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Vancouver’s annual 4/20 festival cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Vancouver’s annual 4/20 festival cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

It appears that nothing is safe from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metro Vancouver breweries ban growler fills in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

Metro Vancouver breweries ban growler fills in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

Bottles and cans and wash your hands are where it's at
BC Hydro offering deferrals, payment plans for people affected by COVID-19

BC Hydro offering deferrals, payment plans for people affected by COVID-19

BC Hydro has announced a plan to help customers struggling to pay their bills because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monster Jam among Vancouver events postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Monster Jam among Vancouver events postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Monster Jam will not be taking place March 14-15, due to the province's new policy on gatherings during COVID-19 pandemic
Richmond's restaurants on life support due to coronavirus pandemic

Richmond's restaurants on life support due to coronavirus pandemic

In recent weeks, not only have restaurants seen a drop in business, many are closing up shop completely
Despite COVID-19 concerns, Vancouver movie theatre still screening Contagion next week

Despite COVID-19 concerns, Vancouver movie theatre still screening Contagion next week

Anyone still hoping to catch Steven Soderbergh ’s 2011 pandemic thriller Contagion in a group setting, you’re in luck.
BC Ferries says cancelling outside cleaning contract won't affect vessel cleanliness

BC Ferries says cancelling outside cleaning contract won't affect vessel cleanliness

Deciding not to renew the contract of the outside cleaning firm will actually result in cleaner ships and efficiencies, claims BC Ferries
Schools a good place for kids during pandemic – for now: top B.C. health officer

Schools a good place for kids during pandemic – for now: top B.C. health officer

“If there are risks in schools absolutely we will close them. Otherwise we need to look at how we can make schools safe,” said Dr. Bonnie Henry
Vancouver Sun Run cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

Vancouver Sun Run cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The third largest 10K in North America was slated to take place April 19
TransLink steps up sanitation efforts in light of COVID-19 concerns (VIDEO)

TransLink steps up sanitation efforts in light of COVID-19 concerns (VIDEO)

“TransLink is following the lead of health officials when it comes to our response to COVID-19."