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.
Doctors sound alarm over shortages of supplies and equipment
More than 60 doctors have joined forces to launch a petition calling on the government to mount “a war-like effort”
Walmart Canada wants to hire 10,000
When a number of businesses are shutting down due to COVID-19, Walmart Canada is hiring. It wants to immediately hire
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.