Cancer treatments will continue in BC
BC Cancer says cancer treatments will continue in the province, despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
BC Hydro warns customers of an increase in scams
Since announcing its COVID-19 Relief Fund on April 1, BC Hydro has had over 500 reported incidents of attempted scams targeting its customers.
Province extends liquor store hours
Government of BC has temporarily extended hours of retail liquor service in the province to enhance physical distancing for seniors and people who are immuno-compromised.
Why BC won’t share data on COVID-19 cases in the community
When an outbreak hits a community, one of the most urgent things people want is information. This is human nature, as information allows us to protect ourselves, our families and our loved ones.
Essential service providers not liable for COVID-19 exposure
Those providing essential services cannot be held liable for damages caused by exposure to COVID-19 while continuing to operate, according to a new order from the Government of BC.
More than 500 in BC have recovered from COVID-19
There is a silver living in the COVID-19 cloud. More than 500 people in BC have now recovered from the disease.
BC records first ‘community’ death from COVID-19
The BC Coroners Service confirmed the first COVID-19 community death, which means a death that didn't occur in the hospital or a care home.
Six-year-old prays for COVID-19 patients with First Nations dance (VIDEO)
A six-years-old is sending healing vibes to all those affected by COVID-19 through the traditional Squamish Nation dance and prayer.
Warning issued about sharing joints, vapes, pipes and bongs
Don’t share joints, vapes, pipes, or bongs—you may be passing more than you think.
Open burning restricted in Metro Vancouver
Metro Vancouver will restrict open burning in all areas of Metro Vancouver, effective immediately.
COVID-19: Farmers’ markets in BC will go online
The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is helping markets move online to provide consumers with locally grown food products due to COVID-19.
BC Hydro cancels planned power outages, stops disconnections
BC Hydro says it will be cancelling all power outages in the province, except in the case of an emergency.
BC bans resale of medical supplies and essential items
The Government of BC is banning the resale of food, medical supplies, personal protective equipment, cleaning and other essential supplies.
COVID-19: BC closes 16 provincial parks
BC is closing 16 provincial parks due to people not respecting social distancing guidelines.
SPCA is offering 50% discount on adoption fees
The BC SPCA is offering half-price adoption fees for all animals in its facilities across the province from March 23 to March 27.
100 people have recovered from COVID-19 in BC
As many as 100 people in the province have recovered from COVID-19, the BC government announced today.
Restaurants allowed to offer liquor for delivery or take-out
BC government will allow restaurants to deliver liquor alongside the purchase of a meal.
24 health care workers in BC affected by COVID-19
As many as 24 health care workers in BC have been affected by COVID-19 so far, according to Dr. Bonnie
77 new cases of COVID-19 in BC
BC Government has announced 77 new cases of COVID-19 in the province, for a total of 348 cases.