The Tyee

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Name: The Tyee
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Canada: Will BC cover pricey Hep C 'miracle' treatment?

It's World Hepatitis Day, and The Tyee has a timely article by Pauline Holdsworth: Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C 'Miracle' Treatment? Excerpt:Hepatitis C patients in B.C. are waiting to hear whether the province will cover new drugs doctors say represent ... [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Carbon Cash

Capital project funds don't equal millions paid in offsets, but they help.UBC paid $1.5 million in carbon offsets last year, and with the government's Carbon Neutral Capital Program, is starting to see some of that invested back into the university. Photo ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Healthy logging prevents raging infernos

When our overpopulated forests are rife with standing dead and diseased trees, a single heat source finds this to be the opportune fuel source for a catastrophic chain reaction, the type we are currently witnessing.The Chiwaukum fire in Leavenworth, after ... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk'

Months ago, Evergreen project's board flagged issues linking old and new rail systems.Stopped in its tracks: Yesterday's five-hour shutdown of two SkyTrain lines was foreshadowed in Evergreen project board meeting minutes in February. Photo by yaokcool ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver's Hidden Children

Many undocumented families, fearing deportation, don't enrol kids in school. Last in a series.Nassim Elbardouh, a teacher at Britannia Secondary School, sits on the BC Teachers' Federation's Committee for Action on Social Justice which developed a draft ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

DFO opening up areas to geoduck farming

, 5:05 pmThe Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is poised to open up more areas and grant more licences to expand the commercial geoduck farming industry on the coast of British Columbia, adding to a few sites in the Strait of Georgia.Economic ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Burnaby Mayor, NPA Question Sanctuary Cities Push

Issues beyond local jurisdiction, warns Corrigan. Latest in a series.City of Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan says issues facing undocumented immigrants aren't ones that affect his city -- nor is there much he can do about them. Photo: Eoghan MoriartyThe ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

TIMELINE: Policing Sanctuary City

Interactive timeline shows how "don't ask, don't tell" approach to treating non-status immigrants evolved amongst police forces in North America. Part of a series.LAPD Chief Gates enacted the first "don't ask, don't tell" policy in North America in 1 ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Margolese National Design for Living

"The fabric of our lives."This oft-used phrase speaks to everything from the layout of our neighbourhoods to the healthiness of our workplaces to the ways we get around.If our days are spent wrapped in a fabric woven of myriad decisions made by others, ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver Police look to Los Angeles, Toronto for Migrant Guidelines

VPD hopes policy will reassure undocumented migrants. Third in a series.Vancouver Police Department Insp. Mario Giardini: "Our goal... is safety and security of all the citizens... regardless of their immigration status.' Photo by David P. Ball.[ Editor's ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Inside Vancouver's Sanctuary City Movement

For the city's undocumented immigrants, fear of discovery lurks in emergency rooms, schools, the local bus. First in a four-part series.[embedded content]Vancouver is poised to become the newest among North America's self-declared "sanctuary cities," ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Summer School Cancellations Setback Cash-Strapped Districts

Vancouver, Surrey lose hundreds of thousands as a result of axed programs.Some financially strapped B.C. school districts are reporting losses in the hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result of summer school program cancellations.On June 27, the Labour ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 04 2014]

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Another 2014 presentation warned, "the presence of a highly transmissive aquifer in the 'Intact Prairie Evaporite Formation will need to be considered as part of their risk analysis and, as needed, risk mitigation plans.""
"If the simple math equation of $1,000 a pill times three million people doesn't change, then we've got real problems" Salo said. Either manufacturer Gilead needs to drop the price, or patients must wait until similar drugs come onto the market, he said

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Canada: Will BC cover pricey Hep C 'miracle' tr... [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
New-found Threat to Oilsand Projects [Published TheTyee.ca - 9 hours ago]
Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C 'Miracle' Treatment? [Published TheTyee.ca - 9 hours ago]
Croc Dogs! Jicama Slaw! Surrey Joins the Food C... [Published TheTyee.ca - 12 hours ago]
Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Car... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 26 2014]
To the Tsilhqot'in, with Gloves [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 26 2014]
Groups 'Pull Together' to Cover First Nations' ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 25 2014]
Steam Injection Fracking Caused Major Alberta B... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 24 2014]
Critic Blasts BC Ferries' 'Newest Port of Call'... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 24 2014]
The Mystery of L'Amour [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 24 2014]
New NDP shadow cabinet sees Kwan ousted from ho... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 24 2014]
Healthy logging prevents raging infernos [Published HeraldNet - Jul 23 2014]
'Gay & Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 23 2014]
BC government chided for failing to archive hug... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 22 2014]
Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk' [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 22 2014]
What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 21 2014]
As Global Borders Shift, A Study of Our Own [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 21 2014]
How Did Liberalism Get So Conservative? [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 20 2014]
Surrey Mayoral Politics Make Surprising Bedfellows [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 19 2014]
Fired UBC Drug Researcher Rehired, Drops Lawsuit [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 19 2014]
Vancouver's Hidden Children [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 18 2014]
The Tyee's Guide to Vancouver's Cleanest (and D... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 18 2014]
DFO opening up areas to geoduck farming [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 17 2014]
DFO to open far more BC coastline to large scal... [Published Seafood.com - Jul 17 2014]
Pemberton Music Festival Returns [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 17 2014]
Do Parent Advocates Matter in Education Politics? [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 17 2014]
Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 17 2014]
BC debt hits new record high as Public Accounts... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 16 2014]
Burnaby Mayor, NPA Question Sanctuary Cities Push [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 16 2014]
DFO's Big Clam Plans [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 16 2014]
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Canada: Will BC cover pricey Hep C 'miracle' tr... [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
It's World Hepatitis Day, and The Tyee has a timely article by Pauline Holdsworth: Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C 'Miracle' Treatment? Excerpt:Hepatitis C patients in B.C. are waiting to hear whether the province will cover new drugs doctors say represent ...
On chikungunya and travel [Published H5N1 - Jul 05 2014]
The Tyee has published my article For Viruses, Air Travel Ushers in a Golden Age. Excerpt:For some bacteria and viruses, cheap, rapid air travel has ushered in a golden age. In 2003, SARS went from Hong Kong to Toronto in hours. In 2009, a flu outbreak ...
'Green News Report' - June 17, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Jun 17 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Giant 'never-before-seen' twin tornadoes pummel Nebraska; Obama openly mocks climate change deniers; New study finds - again - economic benefits of EPA regulations outweigh costs; PLUS: Billionaire ...
How MERS could topple the House of Saud, and be... [Published H5N1 - Jun 04 2014]
The Tyee has published my article How MERS Could Topple the House of Saud, and Beyond. Excerpt:Statistically, the bug now known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a trivial threat. In the two years we've known about it, the ...
Warning: Child poverty is hazardous to our health [Published H5N1 - May 08 2014]
The Tyee has published my article Warning: Child Poverty Is Hazardous to Our Health. Much of it is based on Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers 2014, which is a horrifying litany of disasters and violence; but it also shows how bad life has ...
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