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$18.6-million CFB Esquimalt firehall set to open next year (photo gallery)

$18.6-million CFB Esquimalt firehall set to open next year (photo gallery)

After decades of operating out of cramped quarters and with equipment and resources scattered in buildings around the base, CFB Esquimalt firefighters are counting down the days to a move into one of the country's most modern and technologically adva

Victoria airport reports busy August

Despite warnings from think-tank, no signs here of drop-off in travel

Wax museum scouts Regina

Members of the Royal Family, a smattering of movie stars and even a Prime Minister or three could be leaving Victoria for the less hospitable climes of Regina if Ken Lane's math makes sense.


Royals, Grizzlies both in action >B7

Province fast-tracks LNG plant

First Nations deal for facility near Kitimat

Telecoms sued over texting advertising

The Competition Bureau is suing Canada's three biggest wireless carriers and an industry association for allegedly enabling providers of premium texting services to trick consumers into paying fees they weren't expecting.

Small-business optimism up despite challenging economy

A new poll of small Canadian businesses suggests a majority are optimistic about their prospects for success and many plan on expansion, despite a challenging economic climate.

Ontario deficit falls to $13B

Ontario's budget deficit for 2011-12 came in at $13 billion, but the deficit for the current year is still projected to be $14.8 billion. The government used a $700 million reserve built into the budget to help reduce the deficit.

Talisman announces full exit from Peru

Talisman Energy Inc., which switched CEOs earlier this week, says it plans to wind down its operations in Peru as it was unable to build a big enough resource position there.

Nova Scotia backs distiller

The Nova Scotia government is investing $1.2 million to help a rural company set up an artisan distillery. Authentic Seacoast Distilling Company Ltd. will use the money to help pay for a $2.
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