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B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

B.C. to spend up to $5 million to support tourism events

Application process launched today for events that take place after September
Saanich distiller changes names as whisky dispute settled

Saanich distiller changes names as whisky dispute settled

Award-winning Island company making slight change to distillery name and labels
Baccarat crystal elephant, other rare items fetch high prices at Victoria auction

Baccarat crystal elephant, other rare items fetch high prices at Victoria auction

A Baccarat crystal and bronze elephant liqueur caddy crafted in France more than 140 years ago fetched $120,000 at auction Tuesday night.
WestJet travel credits are not gift cards, rules B.C. court

WestJet travel credits are not gift cards, rules B.C. court

WestJet credits for cancelled flights, lost luggage and other issues aren't like prepaid gift cards and can expire, states a recent ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal.
Legal B.C. cannabis sales jump 25.3% in February

Legal B.C. cannabis sales jump 25.3% in February

Sales lag the Canada-wide 28.5 per cent year-over-year jump in February
Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Why higher prices are likely for flights, hotels and restaurants

Tourism sector readies for best summer in years
B.C. directors guild issues strike notice, thrusting film productions into uncertainty

B.C. directors guild issues strike notice, thrusting film productions into uncertainty

Productions not covered under safe harbour agreements could face job action within 72 hours
Bicycle stores see progress as they pedal hard to meet 'crazy' demand

Bicycle stores see progress as they pedal hard to meet 'crazy' demand

Greater Victoria bicycle shops say they are starting to meet booming demand, but delivery of some models is still uncertain.
Nanaimo funds new tourism agency

Nanaimo funds new tourism agency

The City of Nanaimo is backing a new non-profit agency to attract visitors, conventions and sports tourism.
PCA Canada: B.C. labour code changes are a setback for worker rights

PCA Canada: B.C. labour code changes are a setback for worker rights

Paul de Jong, president of PCA, shares his thoughts on the negative impacts