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Tourism Prince George moving ahead with Canada Games Plaza

Tourism Prince George moving ahead with Canada Games Plaza

Tourism Prince George (TPG) is moving ahead with plans to activate the Canada Games Plaza with an open-air container market, year-round skating rink and seating.
Canucks' playoff run has economic winners and losers

Canucks' playoff run has economic winners and losers

Restaurants with large TV screens, or those that are delivery-oriented are set to benefit.
B.C. tourism economy blooms as spring arrives

B.C. tourism economy blooms as spring arrives

Demand for travel, accommodation and events picks up in May through September.
Big White, other resorts deliver record donations to small ski resort fund

Big White, other resorts deliver record donations to small ski resort fund

Industry leaders donate nearly $40K
B.C. launches portal to help find hotel rooms for emergency evacuees

B.C. launches portal to help find hotel rooms for emergency evacuees

VICTORIA — British Columbia's hotel association says a new central booking portal will help speed up the process of finding places to stay for emergency evacuees.
River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond to re-open marina as part of upgrades

River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond to re-open marina as part of upgrades

Local casino and resort celebrates 20th anniversary.
Non-U.S. foreign visitors to B.C. finally exceed pre-pandemic level

Non-U.S. foreign visitors to B.C. finally exceed pre-pandemic level

Fewer American visitors coming to Canada through B.C. has kept the overall number of foreign visitors to B.C. below its pre-pandemic level, according to new data from Statistics Canada
‘Trying not to die’: Tourism operators face heavy debt, even as business roars back

‘Trying not to die’: Tourism operators face heavy debt, even as business roars back

Maureen Gordon has weathered hard times before. She and her husband began running ecotourism outfit Maple Leaf Adventures out of Vancouver about a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks devastated international travel in 2001.
Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

VANCOUVER — The head of a B.C. cannabis growers group says the City of Vancouver's choice to discourage instead of sanction a marijuana celebration over the weekend was a costly "missed opportunity.
Vail Resorts reports 7.8% drop in skier visits

Vail Resorts reports 7.8% drop in skier visits

'Visitation at Whistler Blackcomb remained below expectations'