Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

B.C. News

British Columbia records eighth death from COVID-19, cases climb to 271

British Columbia records eighth death from COVID-19, cases climb to 271

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has recorded an eighth death from COVID-19 as the number of infections climbs to 271 cases.
Save-On-Foods is banning reusable bags to help stop the spread of COVID-19

Save-On-Foods is banning reusable bags to help stop the spread of COVID-19

“Both our team members and customers have expressed concern about bottle returns and in using reusable bags at this time"
Shop ramping up production of Alberta medical officer's periodic table dress

Shop ramping up production of Alberta medical officer's periodic table dress

VICTORIA — A British Columbia clothing maker says it has seen a surge in demand for a dress Alberta's chief medical officer wore during a COVID-19 briefing this week.
Why health-care workers in B.C. aren’t required to self-isolate

Why health-care workers in B.C. aren’t required to self-isolate

There are concerns about the risk of spreading COVID-19 to patients and other health-care professionals
Here's how ICBC is adapting its services in response to the COVID-19 crisis

Here's how ICBC is adapting its services in response to the COVID-19 crisis

We're in a state of emergency in B.C. now - but what if you need something done with ICBC?
Visitors asked not to go to Tofino; town concerned about medical resources

Visitors asked not to go to Tofino; town concerned about medical resources

Visitors already in Tofino have been asked to make plans to return home
B.C. declares state of emergency over COVID-19 to help maintain services

B.C. declares state of emergency over COVID-19 to help maintain services

VANCOUVER — British Columbia declared a provincial state of emergency Wednesday, giving the government broad and sweeping power to compel action while preserving supply chains of groceries and other essential items in the face of COVID-19.
B.C. First Nation chief closes border at Kingcome Inlet to keep out COVID-19

B.C. First Nation chief closes border at Kingcome Inlet to keep out COVID-19

VICTORIA — A British Columbia First Nation of about 120 people and accessible only by boat or float plane has closed its borders to outsiders in an effort to keep out the novel coronavirus.
B.C. declares provincial state of emergency (UPDATED)

B.C. declares provincial state of emergency (UPDATED)

"This is an all hands on deck approach."
Province looking at impact of COVID-19 on renters and landlords

Province looking at impact of COVID-19 on renters and landlords

“In many cases, people are one paycheque away from not being able to afford rent.”