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B.C. corporations moving to virtual AGMs

B.C. corporations moving to virtual AGMs

Augmented reality avatars can put attendees in cyber boardrooms.
Whistler Blackcomb has closed the mountain to uphill skiing and riding

Whistler Blackcomb has closed the mountain to uphill skiing and riding

A single route to Garibaldi Provincial Park remains open.
Former Steve Nash Fitness World employees are calling for an independent investigation into ‘unpaid wages, bullying, harassment’

Former Steve Nash Fitness World employees are calling for an independent investigation into ‘unpaid wages, bullying, harassment’

The petition claims an investigation regarding a prior complaint “could not be concluded” after SNFC employees were let go amid COVID-19 closures

COVID-19 testing still targeted at health system, identifying transmission in B.C.

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says testing for COVID-19 remains focused on the health-care system and identifying chains of transmission, rather than the broader public. Provincial health officer Dr.
Steve Nash Fitness terminates workers across entire chain as company copes with COVID-19

Steve Nash Fitness terminates workers across entire chain as company copes with COVID-19

All SNFW Fitness BC Ltd. locations remain closed indefinitely
With workers ill and traffic down 70%, BC Ferries looks at reducing service

With workers ill and traffic down 70%, BC Ferries looks at reducing service

The number of employees off work is running about four times higher than normal.
Only food can be sold at farmers' markets: Provincial Health Officer

Only food can be sold at farmers' markets: Provincial Health Officer

One of the main goals is to discourage people from using farmers' markets as a gathering place.
‘I was scared:’ Richmond woman recalls her family’s time stuck in Peru under COVID-19 lockdown

‘I was scared:’ Richmond woman recalls her family’s time stuck in Peru under COVID-19 lockdown

Sabine Yep wept when she saw the Air Canada flight crew lined up outside the plane on the tarmac of an air force base in Lima, waving Canadian flags.
UBC researchers get another $2.3 million for COVID-19 research

UBC researchers get another $2.3 million for COVID-19 research

Research teams will focus on developing and implementing measures to rapidly detect, neutralize, manage and reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus

B.C. death toll rises to 16 while more long-term care homes hit with COVID-19

VICTORIA — There have been two more deaths in British Columbia as a result of the novel coronavirus and the government says staff members at two more long-term care homes have confirmed cases of COVID-19. A statement from the B.C.