The Tyee

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Name: The Tyee
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Advocates say promises broken in Vancouver affordable housing redevelopment

The fate of an affordable housing complex some have described as Vancouver's next "Little Mountain" is still unclear.In 2007, the B.C. government began pushing residents of Little Mountain out of their social housing community. In 2009, they demolished ... [Published TheTyee.ca - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

'I'm Not Welcome at School Because of Who I Am'

Meet the young Christian suing BC for approving a law school he says discriminates against gay people.Law school hopeful Trevor Loke on challenging the province's approval of Trinity Western's program: 'My hope is we don't have to live in a society where ... [Published TheTyee.ca - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta bitumen boom accompanied by rising worker injuries

Cowichan Bay resident Dave Tod Fletcher, 55, understands the perils of working in the Alberta bitumen boom.As a labourer in Fort McMurray for Cenovus Energy in early 2012, he fell through plywood stairs installed by his company, a subcontractor. Cenovus ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Burning merchantable timber in B.C. still a problem

Using a conservative estimate, there were 3,500 jobs lost in a 12-month period when the logs left after logging were burned.In the true spirit of recycling, I took this information from an article by Ben Pratt, Nov 29, 2006, in The Tyee.Some highlights ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Who Gets in on NEB Pipeline Hearing? It's 'Kafkaesque' Says Planner

Kinder Morgan proposes to expand its TransMountain pipeline carrying Alberta bitumen and other toxic chemicals to Vancouver harbour. 2012 public info session photo by David P. Ball.Among the 468 people rejected outright from participating in the National ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Gov't Loans Saddling 'Most at Risk' Refugees with Debt

Canadians 'should be ashamed' of charging government-assisted refugees for resettlement: Surrey councillor.Lebanese refugee Zeena Alhamadani in Surrey, B.C.: Barely scraping by, and Canada demands payments for bringing her here.The same day she was to ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tyee Celebrates Anniversary 10 (and a Bit)

The highlights are too many to count, and our birthday was really in November so that's one more deadline missed. But here's a look back.[embedded content]Watch this video celebrating The Tyee at 10.[ Editor's note: Have you contributed articles or photos ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

News of Guinea Ebola outbreak should've gone viral

Last week I posted a rant about the sad state of online health resources in West Africa. The Tyee has published an expanded version: News of Guinea Outbreak Should've Gone Viral. Excerpt:Guinea's health website appears not to have been updated in years. ... [Published H5N1 - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tyee Expands into Medical Marijuana

Why we're betting a newly emerging business sector can save journalism.In a relentless search for new business model for journalism, Tyee revises its current approach.The Tyee commitment to solid alternative journalism is a year-round affair. But it's ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Protect Your Work: Creativity and Digital Law

Martha Rans, expert on copyright, fair dealing, social media, leads Saturday's Tyee Master Class.You've decided to embrace the creative (and let's hope lucrative) potential of the web. You're ready to present online your music, insights, art... fill in ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Canada Is a Lousy Oil Negotiator

We collected less than one-fifth the tax and royalty benefits Norway did in 2012. Ouch.In 2012, the Canadian taxpayer realized a benefit of about $9 per "barrel of oil equivalent" -- less than one-fifth what Norway collected in the same year. Barrel photo ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Mar 31 2014]
Entities: Canada, Norway, Petroleum
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Tyee Poll: Are We Screwed?

After six years of writing about ecological collapse, industrial greed, and a political system hostile to change, hope for the future was the last thing Geoff Dembicki, a long-time reporter at The Tyee, expected to find. But that's exactly what happe ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Mar 31 2014]

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If redevelopments like this continue to be approved, she said, Vancouver will become a place where average families can't make a home. "Our community is our family. This decision is detrimental to me and to my daughter."
"There was once a time when all-white schools existed, but the courts have struck down those schools. My hope is we don't have to live in a society where we segregate based on who people are. Segregation belongs in the history books."

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Advocates say promises broken in Vancouver affo... [Published TheTyee.ca - 2 hours ago]
'I'm Not Welcome at School Because of Who I Am' [Published TheTyee.ca - 15 hours ago]
'We Dedicated Our Lives to this Mill' [Published TheTyee.ca - 15 hours ago]
In One Small Town, a BC Story of Ups and Downs [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 15 2014]
Quebec Vote Warms Heart of 'Canada's Most Dange... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 14 2014]
Civilization in 2025: Cleaner, Richer, Decentra... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 14 2014]
CONTEST: Win one of three family passes to Scie... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 14 2014]
Without Better Science, BC's Herring Crisis Cou... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 12 2014]
Sensory Deprivation Goes into the Black [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 12 2014]
Alberta bitumen boom accompanied by rising work... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
Clark's Hidden Ties to Investment Bank RCI Reve... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
What to Make of the BC NDP's One-Horse Race? [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
Rodney Crowell Peaks All over Again [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
Shamed by 'Barbarians,' China Leaps Forward [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 11 2014]
Burning merchantable timber in B.C. still a pro... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Jim Flaherty Departs the Stage [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 10 2014]
When the Field Trip's Too Pricey, Students 'Sel... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 10 2014]
Greenpeace Complaint a Foreign-Funded 'Outburst... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 09 2014]
BC Makes It a Little Easier to Be a Temp Foreig... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 09 2014]
BC Conservative Campaign 'Smear' Ends in Resign... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 08 2014]
Empty Ski Resort Municipality Wants More of BC'... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 08 2014]
Tyee nets three CAJ investigative journalism aw... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 08 2014]
Gov't Loans Saddling 'Most at Risk' Refugees wi... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 07 2014]
Who Gets in on NEB Pipeline Hearing? It's 'Kafk... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 07 2014]
Harper's (Un)Fair Elections Act Could Spark Vot... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 07 2014]
NDP Small Business Critic Silenced by Speaker Reid [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 05 2014]
Thank the Gender Wars! The Return of 'Oleanna' [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 05 2014]
Aronofsky's Ark Is All Wet [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 04 2014]
'No Rationale Given,' Say Rejected Kinder Morga... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 04 2014]
Tyee Celebrates Anniversary 10 (and a Bit) [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 03 2014]
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News of Guinea Ebola outbreak should've gone viral [Published H5N1 - Apr 02 2014]
Last week I posted a rant about the sad state of online health resources in West Africa. The Tyee has published an expanded version: News of Guinea Outbreak Should've Gone Viral. Excerpt:Guinea's health website appears not to have been updated in years. ...
Thoughts on measles in BC and polio in Pakistan [Published H5N1 - Mar 17 2014]
The measles outbreak here has really made me think about vaccination, politics, and public health. The Tyee has published my article When Your Neighbours May Be Hazardous to Your Health. The conclusion:In the U.S., as in much of Canada, misplaced trust ...
'Green News Report' - March 13, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Mar 13 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Battle lines drawn in contentious U.S. Senate hearing on Keystone XL; Hottest winter on record for California; China is declaring war --- on pollution; Drilling boom creating huge drilling waste ...
'Green News Report' - March 11, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Mar 11 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Up all night for climate in the U.S. Senate; Alaska's iconic Iditarod race struggles without snow ; California breaks solar power records; PLUS: 3rd anniversary of the meltdown at Fukushima, ...
Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster [Published H5N1 - Mar 11 2014]
The Tyee has published my review of the book 'Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster'. Excerpt:At 2:46 p.m. on March 11, 2011 events began to occur that no disaster novelist (or nuclear engineer) could have imagined. First a 9.0 subduction earthquake ...
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