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Freeland asks provinces, territories for COVID-19 readiness plans

Freeland asks provinces, territories for COVID-19 readiness plans

COVID-19 Briefs: U.S. cruise ship Canadians return; Canada reaching out to Italy for lessons learned
Squamish SAR rescue snowmobiler Sunday

Squamish SAR rescue snowmobiler Sunday

Squamish Search and Rescue volunteers rescued an injured snowmobiler from Blanca Peak, in the Elaho Valley on Sunday afternoon. SAR's BJ Chute told The Chief the call came in from the RCMP at about noon Sunday.
Coronavirus claims first death in B.C. and Canada

Coronavirus claims first death in B.C. and Canada

Total cases now at 32 for B.C.
Canada's top doctor warns against travelling on cruise ships over COVID-19

Canada's top doctor warns against travelling on cruise ships over COVID-19

OTTAWA — Health officials are urging Canadians to avoid travelling on all cruise ships to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus. Chief public health officer Dr.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

"It's a very difficult time and I'm feeling for the families and the people dealing with this right now:" Henry.
Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend

Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend

Residents are reminded to turn their clocks ahead one hour this weekend when Daylight Saving Time goes into effect. Daylight Saving (DST) begin on Sunday, March 8 at 3 a.m. and continue until Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. PDT this year.
2 new cases of COVID-19 linked to North Vancouver care home

2 new cases of COVID-19 linked to North Vancouver care home

B.C. health officials have announced six new cases of coronavirus in the province, including two connected to a seniors care home in North Vancouver. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Western Toad migration study springs into action

Western Toad migration study springs into action

Squamish project's second research season set to begin
Tim Hortons temporarily stops accepting reusable cups amid COVID-19 concerns

Tim Hortons temporarily stops accepting reusable cups amid COVID-19 concerns

TORONTO — Tim Hortons says it will temporarily stop accepting reusable cups brought in by customers amid concerns about the novel coronavirus outbreak. The company has also put on hold plans it had to give away 1.
Gender discrimination is stubbornly persistent in B.C., poll suggests

Gender discrimination is stubbornly persistent in B.C., poll suggests

24% of Metro Vancouver women have experienced a "significant" or "moderate" amount of discrimination