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Les Leyne: Reassuring message balances scary virus plan

Les Leyne: Reassuring message balances scary virus plan

British Columbia’s ranking health officials are balancing between reassuring people they’ll quite likely make it through the COVID-19 outbreak, while readying measures that sound quite frightening in order to make sure they do.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Soaring condo insurance rates

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Soaring condo insurance rates

Condo insurance costs are doubling, tripling, and quadrupling for many buildings in B.C.
Here’s what Vancouver police plan to do in 2020

Here’s what Vancouver police plan to do in 2020

VPD’s ‘strategic business plan’ for 2020 lays out goals for upcoming year
Letter: ‘Thank you for saving our dad’s life’

Letter: ‘Thank you for saving our dad’s life’

Family of blind senior hit by tow truck in North Vancouver grateful for all those who came to the rescue
Les Leyne: Carole James faces Parkinson’s punch, and carries on

Les Leyne: Carole James faces Parkinson’s punch, and carries on

Everyone at the legislature was bustling through their busy lives Thursday. Lots of big things going on. Outrage that protesters double-crossed the government and refused to leave the building after being invited for a courtesy meeting.
PREST: Planning for the apocalypse sure takes a lot of toilet paper

PREST: Planning for the apocalypse sure takes a lot of toilet paper

Until recently, it had never occurred to me that when you are staring down the barrel of an apocalypse, the most important thing you need to do is secure massive quantities of toilet paper.
Letter: West Point Grey gym owner favours split assessment

Letter: West Point Grey gym owner favours split assessment

Re: “West Point Grey businesses struggle amid continued rent hikes, taxes and uncertainty,” Feb. 26. I have had a gym up in Point Grey Village for the past three years and was forwarded your article by a number of my clients.
Letter: Despite vacant storefronts, many West Point Grey businesses still thriving

Letter: Despite vacant storefronts, many West Point Grey businesses still thriving

Re: “ West Point Grey businesses struggle amid continued rent hikes, taxes and uncertainty,” Feb. 26. I read your article with great interest as I am involved in a West Point Grey business and live in the neighbourhood.
Sellers using COVID-19 fears to resell toilet paper and hand sanitizer on Craiglist Vancouver

Sellers using COVID-19 fears to resell toilet paper and hand sanitizer on Craiglist Vancouver

Or, why the human race is headed straight to hell
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Going on a panic-buying spree

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Going on a panic-buying spree

The federal health minister suggested that we stock up on supplies , just in case we're forced to go into quarantine. An opposition MP didn't think that was a good idea.