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Off the Cluff: Daniel Marshall will make you love BC

Rick Cluff
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The Orca's award-winning historian on what makes BC history different, important - and fascinating.

Every two weeks, Orca readers are treated to the writings of renowned BC historian Dr. Daniel Marshall. His award-winning documentary, Canyon War: The Untold Story, has aired on Knowledge Network, APTN, and PBS.

Last month, Daniel won the prestigious Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia for his book Claiming the land: British Columbia and the making of a new El Dorado.

Daniel joined Rick Cluff via Skype to talk more about his work, the award, and his love of B.C. history.


Rick Cluff is an award-winning journalist who hosted the popular CBC Radio Vancouver morning program “The Early Edition” from 1997 until his retirement in April of 2018.

He has conducted more than 50,000 interviews and asked more than half a million questions, of prime ministers, premiers, presidents and some of the world’s biggest sports and entertainment personalities.