Andrew Duffy

How Canada Post is preparing for Christmas pandemic rush

Sending a parcel will now require more than just correct postage and an accurate address, as Canada Post has implemented a mandatory mask policy at all of its facilities across Canada. Anyone lining...

B.C. tourism marketing suspended amid travel restrictions

The marketing organization responsible for selling B.C. to the world is suspending all advertising and marketing until Nov. 23. Destination B.C. made the move after provincial health officer Dr....

B.C. tourism marketing suspended amid travel restrictions

The marketing organization responsible for selling B.C. to the world is suspending all advertising and marketing until Nov. 23. Destination B.C. made the move after provincial health officer Dr....

Beedie makes first land buy on Vancouver Island

Major industrial developer snaps up 13 acres in Langford that is zoned for a wide variety of light industrial and commercial options

Telus buys family-owned Price's Alarms as it expands security services

Billed as the oldest security company in Canada, Victoria-based Price’s Alarms is now part of the Telus empire. The family-owned company, which grew out of a locksmith business started in 1895, is...

Elections B.C. preparing for possible pandemic vote

Elections B.C. has been scouring the city for office space and the world for best practices in case a provincial election is called during the pandemic. While a provincial election is scheduled for...

Restaurant industry urges continued relief

Citing the slow pace of recovery and the more than 300,000 workers still unemployed, the Canadian restaurant industry is urging the federal government to continue relief through the COVID-19...

B.C. restaurant industry says it is embracing rules to stop virus spreading

A day after provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry tightened directives for restaurants and bars, the food-service industry said Thursday it remains vigilant in dealing with COVID-19. Ian...

Pandemic speeds up Canadians’ switch from cash to cards

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Canadians buy and sell. The move to tap, swipe and insert cards, use electronic transfers and pay via mobile devices has all but rendered obsolete the idea...

Restaurant survey says industry might take up to a year to recover

Restaurants across the country might need a more than a year to recover from the economic bruising of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is, if they can survive long enough to see daylight again. Those...