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Vancouver: Vital community facilities reopen in DTES and Downtown

THREE City of Vancouver-run community centres have partially re-opened on Wednesday after having to significantly reduce programs and services in response to...

Security verification period extended to five years for retail cannabis workers

THE Province has amended worker qualification regulations for non-medical cannabis workers to extend their security verification period from two to five years.

North Delta Track and Field Facility sod turning ceremony

ON July 11, Delta Mayor George V. Harvie, MLA Ravi Kahlon and a host of dignitaries attended a sod turning ceremony for...

City of Delta launches Let’s Talk Delta

THE City of Delta announced on Monday that it has launched a new online community engagement platform, Let’s Talk Delta, where residents can...

Safe re-openings of Surrey recreational facilities

SURREY Councillor Laurie Guerra, Chair of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Committee, said on Friday that during this time of the COVID-19...

SeaBus sailings to occur every 15 minutes during peak hours

BEGINNING Monday, weekday SeaBus departures will occur every 15 minutes between 7 and 9:30 a.m. and between 3 and 6:30 p.m.

Vancouver City Council asks for tax increase of no more than 5 per cent

VANCOUVER City Council has directed City staff to prepare options for a 2021 budget that would result in a property tax increase...

ICBC urges customers to list drivers on their insurance policy

ICBC says that in September it introduced a new insurance rating model to create a fairer system that better aligns the price...

Vancouver Council approves programs to promote safety and mobility on local streets

TO improve safety on local streets and provide more transportation options for people in Vancouver, Council has approved several programs, including:

Donation drive for women’s shelters and transition homes on July 10

COVID-19 Women’s Initiative (CWI) invites the community to attend the first contactless donation drive in Surrey on Friday, July 10. Supplies from...

Surrey celebrates first ever virtual Canada Day to celebrate national and civic pride

SURREY Canada Day, presented by Coast Capital Savings, took place virtually this year to celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday. Viewers enjoyed performances by...

Travel restrictions to Canada remain in place for July holidays: CBSA reminder

THE Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding all travellers, ahead of the July 1 (Canada) and July 4 (United States) holidays,...
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85 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. – third highest in a day since pandemic began

"We are watching the cases climb, which is concerning" HEALTH Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Heakth Officer Dr. Bonnie...

UBC medical student Sukhmeet Sachal one of two Canadians to receive Clinton Foundation grant

SUKHMEET Singh Sachal, a second-year medical student at the University of British Columbia, is one of two Canadians...

SFU retires its varsity athletics team name

SIMON Fraser University is retiring its varsity athletics team name, the Clan, effective Wednesday. The university initiated a stakeholder...

Hundreds of contact tracers to be hired in B.C.

THE Province will hire approximately 500 additional health professionals to increase contact tracing around British Columbia, helping keep communities safe as it...