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Three data points do make a trend

Three data points do make a trend

Ryan Berlin on indicators that Metro Vancouver’s real estate market is warming back up.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 42

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 42

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.
Inedible edibles?

Inedible edibles?

Government should learn from the cannabis black market and find a way to get products to consumers before their stale date.
Don't blame the oil industry for our consumer excesses

Don't blame the oil industry for our consumer excesses

Assigning the blame too narrowly is neither a fair nor effective strategy
#BCPOLI Hotstove: federal election fallout

#BCPOLI Hotstove: federal election fallout

Two planes, two passports, two parties that hired Warren Kinsellas - and two people live at the Ledge for Hotstove.
A strong minority – and a way forward

A strong minority – and a way forward

Suzanne Anton looks ahead and sees a way for the Trudeau government to rebuild lost support in Western Canada.
Even from Maui, Canada looks pretty good

Even from Maui, Canada looks pretty good

Along with a diverse crew of Canadian vacationers, Jody Vance watched the election from (way) down south.
Lessons learned from the 2019 federal election

Lessons learned from the 2019 federal election

We must aim to do better in terms of better focus and articulation, reduced amounts of rhetoric and far less finger-pointing.
What next?

What next?

Canada’s 43rd election leaves questions for most of the major parties.
Affordability or environmental concerns?

Affordability or environmental concerns?

Trying to deal with both affordability and the environment is a challenge that most governments have been unable to solve.