament was as personal as a punch in the nose, and a direct attack on Canadian democracy. The challenge now is not ... [Published - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Did Foreign Policy Play a Role in Ottawa Attack?

Tyee sought reaction from various commenters on today's deadly shootings.Scene from the Hill this morning. Photo by the Canadian Press.Did Canada's foreign policy play a part in the deadly shootings that shut down Parliament Hill this morning? One soldier ... [Published - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Danger adrift: Canadian panel was warned of Simushir scenario in 2013

New concerns are raised about the possibility of 'oil sands' tankers transiting the British Columbia coast(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — An environmental lawyer says he warned the Canadian government 19 months ago that an incident similar to the one ... [Published Professional Mariner - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pattern of Charity Audit Bias 'Disturbing' Says Free Speech Advocate

New Broadbent study shows Ottawa acting like Chinese gov't, says Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.PM Harper: urged by Broadbent Institute to create an independent inquiry to investigate whether CRA audits are politically biased. Photo: pmwebphotos ... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Waging an Underdog Campaign? Take Saturday's Master Class

HST giant slayer Bill Tieleman teaches his secrets. A few seats left.Saturday's Master Class instructor Bill Tieleman: read this article to learn his Tip #2 for winning come-from-behind victories.If you are waging a campaign this year to sway the public ... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Emails Shed Light on Origins of Health Ministry Probe, Firings

Gov't lawyer raised alarms about legality of contracts, locked horns with superior.Former BC health minister Margaret MacDiarmid announced a series of firings of drug researchers in 2013. Her successor, Terry Lake, has since acknowledged 'heavy-handed' ... [Published - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Squamish Nation Finances Under Microscope

'We really want to know what's happening with our money,' says member.A Squamish Nation member, on a quest for band transparency and accountability, wants police to investigate after a damning report found two high-ranking officials spent $1.5 million ... [Published - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports


What a drag it must be being a millennial. When the GFC rattled the world, you were in college. When the dot-com bubble exploded, you were in high school. When the last serious recession hit, you were in Huggies. When financial apocalypse erupted 27 years ... [Published - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Harper's Foreign Policy Confirms Orwell's Insights

To sell a pointless war, foster 'protective stupidity' among citizens.Cartoon by Murray Dobbin.It's getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in ... [Published - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is Vancouver an Innovator's Paradise?

Kicking off SFU's Community Summit, Young Innovators Crawl showcases talent and the city they call home.Daniel Dubois, 23, founded Share Shed , a social network that promotes the sharing economy.October 2014 may soon be remembered as the Month of the ... [Published - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Public Service boss reviewed firings mess at Health Ministry

A senior bureaucrat from the troubled Ministry of Health will succeed Lynda Tarras as head of the Public Service Agency later this fall, The Tyee has learned.Chief administrative officer Elaine McKnight has served as associate deputy minister and chief ... [Published - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tyee Nets Seasoned Community Builder

Meet Jeanette Ageson, new point-person for Tyee Builders from coast to coast to coast.Jeanette Ageson, Tyee's new director of community development, will keep Tyee Builders informed on how their support creates journalism that changes the national conversation. ... [Published - Oct 03 2014]


"We say that ISIS is a threat, but... we don't really listen to them," he said. "They said, 'If you're going to bomb us, you're not going to sleep well at night.' That is essentially what this attack has accomplished."
...sports tend to be small, a fraction of what is typically claimed," said Victor Matheson, professor at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. "That being said, we do have some evidence that sports makes us happy." concerned about what's going on its coast regardless of the Northern Gateway, they should be dealing with it," he said in a phone interview. "They don't seem to be concerned."

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Don't Overreact, Don't Degrade Our Democracy [Published - 3 hours ago]
Did Foreign Policy Play a Role in Ottawa Attack? [Published - 22 hours ago]
Danger adrift: Canadian panel was warned of Sim... [Published Professional Mariner - Oct 22 2014]
NDP slams BC Liberals on BC Place in Question P... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
Dead in the Water Danger: Fed Panel Warned of S... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
Pattern of Charity Audit Bias 'Disturbing' Says... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
Waging an Underdog Campaign? Take Saturday's Ma... [Published - Oct 22 2014]
Emails Shed Light on Origins of Health Ministry... [Published - Oct 21 2014]
Squamish Nation Finances Under Microscope [Published - Oct 21 2014]
The Day Babe Ruth Played in Vancouver's Rain [Published - Oct 21 2014]
Screwed [Published - Oct 21 2014]
Young Prospects? Vancouver's Wealth Gap Demands... [Published - Oct 20 2014]
Five Lessons for Canada from Germany's Clean En... [Published - Oct 20 2014]
Harper's Foreign Policy Confirms Orwell's Insights [Published - Oct 20 2014]
Air Christy Hits New Milestone: $355,000 [Published - Oct 18 2014]
If Drifting Ship Hits Haida Gwaii, 'It's Going ... [Published - Oct 17 2014]
Stuck Between Two Worlds: A Writers' Fest Preview [Published - Oct 17 2014]
How This Teen's Quest to Define 'Sustainability... [Published - Oct 17 2014]
SFU People in the News - October 16, 2014 [Published Simon Fraser University - Oct 16 2014]
Slots on Ferries a Complicated Bet, Warned Fina... [Published - Oct 16 2014]
Pharmakon's Burdensome Body Horror [Published - Oct 16 2014]
Is Vancouver an Innovator's Paradise? [Published - Oct 16 2014]
VIEW: Are newspapers really hard up? Myths mudd... [Published - Oct 15 2014]
Campaigner's Indispensable Tip #1 (Sneak Peek a... [Published - Oct 15 2014]
In Dangerous Times, Why Lower Our Best Defence? [Published - Oct 14 2014]
Harper Wants Two Classes of Free Speech [Published - Oct 14 2014]
'Habitat banking': BC's newest buzzword? [Published - Oct 13 2014]
A Visit to One of Finland's Famously Successful... [Published - Oct 13 2014]
Four Questions about LNG that Demand Answers [Published - Oct 13 2014]
So What DID Harper Say? [Published - Oct 12 2014]
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Our best shot at fighting Ebola [Published H5N1 - Oct 03 2014]
The Tyee has published my article Our Best Shot at Fighting Ebola. Excerpt:North American media blew up on Sept. 30 when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced that a patient in Texas had become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola outside ...
Liberia: The 10 commandments of Ebola [Published H5N1 - Sep 27 2014]
Via The Tyee, my colleague Andrew Nikiforuk writes: The 10 Commandments of Ebola. Excerpt:The 10 Commandments of Ebola can be found on signs posted in poor communities such as West Point in Monrovia. The commandments have a medieval tone: 1. Thou shalt ...
2013 Lane Anderson Award Shortlist: Celebrating... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 02 2014]
One of the highlights of the year for me is the Lane Anderson Award shortlist announcement. From their website here and here : The Lane Anderson designation honours the maiden names of Robert Fitzhenry’s mother, Margaret Lane, and his wife, Hilda ...
Depression: Gazing into the abyss with Robin Wi... [Published H5N1 - Aug 12 2014]
The Tyee has published my article Depression: Gazing Into the Abyss with Robin Williams. Excerpt:The suicide of Robin Williams exploded silently in the twittersphere, instantly going to the top of the trending lists around the world. A billion tweets ...
Canada: More on the Mount Polley tailings spill [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]
Via The Tyee: Central Interior Mine Tailings Breach Contained, Company Says. Click through for a 37-minute video of aerial footage of the spill. Excerpt:A breach of a tailings pond dam that caused millions of cubic metres of mining wastewater to spill ...
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