Andrew Duffy

Albion Farms & Fisheries closing its Vancouver Island distribution centre

Albion Farms & Fisheries has announced plans to close its Victoria distribution centre, which will put as many as 20 people out of work. The company said the decision to close the 740 Tyee Rd....

Angus One founder buys Miniature World in Victoria

Sarah Angus, the founder and president of Angus One Professional Recruitment in Vancouver, has purchased Miniature World in Victoria from George Devlin, who has owned the attraction since 1971. The...

Nanaimo-Vancouver ferry closer to reality

Island Ferry Service and the Nanaimo Port Authority have agreed on terms that could lead to the company signing a lease for marina space, bringing passenger ferry service between Nanaimo and...

Victoria’s Codename announces it is working on Dungeons & Dragons video game

A Victoria game developer announced June 27 it has been working on a Dungeons & Dragons video game. Eric Jordan, chief executive of Codename Entertainment and a lifelong Dungeons & Dragons...

Townline’s Victoria project seeing heavy rental demand

Vancouver-based Townline has already leased 55% of its 106-unit residential rental building in Victoria’s Hudson District, even though the leasing centre has only been open a few days. Executives...

Third and final Salish Class ferry on its way to B.C. from Poland

Salish Raven, the last of three BC Ferries’ new Salish Class vessels, is on its way to British Columbia. Fuelled by natural gas, the ship left shipyards in Gdansk, Poland April 28 for a...

Premier urges U.S. coal shipment ban to fight softwood duties

Canada may want to consider retaliatory action if the United States refuses to come to the negotiating table and the legal wrangling over the softwood lumber dispute drags on, according If the...

Victoria sails closer to goal of being cruise ship home port

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority’s (GVHA) goal of having a small or mid-sized cruise ship call Victoria home by 2020 has moved closer to reality. The organization says it took a major step...

Jet catamaran chosen for service between Victoria and downtown Vancouver

A company that has been offering passenger ferry service between Victoria and Seattle since 1986 has found its vessel and plans to launch passenger service between Victoria and downtown Vancouver in...

B.C. lumber industry applauds task force launched for U.S. lumber battle

The federal government has created a new federal-provincial softwood lumber task force as a way of coordinating Canada’s efforts in the softwood lumber dispute with the U.S. The body, chaired by...