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The Orca Podcasts

Nov 28, 2018

At $40 billion, the LNG Canada project is the largest single private investment project in Canadian history. It comes as British Columbia grapples with an aging population and workforce.

 The construction industry already employs nearly a quarter million British Columbians, and it needs more workers....

Nov 23, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon tax looks like it will be a major federal election issue in 2019. His Liberal government says it will return collected carbon tax money to taxpayers, but skepticism of that claim abounds.

British Columbia remains the only jurisdiction in Canada with a full carbon tax,...

Nov 21, 2018

The province's two senior public servants, escorted off the Legislature grounds by police. What is going on?

Nov 19, 2018

Since the early 1970s, every B.C. driver has been forced, by law, to purchase their auto insurance through the government-owned Insurance Corporation of British Columbia – ICBC.

But ICBC is not aging particularly well. It is on pace to lose a billion dollars this year. Attorney General David Eby has called it “a...

Nov 16, 2018

The Orca's Maclean Kay and ICBA's Jordan Bateman talk all things BC politics, including prop rep, the Eby-Horgan relationship, Vision Vancouver and more.