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‘Perfect storm’ forming in South Island housing market

!Multiple factors are colliding to create pent-up demand for housing on the South Island, according to a recent study. - Jennifer Blyth/Oak Bay News
  • South Vancouver Island updated Nov 23, 2016 at 5:17 PM

New report suggests prices for the South Island’s housing market, for renters and owners, are set to increase in 12 to 18 months

China moves to stop illegal logging trade

  • Beijing posted Dec 2, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

  • Shanghai, China posted Nov 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

Budget surplus hits $2.24 billion, but B.C. braces for schools settlement

  • B.C. updated Nov 29, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Finance minister Mike de Jong won't say how much of a hit is expected from teachers' court win

B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

  • Natori, Japan updated Nov 28, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

B.C. tall trees help restore Japan's tall ship

  • Myagi, Japan updated Nov 27, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Timber from Port Alberni helped Japanese museum replace historic ship masts destroyed in tsunami

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Five French expressions you use in everyday conversation

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  • updated Sep 21, 2016 at 11:51 AM
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French's importance in Canadian culture means it's not surprise that common expressions have worked their way into English.

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