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Owner behind iconic Burnaby sign remembered as strong businesswoman

Owner behind iconic Burnaby sign remembered as strong businesswoman

“She was really well known in the neighbourhood, both as a salesperson – because people shopped there from all over the region, not just Burnaby – but also for just being a really kind and caring woman and member of the community.”
Old-time hockey: As society mobilized for war, shipyards workers battled on ice

Old-time hockey: As society mobilized for war, shipyards workers battled on ice

Tommy Horne couldn’t have seen it coming. The goaltender for the 1941 Vancouver Norvan Shipyards and his team were up 3-1 against the Nanaimo Clippers in the final period, but tensions and penalties were mounting.
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.
What it’s like to own Vancouver’s last two video stores during a pandemic

What it’s like to own Vancouver’s last two video stores during a pandemic

Black Dog Video owner Darren Gay has a cure for boredom during coronavirus self-isolation.
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,”
Value of B.C. home sales in February jumps 41% year over year

Value of B.C. home sales in February jumps 41% year over year

Province's average home sale price last month was 12 per cent higher than a year ago, on sales that were up 26.3 per cent.
Burnaby thief caught rummaging through stolen booty on SkyTrain

Burnaby thief caught rummaging through stolen booty on SkyTrain

A witness spotted the man “rummaging” through a backpack to see what he had stolen.
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.
Whistler Blackcomb to temporarily close due to COVID-19 concerns

Whistler Blackcomb to temporarily close due to COVID-19 concerns

All Vail Resorts' North American mountains to close for one week while officials assess rest of season