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Getting through the winter of life

Getting through the winter of life

With more than 419,000 Canadian seniors diagnosed with dementia, Jody Vance says those who care for them need support.
In praise of summer jobs

In praise of summer jobs

School's about to be out for summer - after all that studying, who wants to work? Roslyn Kunin on the essential importance of the summer job.
The night before TransMountain

The night before TransMountain

Jordan Bateman gets into the spirit.
Off the Cluff: Who really trains more apprentices - unions or open shops?

Off the Cluff: Who really trains more apprentices - unions or open shops?

One of the NDP's selling points of Community Benefit Agreements was that unions supposedly train more apprentices...but government documents indicate that's not the case.
Among the fray

Among the fray

After Darryl Plecas’ Chief of Staff called Andrew Wilkinson a “disgrace,” three Canadian Speakers discuss the essential non-partisan role of the Speaker – and the Speaker’s Office.
All the food we eat has been modified by humans

All the food we eat has been modified by humans

The world of food marketing is full of deception. The truth is there is very little that’s 'natural' about our food, but that doesn't make it dangerous
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 23

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 23

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 kids are alright

The kids are alright

Daniel Fontaine on why stereotypical depictions of millennials in the workplace aren’t just wrong, but counterproductive.
From bad to worse: certain uncertainty in BC’s forestry sector

From bad to worse: certain uncertainty in BC’s forestry sector

Communities are feeling effects of major employers closing doors.
#BCPOLI Hotstove: Pipelines, Plastic, and Pigskin

#BCPOLI Hotstove: Pipelines, Plastic, and Pigskin

This edition of Hotstove is brought to you by the letter P. No Panglossian prognosticating around these parts, just plain predicting. No peer pressure, but plainly you should plug in.