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Andrew A. Duffy

Andrew Duffy has been carrying a pad and pen with journalistic intent through the streets of Victoria since the early 1990s and has been with the Times Colonist covering everything from sports to politics and all points in between since 1996.

The University of Victoria grad and award-winning journalist has been covering the region’s business beat since 2000 with a practised eye focused on financial malfeasance, real estate, the burgeoning tech sector, tourism and forestry.

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aduffy@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Andrew A.

Property assessments expected to rise despite real estate cooling off

Property assessments expected to rise despite real estate cooling off

B.C. Assessment warns property owners to be prepared for a five to 15 per cent jump in their annual property assessments, since they’re based on values before the market cooled
Saanich approves nine-unit townhouse development with no parking

Saanich approves nine-unit townhouse development with no parking

A single-family home at the corner of Richmond Road and Allenby Street will be replaced with a nine-unit townhouse complex with no on-site parking — a first for Saanich.
Director resigns from Victoria Esquimalt Police Board, citing limited mandate

Director resigns from Victoria Esquimalt Police Board, citing limited mandate

Paul Schachter says he didn’t have the independent access to information — including oversight of police operations — that he needed to ensure the public was getting an efficient police force.
North Saanich council accused of 'political posturing' after shelving OCP work

North Saanich council accused of 'political posturing' after shelving OCP work

At the district’s first council meeting last week, new Mayor Peter Jones introduced a motion stopping all work on a draft OCP until the new council has had a chance to explore community concerns
Capital region home sales slow down in November

Capital region home sales slow down in November

Sale prices for the region’s homes shifted last month, but depending on which measure you prefer, it either increased or decreased.
Ferry ride on Victoria Harbour shows off new light show, including projections on industrial buildings

Ferry ride on Victoria Harbour shows off new light show, including projections on industrial buildings

Victoria Harbour Lights: A Winter Dream is visible to anyone walking along the waterfront, but is geared primarily to guests aboard newly refitted Victoria Harbour Ferry vessels
Life of a mural: Octopus relieves Queen Victoria on long bike ride

Life of a mural: Octopus relieves Queen Victoria on long bike ride

Victoria artist Lori Garcia-Meredith added the octopus when she was tasked with cleaning up graffiti that had marred Queen Victoria’s face in the mural
CRD chair hopes new blood and ideas will fuel transportation authority discussion

CRD chair hopes new blood and ideas will fuel transportation authority discussion

With new directors from Langford and Metchosin indicating they intend to work more co-operatively with the board, a transportation authority is a real possibility, says Colin Plant
Victoria builders unfazed by housing market headwinds

Victoria builders unfazed by housing market headwinds

Economic forecasters and analysts may be watching housing starts to get a sense of where the Canadian economy is heading, but they’re probably not watching the poker faces of homebuilders in this region for clues.
Colin Plant returns as CRD chair after elections bring 'significant change' to board table

Colin Plant returns as CRD chair after elections bring 'significant change' to board table

Colin Plant says he felt he could bring experience and stability to a board that features 14 new faces among the 24 directors this term
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