Town Talk: Vancouver Chinatown Foundation gala raises $5.5 million

Credit to Author: Malcolm Parry| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:04:23 +0000

PENDER’S BIG SPENDERS: Time was when future notables vacated downtown theatres and bars to dine on neon-glittering, late-night Pender Street. That migration reversed recently when Lieutenant-Governor Janet Austin, Premier John Horgan, Mayor Kennedy Stewart and other heavies attended the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation’s third annual fundraising gala in the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. No old-time chow mein, […]

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B.C. teen vaping plan coming within the month, says minister

Credit to Author: Rob Shaw| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 23:23:43 +0000

There are roughly 90,000 businesses in B.C. currently selling e-cigarettes and vape products, including local corner stores, convenience stores and gas stations. They do not require a license, and health inspectors are stretched thin to catch anyone selling illegally to minors.

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Town Talk: Luncheon generates $700,000 for pancreatic cancer clinic

Credit to Author: Malcolm Parry| Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:00:20 +0000

The recent sixth-annual Hope Couture luncheon reportedly raised more than $700,000 to help the B.C. Cancer Foundation fund a pancreatic cancer rapid-access clinic.

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