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Rental security deposits are legal, Quebec landlords’ association says

Article content continued However, two major tenants’ groups say CORPIQ has engaged in an “extrapolation” of the rental board decision that is “very worrisome.” “The law is very clear: security deposits are illegal and they didn’t suddenly become legal overnight,” said Maxime Roy-Allard of the Regroupement des comités logement et associations de locataires du Québec […]

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COVID-19 update for Aug. 5: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Article content continued “This change responds to a request from private retailers as they continue to follow the mandates of the provincial health officer,” Eby said.”It supports public health and safety by reducing the amount of time customers need to spend in stores and allows them to remain physically distanced from employees and each other.” […]

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B.C. tourism industry seeks $680M to rebuild after COVID-19 pandemic

Article content continued Sharma says the association is proposing a three-part recovery starting with $475 million for no-interest loans or other supports to businesses with the potential to return to profitability over the next 18 months. A further $190 million would help tourism businesses adapt their operations to health and safety requirements, while $15 million […]

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Disappearance of visitors due to COVID-19 unnerves city’s tourism sector

Article content In April, business at Cycle City Toursin downtown Vancouver was booming. Metro Vancouver’s biggest bicycle touring company was selling its rental bikes — about 200 of them — along with new bikes at an incredible rate of about one per hour. “It was just bonkers,” said owner Josh Bloomfield. “We couldn’t get the […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Montreal bar owners grapple with sudden reopening

Article content This post will be updated throughout the day on Friday, June 26. Questions/comments? [email protected] Top updates Montreal retailers suffering after reopening Man stabbed in bar on first night bars reopen in Quebec Quebec cabinet meeting led to switch in COVID updates, documents suggest Dr. Tam: Pandemic revealed ‘Failures in how we care for […]

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Daphne Bramham: ‘I don’t want Nick to be only a statistic.’

Article content continued So, he would never have figured he’d be that guy who lost playing Russian roulette with fentanyl. He never admitted to relapses. Patricia believed he felt ashamed. But he also couldn’t admit it at Fraser Street. “It’s a conundrum for person like Nick. He wanted to be in sober living. Being around […]

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Hope and healing as soldiers leave a Montreal CHSLD

Article content St-Andrew Residential Centre was on the brink of collapse by the time the army rolled in. Nearly half its staff contracted the virus, those who remained were depleted and 23 patients would wind up dying of COVID-19. Without soldiers from the Royal Highland Regiment and CFB Petawawa, the death toll at the eldercare […]

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Toddler dies after being struck by vehicle in the driveway

Article content An 18-month-old died after being hit by a pick-up truck in a driveway at home on Saturday in St-Eustache. St-Eustache police said a 911 call was made around 1 p.m. First responders and police found the child seriously injured. The child was taken to hospital, but later died. We apologize, but this video […]

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COVID-19 update for May 18: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Article content Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for May 18, 2020. We’ll provide summaries of what’s going on in B.C. right here so you can get the latest news at a glance. This page will be updated regularly throughout the day, with developments […]

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Police fear for life of child struck by car in LaSalle

Article content The life of five-year-old boy struck by a vehicle in LaSalle on Friday afternoon is no longer in danger, Montreal police said. Earlier today, he was in critical condition. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Child struck by car in LaSalle is out of danger in hospital Back to video […]

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