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Restaurant association calls for security-cost help as vaccine passport looms

Restaurant association calls for security-cost help as vaccine passport looms

The province's new proof-of-vaccination program launches Sept. 13.
Vaccine passports will exclude thousands of vaccinated British Columbians, claim community groups

Vaccine passports will exclude thousands of vaccinated British Columbians, claim community groups

Lack of cellphone, identification or proper immigration status are barriers advocacy groups say will shut out thousands of British Columbians from proving they have been vaccinated.
'You have made us feel deeply disrespected': Health care workers respond to massive Vancouver anti-vaccine protest

'You have made us feel deeply disrespected': Health care workers respond to massive Vancouver anti-vaccine protest

One health care worker says the protest "made some of my nursing colleagues cry."
Fraser Valley pet supply store sees dramatic uptick in sales of horse drug used as 'cure' for COVID-19

Fraser Valley pet supply store sees dramatic uptick in sales of horse drug used as 'cure' for COVID-19

Health Canada has warned of the use of veterinary ivermectin in humans citing potential serious health dangers
Six more COVID-19 deaths push death toll in B.C. to 1,824

Six more COVID-19 deaths push death toll in B.C. to 1,824

The six deaths is the highest single-day COVID-19 death total since May.
New restrictions hit B.C.'s north amid spike in COVID cases

New restrictions hit B.C.'s north amid spike in COVID cases

Restrictions go into effect after Labour Day.
Locals react to massive anti-vaccine protest outside of Vancouver General Hospital

Locals react to massive anti-vaccine protest outside of Vancouver General Hospital

"What kind of people protest in front of hospitals [and] block patients [and] ambulances?"
What employers should know about vaccine mandates

What employers should know about vaccine mandates

Most Canadian businesses want mandatory vaccinations — but is that requirement practical?
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since early June

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. highest since early June

Two more COVID-19 deaths in B.C. raise province's pandemic death toll to 1,818.
University RCMP issues over $5,000 in fines to partying UBC students

University RCMP issues over $5,000 in fines to partying UBC students

A massive UBC frat party was shut down this week.