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City of Vancouver takes over ownership of derelict Balmoral and Regent hotels in Downtown Eastside
The pandemic has had ripple effects far beyond care homes and hospitals. A new provincewide survey gives a better idea of who has been hit hardest by the social and economic costs Our @DanBurritt breaks down the results.
B.C. churches are finding new ways to stay connected to parishioners with religious gatherings suspended due to COVID-19. As @_rossandrea reports, it's pushed churches to get creative.
Residents of Strathcona are rallying around a notable local figure named Annie. She has been collecting cans in the neighbourhood for nearly two decades. But as @tinalovgreen explains, she’s been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
For more than three decades, CBC Vancouver's annual Open House and Food Bank Day has raised money for those in need. As @ZahraGlobalNews reports, this year may have looked different, but it didn’t stop listeners and viewers from donating big.
The pandemic has meant that seniors living alone are feeling more isolated than ever. In many cases, they can’t have visitors or take part in the activities they used to. But as @briarstewart shows us, there are efforts being made to reach out.
From January onward, low-income tenants in Central Okanagan and Nanaimo will be able to access non-profit-operated rent banks located in their neighbourhoods, which will be part of the expanded network of BC Rent Bank initiative.
Work to bring motorists back to Vancouver's Beach Avenue begins next week
Video in civil claim shows RCMP officer dragging student, stepping on her head after wellness check. Read more:
Outrage is spreading after video surfaced in a civil claim showing an RCMP officer dragging a student and stepping on her head after a wellness check. As @BradyStrachan tells us, the Mountie says she used no more force than was necessary:
Watch the timelapse of the climate strike across Cambie Street in Vancouver. The march from Vancouver City Hall to the Vancouver Public Library took roughly an hour and 30 minutes.
Try to get this song out of your head. 3 young brothers from Ladner, B.C., wrote and performed a tune that calls on people to "stay home" during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cell phone footage captured the dramatic moment a woman pulled a dog from the icy waters of Trout Lake. Full story here: by