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Vancouver council gives fire and police departments millions to address budget shortfalls

By Ben Miljure, CTV News   

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Nov. 28, 2023, Vancouver – Vancouver city council voted Tuesday to give the Vancouver Police Department and Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) millions of dollars to make up for budget shortfalls related to payroll expenses. VFRS sought an additional $5.86 million to cover staff benefit shortfalls and overtime. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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