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People are putting up Christmas lights to spread cheer amidst COVID-19 crisis

People are putting up Christmas lights to spread cheer amidst COVID-19 crisis

There's a movement afoot online and in communities to create a kind of Christmas in March vibe
21,000 Vancouverites are using a Facebook group to support their community during the COVID-19 pandemic

21,000 Vancouverites are using a Facebook group to support their community during the COVID-19 pandemic

“We really wanted to find a way to connect people and let them access resources and community and mutual aid.”
Don't panic: BC Liquor Stores are reducing hours, but they're still open

Don't panic: BC Liquor Stores are reducing hours, but they're still open

The reduced hours will allow staff to receive and safely stock product and ensure availability for customers
Sunwing is offering FREE flights for stranded Canadians

Sunwing is offering FREE flights for stranded Canadians

"It’s the Canadian thing to do.”
Burnaby animation school offers free help to schools scrambling to get online amid COVID-19

Burnaby animation school offers free help to schools scrambling to get online amid COVID-19

“There’s so many schools that need to go online now and have no clue how to do it..."
Vancouver has officially declared a local state of emergency

Vancouver has officially declared a local state of emergency

'We do feel that there are a number of measures that we may need to take in the coming days'
Vancouver restaurants clear fridges for shut down, donate food and money

Vancouver restaurants clear fridges for shut down, donate food and money

Our restaurants are looking for ways to use up every last bit of the food they have on hand, and also help out
LETTER: It's 'unethical' to keep B.C. child care facilities open during the COVID-19 pandemic

LETTER: It's 'unethical' to keep B.C. child care facilities open during the COVID-19 pandemic

"Refusing to shut down early years programs at this time send the message that child care workers and early years do not matter"
Why health-care workers in B.C. aren’t required to self-isolate

Why health-care workers in B.C. aren’t required to self-isolate

There are concerns about the risk of spreading COVID-19 to patients and other health-care professionals
Here's how ICBC is adapting its services in response to the COVID-19 crisis

Here's how ICBC is adapting its services in response to the COVID-19 crisis

We're in a state of emergency in B.C. now - but what if you need something done with ICBC?
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