The deadline to dismantle an encampment along Vancouver's Hastings Street has passed with little change, but the city's mayor says he's reached out to the federal and B.C. governments for urgent funding and other supports.
With policing costs chewing up nearly 10 per cent of the city’s overall budget, Ottawa residents have a right to ask what they’re getting for their money — and why police funding keeps going up, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
The federal government is inviting the City of Vancouver to apply for up to $20 million in funding for natural infrastructure projects to support the city’s strategy to capture and clean rainfall with natural solutions.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled on Friday, February 19, 2021, the federal government won't let provincial opposition stand in the way of municipalities that want to work with Ottawa to ban handguns.
The prime minister’s comments follow a push by mayors across the country for emergency federal funding to make up for billions of dollars in lost revenue from things like transit and parking, as people stay home and avoid public places to slow the spread of the virus.