COVID-19: Tourism-based businesses scraping by first weekend of B.C.'s new travel restrictions

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:00:59 +0000

The Good Karma Cafe in Horseshoe Bay and Home Restaurant in Hope are two popular pit stops reporting a big drop in business after new provincial travel restrictions.

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Reps from all levels of government to discuss sale of Chinatown seniors home

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:29:16 +0000

Pressure is rising on multiple fronts to examine the loss of permanent housing units dedicated to serving Chinese seniors near Chinatown.

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Seniors at Chinatown care can stay, says B.C. Housing

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 22:20:40 +0000

Even with an offer to stay, families of residents and others are asking about the continuity of cultural programming and future of care homes for Chinese seniors in Chinatown

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Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rate exceeds level of 2008 financial crisis

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:03:31 +0000

“Companies aren’t abandoning their office premises, but where there’s an opportunity to slim down, and make do with less, that’s where we’re at,” said Ross Moore of Cresa.

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Calls to examine bidding process and 'multiple offers' in B.C. real estate deals

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 22:23:30 +0000

Low interest rates have fuelled a hot housing market. Now, there is scrutiny on the bidding process and how it might be changed to temper crazy price gains.

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Metro Vancouver’s presale condo market recovers in 2020, as long-term investors return

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:53:20 +0000

Investors will return to the presale condo market, “but it’s a much more longer-view investor. It’s not the speculator that we were seeing in 2016 and 2017.”

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Info about rising, nearby COVID-19 cases is key for First Nations communities

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2020 20:00:50 +0000

First Nations leaders will continue to press for systemic changes on how health data is shared after the privacy commissioner ruled against their request for more specific COVID-19 numbers.

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