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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 30 2020

The COVID-19 Fraud Response Team of the BC RCMP, in partnership with Health Canada, acted on a tip from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre that unauthorized COVID-19 test kits were being sold online to unsuspecting British Columbians.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 28 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 55 new cases, for a total of 2,053 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 23 2020

With many Canadians isolating at home and shopping more online, Canada Post is now processing and delivering parcels at levels only experienced during the busiest weeks of the Christmas season. We are working hard to respond in a responsible manner, putting the safety of our people, and the communities we serve, first.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Apr 20 2020

A new collaborative framework will help ensure people living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities in B.C. have access to critical health care they can count on to meet their unique needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future.  

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Apr 18 2020

Interior Health is recommending anyone coming into contact with workers at the Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray, to self-isolate for 14 days after Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health, reported an outbreak of COVID-19.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 16 2020

VANCOUVER, BC, April 16, 2020:  Teck Resources Limited  (“Teck”) today announced the creation of a $20-million fund to support COVID-19 response and future recovery efforts. This funding will go to support critical social initiatives and increased healthcare capacity, including procuring one million masks to be donated for healthcare in British Columbia.

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

As British Columbians are bludgeoned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government should do all it can to ease the financial burden caused by the virus and the ongoing economic lock down.

That includes lowering our mandatory ICBC auto insurance rates.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

Re: Supply management impedes supermarkets from keeping pace with demand, Fraser Institute, April 3, 2020

by Contributor on Monday Apr 13 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: April 11 to 12, and April 12 through to midday today.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 11 2020

Renters who are experiencing a loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Province’s new temporary rental supplement.

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