Carla Wilson

BC Ferries to seek pandemic relief, as debts climb by millions of dollars each week

It is too soon to say how much money BC Ferries will seek now that it is eligible for a federal-provincial pandemic-relief plan, but its debts continue to climb by millions of dollars every...

B.C. Housing explains why it paid millions above assessed value for Paul’s Motor Inn in Victoria

B.C. Housing paid about $15 million — several million above the assessed value — when it bought Paul’s Motor Inn to provide shelter and support for people without homes. The provincial agency says...

B.C. Ferries set to add more sailings for summer

B.C. Ferries is continuing to ramp up its summer service, offering extra sailings starting on Thursday. These sailings come on top of additional sailings announced the previous week. Schedule...

Award-winning B.C. hotel sells for $5.6m under a court-ordered sale

A North Vancouver real estate company is buying the storied property, and says they plan to reopen it next year

These are the brands most trusted by Canadian consumers in 2020

The sixth annual trust index was based on surveys carried out pre-COVID and from a followup study showing how consumer trust has changed since then

Cargo-only sailings opened up for passengers: B.C. Ferries

B.C. Ferries is allowing some of its runs that were previously for cargo only to accept passengers as of May 7, as it continues its 50 per cent passenger-capacity reduction due to the COVID-19...

London Drugs offers help to small retailers

Hundreds of applications are pouring into London Drugs from small retailers eager to take up the B.C.-based chain’s offer to carry their products. London Drugs has been designated an essential...

Coastal-class ferry builder files for insolvency

The German company that built three Coastal-class vessels for B.C. Ferries more than a decade ago is insolvent. A B.C. Ferries official said Friday that the organization has no relationship with the...

Real estate sales expected to slide, with fewer sales than usual through summer: BCREA

B.C.’s housing market will take an initial dive due to the coronavirus-driven recession, but it is expected to recover next year, says the industry’s association. Sales throughout B.C. are predicted...

Federal government mulls cruise-ship industry shutdown because of virus

Federal government mulls cruise-ship industry shutdown because of virus outbreak