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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.

B.C. making $3 million fund available for arts groups affected by COVID-19

VICTORIA — Eligible arts organizations will receive up to $15,000 to help pay their bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government is setting up a $3 million fund to be administered by the BC Arts Council.

British Columbia Green party suspends leadership race over COVID-19

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Green party is suspending its leadership contest because of the new coronavirus pandemic. The party says its provincial council unanimously approved the suspension.
‘Slight chance of optimism’ that COVID-19 growth rate slowing in B.C.

‘Slight chance of optimism’ that COVID-19 growth rate slowing in B.C.

B.C. health officials are still preparing for a worst-case scenario
Fan clubs for B.C.'s Dr. Bonnie Henry pop up on social media

Fan clubs for B.C.'s Dr. Bonnie Henry pop up on social media

You may not have heard of her before this pandemic, but you definitely know her now