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COVID-19: Outbreak detected at St. Paul’s Hospital NICU

Article content An outbreak of COVID-19 has been detected in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Paul’s Hospital. Vancouver Coastal Health declared the outbreak in a bulletin that was last updated at 3:28 p.m on Thursday. The bulletin indicates that restrictions have been imposed. The NICU provides neonatal services to premature infants, ill …

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Dan Fumano: COVID to change how Vancouver uses streets, maybe for good

Article content continued But, to some observers, Vancouver has actually been lagging on this front. “Vancouver seems slow out-of-the-gate compared to some other cities … Paris, Portland, (Ore.), Oakland, (Calif.), they were moving on this stuff back in March,” said Kevin Quinlan, chief-of-staff for former Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson, whose legacy will always be intertwined …

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Wet’suwet’en protest: Demonstrators vacate West Coast Express tracks

Protests and blockades in British Columbia intensified again Monday as an anticipated meeting between federal leaders and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline through their territory has yet to materialize. Two groups of protesters, both marching in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, set up blockades Monday afternoon that shut down service of …

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Vancouver’s Robson Square Ice Rink opens today

Skaters at the Robson Square Ice Rink in downtown Vancouver. Jason Payne / PNG Vancouver’s only outdoor public skating rink opened Saturday at Robson Square. B.C. Minister of Citizens’ Services Selina Robinson said the free skating rink is now open for its 11th season and will remain open until Feb. 29. The government says more …

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Hollywood North: UBCP/ACTRA honours best in film, TV

The Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award was presented to Lesley Ewen on Saturday at the UBCP/ACTRA awards in Vancouver. UBCP/ACTRA handout Hollywood North’s best and brightest were honoured Saturday at the UBCP/ACTRA awards in Vancouver. Camille Sullivan was named best actress for her starring role in the comedy-drama Kingsway, while Ben Cotton earned the best actor …

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