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My B.C. COVID-19 story: I was infected with the coronavirus in the U.S.

My B.C. COVID-19 story: I was infected with the coronavirus in the U.S.

A first-person account from a V.I.A. contributor who contracted COVID-19 while on a work trip to Ohio
Surrey is looking for empty warehouses to use as hospital space

Surrey is looking for empty warehouses to use as hospital space

Despite patchwork of municipal responses to COVID-19, the message from B.C.'s Provincial Health Officer is clear: avoid other people.
Costco won’t accept returns on hoarded items

Costco won’t accept returns on hoarded items

Things like Lysol, toilet paper, and wipes
BC Ferries cuts back on sailings as traffic drops

BC Ferries cuts back on sailings as traffic drops

Ferry traffic has dropped 40 per cent in response to COVID-19
B.C. teachers still don't know what to expect after spring break

B.C. teachers still don't know what to expect after spring break

It's unclear when school will be back in session again
Group meetings are crucial for Alcoholics Anonymous. What now?

Group meetings are crucial for Alcoholics Anonymous. What now?

AA members may need support now more than before - but they can't meet face-to-face
B.C. distillers brew up hand sanitizer to fill void

B.C. distillers brew up hand sanitizer to fill void

The hand sanitizer is being distributed to health care workers and first responders
Isolated but not alone — communities often rise to the challenge during crises

Isolated but not alone — communities often rise to the challenge during crises

Although Vancouverites often feel quite isolated, the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting people to connect
Street vendor magazine Megaphone goes digital in response to COVID-19

Street vendor magazine Megaphone goes digital in response to COVID-19

“There are people with needs and those needs won’t go away with this pandemic."
Burnaby's popular Hats Off Day has now been cancelled

Burnaby's popular Hats Off Day has now been cancelled

The event was scheduled for June 6, and typically draws thousands of people to Burnaby Heights