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Red-tape reduction tops housing as biggest Vancouver business concern

Red-tape reduction tops housing as biggest Vancouver business concern. A Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT) survey released today highlighted…

Is the B.C. Interior facing another brutal wildfire season?

“We don’t go into the season blind, we watch for trends.”The BC Wildfire Service says our province could be in…

B.C. premier stresses importance of co-operation within forestry sector

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s premier says the only way the provincial forest industry will grow is through partnerships with First…

B.C. teen beaten unconscious feared return to school but says friends and counsellors helped

‘He called me a homophobic slur. He called me the ‘F’ slur and said all Asians are ugly’: Janice Xie…

Downtown restaurant owner continuing to enforce COVID vaccine passport requirement

CrossRoads Brewing customers support stand Dr. Daryl Leiski is taking to make Prince George restaurant safer for immunocompromised patrons The…

B.C. government preparing to introduce anti-racism legislation

Rachna Singh, parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives said that this legislation will help advance racial equity in British Columbia. Over…

Hotels in B.C.’s Interior to house and hire Ukrainian refugees

The two hotels have committed to hiring up to 10 Ukrainians who have been forced to flee their homes. Not…

200 new community garden plots in Richmond City Centre already spoken for

A new community garden has officially opened at the Garden City Lands. Two hundred more garden plots in Richmond are…

RICHMOND IS BANNING PLASTIC STRAWS, BAGS AND FOAM CONTAINERS THIS MONTH

Richmond’s new Bylaw 10000 comes into effect March 27 and it bans plastic bags, straws and foam take-out containers.  Richmond Plastic Ban…

Vancouver council approves 10 ‘tiny shelters’ for homeless

Vancouver city council voted 9-2 Wednesday to allow 10 “tiny shelters” to be set up in a parking lot on…