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Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 27 (May 19)

Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 27 (May 19)

Dear Fellow Sunshine Coast Residents: We hope you all enjoyed the glorious long weekend weather! Days like these make it hard to imagine that we are in the middle of a global pandemic, even as our lives have been impacted in so many ways.
Editorial: As B.C. reopens, communities need to know numbers

Editorial: As B.C. reopens, communities need to know numbers

On the strength of falling coronavirus case numbers in recent weeks, the province has announced a phased reopening of social and economic activity. The success of the Restart Plan will depend, however, on the number of new cases continuing to be low.
Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 26 (May 13)

Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 26 (May 13)

Dear Fellow Sunshine Coast Residents: With another long weekend upon us and steps being taken to ease some COVID-19 restrictions, it’s a good time to remind everyone how important the next few months will be as we continue to fight this global pandem
Horgan unveils ‘Restart Plan’

Horgan unveils ‘Restart Plan’

Non-essential travel still strongly discouraged
New COVID-19 outbreak declared at North Van's Evergreen House

New COVID-19 outbreak declared at North Van's Evergreen House

Outbreak at Lions Gate Hospital also continues, 11 patients and 9 staff have tested positive
Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 20 (April 21)

Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update 20 (April 21)

Dear Fellow Sunshine Coast Residents: As we continue to see over a thousand new cases of COVID-19 across Canada daily, it is clear that we are not out of the woods yet. Here in B.C. we continue to average close to 30 new cases daily.
COVID-19 prompts Squamish Nation to declare state of emergency

COVID-19 prompts Squamish Nation to declare state of emergency

This action gives the Nation emergency powers to further respond to the pandemic
Les Leyne: As it loses $1M a day, B.C. Ferries has few options

Les Leyne: As it loses $1M a day, B.C. Ferries has few options

B.C. Ferries is losing more than $1 million a day and is trying to negotiate a way around a sticking point that could prevent the company from being eligible for federal aid.
Don't blame the bats for COVID-19: B.C.'s bat people

Don't blame the bats for COVID-19: B.C.'s bat people

With bats still being linked to the outbreak of COVID-19 in China, a local program decided to use International Bat Appreciation Day to dispel “misinformation.
5 residents of third North Van care home die of COVID-19

5 residents of third North Van care home die of COVID-19

27 people in long-term care centres on the North Shore have now died of the virus