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Sulphur dioxide emissions related to cruise ships hit a peak Saturday not seen since 2009, says Marg Gardiner, president of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association. Saturday saw the highest recorded one-hour SO2 levels related to cruise ship plumes
Cruise ship passengers could zip quietly through the air via gondolas running between Ogden Point and Victoria harbour under a new $10-million proposal. The trip would take just a few minutes and alleviate the current problems relating to noise,
Members of Canada's second largest credit union overwhelmingly voted in favour of cutting their board members' pay, according to results released at its Annual General Meeting in Richmond Tuesday. Over three quarters of Coast Capital's 23,000 voting
The number of cruise-ship passengers arriving at Ogden Point this year topped half a million for the first time. The Victoria port saw 224 ship visits during a season that began in April and wrapped up Wednesday, when the Zaandam pulled in at 8 a.m.
West Coast artist Robert Bateman is moving into the upper two floors of the renovated CPR Steamship Terminal building overlooking Victoria Harbour. The space will be used for an art gallery and offices of the Bateman Foundation, ending plans for a
This year's cruise ship season was launched in Victoria Tuesday morning when the Crystal Serenity arrived at Ogden Point as part of an around-the-world tour. Its arrival was the first of 229 scheduled visits by cruise ships this year, carrying 475,
Sidewalk chalk artist Ian Morris works on a three-dimensional toadstool mushroom titled Anamorphic Amanita at the corner of Government St. and Fort St...The effect is created using shading, lines and lighting to give the illusion of a 3-D mushroom...
From Tuesday's Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 18, 2011 7:49PM EDT In high school, Jake West was a wisecracking, troublemaking smart aleck, the hyperkinetic guy who'd do anything anything to make the other kids laugh. In Grade 8, he mimicked a
From Monday's Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Apr. 24, 2011 9:47PM EDT A dispute over licensing fees at Victoria's Ogden Point cruise-ship terminal left dozens of annoyed travellers lining up for taxi service this weekend, as the city's major cab
Globe and Mail Update Published Sunday, Apr. 17, 2011 7:01PM EDT Last updated Sunday, Apr. 17, 2011 7:12PM EDT As cruise ships return to British Columbia waters, a Victoria economist is arguing that the costs of pollution and other side effects