B.C. truck drivers join cross-country convoy to protest vaccine mandates

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:33:16 +0000

A GoFundMe page set up to help drivers cover expenses like fuel, food and lodgings during their trip had, by Sunday, raised more than $2.6 million, but GoFundMe said it was holding the funds until it can verify with organizers information about how they will be used.

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Repeat buyers and investors behind B.C.'s pandemic real-estate boom: Analysts

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 05:15:06 +0000

There was a noticeable drop in purchases by first-time homebuyers during the summer of 2020 after the pandemic lockdown ended and real estate markets took off

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COVID-19: What happens if I travel when there's an advisory? How can rapid tests help?

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 02:04:55 +0000

There are many questions about what is possible as people adjust holiday and travel plans.

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COVID-19: Children between five and 11 are eligible for vaccinations starting Monday

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 00:28:23 +0000

Health Canada approved the Pfizer vaccine for children aged five to 11 on Nov. 19. This vaccine uses a lower dose of 10 micrograms — one-third of the dose given to older children and adults

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More than 500 Canadian armed forces troops land in Abbotsford to back relief efforts

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 00:18:17 +0000

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun said the Barrowtown pump station is now working at full capacity and one of the tasks is to pick debris out of the water before it goes into its intake. “There are logs all over the freeway, stumps, you name it, plastics, tanks, all sorts of stuff.”

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Review of blind-bidding in B.C. real estate market to look at rules elsewhere

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 00:27:50 +0000

B.C.’s Ministry of Finance is studying options for legislation on real estate sales that it plans to introduce next spring.

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The U.S. land border reopens on Monday — here are 5 things to know before you go

Credit to Author: Postmedia News| Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2021 21:48:28 +0000

Canadians crossing a land border into the U.S. must be fully vaccinated but do not have to show proof of being COVID-19 negative.

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Storytelling Centre aims to be permanent reminder of Vancouver's Chinatown pioneers

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 21:50:04 +0000

It’s important to have a permanent location in Chinatown for telling the stories of Chinese Canadians, says the head of the group behind the centre

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