Remnants of the green roof of the A-frame which housed Hope’s visitors centre and museum from 1980 until Oct. 2017, when mould was discovered in the building. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Out with the old: Hope’s A-frame visitor centre torn down

Visitors have to wait for a facilities master plan before finding out what will replace the A-frame


Jackie Tegart, incumbent BC Liberal Party candidate for Fraser-Nicola, in an Oct. 14 campaign stop at the Mardina Construction Ltd. plant, announces a $6-million promised for repairing Othello Road should her party form government. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Othello Road to get $6-million should BC Liberals form government: Tegart

The funding is part of the BC Liberals Rebuild BC plan


What do you see looking at this photo of Dan Sawatzky (back) and his son Peter (foreground)? Visual tricks will be hidden everywhere at the Hazelnut Inn, including the stone elephant’s head to the right that you may not have noticed at first glance. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Hazelnut Inn bringing themed hotel magic to Yarrow

A unique project by will include three immersive story-themed suites


Hazelnut Inn bringing themed hotel magic to Yarrow

A unique project by will include three immersive story-themed suites

Tofino-area First Nation considering closing doors to visitors again

Swamped with tourists, scared of COVID-19, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation says more support needed

PHOTOS: Hope’s most famous drifter is back in town, and here to stay

First John J. Rambo chainsaw carving installed along Wallace Street

Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

Car show starts at about 10:30 a.m. at boat launch

Hope B.C.’s new Rambo carving is Sly-approved

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Visitors and non-residents entering closed remote B.C. First Nation’s territories

With limited resources, they say they don’t have any authority or power to enforce the closures

  • Aug 6, 2020

Hope and area tourism businesses ready for the influx of B.C. travellers

Visitor centre, area tourism businesses open doors as B.C. travel allowed by provincial government

Northern communities welcome tourists as province opens to in-B.C. travellers

Officials have asked British Columbians to be careful as they travel this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020

B.C. accommodators need phone lines to light up as in-province travel given green light

Travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have decimated the tourism and hospitality industries

  • Jul 5, 2020

95-site RV camping to be built in Manning Park

RV park one of first to be built in a provincial park

B.C. Liberals criticize Horgan’s economic recovery plan for excluding tourism sector representation

The Economic Recovery Task Force began meeting weekly on conference calls in April

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

Theme park opened in 1975 and used dinosaurs from Maple Ridge attraction

Manning Park Resort re-opens after two-and-a-half month shutdown

Camping and day-use is already open in the provincial park as of June 1

Feds earmark $1.5M to support recovery of B.C., Indigenous tourism

B.C. money will be split between Vancouver Island and Indigenous tourism

Large cruise ships barred from Canadian waters until end of October: Garneau

Last year 140 cruise ships brought more than two million visitors to Canadian ports

Beach bummer: Novel coronavirus can live in water, but is it infectious?

Living in water and being infectious in water are different things

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020