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Tap your card or ‘trap’ your card?

Money management is becoming more critical day by day. From a teenager who fulfills their cravings out of their earnings or pocket money to family person who forecasts a bunch of bill payments before taking a penny out of their wallet, money management is a vital part of their life. Now, this is the point where credit card service providers exploit this human behavior.

Vancouver City Council Approves Over $6.2 Million In Grants

Today, Council approved $6.2 million in grants in support of community-led initiatives that promote equity, safety, and inclusion as well as renters and SROs in Vancouver. This includes $5,380,097 in social grants and $825,000 in grants to renter-serving organizations. This investment aligns with the Healthy City Strategy and several interrelated initiatives, including the City of Reconciliation, the Childcare Strategy, the Equity Framework, actions to eliminate racism and supporting renters to retain their housing.

heavy snowfall this weekend

City preparing for potential heavy snowfall this weekend

The latest Vancouver forecasts are showing a likelihood of significant snowfall across the city this Saturday and Sunday. To prepare, City crews have been out treating all major routes with brine and/or salt. Staff and equipment will be available around-the-clock over the weekend as needed. 

SurreyCares Community Foundation to distribute $2.8M from the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund to charities, non-profits, and Indigenous Governing Bodies

At the end of 2022, the Government of Canada announced that Community Foundations of Canada (including SurreyCares Community Foundation), Canadian Red Cross, and United Way Centraide Canada have been selected to distribute funding to help a broad and diverse range of charities, non-profits and Indigenous Governing Bodies adapt and modernize, so they can support pandemic recovery in communities across Canada.

Trans Link Battery-Electric Bus Launch

Parm Bains, Member of Parliament for Steveston – Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities made The milestone announcement celebrating the launch of a battery-electric bus (BEB) in New Westminster, British Columbia.