Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

A retail location for rent on Robson Street in Vancouver on October 9, 2020.Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail The pandemic has had a mixed impact on business openings and closings in Vancouver, with data showing there were fewer retail stores and restaurants than before COVID-19, but more offices had opened l ‘last year. For one … Read more

Ottawa to Celebrate Olympic Gold Medal Women’s Soccer Team

Ottawa to Celebrate Olympic Gold Medal Women’s Soccer Team

Ottawa hugged Vanessa Gilles, the gold medalist who recently played in a Rouge et Noir game, then performed the ceremonial face-off before a Senators game.LISI NIESNER/Reuters As the Ottawa Redblacks languish in last place in the CFL’s East Division and the Ottawa Senators are a bit behind the NHL’s initial pace after a breach of … Read more

Vancouver’s waterfront needs repairs after severe winter storm

Vancouver’s waterfront needs repairs after severe winter storm

Third Beach littered with debris after a windstorm in Vancouver’s Stanley Park on Jan.10.DARRYL DYCK / The Globe and Mail After a severe winter storm that collapsed parts of the Stanley Park seawall and threw logs and other debris on area beaches last week, the Vancouver Park Board said it had no idea what the … Read more

B.C. judge clears Amanda Todd’s name to be made public as her accused executioner heads to trial

B.C. judge clears Amanda Todd’s name to be made public as her accused executioner heads to trial

Carol Todd holds a photo of her daughter Amanda on October 9, 2013.John Lehmann / The Globe and Mail A British Columbia Supreme Court judge overturned the ban on naming the late Amanda Todd as a minor victim in an online harassment and child pornography case involving a middle-aged suspect extradited from the Netherlands to … Read more

Parents in British Columbia and Alberta worried as schools prepare to reopen amid COVID-19 outbreak

Parents in British Columbia and Alberta worried as schools prepare to reopen amid COVID-19 outbreak

Parents drop off their children at Lynn Valley Elementary School in North Vancouver on September 9, 2021.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press As the number of COVID-19 cases in British Columbia and Alberta continue to break records, some parents say they have never felt more anxious and frustrated during the pandemic than today, as they … Read more

Staff shortage forces Alberta hospital to temporarily suspend work, delivery services

Staff shortage forces Alberta hospital to temporarily suspend work, delivery services

Women who were planning to give birth in a hospital in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., Are told to have their babies elsewhere. Alberta Health Services say due to a staff shortage, the Women’s Health Program at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital will temporarily suspend labor and delivery services. The city of 27,000 people is located about … Read more

Toronto-based Ace Beverage Group serves up upcoming beverage tour

Toronto-based Ace Beverage Group serves up upcoming beverage tour

Jenna Wieser, Head of Innovation at Toronto-based Ace Beverage Group, leads a product testing session at the company’s Toronto offices on December 2, 2021.Christopher Katsarov / The Globe and Mail Jenna Wieser knows what you’re going to drink next summer. As Chief Innovation Officer at Ace Beverage Group in Toronto, Ms. Wieser served many of … Read more

Last province of British Columbia delayed reopening of schools due to increase in COVID-19 cases

Last province of British Columbia delayed reopening of schools due to increase in COVID-19 cases

The British Columbia government has announced that students will return to school on January 10.JENNIFER GAUTHIER / Reuters British Columbia to extend vacation time for its students amid rapidly rising COVID-19 infections – the first time the province has closed classrooms to most children since schools across the country closed in spring 2020. The government … Read more

Extremely cold weather hits western Canada with temperatures dropping below -51 ° Celsius | WION – WION

Extremely cold weather hits western Canada with temperatures dropping below -51 ° Celsius |  WION – WION

Extremely cold weather hits western Canada with temperatures dropping below -51 ° Celsius | WIONWION Record cold weather in Western Canada ends year of extremesThe Globe and Mail British Columbians set record for peak electricity demand during extreme coldGlobalnews.ca New temperature records are broken in British Columbia as cold snap continues | NewsDaily beehive See … Read more

Record cold weather in Western Canada ends year of extremes

Record cold weather in Western Canada ends year of extremes

A temperature inversion is seen on the downtown Vancouver skyline in Burnaby, British Columbia on December 28, 2021. The province has broken a number of temperature records in recent days amid a arctic cold snap.Andrew Chin / Getty Images Extreme cold in western Canada forced ferries to British Columbia to shut down a ship with … Read more