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Luck, timing, lessons from Ontario, Quebec helped B.C. slow COVID-19: doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is crediting luck and timing for the province's early restrictive measures that helped slow down the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Dr. Bonnie Henry said Monday that B.C.
B.C. couple planning surprise wedding tie the knot as friends  surprise them - from a distance

B.C. couple planning surprise wedding tie the knot as friends surprise them - from a distance

They'd uninvited the guests to the engagement party that was supposed to a surprise wedding. Then their guests showed up to surprise them!
Groups flock to Squamish again, despite COVID-19 restrictions (VIDEO)

Groups flock to Squamish again, despite COVID-19 restrictions (VIDEO)

"[These visitors] are basically saying 'Let's get out of the restrictions imposed on the city. Let's go into these rural areas and do as we like.'"
More B.C. women interested in homebirths, virtual visits during COVID-19, says midwife

More B.C. women interested in homebirths, virtual visits during COVID-19, says midwife

“People are looking to prevent infection and socially distance…and homebirth is an opportunity to keep healthy people out of hospital,"
UBC researchers claim find of COVID-19 trial drug

UBC researchers claim find of COVID-19 trial drug

“There is hope for this horrible outbreak."
Union representing BC Ferries workers readying for battle after layoffs

Union representing BC Ferries workers readying for battle after layoffs

Unionized workers are surprised BC Ferries “announced layoffs without taking any of the steps they are obligated to take under the collective agreement.”
B.C. health minister lobbies feds for increased airport screening

B.C. health minister lobbies feds for increased airport screening

“We need to actively follow up with cases, we need access to the full information when people come to Canada. The B.C. health system needs that access to full information from the government of Canada and we need stronger action.”
B.C. doctors shift to virtual world amid pandemic

B.C. doctors shift to virtual world amid pandemic

Many family physicians and walk-in clinics have switched to seeing the majority of patients by video chat.

Three boats catch fire in Horseshoe Bay: West Vancouver Fire and Rescue

VANCOUVER — The West Vancouver fire department says three boats caught fire in Horseshoe Bay on Saturday. The department says in a tweet that with the help of a Vancouver Fire Rescue boat, it was able to quickly contain and extinguish the flames.

B.C.'s health officer says decrease in COVID cases 'heartening'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's medical health officer says the province seems to be holding its own against COVID-19, which is why officials are so cautious about people returning from other areas of the world. Dr.
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