Tom Sandborn

Tom Sandborn covers labour and health policy beats for the Tyee. You can find his previous Tyee stories here. He welcomes your feedback and story tips at [email protected]

Braundy (newspaper clipping at left, 1981, and with trades-sisters, second from

Barrier-busting journey level carpenter takes up tools of change for women

Women's access to the well-paying skilled trades continues to be dismal. Author Marcia Braundy continues to take that on.
Elsie Dean and granddaughter Mic

At 91, Elsie Dean remains an active elder of B.C.'s political activist community

With the stakes so high, it is important to honour the elders who have set examples of relentless, joyful struggle.
Homelessness protestors camp out at city hall. CP file photo

OPINION: Homelessness can kill you

Housing-first policies can save lives and public money, says Tom Sandborn.
Chronic pain, WorksafeBC, compensation, study

Worksafe BC neither working nor safe for injured workers with chronic pain — study

Tom Sandborn weighs in on the plight of chronic pain patients who deal with WorkSafe BC.

Rocky Mountaineer lockout veers off tracks

Judge slaps union, politicians blast owner, replacement hire whacks passenger.