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Why COVID-19 killed more in some Canadian neighbourhoods than others

Why COVID-19 killed more in some Canadian neighbourhoods than others

A Statistics Canada study found that in 2020, Canadian neighbourhoods with higher concentrations of seniors died at a rate nearly six times higher than the Canadian average; in immigrant dominated communities, the mortality rate was 2.6 times higher.
B.C. court allows case against Henry's COVID-19 vaccination order to proceed

B.C. court allows case against Henry's COVID-19 vaccination order to proceed

The case, said the judge, brings forward "important and complex" health-care issues "that transcend the interests of those directly involved."
B.C. has fewer COVID-19 patients in hospitals, ICUs

B.C. has fewer COVID-19 patients in hospitals, ICUs

50 new COVID-19 deaths counted in past week
B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

Vancouver and Victoria continue to have the highest rates of pediatric vaccination.
B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU count and deaths rise

B.C.'s COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU count and deaths rise

Province records 42 COVID-19 deaths in the past week
Majority of Vancouverites would take second COVID vaccine booster if offered, poll finds

Majority of Vancouverites would take second COVID vaccine booster if offered, poll finds

B.C.'s second booster campaign is only for a select segment of the population.
Downtown restaurant owner continuing to enforce COVID vaccine passport requirement

Downtown restaurant owner continuing to enforce COVID vaccine passport requirement

CrossRoads Brewing customers support stand Dr. Daryl Leiski is taking to make Prince George restaurant safer for immunocompromised patrons
Vancouver residents continue to wear face masks after B.C. mandate lifted: poll

Vancouver residents continue to wear face masks after B.C. mandate lifted: poll

It's been several weeks since British Columbia ended its mandatory face mask policy as part of the province's ongoing management of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Canada just introduced new travel rules at the border. Here's what B.C. residents need to know

Canada just introduced new travel rules at the border. Here's what B.C. residents need to know

The rules are changing on Monday.
COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in B.C. as ICU total stays flat

COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in B.C. as ICU total stays flat

Province records another 27 COVID-19 deaths