Tourism operators, hotels and restaurants brace for impact of B.C. wildfires

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 22:38:42 +0000

After looking forward to the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions, some tourism operators are now bracing for the impact of highway checkpoints, road closures and evacuations due to spreading wildfires.

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Daphne Bramham: O Canada: This year, a lament and a hope for our nation

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 12:00:34 +0000

This is a time for truth telling, for acknowledging failures, accomplishments and aspirations.

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Growth of Vancouver biotech companies sparks demand for specific real estate: broker

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:44:30 +0000

The cost of construction for new lab spaces runs between $585 to $830 per square foot in Vancouver, according to the Altus Group, which is much more expensive that Class A office space.

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VPD adds forms in various languages for reporting anti-Asian racism

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 23:28:49 +0000

Pressure on police departments to add reporting forms in different languages has grown to calling on government officials and discussing anti-Asian discrimination at national, corporate events.

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B.C. furniture retailers reeling from new tariff of almost 300 per cent on sofas from China and Vietnam

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 00:38:02 +0000

In December 2020, about a dozen Canadian furniture manufacturers reported that upholstery producers in China and Vietnam were selling into Canada at below-market prices and hurting sales for Canadian companies.

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