White Spot restaurants set to reopen to diners on June 1

Posted May 28, 2020 6:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It’s time to get your hands on those legendary burgers once again as White Spot restaurants welcome back dine-in customers.…

Licence plate intolerance apparently on rise in B.C. during coronavirus pandemic

It seems the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in out-of-province intolerance in B.C. Last week, police in Trail, B.C., released information on a verbal argument at a local plaza regarding a man questioning a woman’s presence in B.C.…

Canadian cities won’t be chosen as NHL hubs if players must quarantine in hotel rooms: league

The three Canadian cities shortlisted to play host to the NHL playoffs will be skipped over by the league if players are forced to quarantine in their hotels rooms after arriving, the NHL’s deputy commissioner says. Vancouver, Toronto and Edmonton…

Okanagan wineries allowed to open doors again for taste testing: ‘It’s very nice’

It’s summer staple in the Okanagan: Sampling wines. For a while, it appeared tasting the latest offerings of red, white and sparkling would, like other aspects of society, fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, though, the provincial government…

Small business products starting to hit the shelves in London Drugs

Posted May 12, 2020 6:18 pm Updated May 12, 2020 6:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ London Drugs customers in Western Canada will start to notice some new additions on…

Army & Navy to close permanently amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 9 2020 10:05pm Army & Navy temporarily shut down its five department stores in B.C. and Alberta in March and now as Julia Foy reports, the retail icon says it will close them permanently due to financial pressures from…

Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau pledges nearly $2 billion to clean up ‘orphaned wells’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will support work in the oil and gas sector by spending $1.7 billion to help clean up “orphaned wells.” He says restoring abandoned oil and gas wells is good for the environment,…

Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau commits $750 million to reduce methane emissions

April 17 2020 1:37pm Speaking outside Rideau Cottage on Friday, Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau announced his government would be spending $750 million to reduce methane emissions. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Coronavirus: Stop sneaking into closed Fernie ski resort for hikes, manager pleads

The general manager of Fernie Alpine Resort is pleading with hikers to stop sneaking into its boundaries, which have been closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The ski hill posted a message from Andy Cohen to its Facebook page…