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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Unvaccinated COVID-19 patients fill B.C. ICU wards

Unvaccinated COVID-19 patients fill B.C. ICU wards

Of the 130 people now in intensive care units at B.C. hospitals, 111 are unvaccinated. 774 new cases
More than 1.1M B.C. vaccine cards distributed since Tuesday

More than 1.1M B.C. vaccine cards distributed since Tuesday

Vaccination certificates go into effect next week.
Here's why you shouldn't share your BC Vaccine Card QR code online

Here's why you shouldn't share your BC Vaccine Card QR code online

Just don't do it.
COVID-19 metrics in B.C. keep rising, but no new deaths

COVID-19 metrics in B.C. keep rising, but no new deaths

Hospitalizations and ICU patient counts up to new highs since May.
'Falling short': Burnaby students call for tougher COVID-19 measures on campus

'Falling short': Burnaby students call for tougher COVID-19 measures on campus

“If students are given the choice to take a vaccine or not, students should be given the choice to attend in-person classes or not."
'This is not about restricting people's rights': Premier Horgan comments on BC Vaccine Card protests

'This is not about restricting people's rights': Premier Horgan comments on BC Vaccine Card protests

"Vaccines are a credible way to protect us from the diseases that have been plaguing the earth for a long, long time."
Restaurants game for vaccine passport program, but wary of added cost

Restaurants game for vaccine passport program, but wary of added cost

A Victoria pub owner says it could cost up to $2,450 a week in wages to hire security staff to handle vaccine screening.
New school year brings more activities for students, but concerns remain over COVID

New school year brings more activities for students, but concerns remain over COVID

One of the big questions going into this year is about events such as assemblies, according to the Greater Victoria Teachers' Association.
Easing of travel restrictions won't open floodgates: Tourism Richmond

Easing of travel restrictions won't open floodgates: Tourism Richmond

Tourism industry is planning next year as travel restrictions ease up.
Here are all the ways you can access your BC Vaccine Card

Here are all the ways you can access your BC Vaccine Card

You can get either save a digital copy of your card to your mobile device or print a hard copy.