Emma Crawford

B.C. government doubles relief grants for bars, nightclubs that were ordered to close in December

Eligible fitness facilities and gyms that were previously closed at the same time as the other businesses are now eligible to reopen, per an announcement earlier this week, and those businesses will...

Average Vancouver rent still highest in Canada; Victoria remains in third place

The average rent for both one- and two-bedroom apartments in Vancouver remains the highest in Canada, according to Zumper (formerly PadMapper).  One-bedroom apartments went for $2,130 in B.C.’s...

B.C. bars, nightclubs, gyms that were ordered to close in December can apply for relief grants

Those businesses that had been required to fully close on December 22, 2021, to limit the spread of COVID-19 are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant

Premier Horgan confirms growth in throat is cancerous

Premier John Horgan has confirmed that a growth detected in his throat is cancerous. It was one week ago today that the premier issued a statement saying the growth had been found and that he would...

Woman claiming to help Chinese students and tourists defrauds B.C. investors of $3m: BCSC

The commission alleges some of the funds were used to pay personal expenses and gamble in casinos

Feds to extend small business rent relief

The federal government announced today it is extending the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program for small businesses by one month. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of...

Home sales continued to rebound in August: REBGV

The number of homes sold across Metro Vancouver increased 36.6% year-over-year in August, according to new numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV). A total of 3,047 homes...

Downtown Vancouver remains Canada’s most expensive neighbourhood: Century 21

Condos in downtown Vancouver have seen prices dip slightly over the past year, but the area remains the most expensive in Canada in terms of price per square foot, according to a new report from...

August average rent continues slide in Vancouver but jumps in Burnaby: PadMapper

As the pandemic continues and Canadians are spending more and more time at home, renters are increasingly finding space and cost to be more important than proximity to city amenities, according to...

Province of B.C. to hire 500 COVID-19 contact tracers

The government of British Columbia will hire 500 health professionals to conduct contact tracing around the province, it announced Wednesday. This will involve following up with all British...