Hayley Woodin

B.C. hotels, community centres to help vulnerable people isolate

The provincial government has so far secured 23 sites across the province that can accommodate more than 900 people

COVID-19 puts deep freeze on government business

Pandemic slams brakes on a wide range of federal, provincial, municipal projects and policy initiatives

B.C. landlords seeing up to 50% of tenants not paying rent

The issue threatens the savings and livelihoods of people who rent out properties and are not at present eligible for any kind of government relief

B.C. launches economic recovery task force

Senior government officials, First Nations and business leaders to work on government’s economic response to the COVID-19 crisis

BC Hydro offers credits, bill forgiveness to residents and businesses

The BC Utilities Commission has also approved a 1% rate reduction for all hydro customers

Canadian manufacturing nosedives in March

IHS Markit says production last month fell at the fastest pace in at least nine and a half years

New B.C. lobbying laws come into force in May

B.C. says the legislative changes will affect all lobbyists

B.C. food banks receive $3 million in emergency funding

Food Banks BC will be responsible for distributing funds to individual food banks

BCSC offers temporary reporting exemption to B.C. businesses

Several securities regulators across the country are granting exemptions, extensions to businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Five things to watch and read while at home this week

Entertainment options for chasing the social-distancing blues, from Canadian classics to Bond ... James Bond