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Whistler Community Foundation grants $20,000 to Whistler Community Services Society

Whistler Community Foundation grants $20,000 to Whistler Community Services Society

WCSS is working with those ‘in greatest need’: WCF executive director
COVID-19 exposing thin financial margins of Canada's Olympic athletes

COVID-19 exposing thin financial margins of Canada's Olympic athletes

Any lingering hope Sarah Pavan had about competing on this season's professional beach volleyball circuit was crushed the day city workers came to cut down the nets on Hermosa Beach.
BC Ferries worker tests positive for COVID-19; up to one in three is ill

BC Ferries worker tests positive for COVID-19; up to one in three is ill

Pandemic plan augmented as ferries may ban non-essential travel
Take Courage with cross-country Tragically Hip singalong this afternoon

Take Courage with cross-country Tragically Hip singalong this afternoon

A Montreal comedian taking his inspiration from Italy and Spain is asking Canadians to join him on a countrywide singalong at 3 p.m. PT today. The song? A Canadian national anthem, of sorts.
COVID-19: Province takes measures to protect supply chain

COVID-19: Province takes measures to protect supply chain

Series of ministerial orders issued Thursday
What you need to know about deferring mortgage payments

What you need to know about deferring mortgage payments

With more than a million Canadian homeowners trying to defer payments, many with little success, five mortgage brokers offer insight and advice
Pandemic response must uphold human rights, avoid discrimination: B.C. commissioner

Pandemic response must uphold human rights, avoid discrimination: B.C. commissioner

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's human rights commissioner is urging policy-makers, employers, landlords and service providers to keep human rights principles at the core of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Crompton has a message: Don't come to Whistler

Mayor Crompton has a message: Don't come to Whistler

'Forget about strange—the challenge we face is surreal'
B.C. approves $500 renters' supplement, freezes rents and evictions

B.C. approves $500 renters' supplement, freezes rents and evictions

The measures fall under the province's $5 billion COVID-19 action plan, announced on Monday
B.C. nurses demand mandatory social isolation

B.C. nurses demand mandatory social isolation

Squamish healthcare worker signs open letter calling for shutdown of non-essential workplaces
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