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Judge rejects Vancouver Shipyards' injunction request to bar pickets

Judge rejects Vancouver Shipyards' injunction request to bar pickets

Shipyard and drydock companies in North Van argued their work has been unfairly halted by the tugboat captains' strike. But a B.C. Supreme Court justice ruled the pickets can stay.
Victoria tourism industry embraces end to COVID restrictions

Victoria tourism industry embraces end to COVID restrictions

The federal government announced on Monday an end to mandatory vaccination, random tests, quarantine, use of the ArriveCan app and masks on planes and trains.
Shock at the pumps largely a refining issue: analyst

Shock at the pumps largely a refining issue: analyst

Gasoline prices in Vancouver spiked twice over the weekend by 38 cents, while Greater Victoria also saw sharp increases.
Oak Bay greenlights secondary suites, with several requirements

Oak Bay greenlights secondary suites, with several requirements

Homeowners will be required to register their suites and pay a nominal fee
Kevin Greenard: Use common sense with tax instalments

Kevin Greenard: Use common sense with tax instalments

No one likes paying income taxes, and no one likes paying interest and penalties.
Merritt to test four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

Merritt to test four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

Municipal hall would be closed on Mondays, hours extended Tuesday to Friday
Victoria considers stimulus to help First Nations develop Rock Bay lands north of downtown

Victoria considers stimulus to help First Nations develop Rock Bay lands north of downtown

Mayor’s motion acknowledged the First Nations have been pushed to the margins of their economic heartland and now that they control a swath of land just north of the downtown core the city should support their efforts
Historic former St. Joseph's Hospital is on the market for $13.2 million

Historic former St. Joseph's Hospital is on the market for $13.2 million

The 1908 building contains 70 rental apartments and a chapel that’s rented to artists
Fewer people own homes than a decade ago: Statistics Canada

Fewer people own homes than a decade ago: Statistics Canada

The decline in home-ownership rates between 2011 and 2021 was the largest for younger Canadians, with the rate falling to 36.5 per cent from 44.1 per cent for those between the ages of 25 and 29
Lobster and crab harvesters push back against 'red list' meant to help right whales

Lobster and crab harvesters push back against 'red list' meant to help right whales

Seafood Watch has placed lobster and crab on its “red list”