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Nothing is more important to our democracy and our politics than open discussion. Free debate about the ideas and policies that shape our province and country.

For a long time, B.C.’s online media landscape has consistently pulled in the same direction, leaving an obvious gap in the marketplace – or if you prefer, an opportunity.

The Orca's podcast network looks at B.C.'s competitiveness in a global marketplace, creating jobs and opportunity, and what it takes to create, attract, and retain talent and investment.

Our focus is on public policy, issues, and ideas that affect the B.C. economy, investment, jobs and long-term prosperity and opportunities for everyday British Columbians.

What matters most isn’t whether we agree, but how we engage with each other. The Orca believes in intelligent, reasoned debate; fresh thinking; and a combination of common sense and new ideas.

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Nothing is more important to our democracy and our politics than open discussion. Free debate about the ideas and policies that shape our province and country.

For a long time, B.C.’s online media landscape has consistently pulled in the same direction, leaving an obvious gap in the marketplace – or if you prefer, an opportunity.

The Orca's podcast network looks at B.C.'s competitiveness in a global marketplace, creating jobs and opportunity, and what it takes to create, attract, and retain talent and investment.

Our focus is on public policy, issues, and ideas that affect the B.C. economy, investment, jobs and long-term prosperity and opportunities for everyday British Columbians.

What matters most isn’t whether we agree, but how we engage with each other. The Orca believes in intelligent, reasoned debate; fresh thinking; and a combination of common sense and new ideas.

    The Orca Business Beat - October 19, 2020

    The Orca Business Beat - October 19, 2020

    Yet more evidence of the business hardships stemming from COVID-19, Canada's underground economy is about to get more attention, and the latest development activity in B.C.'s northern capital. Bob Price has it all in the October 19 Orca Business Beat, brought to you by Simply Computing.  

    • 2 min
    UnSpun with Jody Vance and Guests — Episode 92

    UnSpun with Jody Vance and Guests — Episode 92

    Welcome to UnSpun - The Orca's current events podcast and YouTube show. Every week, Jody Vance unspins the latest news in local, provincial, federal politics, and much more.
    This week, UnSpun takes you behind the scenes of the BC Leadership Debate with moderator Shachi Kurl. A decorated journalist in both TV and print, Shachi often is telling the stories of others, but in true UnSpun fashion, Jody gets Ms. Kurl to open up and share her personal journey. A born and raised British Columbian, hers is a tale to share. Settle in for then fastest 30 minutes in podcasts with the President of the Angus Reid Institute.

    • 30 min
    #BCPOLI HOTSTOVE: Game of Throness

    #BCPOLI HOTSTOVE: Game of Throness

    Maclean and Jordan dig into the ramifications of Andrew Wilkinson jettisoning Laurie Throness, the nuclear war between the Greens and the NDP, the lack of COVID debate, and more about the 2020 election.

    • 41 min
    The Orca Business Beat - October 16, 2020

    The Orca Business Beat - October 16, 2020

    A troubling report regarding B.C.'s population, a big shopping centre in Metro Vancouver is the latest to sue Hudsons Bay Company for unpaid rent, and a change at the top for Air Canada.  Bob Price has your October 16 Orca Business Beat, brought to you by Simply Computing. 

    • 2 min
    The Orca Business Beat - October 15, 2020

    The Orca Business Beat - October 15, 2020

    A growing fear that Western Canada might be next for West Jet cuts, a well known Vancouver retailer reports a much smaller than predicted quarterly loss, and tourism operators not impressed with a BC small business pandemic relief program. Bob Price has it all in the October 15 Orca Business Beat, brought to you by Simply Computing.  

    • 2 min
    The Orca Business Beat - October 14, 2020

    The Orca Business Beat - October 14, 2020

    The plot thickens for Canada's movie theatre business, a promised review of all B.C. taxes on the election trail, and good news for Black Friday shoppers.  Bob Price has it all in the October 14 Orca Business Beat, brought to you by Simply Computing.  

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

GeFed ,

Common sense opinion

Anyone looking for a common sense centrist discussion - which will resonate with all of us in the silent majority - need look no further for insightful review Vancouver B.C. and federal issues.

Lukethebmxer ,

Smart, funny and insightful.

I’m a politico and a podcast aficionado. Download this now you will not regret it. Best BC political podcast there is. Period.

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