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Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Whether you decide to make it into a sandwich or eat it on its own, this crispy chicken is sure to be a crowd pleaser—especially when it's paired …

Hudson Valley

The Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags of 2018

Little makes a weary backpacker happier than peeling off dirty, wet hiking clothes and crawling into a sleeping bag at the end of a long day. While …

Backpacking

The best camping cookware you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Shutterstock/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>A journey into the wilderness affords an escape from the hustle, clutter, and worries of our …

When Liberals Become Progressives, Much Is Lost

WORCESTER, Mass. — On the night of his election to the Senate in 1976, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Democrat of New York, declared: “I ran as a liberal. I was elected as a liberal.” This month, discussing her campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor of New York, Cynthia Nixon called for …

Middle-class

The last time a B.C. NDP premier challenged federal authority, he lost horribly

A B.C. NDP premier directly challenges federal authority, claiming his actions are necessary to protect coastal communities and the health of the …

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

PARKIN: Conservatives are riding a backlash against Liberal carbon pricing ― the NDP can fix it

Oh, times do change.Back in 2008, the federal Conservatives’ election platform and Throne Speech promised to put a price on carbon, forecast to be …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …

Canada’s 2018 tax season: 6 things you need to know

Spring weather may still be about two months off for most Canadians, but tax season is upon us.<p>It’s the time of year when you tell the government …

Real pain of missing Indigenous women flows in River of Silence at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

Screenwriter Petie Chalifoux drew on personal experience and other stories for the B.C.-shot feature.

Indigenous Peoples

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Anarchist hacker Amir Taaki says bitcoin’s boom means it’s on the verge of a collapse

Amir Taaki is notorious in the bitcoin world for his radical political beliefs and technical skills—which is saying something in a culture that has spawned a cast of infamous characters, like the cryptocurrency magnate “Bitcoin Jesus” or the rapper CoinDaddy.<p>Taaki, 29, an influential bitcoin voice …

Bitcoin

It felt so right: I Kissed a Girl and the problematic lyrics artists attempted to disavow

What a difference a decade makes. “If I had to write that song again, I probably would make an edit on it,” Katy Perry recently told Glamour magazine of her 2009 breakthrough hit, I Kissed a Girl. “Lyrically, it has a couple of stereotypes in it. Your mind changes so much in 10 years, and you grow …

Music

After Alberta’s wine ban, what should B.C. boycott in retaliation?

A trade war has broken out between British Columbia and Alberta, and it’s over two of mankind’s favourite liquids: oil and wine.<p>In response to the …

Canada

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

Supreme Court rules band in B.C. can claim compensation for land theft during 1860s gold rush

In a major victory for Indigenous peoples, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a band in British Columbia can claim financial compensation for the theft of its lands during gold-rush times in 1860.<p>The court took an expansive view of Canada's obligations to Indigenous peoples under a process …

Canada

Everything You Can and Can't Steal From Your Hotel Room

There's something about staying in hotels that turns us all into kleptomaniacs. Whether a desperate attempt to reimburse ourselves for the money …

Hospitality

Haskell: The future really is female, not male – and it's not fair

An Ontario Grade 12 student, Erica Brown, made the news recently when she wore a T-shirt to her high school with the slogan “The Future is Female.”<p>A …

High School

How to survive your terrible boss, according to a Stanford professor

Not everyone is blessed with an excellent boss.<p>It's an unfortunate reality, considering how terrible managers can wreak havoc on your work productivity, professional development, and stress levels, not to mention the overall organization.<p>Robert Sutton, a professor of management at Stanford …

Conrad Black: Our society is under attack — from vilifying John A. to antifa

Both Canada and the United States are, in different ways, enduring an assault on their national legitimacy from within. The incessant agitation by …

Black Lives Matter

How Killing Moose Can Save Caribou

In the contiguous United States, the iconic caribou with its branching antlers has become so rare that it’s been dubbed the “gray ghost.”<p>Some of the …

Wildlife

Indigenous women’s representatives warn against ‘hard reset’ of MMIW inquiry

Despite mounting criticism over the progress and process of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, some …

Melissa J. Gismondi: Don’t tell me Canadians are less racist than Americans. We’re just quieter about it

In the aftermath of Charlottesville, it’s worth asking: Are Canadians really less racist than Americans?<p>A recent issue of Rolling Stone magazine — …

Canada

5 summer food events to check out in Metro Vancouver

It really isn’t necessary to take a trip to faraway countries for authentic cultural grub—Vancouver is known for its copious amounts of diverse …

Lower Mainland

John Doyle: Oliver Stone’s Putin Interviews – the cold rancour of an angry Russian

It was a match made in heaven. Oliver Stone, once a fine film director and now a kind of benign crackpot student of macho posturing in politics. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, macho as all get-out and not giving a rodent's posterior what anyone outside of Russia thinks of him.<p>They met many …

Anthony Gismondi: Lake Country now a promising B.C. wine terroir

Not all that long ago, the Lake Country area situated about halfway between Kelowna and Vernon was home to a single winery.<p>Gray Monk Winery owners …

Sonoma County

Cook this: Any white fish will do for chraymeh — a fragrant North African stew from the Palomar Cookbook

<i>Our cookbook of the week is The Palomar Cookbook: Modern Israeli Cuisine, by restaurateur Layo Paskin and head chef Tomer Amedi of the Michelin Bib</i> …

North Africa

History will not judge 2016’s ratio of email coverage to climate coverage kindly

Our grandchildren will not judge us kindly.<p>Today, President Donald Trump announced that America would be withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. It is a decision with potentially catastrophic consequences for future generations. With America officially pulling out of the deal, other major …