B.C. reports 132 new COVID-19 cases, number of patients in hospital climbs again

Active COVID-19 cases in British Columbia continued their steady upward climb, Friday reaching a new all-time high of 1,461. In a written statement, provincial health officials reported another 132 new … Read More

‘A call out to Deadpool’: B.C. premier wants stars to help fight surge in younger coronavirus cases

Calling Ryan Reynolds and Seth Rogen: B.C. Premier John Horgan wants you. At a Wednesday press conference announcing the hiring of 500 new contact tracers in the province, Horgan also … Read More

No plans for ‘heavy-handed’ mandatory mask policy, says B.C.’s top doctor

British Columbia will not be imposing mandatory mask requirements in public places to help fight COVID-19, the province’s top doctor said Thursday. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry wouldn’t rule … Read More

Eight new COVID-19 cases in B.C., as province marks 6th day with no deaths

British Columbia confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, but no new deaths for the for the sixth day in a row. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said … Read More

Vancouver to offer ‘micro weddings’ at city hall during COVID-19

The City of Vancouver is offering up space at city hall for couples hoping to tie the knot during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The city says it is now accepting … Read More

Coronavirus: Street art to inform residents on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Vancouver has budgeted $15,000 for the program, and can provide up to $400 in paint. Would-be artists must have permission from the relevant property owners, tenant or business improvement association.

B.C. health officials to give Thursday update on coronavirus response

British Columbia’s health minister and top doctor are scheduled to provide their daily update on the province’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic at 3 p.m. PT. Global News will … Read More

Coronavirus: B.C. municipalities closing community centres and other civic facilities

Several municipalities across B.C. have announced the closure of civic facilities amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. On Sunday, Surrey announced the closure of most community facilities. Vancouver announced closures on … Read More