Coast Reporter

Worker abuse by BC Ferries passengers focus of new campaign

With the busiest time of the year underway for BC Ferries, there’s been a renewed emphasis on ferry employee abuse at the hands of angry passengers. Heading into the Canada Day long weekend, BC...

Foreign-buyer tax needed for Sunshine Coast: MLA

People may be divided on whether the foreign buyers tax will help or hinder housing affordability, but Nicholas Simons, MLA for Powell River-Sunshine Coast, still wants it extended to the Sunshine...

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper cuts 180 jobs

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is cutting more than a third of its workforce and permanently shutting down its paper production operations, parent company Paper Excellence announced July 23.

Bailiffs seize Malaspina buses in Vancouver; passengers kicked off bus and service suspended

Service suspended on all buses, cutting off the only bus between Vancouver and Powell River