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Andrew A. Duffy

Andrew A. Duffy

Andrew Duffy has been carrying a pad and pen with journalistic intent through the streets of Victoria since the early 1990s and has been with the Times Colonist covering everything from sports to politics and all points in between since 1996.

The University of Victoria grad and award-winning journalist has been covering the region’s business beat since 2000 with a practised eye focused on financial malfeasance, real estate, the burgeoning tech sector, tourism and forestry.

Email
aduffy@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Andrew A.

Esquimalt to explore re-establishing its own police department

Esquimalt to explore re-establishing its own police department

The township would contract with a larger police force for services like forensics, detention and major crimes investigations, as already occurs in Oak Bay
Tiny Town container-housing village set to reopen at Royal Athletic Park parking lot

Tiny Town container-housing village set to reopen at Royal Athletic Park parking lot

New residents are expected to start moving into the 30-unit shipping-container village in March, just months after it closed
All-electric plane joins Island aviation company's fleet

All-electric plane joins Island aviation company's fleet

No set date for Sealand’s electric aircraft to take flight for the first time.
Greg Martel's Las Vegas home to be sold for $5.1M US

Greg Martel's Las Vegas home to be sold for $5.1M US

The sale is expected to yield just over $1.2 million US after the mortgage is discharged, which will likely go to cover the receiver’s costs
Victoria buys two lots on Blanshard Street to create new downtown park

Victoria buys two lots on Blanshard Street to create new downtown park

Two adjoining properties totalling 25,000 square feet had been home to the now-closed Romeo’s restaurant and Urbana Kitchens
Victoria to look at creating more car-free zones and plazas

Victoria to look at creating more car-free zones and plazas

Coun. Matt Dell, who brought the motion forward, said Fernwood Square is an example of what closing off a road can do for a community
San Group lands $2.5M for equipment for Port Alberni manufacturing facility

San Group lands $2.5M for equipment for Port Alberni manufacturing facility

The money from the province’s Manufacturing Jobs Fund is for equipment for an innovative process that creates engineered cedar products using ultra-thin sheets of veneer
Victoria aims to pave the way for innovative uses for rooftops

Victoria aims to pave the way for innovative uses for rooftops

Council asks staff to find ways of providing incentives for and reducing barriers to establish green roofs, rooftop solar and other creative ideas
Malahat Nation to build large battery-systems factory

Malahat Nation to build large battery-systems factory

The nation plans to build the 100,000-square-foot facility to build battery energy storage systems at its 52-acre business park on reserve land adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway
Without fanfare, Victoria approves first missing-middle housing project

Without fanfare, Victoria approves first missing-middle housing project

The project will see two single-family homes on Wilson Street in Vic West replaced with a 20-unit townhouse development
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