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Sunny outlook for Shuswap businesses despite rainy weather

By James Peters / Chad Harris
July 19, 2016 - 11:30am

SCOTCH CREEK, B.C. — Tourism-related businesses in the Shuswap region say the rainy July is definitely taking a chunk out of their revenue, but it's not disastrous.

Barbara Rivest of Shuswap Unique Adventure Tours was one of several tourism operators who spoke to CFJC.

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Parking rate hike in Vancouver's West End won't affect longtime residents: city

By The Canadian Press
July 14, 2016 - 12:20pm

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is defending proposed changes to parking regulations in the densely populated West End.

It’s considering recommendations that could boost the cost of a residents-only parking permit to $50 per month, up from $6 per month.