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B.C. confirms 21 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,428

B.C. confirms 21 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,428

There has been one additional death.
B.C. will need 412 million face masks in the next 12 months, report says

B.C. will need 412 million face masks in the next 12 months, report says

While the demand side of the equation is robust, the picture is reversed when it comes to supplies.
Voluntary part-time return to schools in B.C. on June 1, says premier

Voluntary part-time return to schools in B.C. on June 1, says premier

VICTORIA — Students in British Columbia can go back to school June 1 on a part-time, optional basis with no pressure on parents to send their kids to class, says Premier John Horgan. B.C.
WorkSafeBC issues COVID-19 guidelines as businesses ready to reopen

WorkSafeBC issues COVID-19 guidelines as businesses ready to reopen

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's workplace safety agency released new guidelines Friday as businesses across the province get set to reopen.
'It's an absolute miracle': Here's the harrowing story of one B.C. woman's recovery from COVID-19

'It's an absolute miracle': Here's the harrowing story of one B.C. woman's recovery from COVID-19

Irene Spicer, the first person in Kelowna to be diagnosed with COVID-19, was in a medically-induced coma for three weeks.
Daycares in B.C. not mandated to reopen despite new health guidelines

Daycares in B.C. not mandated to reopen despite new health guidelines

Daycare centres who choose to reopen must plan to encourage hand-washing, avoid having close gatherings of large groups of children and use outdoor space to allow physical distancing.
B.C. schools to re-open part-time June 1; participation optional

B.C. schools to re-open part-time June 1; participation optional

Officials warn, however, that the reopened schools will look different from before COVID-19
Sea to Sky Gondola announces reopening for passholders and their guests

Sea to Sky Gondola announces reopening for passholders and their guests

The popular attraction will be undergoing a two-phased reopening process
Ferry sailings out of Vancouver filling up on eve of long weekend

Ferry sailings out of Vancouver filling up on eve of long weekend

The Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal is a busy place this Friday morning
B.C. minister 'cannot remain silent' about increasing anti-Asian hate crimes

B.C. minister 'cannot remain silent' about increasing anti-Asian hate crimes

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister responsible for multiculturalism says she can no longer remain silent about the rising number of hate crimes toward people of Asian heritage during the COVID-19 pandemic.