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#BCPOLI Hotstove: breaking down week 1 of the federal election

#BCPOLI Hotstove: breaking down week 1 of the federal election

Have you heard there's an election campaign going on? Jordan and Maclean wade into the muck so you don't have to. Unless you want.
Does government debt really matter?

Does government debt really matter?

Roslyn Kunin: we pay taxes to pay for goods and services from government, not to service an ever-growing debt.
Federal election is Horgan’s opportunity to get what B.C. needs out of TMX

Federal election is Horgan’s opportunity to get what B.C. needs out of TMX

Caroline Elliott: BC’s leverage will never be greater – now’s the time to demand TMX set aside some capacity to bring down gas prices.
Not just about a carbon tax

Not just about a carbon tax

Matthew Lau: for all the talk about a carbon tax, a massive increase in funding and transfer payments should get more attention.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 36

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 36

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: On dropping writs and fiscal fortunes

#BCPOLI Hotstove: On dropping writs and fiscal fortunes

It's officially election season - and for once, BC might get some national attention. Might be a welcome distraction from worrisome fiscal trends, and yet more disastrous news in forestry.
Clean/green movement won’t transform the economy quickly

Clean/green movement won’t transform the economy quickly

There are formidable technical and economic obstacles to replacing fossil fuels with other forms of energy.
YouTube knocking down Canada’s protective cultural wall

YouTube knocking down Canada’s protective cultural wall

Canadians don't seem to feel they need to be protected from content from the rest of the world.
Federal government’s appetite for spending is a serious problem

Federal government’s appetite for spending is a serious problem

There's only one possible outcome to this rapid rise in public debt: higher taxes for future generations.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 35

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 35

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.