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Off the Cluff: Daniel Marshall sees the forests and the trees

Every two weeks, Orca readers are treated to the writings…

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Off the Cluff: Who really trains more apprentices – unions or open shops?

It’s the complete opposite of what BC’s construction unions claim:…

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Off the Cluff: Rennie’s Ryan Berlin on the ever-changing #VanRE market

The B.C. real estate market continues to slow, thanks to…

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Off the Cluff: Blair King on the NDP’s claims of gas gouging

Gas prices continue to be a hot topic around B.C….

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Off the Cluff: Maclean Kay wraps up another #bcleg session

NOTE: This episode was taped just before the craziness of…

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Off the Cluff: #VanPoli six months later (with George Affleck)

It has been six months since a new mayor and…

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Off the Cluff: Rex Murphy speaking the way only Rex Murphy can

Rex Murphy and Rick Cluff – two CBC broadcasting legends…

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Off the Cluff: Women in politics (with Puneet Sandhar)

Between the start of the MeToo movement, a greater push…

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Off the Cluff: Winning the War on Poverty (with Roslyn Kunin)

For two decades, statistics show the number of Canadians living…

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Off the Cluff: Shellie Gudgeon on #yyj amalgamation

There are 13 municipal governments within the Capital Regional District,…

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Off the Cluff: Daniel Marshall will make you love BC

Every two weeks, Orca readers are treated to the writings…

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Off the Cluff: Ryan Berlin on the federal budget and #VanRE

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the Trudeau government’s election…

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Off the Cluff: Mark Milke compares Rachel Notley & Ralph Klein

No matter which party you hope wins, odds are you’re…

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Off the Cluff: The ICBA wins the Reed Award (w/ Jordan Bateman)

The Georgia Straight called them “the bane of B.C.’s labour…

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Off the Cluff: Death, taxes, and death taxes (with Geoff Costeloe)

As the “eat the rich” mantra grows stronger in the…

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Off the Cluff: Andrey Pavlov

While the NDP Government are trying to tax the housing…

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Off the Cluff: BC Chamber’s Val Litwin on Budget 2019

Earlier this month, NDP Finance Minister Carole James delivered the…

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Off the Cluff: B.C. 2019 Construction Wage Trends (with Chris Gardner)

Yesterday, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association has released its…

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Off the Cluff: Public Art Ladders to Nowhere (with Mike Klassen)

A city is more than just roads and infrastructure –…

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Off the Cluff: Fixing ICBC (with Kris Sims)

New polling released by The Orca last week shows significant…

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Off the Cluff: what’s next for Vancouver real estate (w/ rennie’s Ryan Berlin)

Anecdotally, things in the real estate market in the Lower…

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Off the Cluff: Who Watches the Watch-Wearing Watchmen? (with Kris Sims)

He promised a bombshell, and Speaker Darryl Plecas certainly delivered:…

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OFF THE CLUFF: Kent Verge breaks down prop rep’s landslide defeat

Just before Christmas, Elections BC released the results of British…

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Off the Cluff: Now Vancouver Wants Electoral Reform? (w/ George Affleck)

New Mayor Kennedy Stewart is talking about moving Vancouver from…

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Off the Cluff: Maclean Kay on what’s next in #BCPoli

It’s never dull in #bcpoli provincial politics. And January is…

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Off the Cluff: Chris Gardner on court challenges

Proportional representation was soundly defeated last month, but a court…

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Off the Cluff: Bob Price

While Lower Mainland mayors like Kennedy Stewart and Doug McCallum…

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Off the Cluff: Tony Harris

All eyes in B.C. politics are on Nanaimo, as the…

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Off the Cluff: SANTA CLAUS

It’s Christmas time, and the team at the North Pole…

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Off the Cluff: Jason Clemons

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau gave Canadians an economic update…

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Off the Cluff: Ryan Berlin

Forget the weather or the Canucks – real estate is…

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Off the Cluff: Gwyn Morgan

Encana was once one of the largest and most influential…

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Off the Cluff: Anne McMullin

B.C. – and the Lower Mainland especially – has a…

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Off the Cluff: Todd Cumiskey

At $40 billion, the LNG Canada project is the largest…

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Off the Cluff: Kris Sims on the federal carbon tax

Ottawa says it will return collected carbon tax money to…

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Off the Cluff: Aaron Sutherland

Since the early 1970s, every B.C. driver has been forced,…

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Off the Cluff: Iain Black

The proportional representation referendum is in full swing, with ballots…

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Off the Cluff: Ken Peacock

How big is the LNG Canada decision to the provincial…

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Off the Cluff: Mike Klassen

New mayors in Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Delta, and a dozen…

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Off the Cluff: Andrew Wilkinson

Voting is underway in the referendum on the most important…

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Off the Cluff: Emile Scheffel

This weekend in Vancouver (Nov 2-4, 2018), hundreds of BC…

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Off the Cluff: Chris Gardner

Many pundits, experts, journalists politicians and academics have expressed concern…

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Off the Cluff: Troy Lanigan

Over the past three decades, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has…

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Off the Cluff: Ken Baerg

Recently, the NDP Government announced that 19 Building Trades construction…

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Off the Cluff: Bill Tieleman

At the end of this month, B.C. voters will be…

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Off the Cluff: Lori Ackerman

This month’s announcement that the five LNG Canada partners will…

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Off the Cluff: Kris Sims on the Employers Health Tax

Everyone was thrilled in the 2017 election when all three…

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Off the Cluff: Kris Sims on ICBC

ICBC, British Columbia’s government-owned car insurance monopoly, has been described…

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Off the Cluff: Greg D’Avignon

It was a pivotal weekend for the B.C. economy. Two…

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Off the Cluff: Chris Gardner

The weekend started with the news that all signs point…

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Off the Cluff: Jas Johal

Jas Johal covered LNG as a former Global reporter, worked…

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Off the Cluff: Stewart Muir

After years of work, close calls and negotiations with two…

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