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B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50- to 75 per cent during COVID-19

B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50- to 75 per cent during COVID-19

Businesses say they worry they will be insolvent or not have the fiscal capacity to restart
BC Ferries cuts sailings on major routes, suspends service on others

BC Ferries cuts sailings on major routes, suspends service on others

Service levels will be cut in half, with some routes in and out of Vancouver suspended entirely
Fresh sheet: Here are 9 Vancouver restaurants ready to fuel your weekend eating

Fresh sheet: Here are 9 Vancouver restaurants ready to fuel your weekend eating

Coming in hot: Some killer new options for take out that will have you covered from brunch to dinner
B.C. issues bylaw officer guidelines for targeting re-sellers

B.C. issues bylaw officer guidelines for targeting re-sellers

The B.C. government also warned that people not adhering to the maximum 50-people rule for gatherings could be dealt with similarly.
Vancouver park rangers have issued about 1,200 warnings for physical distancing

Vancouver park rangers have issued about 1,200 warnings for physical distancing

“We really don't want to close anything else down.”
B.C. landlords seeing up to 50% of tenants not paying rent

B.C. landlords seeing up to 50% of tenants not paying rent

However, experts warn that tenants not paying rent will create a domino effect with devastating economic consequences
Donald Trump told to look at B.C.’s COVID-19 addict-support policy

Donald Trump told to look at B.C.’s COVID-19 addict-support policy

“If Trump truly wants to address the international drug trade, then he should follow the lead of legislators in British Columbia"
Health officials urge cancellation of all non-essential travel within B.C.

Health officials urge cancellation of all non-essential travel within B.C.

This is a "really important thing that we need to do now to protect those who are more vulnerable in those communities" says Dr. Bonnie Henry
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Stop Downtown Eastside ‘over-policing’ during pandemic, VPD urged

Stop Downtown Eastside ‘over-policing’ during pandemic, VPD urged

VPD cannot cease public safety calls, spokesperson says