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City of Parksville ramps up bid for exemption from new short-term rental laws

The mayor of Parksville and a group of property owners who invested in tourism-zoned developments will send letters to three provincial cabinet ministers and Premier David Eby seeking an exemption from new short-term rental laws in B.C. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 04:59
Drought withered B.C. Hydro's revenues by $1 billion by end of its third quarter

B.C. Hydro's drought-withered financial results show the utility took in $1 billion less revenue over the first nine months of its fiscal year than for the same period a year ago. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 04:20
Vaughn Palmer: World Cup will cost B.C. more, but minister not willing to offer figures

VICTORIA — When word came this week that Toronto was facing an $80 million overrun on the costs of hosting the World Cup, reporters began asking whether B.C. would be paying more as well. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 02:40
Taxpayer group calls foul over potential FIFA World Cup cost overruns

A taxpayer group in B.C. is blowing the whistle on the potential for ballooning costs to host 2026 FIFA World Cup games in Vancouver. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 02:40
One-in-six Canadian parents against vaccinating their kids: poll

One in six Canadian parents with kids under 18 say they are “really against” vaccinating their kids, according to a new poll from Angus Reid. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 02:20
Evidence in Langford murder trial circumstantial, defence argues

The killing of 26-year-old Alex Knatchbell on Humpback Road four years ago could have been a robbery gone wrong, the defence lawyer for the man on trial for first-degree murder argued Tuesday. Read More

Thu Feb 29, 2024 00:38

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