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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. homeowners who sell within two years to face flipping tax

B.C. homeowners who sell within two years to face flipping tax

The tax starts at 20 per cent on income from properties sold within one year, gradually declining to zero for those sold between 366 and 730 days.
Employers welcome increase in health-tax exemption threshold

Employers welcome increase in health-tax exemption threshold

Employers with payrolls up to $1 million will now be exempt from paying a health tax on their payroll
Islanders step up to find contents of Alberta woman’s stolen suitcase

Islanders step up to find contents of Alberta woman’s stolen suitcase

The suitcase, left behind in a Parksville hotel parking lot, contained some beloved family belongings, including a plaid coat that belonged to Challaine Emerson’s late grandmother
Animal advocate says second wolf-dog could be in Coombs area

Animal advocate says second wolf-dog could be in Coombs area

There have been sightings of a wolf-dog with a coat darker than the one that was spotted on a wolf-dog in early fall in the area west of Parksville
Campbell River to get 'village' of pre-fabricated units for homeless

Campbell River to get 'village' of pre-fabricated units for homeless

Mayor Kermit Dahl said Friday that he hopes the pre-fabricated units will be up and running by May 1.
First Nation designs to adorn Nanaimo's new utility covers

First Nation designs to adorn Nanaimo's new utility covers

In the coming decade, existing utility covers will be replaced by those with the new designs.
Federal government putting in $33.5M for new housing in three Island communities

Federal government putting in $33.5M for new housing in three Island communities

Federal money going to projects in Victoria, Campbell River and Comox
'The anger is there': Nanaimo councillor says he was told to watch his back

'The anger is there': Nanaimo councillor says he was told to watch his back

The threat came at the end of a sometimes loud council meeting attended by several opponents of the city’s alternative approval process
Capital Regional District plan to borrow up to $85M for housing approved

Capital Regional District plan to borrow up to $85M for housing approved

Only 1,859 forms in opposition were submitted through an alternative approval process —well short of the 33,000 required to kill the plan
Complex on Cowichan Tribes land will provide almost 200 homes under B.C. Builds program

Complex on Cowichan Tribes land will provide almost 200 homes under B.C. Builds program

The complex is so far the only Vancouver Island project under the new B.C. Builds program
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