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Many failing to heed physical-distancing practices in Whistler and beyond

Many failing to heed physical-distancing practices in Whistler and beyond

Recent parties, large gatherings causing concern
Whistler Half Marathon cancelled

Whistler Half Marathon cancelled

Virtual race being offered in its place
Avalanche Canada ending forecasting for the season

Avalanche Canada ending forecasting for the season

Not wanting to encourage backcountry recreation, organization will issue final forecast of the season on March 28
Construction work can continue under COVID-19 restrictions

Construction work can continue under COVID-19 restrictions

B.C. Building Trades concerned about worker safety at large projects like Site C
If you have spare masks, gloves — share them with healthcare workers

If you have spare masks, gloves — share them with healthcare workers

Operation Protect seeks to collect supplies of personal protective equipment to give to frontline workers in the fight against the novel coronavirus
Whistler doctors urge public to stay away from healthcare centre unless for urgent care

Whistler doctors urge public to stay away from healthcare centre unless for urgent care

Patients can still access primary care through family doctor or new virtual clinic
COVID-19 a 'devastating blow' to mountain towns that rely on tourism

COVID-19 a 'devastating blow' to mountain towns that rely on tourism

Some businesses may never re-open says CEO of Banff-Lake Louise Tourism
B.C. records three new COVID-19 deaths, 48 new cases

B.C. records three new COVID-19 deaths, 48 new cases

Six long-term care facilities in the province have COVID-19 cases
B.C. introduces $5-billion COVID-19 economic response plan

B.C. introduces $5-billion COVID-19 economic response plan

The B.C. government has introduced a $5-billion COVID-19 action plan to address immediate needs in the B.C. economy. The response includes $2.8 billion to support individuals and services, and $2.
RMOW announces closure of playgrounds, basketball courts, skate park and other gathering areas

RMOW announces closure of playgrounds, basketball courts, skate park and other gathering areas

Village of Pemberton follows suit; asks visitors to postpone their trip to the area
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