Some Vancouver businesses frustrated with Broadway subway project that hampers access and parking – BC

Some Vancouver businesses frustrated with Broadway subway project that hampers access and parking – BC

Some businesses on Vancouver’s Broadway thoroughfare say they are frustrated that the construction of a subway line extension is hampering access to their doorstep for customers. Portions of the busy corridor, its sidewalks and its parking spaces have been blocked off for months to allow work on the Broadway subway project, a 5.7 kilometer extension … Read more

Some Vancouver businesses frustrated with Broadway subway project that hampers access and parking – BC

Some Vancouver businesses frustrated with Broadway subway project that hampers access and parking – BC

Some businesses on Vancouver’s Broadway thoroughfare say they are frustrated that the construction of a subway line extension is hampering access to their doorstep for customers. Portions of the busy corridor, its sidewalks and its parking spaces were blocked off for months to allow work on the Broadway subway project, a 5.7 kilometer extension of … Read more

Biggest increase in Canada: Rent for a one-bedroom apartment climbs to $2,176 in Vancouver

Biggest increase in Canada: Rent for a one-bedroom apartment climbs to ,176 in Vancouver

The price of renting a one-bedroom apartment rose 13.2% in Vancouver last year, more than any other major Canadian city, according to a new report. According to Rentals.ca, the average monthly rent was $2,176 for a one-bedroom apartment in Vancouver in December 2021. The second most expensive city to rent a one-bedroom apartment was Toronto, … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping urges West not to ‘tighten the brakes’ by raising interest rates too quickly

China’s Xi Jinping urges West not to ‘tighten the brakes’ by raising interest rates too quickly

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called on the world’s major economies to boost growth by coordinating policies as the world continues to emerge from the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “Industrial chains and global supply chains have been disrupted. Commodity prices continue to rise. Energy supplies remain tight. These risks are escalating and … Read more

Beloved Vancouver dance studio closes for good citing COVID-19 restrictions

Beloved Vancouver dance studio closes for good citing COVID-19 restrictions

After four rounds of pandemic restrictions, a popular Vancouver dance studio is pulling out. For 12 years, Mount Pleasant’s D2 Dance Studio has provided an environment, both social and educational, where people come for salsa, bachata, zouk and more. But with repeated closings and restrictions on in-person activities aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, … Read more

Monster heads and memorabilia for sale as Vancouver ‘nerd bar’ closes for good

Monster heads and memorabilia for sale as Vancouver ‘nerd bar’ closes for good

Sunday’s last call will mean the service of steins of beer, glasses of Klingon blood wine and pangalactic gargleblasters at Vancouver’s nerd bar, the Storm Crow Alehouse. The Vancouver-based chain closed its original location on Commercial Drive in 2020 and is also calling it back to its West Broadway location. That leaves the last Storm … Read more

Alberta monitoring impact as new vaccine rules for truck drivers take effect

Alberta monitoring impact as new vaccine rules for truck drivers take effect

A COVID-19 vaccination mandate for truckers entering Canada from the United States is now in effect, raising concerns about future supply chain disruptions. Canadian truckers must be vaccinated if they want to avoid quarantine and a molecular test before arrival, while unvaccinated US big riggers will be turned away at the border. Read more: Truckers … Read more

Truckers call Ottawa’s apparent vaccination flip-flop ‘mishandled’

Truckers call Ottawa’s apparent vaccination flip-flop ‘mishandled’

After much confusion, frustration and concern recently, Ottawa has reaffirmed that truckers will be subject to COVID-19 vaccination requirements if they want to enter the country without self-isolating. One expert says it could jeopardize Canada’s food safety, while Jean-Marc Picard, executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, calls it “another snowball for the industry.” … Read more

Biden’s first year in the Oval Office was a disaster | app

Biden’s first year in the Oval Office was a disaster |  app

As we approach Joe Biden’s one-year milestone as the 46th President of the United States, it’s safe to say that Biden has performed poorly on many of the most pressing issues a president is tasked with handling. . First, Biden has repeatedly said during his campaign for the presidency that he will “quench the virus.” … Read more

Los Angeles thieves loot freight trains full of packages from UPS, FedEx and Amazon

Los Angeles thieves loot freight trains full of packages from UPS, FedEx and Amazon

Union Pacific, one of the nation’s largest railroads, said it may avoid operating in Los Angeles County following the surge in thefts, which he blames it on the lax prosecution of crimes. Containers and trains are locked, but can be broken into. Union Pacific said in a letter to the Los Angeles District Attorney last … Read more