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Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

VANCOUVER — Working on the $40-million seismic upgrade for one of Canada's most prominent museums was an intensely personal experience for architect Nick Milkovich.
Lonsdale Quay Hotel removes $12 fee that prompted lawsuit

Lonsdale Quay Hotel removes $12 fee that prompted lawsuit

Hotel website stops charging controversial fee soon after potential class-action lawsuit filed.
Extended hours for karaoke, nightclubs in Richmond not recommended

Extended hours for karaoke, nightclubs in Richmond not recommended

Owners of Richmond-based businesses told the city they struggle to compete with Vancouver counterparts.
Deal limits number of cruise passengers in Alaska capital starting in 2026

Deal limits number of cruise passengers in Alaska capital starting in 2026

Two dozen passengers fall ill during flight from Vancouver to Houston, Texas

Two dozen passengers fall ill during flight from Vancouver to Houston, Texas

All those who fell ill had been on a cruise that ended in Vancouver.
Converting from natural gas too pricey for B.C. restaurants, says report

Converting from natural gas too pricey for B.C. restaurants, says report

Report estimates conversion costs at $800,000 per restaurant.
Destination BC launches campaign to lure Aussie skiers

Destination BC launches campaign to lure Aussie skiers

$850,000 campaign has tourism marketer using own channels, paying to use others.
A&W Food Services signs long-term development deal with Pret A Manger

A&W Food Services signs long-term development deal with Pret A Manger

VANCOUVER — A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. has signed a long-term development agreement with sandwich chain Pret A Manger (Europe) Ltd. The deal follows a two-year trial period.
The PNE (sort of) wants your help naming the new amphitheater

The PNE (sort of) wants your help naming the new amphitheater

In 2026 Freedom Mobile [insert name here] is expected to open.
Restaurants Canada says price increases coming to B.C. chicken 'unsustainable'

Restaurants Canada says price increases coming to B.C. chicken 'unsustainable'

Restaurants Canada says an increase in the farm-level price of chicken in B.C. could raise costs for consumers by around 10 per cent. The B.C.