‘Grow up’: Canadian man with Texas plates awakes to find his truck vandalized

Police are investigating an incident of vandalism in Victoria, B.C., targeting a Canadian man with U.S. licence plates. Keith Vidalin awoke Thursday morning to find his pickup truck, which has Texas plates, spray-painted with messages including “USA,” “Pro Trump” and obscenities. The licence plates were also stolen, and there was damage to the truck’s hood and windshield. “You don’t expect

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Enderby drive-in says it’s ‘not seeking a handout’ after online fundraiser started

The Okanagan’s only drive-in movie theater says it’s “not seeking a handout” after someone started an online fundraiser to help the business. Enderby’s Starlight Drive-In is facing an uncertain summer season due to a recently updated order from the provincial health officer that limits drive-in events to 50 vehicles and bans food sales at drive-in events. The change cuts in

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Coronavirus: Vancouver parks, beaches to feature ‘champions’ promoting physical distancing

The Vancouver Park Board is stepping up its campaign to promote physical distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic, as people continue to gather in large groups in the city’s parks and beaches. The “Champions” program will see roughly 25 park board staff dressed in bright neon green vests spread across some of Vancouver’s busiest outdoor spaces, including the Seawall and

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B.C. WestJet passenger says she wasn’t directly notified of coronavirus case

A British Columbia woman is feeling frustrated after she allegedly learned second-hand that a fellow passenger on her flight from Vancouver to Kelowna had tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday, March 10 Barbara Szymczyk flew to the Okanagan, for work, on WestJet flight WS3326. WestJet said in a statement that it is following notification processes outlined by health authorities “which

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