Pools and privacy: Why day-use hotels offer respite from home office distractions

As the hotel industry continues to face staggering losses due to COVID-19, a handful of properties in Vancouver are pivoting the business — and joining others around the world by offering day-use rooms for…

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Struggling outdoor equipment retailer MEC opposes efforts to pause sale to Kingswood

Beleaguered outdoor recreation retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op is opposing a proposed delay of the company's sale to a U.S. private investment firm, saying there is "significant urgency'' to closing the…

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Hootsuite pulls deal with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after backlash

Vancouver tech company Hootsuite says it will not proceed with a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after staff raised concerns with the deal. Sam Anderson, an employee with Hootsuite, drew…

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Telus slapped by advertising watchdog for claim high Canadian wireless prices are a ‘myth’

Canada's advertising watchdog says Telus misled consumers with an advertisement that claimed "it's a myth that Canadians pay some of the highest wireless prices in the world." In a recent decision from Ad…

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New campaign launched to help refugee children on 5th anniversary of Alan Kurdi’s death

A B.C. resident whose nephews drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after a boat loaded with Syrian refugees capsized is launching a campaign on the fifth anniversary of their deaths to help a German organization aiding refugee children. The…

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Bank’s COVID relief turned to financial pain for BMO customer, now reimbursed for her trouble

The Bank of Montreal is waiving a Vancouver woman's entire credit card balance and lowering her interest rate after a botched application to its COVID-19 financial relief program drove her…

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They ‘don’t wannna live’ with a cinnamon bear: Colour morph black bear with cubs sparks curiosity, concern

Singer-songwriter writer Neil Young once sang "I wanna live with a cinnamon girl," but while the colour is certainly eye-catching, residents of a Fort St. John neighbourhood don't quite share the…

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