1. Patio extensions for restaurants, breweries, wineries now permitted in B.C.  CTV News
  2. COVID-19: Many in B.C. not comfortable with reopening plans | Vancouver Sun  Vancouver Sun
  3. Survey finds B.C. businesses facing major hurdles, as province seeks to reopen economy  Globalnews.ca
  4. B.C. allows patio expansions for restaurants, pubs, tasting rooms to help with physical distancing  CBC.ca
  5. Bars & restaurants allowed patio expansions to help with physical distancing  CBC Vancouver
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As the weather warms up and pandemic restrictions slowly begin to lift, B.C.'s restaurants, breweries and wineries can now apply to temporarily extend their patio space, the province announced Friday.As the weather warms up and pandemic restrictions slowly begin to lift, B.C.'s restaurants, breweries and wineries can now apply to temporarily extend their patio space, the province announced Friday.

Patio extensions for restaurants, breweries, wineries now permitted in B.C. | CTV News

Labour Minister Harry Bains says the province will push ahead with the planned minimum wage increase on June 1 to $14.60 an hour from $13.85 an hour.Labour Minister Harry Bains says the province will push ahead with the planned minimum wage increase on June 1 to $14.60 an hour from $13.85 an hour.

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart applauded the move, saying it complements the city's plan to expedite the approval of new patios starting June 1.Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart applauded the move, saying it complements the city's plan to expedite the approval of new patios starting June 1.

B.C. government moves to fast-track patio expansions amid COVID-19 - BC | Globalnews.ca

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart applauded the move, saying it complements the city's plan to expedite the approval of new patios starting June 1.

B.C. government moves to fast-track patio expansions amid COVID-19 - BC | Globalnews.ca

Provincial Labour Minister Harry Bains said that the BC minimum wage increase scheduled for June 1 will still proceed as planned.Provincial Labour Minister Harry Bains said that the BC minimum wage increase scheduled for June 1 will still proceed as planned.

Some Metro Vancouver businesses could be better off staying closed than risk re-opening during the second phase of the B.C.’s government's plan to safely and gradually re-open the economy. “This . . .Some Metro Vancouver businesses could be better off staying closed than risk re-opening during the second phase of the B.C.’s government's plan to safely and gradually re-open the economy. “This . . .

B.C. businesses carefully open doors | Western Investor

As businesses continue to reopen in the province, Labour Minister Harry Bains said all businesses will be subject to random inspections from WorkSafeBC.As businesses continue to reopen in the province, Labour Minister Harry Bains said all businesses will be subject to random inspections from WorkSafeBC.

On Friday the province announced that BC restaurants, pubs, breweries, and other licensees will be permitted to expand their licensed area.On Friday the province announced that BC restaurants, pubs, breweries, and other licensees will be permitted to expand their licensed area.

May 22, 2020 - Patios like this one at Dockside Restaurant on Granville Island may become far more popular in the coming months.May 22, 2020 - Patios like this one at Dockside Restaurant on Granville Island may become far more popular in the coming months.

B.C. restaurants, bars, wineries, breweries, and distilleries may apply to expand service areas without paying fees | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly

The goal is to get more businesses operating with patio spaces sooner, amid government’s reopening planThe goal is to get more businesses operating with patio spaces sooner, amid government’s reopening plan

COVID-19: Province streamlines patio applications for B.C. restaurants, wineries, pubs – Terrace Standard

Businesses across sectors should expect random inspections as they prepare to re-open under the province's restart plan. "The inspections are for all businesses that are re-opening," . . .Businesses across sectors should expect random inspections as they prepare to re-open under the province's restart plan. "The inspections are for all businesses that are re-opening," . . .

Province to conduct random inspections as businesses re-open | Squamish Chief

The province is looking to help struggling restaurants and pubs by encouraging the expansion of patio spaces this summer.The province is looking to help struggling restaurants and pubs by encouraging the expansion of patio spaces this summer.

Province allowing restaurants to temporarily expand patio space - BC News - Castanet.net

There's some relief for the restaurant industry now that the province is allowing restaurants and pubs to expand patio spaces temporarily. There's some relief for the restaurant industry now that the province is allowing restaurants and pubs to expand patio spaces temporarily. 

Patio season about to get bigger as B.C. allows temporary expansion - NEWS 1130

Labour Minister Harry Bains says the province will push ahead with the planned minimum wage increase on June 1 to $14.60 per hour from $13.85 an hour.

B.C. minimum wage increase of 75 cents will go ahead as planned: Minister - BNN Bloomberg

Premier John Horgan has said some sectors are still concerned they don't have the proper guidance on how to operate.Premier John Horgan has said some sectors are still concerned they don't have the proper guidance on how to operate.

WorkSafeBC to conduct random inspections as economy reopens under COVID-19 | Globalnews.ca

Premier John Horgan has said some sectors are still concerned they don't have the proper guidance on how to operate.

WorkSafeBC to conduct random inspections as economy reopens under COVID-19 | Globalnews.ca

VICTORIA — There are no plans to defer a June 1 increase in British Columbia's minimum wage because of COVID-19, says the province's labour minister.Harry Bains said Thursday he understands the economic threat the novel coronavirus poses to businesses in B.C., but the province plans to increaseVICTORIA — There are no plans to defer a June 1 increase in British Columbia's minimum wage because of COVID-19, says the province's labour minister.Harry Bains said Thursday he understands the economic threat the novel coronavirus poses to businesses in B.C., but the province plans to increase

B.C.'s minimum wage increase of 75 cents will go ahead as planned: minister

As businesses reopen, province to still put more money in pockets of the lowest paid workers as plannedAs businesses reopen, province to still put more money in pockets of the lowest paid workers as planned

B.C.’s minimum wage to go up 75 cents in June – Prince Rupert Northern View