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Andrew A. Duffy

Andrew A. Duffy

Andrew Duffy has been carrying a pad and pen with journalistic intent through the streets of Victoria since the early 1990s and has been with the Times Colonist covering everything from sports to politics and all points in between since 1996.

The University of Victoria grad and award-winning journalist has been covering the region’s business beat since 2000 with a practised eye focused on financial malfeasance, real estate, the burgeoning tech sector, tourism and forestry.

Email
aduffy@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Andrew A.

Unmarked graves likely found in early research near Ahousaht

Unmarked graves likely found in early research near Ahousaht

The first phase of research did not give an indication of how many unmarked graves there may be.
Hearing wraps on alleged $13-million Nanaimo crypto scam

Hearing wraps on alleged $13-million Nanaimo crypto scam

The securities commission has alleged ezBtc and its sole director David Smillie lied to its customers and diverted about $13 million in assets to gambling sites
25% pay raise for Victoria councillors is on hold

25% pay raise for Victoria councillors is on hold

A task force will be appointed to make recommendations on pay. Councillors had voted 5-3 to raise their own pay, sparking a storm of criticism.
YMCA-YWCA tries to fend off attempt to build a road near Camp Thunderbird

YMCA-YWCA tries to fend off attempt to build a road near Camp Thunderbird

An Alberta company that had mineral claims on land near the camp has been fighting for years to gain vehicle access, says the YMCA-YWCA head
Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board told it didn’t follow guidance in handling of complaint

Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board told it didn’t follow guidance in handling of complaint

The Delta Police Department and Surrey Police Service have agreed to investigate how Victoria police handled an investigation that led to charges being stayed against three men.
Complaint against VicPD to be handled by investigators from Surrey, Delta

Complaint against VicPD to be handled by investigators from Surrey, Delta

The Delta and Surrey police departments have confirmed they will conduct a review following a complaint brought by former board member Paul Schachter.
Victoria signals to province: invoice is in the mail

Victoria signals to province: invoice is in the mail

Council has approved $100,000 in stop-gap funding for Our Place to cover operations and a storage facility for the homeless community.
Victoria councillors vote themselves a 25% raise

Victoria councillors vote themselves a 25% raise

The raise, which will take effect in May, will see councillor salaries increase to $65,525 from the current $52,420
Victoria renews dedicated horse-drawn carriage parking agreements

Victoria renews dedicated horse-drawn carriage parking agreements

Deal extended six years; city staff to handle future renewals.
Saanich joins program to test legal riding of electric kick scooters in bike lanes

Saanich joins program to test legal riding of electric kick scooters in bike lanes

E-kick scooters and similar devices will be allowed on some roads and in bike lanes.
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