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Time to be the Canada we think we are

Time to be the Canada we think we are

Reconciliation, what it means to the average non-Indigenous Canadian – and what it should mean.
Build it, and they can afford to come

Build it, and they can afford to come

The NDP government wants to improve affordability and solve the housing crisis – but turns its nose at the one thing that could actually help
Why Canadians are suffering a bankruptcy spike

Why Canadians are suffering a bankruptcy spike

Interest rate hikes, housing costs, rising taxes and stagnating wages are all crucial. We need to address these problems.
ICBC’s Perpetual Conflict of Interest

ICBC’s Perpetual Conflict of Interest

The Orca’s legal explainer on why – and how – BC drivers can get hosed
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck - Episode 6

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck - Episode 6

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 and federal politics, and much more.
Off the Cluff: B.C. 2019 Construction Wage Trends (with Chris Gardner)

Off the Cluff: B.C. 2019 Construction Wage Trends (with Chris Gardner)

Good news and bad news for construction workers
Journalism in jeopardy

Journalism in jeopardy

As layoffs continue to wreak havoc across the country, three respected veterans consider the future of the fourth estate.
Five things you didn’t know about Alan Mullen

Five things you didn’t know about Alan Mullen

Perhaps the central figure in a still-unfolding scandal in the legislature –yet a complete unknown until the ‘perp walk’ heard around the province.
We need to talk about seniors care

We need to talk about seniors care

In an aging society, we need to be honest about the emotional and financial burden shouldered by so many families
The view from Abbotsford

The view from Abbotsford

Speaker Darryl Plecas has become a provincial and even national story – but he’s also an MLA. One Abbotsford resident shares his thoughts.