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UVic bio-science innovation hub opens in Saanich Plaza

UVic bio-science innovation hub opens in Saanich Plaza

The hub is designed as a collaborative workspace where bio-science companies and entrepreneurs can connect with researchers and access shared tools and resources.
Metral Drive project in Nanaimo runs $1.4 million over budget

Metral Drive project in Nanaimo runs $1.4 million over budget

Nanaimo council designated money from three reserve funds to make up the shortfall, caused by increases in material costs along with soil problems discovered during excavation.
Evo Car Share expands footprint in Greater Victoria

Evo Car Share expands footprint in Greater Victoria

45 vehicles will join existing 80-vehicle electric fleet
Delivery service owes restaurants up to $400,000, says industry organization

Delivery service owes restaurants up to $400,000, says industry organization

B.C. Restaurant and Foodservices Association says several restaurants came forward after the organization’s callout this month to businesses owed money by Tutti, which launched in Victoria in 2017.
Floods, drought, storms could cost Canada's economy $139 billion by 2050: report

Floods, drought, storms could cost Canada's economy $139 billion by 2050: report

Manufacturing and distribution will take the biggest hit from water-related climate disasters between now and 2050, report predicts
Capital Park solar project sets high bar

Capital Park solar project sets high bar

The James Bay mixed-use development is installing 251 solar panels on the rooftops of two office buildings, expected to produce 114 kilowatts of electricity a year.
Poor Fraser River sockeye run may spell end of the south coast salmon fleet

Poor Fraser River sockeye run may spell end of the south coast salmon fleet

"The final straw": B.C. commercial fisherman shut out for fourth year in a row
Seaspan tugboat workers start strike after 'impasse' in negotiations

Seaspan tugboat workers start strike after 'impasse' in negotiations

The union said it is commencing strike action on Thursday on all 30 Seaspan tugs in the province.
Kevin Greenard: 10 tips to consider when opening an RESP

Kevin Greenard: 10 tips to consider when opening an RESP

The gift of education is one of the greatest gifts we can give to our children or grandchildren. This gift, however, may come with a hefty price tag.
Cannabis stores start shutting down, 'collateral damage' from BCGEU strike

Cannabis stores start shutting down, 'collateral damage' from BCGEU strike

“The economic impact is large. It just doesn’t seem fair that an entire industry is going to get destroyed as collateral damage for someone else’s decisions.”