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Backroom organizer Mark Marissen announces bid for mayor in Vancouver

Backroom organizer Mark Marissen announces bid for mayor in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Longtime political organizer Mark Marissen has announced his bid for mayor of Vancouver. In messages posted Wednesday on social media, Marissen says he will run for Vancouver's top job in the next civic election set for October 2022.
Prince Philip recalled fondly by West Van monarchist as power behind the throne

Prince Philip recalled fondly by West Van monarchist as power behind the throne

Duke of Edinburgh Awards among best-known programs for youth
'It will change my life': $1-million lotto win will help this B.C. woman buy her dream home

'It will change my life': $1-million lotto win will help this B.C. woman buy her dream home

“It’s really exciting and I’m very grateful to be a winner,” says B.C.'s newest millionaire
Dr. Perry Kendall reflects on fifth year of B.C.’s overdose death emergency

Dr. Perry Kendall reflects on fifth year of B.C.’s overdose death emergency

‘COVID has sucked so much oxygen out of the room’
B.C. COVID-19 in-dining restrictions to be extended through to May: industry group

B.C. COVID-19 in-dining restrictions to be extended through to May: industry group

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Restaurants and Food Association says it has been told that current health orders restricting in-person dining will be extended beyond next Monday's deadline. The group says they had a meeting with provincial health officer Dr.
Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

The new restrictions do not affect restaurants from offering outdoor or patio dining or take-out and delivery services.
Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still 'on the table': Horgan

Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still 'on the table': Horgan

VICTORIA — Further COVID-19 restrictions may be on the way for British Columbia, with the premier suggesting changes could come as early as Thursday.
Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

The B.C. government has once again extended its state of emergency as officials contemplate imposing tougher COVID-19 restrictions on the province.
Lions Gate Hospital faces pressure as COVID hospitalizations mount

Lions Gate Hospital faces pressure as COVID hospitalizations mount

Two units at North Shore now dedicated to COVID patients; some elective surgeries in VCH cancelled Monday
North Van RCMP seek skateboarder in assault on Lynn Valley dog walker

North Van RCMP seek skateboarder in assault on Lynn Valley dog walker

Suspect crashed skateboard prior to assault