Richard Zussman, Global News

Richard Zussman

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Victoria, BC, Canada

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Past articles by Richard:

City of Victoria hoping Supreme Court of Canada will rule on plastic bag ban

The City of Victoria has asked Canada's top court to review the decision that overturned the city's bylaw to regulate the use of plastic checkout bags. → Read More

B.C. Auditor General Carol Bellringer resigns days after releasing audit into legislature expenses

B.C. Auditor General Carol Bellringer has resigned her post three years early for "personal reasons." → Read More

Province says Speculation Tax brings in $58 million in 2018, as meetings with mayors on tax kick off

The provincial government says the Speculation and Vacancy Tax is "contributing to the ongoing moderation" of the housing market but struggles to produce the numbers to prove it. → Read More

The pros and cons of switching to permanent Daylight Saving Time

The pros, cons and unknowns around permanent Daylight Saving Time. → Read More

‘A fan forever’: Premier John Horgan and his love for the Victoria Shamrocks

You know Premier John Horgan. Now meet Victoria Shamrocks fan John Horgan. → Read More

Uber will operate in Metro Vancouver only, criticizes B.C.’s Class 4 restriction

Uber is coming to Metro Vancouver but for now they won't be operating anywhere else in B.C. → Read More

Early returns suggest majority of people will pay less under ICBC rate structure change

Nearly 15,000 British Columbians have renewed their auto insurance under the new ICBC rate structure, and so far a majority have saved money compared to the old plans. → Read More

ICBC releases pair of videos to raise awareness about insurance fraud

ICBC is hoping the videos sends the message that fraudsters will be caught using everything at the insurer's disposal. → Read More

Rules for B.C. ride-sharing industry released: No restrictions on fleet sizes or surge pricing

Ridesharing companies in British Columbia will not be restricted by fleet sizes, will not have a cap price and can operate in much larger regional boundaries than taxi companies can. → Read More

Victoria woman facing hundreds of dollars in tickets calling for free parking near homeless shelters

A Victoria homeless woman is urging the city to provide free parking and extended hours for those living in homeless shelters. → Read More

Major ridesharing company Lyft announces plans to operate in Metro Vancouver

The second largest ridesharing company in the world, Lyft, will be applying to operate in Metro Vancouver. → Read More

B.C. government calling of the federal government to ban conversion therapy

The B.C. government is asking the federal government to add conversion therapy to Canada's Criminal Code. → Read More

Officials may soon install salmon ladders to help fish blocked by B.C. landslide

Officials are optimistic they will be able to save thousands of salmon effected by the Big Bar landslide. → Read More

Several B.C. First Nations launch legal challenge of re-approved Trans Mountain pipeline

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is once being challenged in court. → Read More

More than 2,300 new child-care spaces on the way in Vancouver

Long awaited child care spaces are about to come to the city of Vancouver. → Read More

B.C. Government wants to know how you feel about time

The B.C. government has launched public consultation on how "time should be observed in B.C." → Read More

B.C. government open to continuing Trans Mountain fight in court, premier says

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is 'disappointed with the decision' by the federal government to re-approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. → Read More

More than 15,000 B.C. students received immunizations during first two months of catch-up campaign

Health authorities across British Columbia administered 15,796 doses of measles-containing vaccines to kindergarten to Grade 12 students from April 1 to May 30. → Read More

B.C. government becomes first Canadian jurisdiction to shift to cheaper ‘biosimilar’ drugs

The B.C. government is shifting the type of drugs funded by the provincial health care system. → Read More

B.C. government calls public inquiry into money laundering

The B.C. government has called a public inquiry into money laundering in the province's economy. → Read More