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COVID-19 likely part of B.C. life until summer

COVID-19 likely part of B.C. life until summer

B.C. residents urged to continue practising physical distancing
Squamish middle school teachers raps her students back to class

Squamish middle school teachers raps her students back to class

Grade 7 Don Ross teacher Sophie Demers took a lighthearted approach to greeting her class online
Number of seniors' care homes in B.C. with positive COVID-19 cases jumps to 19 from 13 overnight

Number of seniors' care homes in B.C. with positive COVID-19 cases jumps to 19 from 13 overnight

Provincial authorities have only identified 12 of the 19 care homes, and most outbreaks are a single case
Ladner man shares his experience as one of B.C.'s early COVID-19 cases

Ladner man shares his experience as one of B.C.'s early COVID-19 cases

'I thought I had the seasonal flu'
Buyers can’t get out of home purchase contracts because of COVID-19

Buyers can’t get out of home purchase contracts because of COVID-19

'Force majeure' get-out clause doesn’t automatically apply to real estate contracts during pandemic, even if you lose income and no longer want to buy
Community members step up to craft masks at home for at-risk

Community members step up to craft masks at home for at-risk

Health Canada notes homemade masks are not medical devices
OPINION: Schooling plan looks like an exercise in chaos

OPINION: Schooling plan looks like an exercise in chaos

Material is available from the ministry, but superintendents all over B.C. are pleading for time to get organized.
When the business is shut, but the rent is due during COVID-19

When the business is shut, but the rent is due during COVID-19

A commercial lease lawyer lays out the lay of the land
Dix announces free parking at B.C. hospitals

Dix announces free parking at B.C. hospitals

Minister Adrian Dix announced at his press conference at 1:30 p.m.
Pandemic update: Another 86 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in past 48 hours

Pandemic update: Another 86 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in past 48 hours

B.C. now has 970 confirmed cases, but roughly half have recovered