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Q&A with B.C.’s new tourism minister

Q&A with B.C.’s new tourism minister

Minister Melanie Mark announces $105M for tourism
How a 'slight' change in B.C.'s vaccine rollout may get more people inoculated

How a 'slight' change in B.C.'s vaccine rollout may get more people inoculated

The goal now is to administer the first dose to 549,000 British Columbians and the second dose to 240,000 people by the end of March.
Strict health orders helping bend COVID curve in B.C., but numbers still rising

Strict health orders helping bend COVID curve in B.C., but numbers still rising

Province announces 518 new cases, for total of 48,027, and 19 new deaths
B.C. places 15% cap on fees charged by meal-delivery companies

B.C. places 15% cap on fees charged by meal-delivery companies

The 15% cap on fees charged to restaurants goes into effect on December 27
A Lions Gate Hospital doctor reflects on life in the COVID-19 ward

A Lions Gate Hospital doctor reflects on life in the COVID-19 ward

North Vancouver physician says there's much we've learned about the virus in the last nine months, and plenty we still don't know
B.C. formally extends provincial state of emergency due to COVID-19

B.C. formally extends provincial state of emergency due to COVID-19

B.C. is currently in the longest state of emergency in provincial history. 
What if co-parents can't agree on the COVID-19 vaccine or any vaccine?

What if co-parents can't agree on the COVID-19 vaccine or any vaccine?

Although the COVID-19 vaccine is not yet approved for children under the age of 16, this too may eventually bring up issues for families
B.C. reports 444 new cases of COVID-19

B.C. reports 444 new cases of COVID-19

To date, more than 4,000 British Columbians have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
Massive Vancouver Reddit thread shows some locals are confused about COVID-19 rules in B.C.

Massive Vancouver Reddit thread shows some locals are confused about COVID-19 rules in B.C.

A Reddit thread posted several days ago continues to see questions from British Columbians regarding COVID-19 rules
'Normal to feel anxious,' doctor says as COVID-19 worries hit young adults

'Normal to feel anxious,' doctor says as COVID-19 worries hit young adults

B.C. government, Fraser Health offer mental health supports for post-secondary students, and other British Columbians struggling during the coronavirus pandemic