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Christy Clark promises bridge to replace Massey tunnel

Christy Clark promises bridge to replace Massey tunnel

One of the Lower Mainland's biggest bottlenecks, the George Massey Tunnel, will be replaced by a bridge, Premier Christy Clark announced at the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) annual conference this morning.
Float plane operator Harbour Air buys first wheeled plane

Float plane operator Harbour Air buys first wheeled plane

Vancouver-based Harbour Air is expanding beyond float planes with its purchase of its first wheeled plane, the company announced September 19.
Port Metro orders environmental assessment for Fraser Surrey coal expansion

Port Metro orders environmental assessment for Fraser Surrey coal expansion

Fraser Surrey Docks' controversial coal export expansion will require a series of new and more rigorous environmental requirements before Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) will review the project, port officials announced September 12.
Taxpayers' group wants BC Ferries bosses to cut the gravy

Taxpayers' group wants BC Ferries bosses to cut the gravy

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has launched a campaign designed to “sink BC Ferries’ gravy boat.”
Automated customs clearance now available to Canadian travellers at YVR

Automated customs clearance now available to Canadian travellers at YVR

Canadian travellers will now be able to use automated customs clearance technology when heading to the United States through Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver Airport Authority announced September 5.
Business groups to put spotlight on transit funding this fall

Business groups to put spotlight on transit funding this fall

This fall, Vancouver’s business community is hoping to bend the ear of Transportation Minister Todd Stone on the contentious transit funding issue.
Family business report: Soaring to new heights on a firm family foundation

Family business report: Soaring to new heights on a firm family foundation

Trying different jobs and learning from their father were keys to Smith brothers’ successful transition to leadership
New airline coming to YVR

New airline coming to YVR

Icelandair will begin flying from Vancouver International Airport to more than 20 European destinations, the airline announced September 3.
YVR strike averted

YVR strike averted

The Vancouver Airport Authority and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have announced that they have reached a tentative deal, averting a strike that had been looming since the union issued 72-hour strike notice August 27.
Port Metro Vancouver reports increased volumes

Port Metro Vancouver reports increased volumes

The volume of cargo shipped through Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) was up in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year, the port announced August 27.