April, 2020

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Doctors in BC now available via virtual care

Doctors urge patients to call them first if they need care during the COVID-19 pandemic VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 03, 2020 — BC’s doctors are now available to provide care to patients using telephone or video during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to providing in-person care when necessary. The increased use of virtual care allows patients to receive medical care …

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75-per-cent wage subsidy will apply to all businesses, non-profits, charities : Trudeau

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said the 75-per-cent wage subsidy announced last Friday will apply to large and small companies, charities and non-profit organizations. Trudeau said: “If your businesses revenues have decreased by at least 30 per cent because of COVID-19, you will be eligible for this subsidy. The number of employees you have will not determine whether you get …

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Trudeau announces support for vulnerable Canadians affected by COVID-19

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday announced measures to support vulnerable Canadians to help cope with the health, social, and economic impacts of the COVID‑19 pandemic. These measures will help provide young people with mental health supports and Canadian seniors with practical services. They will also help ensure some of the most vulnerable Canadians have a safe place to turn and …

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Indo-Canadian human rights activists say India’s Citizenship Amendment Act is an attack on Muslims, call on Canadian government to speak out

The British Columbia based Global Peace Society and other BC human rights activist organizations gathered in front of the India’s Consulate General office in Vancouver last week to protest the Indian government’s “Citizenship Amendment Bill” (CAB), and to condemn the police brutality towards the students on the occasion of 71th Republic day of India. The proposed legislation amends India’s citizenship …

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New Canada Line trains increase service for customers

First wave of new trains will carry up to 800 more people per hour at peak times RICHMOND, B.C. – Four new Canada Line trains begin service today, increasing customer capacity by 15 per cent during peak hours. The brand-new trains will provide more space, frequency and comfort to customers. These are the first of 12 new trains, which are …

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Trapped in sexting? Project Lavender is here to help

By Surbhi Gogia The Surrey RCMP has recently launched “Project Lavender”, a program that aims to empower young women and girls to make positive choices and surround themselves with healthy relationships. The prevalence of social media and cell phones has made it easier to impeach on your privacy. The youth is an easy target group since it is the age when …

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Event alert: RCMP Entrance Exam workshop

RCMP is inviting you for RCMP Entrance Exam workshop which is designed to provide you with an opportunity to prepare for police officer RCMP Entrance Exam. A recruiter will review the various components of the exam and review sample questions. You will also walk away with general test-taking strategies, tips and study resources to help prepare you for success. You are …

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Don Cherry fired from Sportsnet, asked to immediately step down from HNIC

Hockey analyst Don Cherry will immediately step down from his role with Hockey Night in Canada, Sportsnet announced on Monday. The news comes one day after Sportsnet issued an apology for Cherry’s comments during Saturday’s Hockey Night broadcast. Cherry, 85, has been on Coach’s Corner since 1982 when the program was first started on CBC. He was a voice every …

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New North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex hosts first public skate

Drop-in skate programs are now open at the state-of-the-art facility THE City of Surrey and Mayor Doug McCallum hosted the first public skate on Monday at the North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex, as the City announced the launch of drop-in skate programming at the new arena. “Today’s event is a fantastic demonstration of how recreation connects community,” said McCallum. “Our …

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