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UPDATED: COVID-19 drugs trials start Thursday

Don’t expect a vaccine for up to 18 months: UBC researcher

Trudeau is playing dangerously with Canadians’ COVID-19 expectations

Yes, at times, the truth hurts. But in this swirl of conflicting COVID-19 information, the truth from the federal government would help, even if it hurts, even if it carries uncertainty, even if it...

B.C. food distributor creates 'pantry box' to fill connection void between producers, consumers

While the long lines outside the local Costco wholesale stores and the numerous pictures of empty grocery shelves give an impression that the food industry remains robust in the times of COVID-19,...

Phone users warned of COVID-19 cyber scams

Be wary of offers of medical supplies, cleaning products or food

Expanded officers’ duties bring calls for public caution

Civil liberties association fears ‘mass police database’

Ottawa adjusts wage subsidy program, offers help to job-seeking students

Ottawa is once more retooling economic relief efforts addressing the COVID-19 crisis in a bid to help students and businesses. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday (April 8) that...

Telus CEO donates quarterly salary to COVID-19 relief efforts

The CEO of Telus Corp. (TSX:T) is donating his second-quarter salary to efforts helping frontline health-care workers amid the COVID-19 crisis. The Vancouver-based telecom giant did not reveal the...

Vancity temporarily cuts credit card interest rates to 0%

What happened: Credit union reveals new measures to help those affected by global crisis Why it matters: Individuals and small businesses are facing financial uncertainty as pandemic grinds economy...

Coronavirus throttles city hall revenue streams

Services, staff first on municipal chopping blocks in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority calls panel findings on Terminal 2 'workable'

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has responded to the environmental impact report of a federally appointed panel last month, saying the findings - that the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project would...

Alarm raised over travellers who aren’t self-isolating

Despite a federal order requiring all returning travellers to Canada to go directly home and stay there for two weeks, some are concerned not everyone is playing by the rules. Residents returning...

Alberta surpasses B.C. in COVID-19 cases for first time

Data suggests B.C. is flattening the curve better than other provinces