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Vancouver tech entrepreneur creates online tool to assist those most impacted by COVID-19

Vancouver tech entrepreneur creates online tool to assist those most impacted by COVID-19

“It aims to bring out the best in humanity,” says the developer of covidhelper.org
This online platform matches people who need groceries with those who can help

This online platform matches people who need groceries with those who can help

"We need help getting the word out to vulnerable populations - seniors who may not be able to access the supplies they need, and individuals who do not have reliable income in these uncertain times."
Vancouver theatre cancels pandemic movie screening amidst current COVID-19 pandemic

Vancouver theatre cancels pandemic movie screening amidst current COVID-19 pandemic

“Effective immediately, we will be temporarily dimming our lights and powering down the projector."
BC Liquor Stores have no immediate plans to close, despite rumours

BC Liquor Stores have no immediate plans to close, despite rumours

Keep calm and drink on - responsibly, and practice social distancing
Province looking at impact of COVID-19 on renters and landlords

Province looking at impact of COVID-19 on renters and landlords

“In many cases, people are one paycheque away from not being able to afford rent.”
Here is what it's like in Whistler Village right now (VIDEO)

Here is what it's like in Whistler Village right now (VIDEO)

"This place is super eerie here right now."
Here are the criteria for having your prescriptions refilled without a note

Here are the criteria for having your prescriptions refilled without a note

Patients are encouraged not to stockpile medications.
ICBC suspends all driver road tests for at least two weeks

ICBC suspends all driver road tests for at least two weeks

All motorcycle, passenger and commercial road tests are cancelled for at least two weeks
Venues across Vancouver close temporarily in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Venues across Vancouver close temporarily in response to COVID-19 pandemic

There are fewer and fewer places open in Vancouver, as officials urge social distancing and staying home
List of Metro Vancouver restaurants closing due to COVID-19 crisis continues to grow

List of Metro Vancouver restaurants closing due to COVID-19 crisis continues to grow

The restaurant industry as we know it is grinding to a halt right now in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis