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Coronavirus: River Rock Casino and nine others set to close at midnight

Coronavirus: River Rock Casino and nine others set to close at midnight

The River Rock Casino will be closed as of 11:59 p.m. Sunday due to concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Seniors Advocate asks public to look out for elderly during COVID-19 crisis

Seniors Advocate asks public to look out for elderly during COVID-19 crisis

B.C.’s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie is asking all British Columbians to look out for the elderly in our community.
Events in Vancouver cancelled, postponed or re-scheduled due to COVID-19

Events in Vancouver cancelled, postponed or re-scheduled due to COVID-19

A number of events in Vancouver have been cancelled, postponed or rescheduled.
B.C. Ferries trims spring-break sailings, closes buffets

B.C. Ferries trims spring-break sailings, closes buffets

“We are seeing reduced traffic, attributed to COVID-19,”
New jury trials on hold until end of May in B.C. due to COVID-19

New jury trials on hold until end of May in B.C. due to COVID-19

In civil cases, the parties may proceed without a jury if they wish and the trial will proceed as scheduled.
Stuck at home during the pandemic? Telus just offered Metro Vancouver unlimited data

Stuck at home during the pandemic? Telus just offered Metro Vancouver unlimited data

From Coquitlam to Toronto, several telecom companies waive overage, roaming fees until the end of April.
COVID-19 compensation: What B.C. workers and employers need to know

COVID-19 compensation: What B.C. workers and employers need to know

How does the COVID-19 crisis affect hourly workers, unionized employees, and those stricken by the virus in B.C.?
BC Ferries: 'Self-isolating' on board doesn't mean you can stay in your parked car

BC Ferries: 'Self-isolating' on board doesn't mean you can stay in your parked car

Transport Canada has the final say on this
Vancouver Farmers Markets will be operating, with minor adjustments, during COVID-19 crisis

Vancouver Farmers Markets will be operating, with minor adjustments, during COVID-19 crisis

The farmers' markets support local farmers and vendors, and are a great source for fresh, healthy food
Multiple Vancouver restaurants band together to offer special menus during coronavirus crisis

Multiple Vancouver restaurants band together to offer special menus during coronavirus crisis

Breaking Bread launches March 14, and features restaurants offering fixed price menus at three affordable price points
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