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Carla Wilson

Carla Wilson

Carla Wilson is a long-time Times Colonist reporter covering business, up-Island stories and whatever else comes up. She has a particular interest in marine-related news. Born in Victoria, Carla graduated in political science from UVic, was in the co-op writing program and worked as a B.C. Legislative intern. A fourth-generation Victorian, Carla has worked in communities around the province such as Smithers, Terrace, Prince George and Williams Lake.

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Recent Work by Carla

Property owners fight new short-term rental rules in Victoria court

Property owners fight new short-term rental rules in Victoria court

The West Coast Association for Property Rights wants to see previous rights to operate legal short-term rentals reinstated.
More businesses give downtown a failing grade, but retail vacancy picture is improving: DVBA report

More businesses give downtown a failing grade, but retail vacancy picture is improving: DVBA report

Five per cent more business licences were issued in 2023 than in 2022, and the tourism, marine and technology sectors are thriving, says the annual report on downtown
Falcon sees BC United victory despite polls, defections

Falcon sees BC United victory despite polls, defections

The BC United leader told Victoria business leaders on Thursday he’s confident the party will win a majority in this fall’s provincial election
B.C. Ferries seeks offers for dismantling of four retired vessels

B.C. Ferries seeks offers for dismantling of four retired vessels

Queen of Burnaby, Mayne Queen, Bowen Queen and Powell River Queen are listed in the corporation’s request for proposals.
B.C. Ferries told to improve relationship with ferry-dependent communities

B.C. Ferries told to improve relationship with ferry-dependent communities

The relationship with ferry-dependent communities has deteriorated in the last two years, says a report from the B.C. Ferry Commission.
B.C. Ferries eyes infrastructure-bank loan to pay for billion-dollar-plus vessel replacement

B.C. Ferries eyes infrastructure-bank loan to pay for billion-dollar-plus vessel replacement

The bank, a Crown corporation, has just loaned B.C. Ferries $75 million toward the cost of its electrification program for four new Island-class ferries and on-shore charging infrastructure
Hullo Ferries hits 250,000-passenger mark, anticipates busy summer

Hullo Ferries hits 250,000-passenger mark, anticipates busy summer

Nanaimo-Vancouver passenger-only service is aiming to double its ridership in its first full summer season
Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

While existing Island-class ferries are equipped to run on both diesel fuel and electricity, the new ferries will be fully electric.
B.C. Ferries says it's taking steps to ensure fewer sailing cancellations this summer

B.C. Ferries says it's taking steps to ensure fewer sailing cancellations this summer

The company says its vessel refit program will be completed earlier than usual, and nearly 350 sailings will be added on the busiest routes starting part-way through June.
B.C. Ferries makes single-user washrooms all-gender, with free menstrual products

B.C. Ferries makes single-user washrooms all-gender, with free menstrual products

The change will apply to single-user washrooms in terminals and on most of its vessels.
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