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by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 04 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: May 2 to May 3, and May 3 through to midday today.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 03 2020

In a media release, the BC Government said members of the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) have ratified an agreement under government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate.

The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation.

by Province of British Columbia on Sunday May 03 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 26 new cases, for a total of 2,171 cases in British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 30 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 25 new cases, for a total of 2,112 cases in British Columbia.

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.

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