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As the province begins to reopen, it may seem as though local businesses are getting back on their feet, but the truth is that they still need a lot of community support. It will be a slow start before our favourite establishments recover and are thriving again. Most shops and restaurants are opening at reduced…

With provincial parks starting to loosen restrictions and the weather getting warmer, many British Columbians are beginning to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Although the province is starting to slowly open up again, it will still surely be a different kind of summer. What activities can we still do while social distancing and how…

If you live in British Columbia, you might be wondering when the next big earthquake will hit. While there’s no definite answer, the province is at higher risk for a big one because of its location. To help you prepare for an earthquake in B.C., we’ve put together a list of things you and your…

Renting is a reality for many in BC. Thankfully, BC has established tenant rights that ensure renters can live comfortably in their homes. Though tenancy laws are in place in BC, not all landlords follow them. That’s why it’s important for renters to know their rights.   How much can a landlord increase rent in…

Earthquakes are a natural disaster that can’t be avoided. But, there are things you can do to prepare for one. Besides practicing your “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” routine, you should seriously consider packing an earthquake survival kit – if you don’t already have one. The Importance of an Earthquake Survival Kit An earthquake can…