Victoria Times Colonist

Comment: Last thing First Nations need is foreign groups hijacking our future

A commentary by the MLA for Skeena, a former chief councillor of the Haisla Nation.  Most Canadians are becoming painfully aware that there is a distinct movement underway to undermine our resource...

Legislature Speaker’s report accuses suspended officials of ‘flagrant overspending’

Report flags "luxurious trips overseas with questionable business rationales" among other concerns

B.C. housing taxes hurting the province, former premiers warn

Mike Harcourt, Saskatchewan's Brad Wall call on BC NDP government to rethink speculation, school levies

Victoria prepares for development rush

Region roars into 2018 with multibillion-dollar projects starting or expanding

Air Canada Rouge launching direct flights from Victoria to Montreal, Nanaimo to Toronto

Travellers from Vancouver Island will soon have the option of flying directly to Montreal and Toronto, as Air Canada Rouge is launching direct seasonal flights between Victoria and Montreal and...

Viking Air employees back on job after three-month layoff

Viking Air employees are on the job again after a three-month layoff that saw the company sell several new Twin Otters and move forward on future deals. “There are a number of deals that are coming...

Vancouver Island man arrested in connection with $200m securities fraud

A Port Alberni man and former Victoria resident was arrested this week in connection with a $200 million international securities fraud. Colin Heatherington was arrested by RCMP in Port Alberni...

Vancouver developer buying Victoria’s Dockside Green

Bosa Development, the company that owns the Fairmont Empress Hotel, is purchasing Victoria’s multi-use Dockside Green development from Vancity. The sale for the planned community in VicWest closes...

Builders warn new energy code will step up home prices

B.C. Energy Step Code could nail $80,000 onto the price of a new house  

Heat wave leading some B.C. workers to seek ‘cooler’ employment

High temperatures are bringing new meaning to the idea of holding down a red-hot job for some workers in the province. There’s nothing torrid about the over-heated tales readers are sharing of past...