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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

15 more die from COVID-19 in B.C., 2,425 newly infected

15 more die from COVID-19 in B.C., 2,425 newly infected

Hospitalizations and ICU patient counts are highest since May.
Here is how much you can get fined for not showing proof of vaccination in B.C.

Here is how much you can get fined for not showing proof of vaccination in B.C.

Individuals may be slapped with a hefty fine for non-compliance.
How the B.C. vaccine card will work

How the B.C. vaccine card will work

New vaccination certificate rolls out next week
Photo ID, QR codes the new norm under B.C. vaccine card plan

Photo ID, QR codes the new norm under B.C. vaccine card plan

Businesses urged not to call police if patrons don't show vaccination status.
Not all B.C. restaurants will require vaccine card for access. Here's what you need to know

Not all B.C. restaurants will require vaccine card for access. Here's what you need to know

There are some key exceptions to B.C.'s new proof-of-vaccination requirement at non-essential businesses like restaurants.
Service industry in B.C. struggling to find staff

Service industry in B.C. struggling to find staff

Restaurant, retail businesses aim to increase the flow of foreign workers to fill the void.
Employers debate whether to make vaccination a condition of employment

Employers debate whether to make vaccination a condition of employment

The province's new vaccine card goes into effect Sept. 13.
Opinion: 'Strident' anti-science crowd convincing B.C. seniors to shun COVID-19 vaccine

Opinion: 'Strident' anti-science crowd convincing B.C. seniors to shun COVID-19 vaccine

I came across a perplexing and concerning statistic that speaks volumes about the difficulty in stopping COVID-19. More than 147,000 people in B.C. over the age of 60 have yet to receive a single dose of the vaccine.
Here is what you need to do before the B.C. vaccine passport order goes into effect

Here is what you need to do before the B.C. vaccine passport order goes into effect

Everything you need to know before Sept. 13.
COVID-19 occupancy at B.C. hospitals, ICUs hit months-high levels

COVID-19 occupancy at B.C. hospitals, ICUs hit months-high levels

Three more COVID-19 deaths in B.C. raise province's pandemic death toll to 1,827.