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New $3 million fund launched to help non-profits on front lines

New $3 million fund launched to help non-profits on front lines

Non-profits like food banks and homeless shelters are expected to feel increasing strain from job losses and reduced access to services by the most vulnerable.
B.C. orders personal service establishments closed, including salons, spas

B.C. orders personal service establishments closed, including salons, spas

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's provincial health officer is ordering all salons, spas, and tattoo parlours to close in the latest measure aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. Dr.
Province looks to protect renters from eviction during COVID-19 crisis

Province looks to protect renters from eviction during COVID-19 crisis

“No one should lose their home because of this pandemic."
Bowen Island is asking visitors to stay away

Bowen Island is asking visitors to stay away

“We know you want to come and enjoy Bowen Island, but our message to you today is ‘Please do not come.'"
Vancouver grocer’s ‘no mask no service’ policy concerns Kerrisdale resident

Vancouver grocer’s ‘no mask no service’ policy concerns Kerrisdale resident

“I think it’s important that we pull together during this crisis and doing things like this doesn’t help that.”
B.C. confirms 74 new COVID-19 cases, provincial total now at 424

B.C. confirms 74 new COVID-19 cases, provincial total now at 424

There has been one new death, and now personal service businesses are ordered closed
Don't call the police if you notice people violating playground ban: B.C. Ministry of Health

Don't call the police if you notice people violating playground ban: B.C. Ministry of Health

It's fine to call foul if you see groups on your local playground - but you need to know who to call to get it handled
Families struggle as COVID-19 cases mount in North Vancouver care centre

Families struggle as COVID-19 cases mount in North Vancouver care centre

The Lynn Valley Care Centre is ground zero for B.C.'s coronavirus battle, with 36 elderly residents now diagnosed with COVID-19. Eight of them have died.
Port Moody cyclist wins $1-million payout for Vancouver accident

Port Moody cyclist wins $1-million payout for Vancouver accident

Military veteran Linh Dinh Lai was incredibly fit and active when he was injured after being forced to dive off his bicycle to avoid a collision with an SUV.
As if COVID-19 isn’t enough, now we’re being warned about giant hornets

As if COVID-19 isn’t enough, now we’re being warned about giant hornets

The B.C. government wants residents to report sightings of this invasive species deadly to honey bees