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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?

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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

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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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BC Moments – Week Nine

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BC Moments – Week Eight

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Mixed messages

This week, B.C.’s finance minister Carole James proudly delivered the…

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BC Moments, Week Seven

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Crazier and crazier in Victoria

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A unique day in the legislature

The word “unique” is overused. But Tuesday, November 20, was…

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BC Moments, Week Six

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#BCPOLI Hotstove V

It’s an all-V edition of #BCPOLI Hotstove! From the vainglory…

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BC Moments, Week Five

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A field guide to heckling

After a particularly raucous Question Period – where it was…

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BC Moments, Week Four

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Kelowna, 13 years later

After 18 months of painstakingly crafted consultations and negotiations, Prime…

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BC Moments, Week Three

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The referendum campaign is underway – and so are the complaints

Whether it’s a general election, byelection, recall campaign (cough) or…

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The Orca’s BC Moments – Week Two

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What makes an Opposition?

Recently, The Orca received a note from an official in…

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Vancouver ready to ‘throw the bums out’

Vancouverites are ready for a change at city hall, according…

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In Nanaimo, a very civil civil war

When NDP MLA Leonard Krog announced his decision to run…

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The Orca’s BC Moments – Week One

Last week, we debuted The Orca‘s BC Moments. We invited…

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Oh, the vanity

The Orca’s Poll Series asked important questions like: is the…

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