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How COVID-19 property tax relief stacks up across the Lower Mainland

How COVID-19 property tax relief stacks up across the Lower Mainland

Cities have largely used three tools: payment due date extensions; late payment penalty assistance; and lower overall tax rate increases
Ten Vancouver parks proposed for people to legally drink alcohol

Ten Vancouver parks proposed for people to legally drink alcohol

Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park among sites as part of three-month trial that needs park board approval
B.C. eases restrictions on nursing home visits

B.C. eases restrictions on nursing home visits

One visitor allowed for each resident; must be pre-booked with facility
Surrey gets its police board with chief to follow, a year behind schedule

Surrey gets its police board with chief to follow, a year behind schedule

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth has appointed seven members to the City of Surrey’s new police board.
Vancouver creator of racist video lives with person of colour in U.S. for two weeks

Vancouver creator of racist video lives with person of colour in U.S. for two weeks

B.C. Community Alliance demands educational program, protocols should be in place to deal with racist incidents at schools
Vancouver cops allegedly made racist comments during ‘street check’ ride-alongs

Vancouver cops allegedly made racist comments during ‘street check’ ride-alongs

Allegations were not included in final report submitted to Vancouver Police Board
Vancouver council moves step closer to allowing legal public drinking this summer

Vancouver council moves step closer to allowing legal public drinking this summer

Trial could coincide with park board’s plan to allow drinking at select beaches and parks
No COVID-19 deaths, outbreaks in Downtown Eastside shelters

No COVID-19 deaths, outbreaks in Downtown Eastside shelters

Toronto has 125 active COVID-19 cases spread over seven shelters and recorded at least two deaths
Police ‘street checks’ down 89% this year, Vancouver mayor says

Police ‘street checks’ down 89% this year, Vancouver mayor says

Kennedy Stewart: ‘Time to bring the practice to a complete end’
Vancouver trustees won’t suspend police school liaison program

Vancouver trustees won’t suspend police school liaison program

But nine-member board unanimous in need for review of programs operated by VPD and RCMP