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Keeping up with crazy

Keeping up with crazy

Mainstreet’s Nanaimo poll may have tongues wagging, but The Mother of All Byelections ™ is still up for grabs – and the most interesting result is still very much in play
NDP Deals Embody Worst of Partisan Trade Unionism

NDP Deals Embody Worst of Partisan Trade Unionism

The NDP's move to force unionization is an affront to one of the core values of the labour movement: a worker’s freedom to choose.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck - Episode 3

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck - Episode 3

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.
Beware the Government’s Back Room Deal with Big Unions

Beware the Government’s Back Room Deal with Big Unions

Modern-day snake oil salesmen are pushing a "miracle cure" for construction, but all it does is add construction costs and strip workers of their rights.
B.C. mayors shaking down energy companies are ignoring reality

B.C. mayors shaking down energy companies are ignoring reality

City of Victoria politicians continue to ignore how important oil and gas have been to their community's development and wealth.
Lack of competition pushes up cost to use the Internet

Lack of competition pushes up cost to use the Internet

Canada is among the world’s leaders when it comes to restrictive foreign ownership rules, and the digital realm is no exception.
Prince George and the future of resource-based communities

Prince George and the future of resource-based communities

B.C.'s northern capital knows first-hand how resource development can improve city services.
A world without grownups

A world without grownups

Where were the adults when it came time deescalate tensions at the Lincoln Memorial?
Don't bet on the NDP winning in Kamloops any time soon

Don't bet on the NDP winning in Kamloops any time soon

David Eby's decision to kill a much-needed BC Lottery Corporation head office project in Kamloops reminds Bob Price of a similar bad NDP decision in the early 1990s.
My long wait for news (any news!) out of Darryl Plecas' office

My long wait for news (any news!) out of Darryl Plecas' office

Politics is just bad show business. But don't let the smoke and mirrors distract you from some of the startling allegations in this case.