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Wedding budget do's and don'ts: Here's what married people regret spending on and what was actually worth it

Wedding budget do's and don'ts: Here's what married people regret spending on and what was actually worth it

Food and photos? Totally worth the splurge. But a $3,000 cake, not so much.
House swaps are growing in popularity as travel costs soar. Here's how to do it

House swaps are growing in popularity as travel costs soar. Here's how to do it

With 10 successful house exchanges under her belt, Susan Beiderwieden offers practical tips for first-timers.
Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

VANCOUVER — Working on the $40-million seismic upgrade for one of Canada's most prominent museums was an intensely personal experience for architect Nick Milkovich.
Lonsdale Quay Hotel removes $12 fee that prompted lawsuit

Lonsdale Quay Hotel removes $12 fee that prompted lawsuit

Hotel website stops charging controversial fee soon after potential class-action lawsuit filed.
Extended hours for karaoke, nightclubs in Richmond not recommended

Extended hours for karaoke, nightclubs in Richmond not recommended

Owners of Richmond-based businesses told the city they struggle to compete with Vancouver counterparts.
Deal limits number of cruise passengers in Alaska capital starting in 2026

Deal limits number of cruise passengers in Alaska capital starting in 2026

Two dozen passengers fall ill during flight from Vancouver to Houston, Texas

Two dozen passengers fall ill during flight from Vancouver to Houston, Texas

All those who fell ill had been on a cruise that ended in Vancouver.
Converting from natural gas too pricey for B.C. restaurants, says report

Converting from natural gas too pricey for B.C. restaurants, says report

Report estimates conversion costs at $800,000 per restaurant.
Destination BC launches campaign to lure Aussie skiers

Destination BC launches campaign to lure Aussie skiers

$850,000 campaign has tourism marketer using own channels, paying to use others.
A&W Food Services signs long-term development deal with Pret A Manger

A&W Food Services signs long-term development deal with Pret A Manger

VANCOUVER — A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. has signed a long-term development agreement with sandwich chain Pret A Manger (Europe) Ltd. The deal follows a two-year trial period.