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City of Vancouver, province seek to cultivate patio culture

City of Vancouver, province seek to cultivate patio culture

The B.C. government will now fast-track patio applications, and the city is allowing for expansion, to help breweries and restaurants generate revenue
Whistler Blackcomb operator discusses reopening plan in email to employees

Whistler Blackcomb operator discusses reopening plan in email to employees

"Our goal is not to win the race to reopen, it's to look back one day with great pride in our track record on safety."

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

VANCOUVER — A survey of British Columbia businesses finds barely one quarter believe they can open and operate profitably as the province gradually eases COVID-19 restrictions.
Tornado lifts trampoline from B.C. yard, drops it down the block (VIDEO)

Tornado lifts trampoline from B.C. yard, drops it down the block (VIDEO)

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...the neighbour's trampoline?!
B.C. conservation officers handed out hundreds of fines and evictions over May long weekend

B.C. conservation officers handed out hundreds of fines and evictions over May long weekend

B.C.'s Conservation Officer Service had themselves a busy May long weekend.
Loophole in relief funds could be exploited by scammers: NDP MP

Loophole in relief funds could be exploited by scammers: NDP MP

VANCOUVER — A loophole in the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit that doesn't prohibit people charging fees to help others get relief funds needs to be closed to prevent scams, an NDP MP says.
Poll tracks B.C. residents’ readiness, reticence about post-pandemic life

Poll tracks B.C. residents’ readiness, reticence about post-pandemic life

More than two-thirds of British Columbians are ready to visit restaurants, pubs or bars without being vaccinated for COVID-19.

Man accused in Surrey Six case faces new trial after appeal allowed by court

VANCOUVER — An Appeal Court has sent a man facing a murder charge back to trial in a case stemming from the murders of six people in Surrey, B.C. Jamie Bacon was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to murder.
BC Parks’ camping facilities are reopening on June 1

BC Parks’ camping facilities are reopening on June 1

The Discover Camping website and call centre will begin taking reservations on Monday, May 25

Threat of flooding puts Cache Creek residents back on evacuation alert

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — Some residents of Cache Creek, B.C., are being warned they may need to leave their homes as a river threatens to breach its banks.