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Tourism sector welcomes Canada cancelling COVID-19 travel restrictions

Tourism sector welcomes Canada cancelling COVID-19 travel restrictions

Visitors no longer need to use the ArriveCan app, or be tested, vaccinated or masked
Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel requirements

Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel requirements

The federal government has dropped the vaccine mandate at the border and at airports. But there's still a few things to keep in mind.
New Westminster's COVID-19 case count trends down again

New Westminster's COVID-19 case count trends down again

It's still unclear how many actual cases there are in B.C., but both local trends and provincewide hospitalization data show signs of optimism.
B.C. COVID-19 deaths rebound from multi-month low

B.C. COVID-19 deaths rebound from multi-month low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. fall to lowest level since June
B.C. needs to get serious about COVID-19 in schools: coalition

B.C. needs to get serious about COVID-19 in schools: coalition

Protect Our Province B.C. is calling on the government to take a "SMART" approach to the 2022/23 school year.
1,000 B.C. kids hospitalized, thousands left with long COVID

1,000 B.C. kids hospitalized, thousands left with long COVID

"If it was something else sending 600 kids to the hospital in eight months, wouldn’t we be worried?"
New Westminster's COVID-19 case count jumps again

New Westminster's COVID-19 case count jumps again

The official count has gone up by 60% in a week.
B.C. COVID-19 deaths follow global downward trend

B.C. COVID-19 deaths follow global downward trend

B.C.'s 16 such deaths is the fewest since B.C. launched weekly data updates in April
B.C. judge sides with Dr. Bonnie Henry in 4 health order challenges

B.C. judge sides with Dr. Bonnie Henry in 4 health order challenges

The challenges came from both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals and largely deal with public gathering restrictions.
Wildfire smoke can increase risk of COVID-19, ear infections

Wildfire smoke can increase risk of COVID-19, ear infections

If you've been breathing the Metro Vancouver air for the past four days, pay attention.