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#BCPOLI Hotstove: Laborious labour files, and taxes, taxes, taxes

#BCPOLI Hotstove: Laborious labour files, and taxes, taxes, taxes

The transit strike has been averted - onto the next labour dispute! Also, the airheadedness of taxing air above small business, the future of Andrew Scheer, and the NDP's second quarter budget update.
Heating up the Fraser Valley

Heating up the Fraser Valley

Ada Slivinski sees potential in the Valley, and she’s not the only one.
Vancouver housing demand resurgent

Vancouver housing demand resurgent

Ryan Berlin: The trends are clear – the Lower Mainland’s market is heating (back) up.
Some good news in the north

Some good news in the north

An intriguing new project represents some good economic news in the North.
A 21st century Jewish Community Centre

A 21st century Jewish Community Centre

Ng Weng Hoong: A proposed redeveloped $650 million Jewish centre will boost Vancouver’s Oakridge hub
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 45

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 45

Welcome to UnSpun - The Orca's current events podcast and YouTube show. Every week, Jody Vance and George Affleck unspin the latest news in local, provincial, federal politics, and much more.
What choice in car insurance could look like

What choice in car insurance could look like

Every day, British Columbians choose how and where to spend their money. Why not with car insurance?
After cracking down on short term rentals, City Hall wants a piece of the pie

After cracking down on short term rentals, City Hall wants a piece of the pie

Ada Slivinski: On short-term rentals, Vancouver seems to want it both ways – to regulate them out of business, but also a share of tax revenue.
Want good middle-class jobs? Let the resource sector flourish

Want good middle-class jobs? Let the resource sector flourish

Mark Milke: Rising incomes in Canada have been closely tied to one economic sector. Naturally, it’s the one facing implacable opposition.
Businesses need to work harder to retain driven staff

Businesses need to work harder to retain driven staff

Millennial employees increasingly want to work someplace they think matters – and also lets them have ‘side gigs.’