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Indigenomics goes national

One of the contributors I’ve been most proud to have…

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Among the fray

When history is being made every day, it’s easy to…

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Mutiny in the Legislature

I don’t even know where to begin, so let’s start…

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Observations from the McLachlin Report

Beverley McLachlin’s report into the BC Legislature spending scandal indicates…

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NDP minister in trouble for using private emails – and more

Over the course of two days, a series of allegations…

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Progress, or a step back?

Much has been made of the Green Party’s victory in…

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We’re keeping the secret ballot – and have Andrew Weaver to thank.

This week, BC’s business community breathed a sigh of relief….

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Peering into PEI

This week, Prince Edward Island was the focus of the…

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Exclusive: BC Ferries to start selling beer and wine in June

This summer, ferry passengers will be able to raise a…

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Why a debate over heckling means much more

Despite centuries of tradition around it, heckling halted the legislature…

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B.C.’s ‘Trojan Horse’

This week, the BC Court of Appeal heard arguments from…

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Making history

The Orca’s very own resident historian Daniel Marshall has received…

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An evening with Barack Obama

Eight observations from Barack Obama’s Q&A at the Greater Vancouver…

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Another day, another report, another set of questions

Once again, reporters lined the halls of the legislature outside…

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Budget 2019: no big splashes

18 months into their term – and just their second…

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Five things you didn’t know about Alan Mullen

  Five things you didn’t know about Alan Mullen. He…

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Throne Speech: not many details

I’m going to be honest: having written a few of…

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On auto insurance, BC has spoken. Will the parties listen?

Yesterday’s poll made it clear: British Columbians want choice in…

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British Columbians want auto insurance choice – regardless who they vote for

British Columbians want choice in auto insurance – regardless of…

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The Mother of All Previews

What’s at stake? Short answer: Everything. Long answer: The way…

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Down to the wire in Nanaimo

The Nanaimo byelection is a virtual dead heat between the…

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Who’s against voting rights?

This week, the Supreme Court ruled that Canadians living abroad…

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On ‘consent,’ NDP walking a tightrope

This time, it was supposed to be different. On October…

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Another rollercoaster

Around this time last year, I tried to prophesize about…

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Year-end questions for Premier John Horgan

Note: this was written before referendum results were announced –…

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What happened?

As Finance Minister Carole James said, “electoral reform is finished.”…

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The Big Year

Few BC politicians had a more eventful year than Andrew…

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‘Good faith and no surprises’ – and yet, some surprises

Andrew Weaver is BC politics’ kingmaker, with a government secretariat…

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A study in gridlock

Nearly a year-and-a-half after cancelling the Massey Tunnel Replacement Project,…

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The mood of BC business

BC businesses are increasingly in favour of free trade with…

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