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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

B.C. Ferries told to improve relationship with ferry-dependent communities

B.C. Ferries told to improve relationship with ferry-dependent communities

The relationship with ferry-dependent communities has deteriorated in the last two years, says a report from the B.C. Ferry Commission.
B.C. Ferries eyes infrastructure-bank loan to pay for billion-dollar-plus vessel replacement

B.C. Ferries eyes infrastructure-bank loan to pay for billion-dollar-plus vessel replacement

The bank, a Crown corporation, has just loaned B.C. Ferries $75 million toward the cost of its electrification program for four new Island-class ferries and on-shore charging infrastructure
Hullo Ferries hits 250,000-passenger mark, anticipates busy summer

Hullo Ferries hits 250,000-passenger mark, anticipates busy summer

Nanaimo-Vancouver passenger-only service is aiming to double its ridership in its first full summer season
New Nanaimo Correctional Centre opens with more space, programs

New Nanaimo Correctional Centre opens with more space, programs

The facility, which has 190 cells and is next to the existing correctional centre, includes a new 12-room unit for short-term custody for women from Vancouver Island
Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

While existing Island-class ferries are equipped to run on both diesel fuel and electricity, the new ferries will be fully electric.
Injured Victoria hiker rescued after iPhone sends out distress call

Injured Victoria hiker rescued after iPhone sends out distress call

The phone detected that the man, who was hiking above Century Sam Lake in Strathcona Park, had fallen
Sayward will avoid penalties for late filing of financial bylaws, mayor says

Sayward will avoid penalties for late filing of financial bylaws, mayor says

It was the first time a municipality had missed the May 15 deadline to file under the Community Charter
B.C. Ferries says it's taking steps to ensure fewer sailing cancellations this summer

B.C. Ferries says it's taking steps to ensure fewer sailing cancellations this summer

The company says its vessel refit program will be completed earlier than usual, and nearly 350 sailings will be added on the busiest routes starting part-way through June.
Sayward would be first municipality to miss financial deadline since charter enacted

Sayward would be first municipality to miss financial deadline since charter enacted

The mayor and two remaining councillors were set to hold a special meeting at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday to give fourth and final reading to the necessary bylaws
B.C. Ferries makes single-user washrooms all-gender, with free menstrual products

B.C. Ferries makes single-user washrooms all-gender, with free menstrual products

The change will apply to single-user washrooms in terminals and on most of its vessels.
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