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Everything you need to consider as a B.C. resident booking travel in 2022

Everything you need to consider as a B.C. resident booking travel in 2022

What is the number one question to ask an insurance provider? An expert weighs in.
B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations stay below 300

B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations stay below 300

One new COVID-19 death raises province's pandemic death toll to 2,990.
Hardest-hit B.C. sectors keep fingers crossed for a real reopening

Hardest-hit B.C. sectors keep fingers crossed for a real reopening

After many economic mirages and false starts, B.C.’s most pandemic-damaged sectors, from nightclubs to conventions, are banking on loosened COVID-19 rules.
B.C. Human Rights Commissioner calls on Dr. Henry to restore mask mandate

B.C. Human Rights Commissioner calls on Dr. Henry to restore mask mandate

"There will be a day where the mask mandate may be lifted, but that day is not here yet," says Kasari Govender in a letter addressed to the province's top doctor.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by 28 in past three days

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by 28 in past three days

Province records six more COVID-19 deaths in past three days
B.C. records three new COVID-19 outbreaks at health-care settings

B.C. records three new COVID-19 outbreaks at health-care settings

Two more in B.C. die from COVID-19 in past day.
B.C. records six more COVID-19 deaths; pandemic toll rises to 2,981

B.C. records six more COVID-19 deaths; pandemic toll rises to 2,981

ICU COVID-19 patient count highest in two weeks.
People age 18 and up can get free COVID-19 rapid tests at B.C. pharmacies

People age 18 and up can get free COVID-19 rapid tests at B.C. pharmacies

They should be picked up to use at a future time when you show symptoms of the virus.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise for first time in six weeks

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise for first time in six weeks

One new COVID-19 death raises the province's pandemic death toll to 2,975.
Survey of B.C. health-care workers finds 1 in 3 likely to quit in next 2 years

Survey of B.C. health-care workers finds 1 in 3 likely to quit in next 2 years

Many health-care workers are at a "breaking point, exhausted by all they've been through," says the Hospital Employees' Union.