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BC Parks closes all Stawamus Chief trails due to COVID-19 concerns

BC Parks closes all Stawamus Chief trails due to COVID-19 concerns

Closures are in effect immediately
Victoria encouraging restaurants to use laid-off servers for liquor delivery

Victoria encouraging restaurants to use laid-off servers for liquor delivery

Restaurants temporarily allowed to deliver liquor products with purchase of meal
Fines, arrests possible for social distancing non-compliance

Fines, arrests possible for social distancing non-compliance

Federal Emergency Measures act 'on the table'
'Unsettling' images of packed parking lots and hikers not social distancing in Squamish Saturday

'Unsettling' images of packed parking lots and hikers not social distancing in Squamish Saturday

Local resident counts 200 people climbing ladder with bare hands on the Chief
B.C. health officials not providing basic data on COVID-19 testing

B.C. health officials not providing basic data on COVID-19 testing

The 74 new positive tests reported in B.C. Saturday is a lagging indicator of novel coronavirus infections, said Dr. Bonnie Henry
Vancouver Island distillers brew up sanitizer to fill void

Vancouver Island distillers brew up sanitizer to fill void

Companies offer it for free to first responders
B.C. restaurants could lose up to 100,000 jobs over three months

B.C. restaurants could lose up to 100,000 jobs over three months

Restaurants Canada anticipates the B.C. industry will lose nearly $3 billion
RMOW offering temporary free transit

RMOW offering temporary free transit

Whistler Transit moving directly to summer service on March 27
B.C. restaurants ordered to move to takeout, delivery only

B.C. restaurants ordered to move to takeout, delivery only

Move comes as B.C. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 today
'The virus is in the community,' medical health officer says

'The virus is in the community,' medical health officer says

VCH warns it will not issue advisory for every local case of COVID-19 and locals should protect themselves
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