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Province asks food retailers to follow 'spirit of' 50-person limit on gatherings

Province asks food retailers to follow 'spirit of' 50-person limit on gatherings

Whistler stores already had shopper limits in place before provincial guidance
VIDEO: ER doc says it's 'scary' sending home people with symptoms

VIDEO: ER doc says it's 'scary' sending home people with symptoms

Dr. Sean Wormsbecker of Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster and Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody said hospitals are sending home symptomatic patients without testing them, he's concerned people won't follow quarantine direction
Vail Resorts' CEO Rob Katz donates $200,000 to Whistler charities

Vail Resorts' CEO Rob Katz donates $200,000 to Whistler charities

Katz and wife, Elana Amsterdam, will donate more than US$2.5 million to support charitable work in mountain towns
She's 95. He's 102. Their love still shines through the window

She's 95. He's 102. Their love still shines through the window

'I said I'd look after him until the day he died'
Whistler health care workers hear your cheering

Whistler health care workers hear your cheering

Local health care centre posts photos thanking the community for their support
B.C. government suspends legal action limitations periods

B.C. government suspends legal action limitations periods

Order applies for as long as state of emergency continues
Labour woes spark fears for B.C.'s fruit crop during pandemic

Labour woes spark fears for B.C.'s fruit crop during pandemic

The province's farming industry is facing multiple challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, including importing its seasonal foreign workforce
Young Canadians needing hospital treatment for COVID-19

Young Canadians needing hospital treatment for COVID-19

'Even if you're hearing of (no cases) in your community, it doesn't mean there aren't any': Tam
B.C. food banks receive $3 million in emergency funding

B.C. food banks receive $3 million in emergency funding

Food Banks BC will assess the needs and requirements of food banks to determine the amount and timing of the distribution.
What the new 75% wage subsidy means for B.C. businesses

What the new 75% wage subsidy means for B.C. businesses

Move could mean that small businesses can keep more workers on their payrolls as the pandemic dramatically slows the economy