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Woman facing assault charges for coughing on grocery clerk at Coquitlam store

Woman facing assault charges for coughing on grocery clerk at Coquitlam store

The suspect allegedly became irate when the employee would not allow her to purchase more than the store’s maximum amount of tissue paper
Retail liquor store hours to extend daily hours

Retail liquor store hours to extend daily hours

Extending the hours of retail liquor service will support these businesses in complying with the requirements set out by the provincial health officer, the Ministry of Health and other authorities, including those related to physical distancing.
Fraser Health order shuts down gyms, yoga studios across region

Fraser Health order shuts down gyms, yoga studios across region

The order applies to weight training, gymnastics and martial arts gyms, yoga and dance studios, and other such facilities
Steveston Salmon Festival cancelled in its 75th year

Steveston Salmon Festival cancelled in its 75th year

The popular annual event was supposed to take place on Canada Day
Most seniors in B.C. care homes with COVID-19 symptoms refuse to go to hospital, provincial health officer says

Most seniors in B.C. care homes with COVID-19 symptoms refuse to go to hospital, provincial health officer says

Seniors in care homes with severe symptoms are given the option to go to hospital, but most decline
Watch these adorable Vancouver pooches teach physical distancing (VIDEO)

Watch these adorable Vancouver pooches teach physical distancing (VIDEO)

"I got the paper."
Isolation bad for humans wired to be social, neuroscientist says

Isolation bad for humans wired to be social, neuroscientist says

If you’re feeling a little bit slower these days, you might be able to blame it on biology.
Health emergencies in B.C.: Four weeks for COVID-19, four years for opioids

Health emergencies in B.C.: Four weeks for COVID-19, four years for opioids

“The urgency to protect people who use drugs is greater than ever before”
This study finds 2 metres may not be enough physical distance (VIDEO)

This study finds 2 metres may not be enough physical distance (VIDEO)

COVID-19 could permanently redraw Robson retail landscape

COVID-19 could permanently redraw Robson retail landscape

These days, it's hard to recognize Vancouver’s popular shopping district