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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

Animal advocate says landscape changes more effective than goose cull

Animal advocate says landscape changes more effective than goose cull

Jordan Reichert of the Animal Alliance of Canada says the CRD should focus on modifying the birds’ habitat rather than killing them, which would just make room for more geese to move in
Businessman embroiled in Sooke Harbour House legal battles to be deported

Businessman embroiled in Sooke Harbour House legal battles to be deported

A deportation order was issued Jan. 18 for Timothy Craig Durkin because of his involvement with a U.S. Ponzi scheme.
Port Hardy down to just one emergency doctor as of July 1; he offers to pay for a physician assistant

Port Hardy down to just one emergency doctor as of July 1; he offers to pay for a physician assistant

Port Hardy, a town of 4,000, has had to deal with numerous temporary closings of its hospital emergency department because of staff shortages.
Wage negotiations for B.C. Ferries workers to begin early

Wage negotiations for B.C. Ferries workers to begin early

Talks to begin five months early. Union president had warned that members could be lured away by higher-paying jobs.
Turpel-Lafond voluntarily returns honorary degree to Vancouver Island University

Turpel-Lafond voluntarily returns honorary degree to Vancouver Island University

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has received more than 10 honorary degrees from Canadian institutions.
Head of ICBC takes over as president of B.C. Ferries

Head of ICBC takes over as president of B.C. Ferries

Nicholas Jimenez led ICBC through its restructuring to bring in no-fault “enhanced care” auto insurance.
Head of ICBC takes over as president of B.C. Ferries

Head of ICBC takes over as president of B.C. Ferries

Nicholas Jimenez led ICBC through its restructuring to bring in no-fault “enhanced care” auto insurance.
Heritage advocate calls for new approach for museum — and end to admission fees

Heritage advocate calls for new approach for museum — and end to admission fees

The public — along with the government — needs to be involved in discussions about the museum’s future, says Martin Segger. “This is not for the Royal B.C. Museum to go out and solve by itself.”
Doo-doo doo-don’t: Nanaimo shop’s Baby Shark attack on loiterers

Doo-doo doo-don’t: Nanaimo shop’s Baby Shark attack on loiterers

Leon Drzewiecki, owner of NYLA Fresh Thread on Commercial Street, said he was thinking of ways to protect the store when he came up with the idea of putting Baby Shark on repeat.
B.C. Ferries moving forward on revamping its fleet maintenance unit

B.C. Ferries moving forward on revamping its fleet maintenance unit

No costs are being released, other than the plan exceeds $25 million, but it’s expected to be a massive redevelopment project.
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