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Too many days in the sun

Too many days in the sun

Suzanne Anton: The long respective arms of two offended climate scientists reach into lengthy court battles.
How not to attract business investment

How not to attract business investment

Matthew Lau: the evidence is clear: government spending not only doesn’t attract business investment, but chases it away.
Special interests driving NDP agenda

Special interests driving NDP agenda

Chris Gardner: Fairness, balance, and even-handedness is being replaced by an agenda tilted against taxpayers and small business.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 39

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 39

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.
The very real danger of turning our backs on modernity

The very real danger of turning our backs on modernity

Rex Murphy: Set aside Greta Thunberg, who should not be judged as an adult. But when many of her supporters say they want to dismantle the underpinnings of the modern world, we should take them at their word.
Three platforms for a healthy construction industry

Three platforms for a healthy construction industry

Construction is the province’s economic backbone – but needs the right policy framework.
The Presidents' Report - Part Three

The Presidents' Report - Part Three

Bob Price’s three-part series of interviews with the heads of B.C.’s Interior universities concludes with TRU’s Dr. Brett Fairbairn.
The numbers are clear: private auto insurance is less expensive

The numbers are clear: private auto insurance is less expensive

Mark Milke: The only way to claim public insurance is cheaper than private insurance is to ignore what people actually pay elsewhere. For almost 50 years, that’s exactly what has happened.
The most ridiculous campaign in Canadian political history

The most ridiculous campaign in Canadian political history

Major scandals, offensive remarks, daily mud-slinging and policy proposals with big, shiny and wildly improbable numbers.
A shot in the arm – literally

A shot in the arm – literally

Flu season sucks. Even more so, because it’s mostly avoidable.