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White Spot waives franchisees' royalties, lease payments

Owner Ron Toigo continues to pay head office staff and has laid off hourly workers so they can get federal aid

Vancouver closes restaurants to all but take-out and delivery

Previously, the provincial health officer had said that restaurants could stay open for table service as long as each customer was within about two metres of each other

Smaller B.C. airlines stop flights to slow spread of COVID-19

Pacific Coastal Airlines shuts down all operations while Harbour Air axes its U.S. flights while reducing flight frequency to B.C. destinations

COVID-19 update: B.C. has 40 new cases in past day for 271 total, with eight deaths

What happened: Officials have identified 40 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 271 in B.C. There have been eight deaths, up one from the total reported yesterday.  Why it matters: It shows that...

TransLink ridership plunges as COVID-19 prompts workers to stay home

Ridership has been sequentially getting lower each day this week

B.C. has 45 new COVID-19 cases; 231 total and no new deaths

More than 62% of cases are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region

B.C. has 7 COVID-19 deaths; 186 cases, including 83 in past day

B.C.'s provincial health officer Bonnie Henry has also declared a public health emergency

COVID-19 pandemic prompts Vancouver retailers to close

Large department stores such as the Hudson's Bay Co. and Nordstrom have closed their Vancouver stores

Vancouver International Airport CEO vows to 'never close' his facility

CEO Craig Richmond says the current crisis is broader and deeper than after September 2001 terrorist attacks

Vancouver bars and restaurants to be ordered to close on St. Patrick's Day

Closure is one of many as all levels of government act to try to stop the spread of COVID-19