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B.C. resort still beached
The Canadian Press - Sep 21 - BC Biz

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — The Haida Nation says the potentially dangerous work of removing cargo from a grounded barge on Haida Gwaii will continue for several more days. It says emptying the vessel has been complicated by seawater that flooded into part of the breached hull of the barge, which carries the Hippa Lodge, a […]

Tax increase coming to BC
Contributed - Sep 19 - BC Biz

VANCOUVER — The average family in British Columbia will pay $969 more a year in taxes due to the B.C. government’s tax changes, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “While the government claims it is making life more affordable for B.C. families, its tax […]

Floating lodge still stuck
The Canadian Press - Sep 18 - BC Biz

Crews in British Columbia say they’re making some progress and the weather is co-operating as they deal with a grounded and potentially explosive barge on Haida Gwaii. The barge carrying Westcoast Resorts’ Hippa Lodge broke from its moorings and ran aground on Lina Island, near the village of Queen Charlotte, on Sept. 8. The Council […]