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Medical health officer says VCH won't list school COVID-19 exposures

Medical health officer says VCH won't list school COVID-19 exposures

Vancouver Coastal Health’s refusal to name schools where COVID-19 cases have been reported has been the subject of increasing scrutiny in recent days.
You can get fined a whopping $10K for raking leaves improperly in Vancouver

You can get fined a whopping $10K for raking leaves improperly in Vancouver

Residents are prohibited from blowing or raking leaves onto the street, catch basin, sidewalk, boulevard, or bike lane. Doing so can cause flooding and is also a safety hazard to people walking or cycling.
Crime Stoppers releases Canada's 'most wanted' mugshots

Crime Stoppers releases Canada's 'most wanted' mugshots

Anyone who provides information could be eligible for a reward of up to $2000 upon arrest and charge.
'COVID-19 did not miss the neighbourhood': DTES antibody testing program finds multiple cases

'COVID-19 did not miss the neighbourhood': DTES antibody testing program finds multiple cases

Dr. Brian Conway says the residents who tested positive for antibodies recall having had symptoms of opioid withdrawal more severely or more often at some point, and that could have been confused with COVID-19.
Vancouver musicians plan to protest city's busking ban with live music

Vancouver musicians plan to protest city's busking ban with live music

'When times are hard, live music is one of the only safe ways people can feel connected,' says local musician
Strathcona Park assault victim lay in tent for up to 12 hours before 911 call: police

Strathcona Park assault victim lay in tent for up to 12 hours before 911 call: police

'Residents of the park are not being encouraged to call us during their time of need,' police say
Vancouver NPA member triggered Wiebe conflict-of-interest probe

Vancouver NPA member triggered Wiebe conflict-of-interest probe

Independent report says councillor Michael Wiebe should be disqualified from holding office
Shoppers Drug Mart Surrey staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Shoppers Drug Mart Surrey staff member tests positive for COVID-19

The staff member last worked in the Surrey store location on Friday
Vancouver forecast calls for heavy rain, strong winds, thunderstorms

Vancouver forecast calls for heavy rain, strong winds, thunderstorms

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver as a moisture-laden system moves into the region.
Overdose deaths in B.C. surpass 1,000 this year

Overdose deaths in B.C. surpass 1,000 this year

Total number of deaths for eight months greater than 12-month total in 2019