BC Ferries suspends all food services
BC Ferries will suspend all food services onboard ships and at terminals, with the exception of northern routes.
ICBC will insure vehicles over the phone due to COVID-19
ICBC customers will now be able to insure their vehicles and cancel or change policy over the phone due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 case at assisted living facility in Vancouver
A resident of the Haro Park Centre was diagnosed with COVID-19. The resident is in isolation and receiving care, according to Vancouver Coastal Health.
COVID-19: Prescriptions not needed for medicine refills
Patients who require a refill of their regular medications don't need to visit to a doctor or nurse practitioner for a prescription.
COVID-19: Six Canadian banks to allow mortgage deferrals
Six of Canada’s biggest banks say they will introduce changes such as mortgage payment deferrals to help people through the disruption caused by COVID-19.
Waiting period for EI benefits waived for those under quarantine
Service Canada has waived the one-week waiting period for EI sickness benefits for new claimants who are quarantined so they can be paid for the first week of their claim.
Three more deaths, 83 new cases: BC declares public health emergency
The Government of BC is declaring a public health emergency as it confirmed 83 new cases today, and announced three more deaths from COVID-19.
COVID-19: All road tests are cancelled by ICBC
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia, ICBC is suspending all driver road tests effective today, March 17, 2020.
Warning issued about COVID-19 scams
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre is warning the public about COVID-19 related scams.
Two positive cases of COVID-19 in Pemberton
The Village of Pemberton said there have been two positive cases of COVID-19 in Pemberton.
Four people in BC have fully recovered from COVID-19
Four people who had tested positive for the coronavirus in BC have now fully recovered. Meanwhile, one patient remains in the hospital in stable condition.
Police look for suspect in violent attack on senior in SkyTrain
Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly violently attacked an elderly man.
Person with COVID-19 attended a conference at Vancouver Convention Centre
Vancouver Coastal Health has notified attendees of the Pacific Dental Conference 2020 at the Vancouver Convention Centre about a possible
Half in Canada now worried about risk of COVID-19 infection
As Canada records its first COVID-19 related death, the latest tracking survey data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds
VPD seeks witnesses to assault on West Broadway
Vancouver Police are seeking witnesses to an assault last week on West Broadway that left one man in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police watchdog called after man tasered by Whistler RCMP dies
RCMP have notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident which resulted in the death of a man in Whistler.
BC recommends ‘social distancing’ to prevent coronavirus infection
BC Government is recommending social distancing and forgoing usual greeting such as handshake or hugs as it deals with new
Auto shop in Vancouver fined nearly $24,000 for unauthorized inspections
A Vancouver auto body shop has been fined close to $24,000 for completing vehicle inspections with no authorized inspector working at the facility.
Transit police arrest man three hours after he was released
A 37-year-old man was arrested by Metro Vancouver Transit Police, and charged with theft for an incident that occurred at a Port Moody gas station.