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Vancouver extends temporary patio program to Oct. 31, 2021

Vancouver extends temporary patio program to Oct. 31, 2021

The City of Vancouver has extended its free temporary expedited patio program to Oct. 31, 2021 for restaurants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said today.
Wilkinson promises more police, prosecutors and court upgrades

Wilkinson promises more police, prosecutors and court upgrades

Liberals pledge to team police with psychiatric nurses to help mentally ill
Turn of seasons highlights business mental health concerns

Turn of seasons highlights business mental health concerns

Metro Vancouver companies brace for spike in stress and anxiety as pandemic extends into fall
'We'll see real progress, quickly': Horgan on NDP's health platform

'We'll see real progress, quickly': Horgan on NDP's health platform

A new medical school, a 10-year cancer plan and creating 7,000 jobs for new care workers in B.C. are among the party's health promises
Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. rise again, at highest level in two weeks

Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. rise again, at highest level in two weeks

There are now 1,384 people actively fighting the virus that has caused a global pandemic
Liberals accuse NDP of bribing electorate

Liberals accuse NDP of bribing electorate

NDP held back approved COVID cash as election ‘slush fund,’ Johal claims
Man guilty of robbery, drug trafficking and assault fears deportation

Man guilty of robbery, drug trafficking and assault fears deportation

Court grants permanent resident’s request for more time to retract guilty pleas, which could allow him to remain in Canada
Liberal government would allow private insurers to compete with ICBC

Liberal government would allow private insurers to compete with ICBC

Andrew Wilkinson announces plan to end public auto insurance monopoly
One-time recovery benefit, rent freeze part of BC NDP platform

One-time recovery benefit, rent freeze part of BC NDP platform

The platform, released Tuesday, includes 154 commitments – 60 of which are new, according to BC NDP leader John Horgan
Four deaths from COVID-19 since Friday in BC

Four deaths from COVID-19 since Friday in BC

There were more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. since Friday
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