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The Orca Podcasts

Jan 31, 2019

Maclean and Jordan break down the results from the all-important Nanaimo byelection, and offer free political advice to the Green Party and their leader, the Good Doctor.

Jan 30, 2019

He promised a bombshell, and Speaker Darryl Plecas certainly delivered: a 76-page report outlining some high flying expenses and other alleged shenanigans among senior staff at the Legislature. 

Within 48 hours, the accused – Clerk Craig James and Sargeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz – are scheduled to respond to...

Jan 25, 2019

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.

In this week's episode, Jody and George focus on the Plecas report, MAGA Hat kid, Skytrain to UBC, and the VPD’s arrests of...

Jan 25, 2019

Just before Christmas, Elections BC released the results of British Columbia’s third referendum on electoral reform. After months of predictions that the race would be close, it was anything but: voters voted 61% to 39% to stick with our current First Past The Post system.

It was a landslide, which has led to a lot of...

Jan 22, 2019

B.C. just went through a referendum on electoral reform, and it looks like the City of Vancouver might be next. New Mayor Kennedy Stewart is talking about moving Vancouver from its current at-large system of electing City Council – in favour of wards, where councillors are elected to represent specific...