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Next Conservative leader faces difficult road

Next Conservative leader faces difficult road

A Conservative leader must be intelligent, confident, experienced, have miles of backbone, and the ability to build and maintain political bridges.
Canadian economy will stall in 2020

Canadian economy will stall in 2020

The next two years will probably bring feeble increases in GDP, in line with 2019’s uninspiring performance. Job creation is likely to decelerate.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 48

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 48

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.
#BCPOLI Hotstove: Gaffes, laughs, and big asks

#BCPOLI Hotstove: Gaffes, laughs, and big asks

John Horgan goes east! US-Canada relations go south! Councilor Ben Isitt goes petulant!
Rex TV, with Lori Ackerman

Rex TV, with Lori Ackerman

Rex Murphy interviews Fort St. John mayor Lori Ackerman about resource development, Canada's energy sector, and much more.
Wexit threatens Alberta’s economic recovery

Wexit threatens Alberta’s economic recovery

The worst thing Alberta can do is let the Wexit debate linger. A never-ending debate will only trigger a permanent loss of economic power and status.
Setting division aside…for the moment

Setting division aside…for the moment

Puneet Sandhar: We can’t let an election about nothing distract us from all the ‘somethings’ the country needs to tackle.
Making federalism work in a country infected by favouritism

Making federalism work in a country infected by favouritism

The sense of being marginalized and treated as second-class provinces has long been felt in the West. But opting out won't suit our needs, says Roslyn Kunin.
#BCPOLI Hotstove: Laborious labour files, and taxes, taxes, taxes

#BCPOLI Hotstove: Laborious labour files, and taxes, taxes, taxes

The transit strike has been averted - onto the next labour dispute! Also, the airheadedness of taxing air above small business, the future of Andrew Scheer, and the NDP's second quarter budget update.
Lejac, back from the grave

Lejac, back from the grave

Residential school debris resurfaces, putting Indigenous industry at risk.