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COVID-19 claims one life, daily case counts up

COVID-19 claims one life, daily case counts up

Daily new cases of COVID-19 are ticking back up in B.C., despite 40% being fully vaccinated
Small business owners face backlash for requiring masks

Small business owners face backlash for requiring masks

Some say they've experienced uncomfortable confrontations, exchanges of choice word and, in some cases, online abuse.
Canadian Border Services Agency says some travellers may carry 'fraudulent' vaccine documents

Canadian Border Services Agency says some travellers may carry 'fraudulent' vaccine documents

In addition to fraudulent COVID-19 tests, some travellers may try to present fake vaccination cards now, too.
Which animal are you? B.C. government releases colourful 'restart' graphic (PHOTO)

Which animal are you? B.C. government releases colourful 'restart' graphic (PHOTO)

Everyone is moving at their own pace and that is OK.
No new COVID-19 deaths or outbreaks in B.C.

No new COVID-19 deaths or outbreaks in B.C.

Fifty-nine new coronavirus infections in B.C. since Tuesday, no deaths
Coronavirus: Could cases of the Delta variant surge in B.C. due to travel?

Coronavirus: Could cases of the Delta variant surge in B.C. due to travel?

"You are inviting or potentially bringing new variants," said an expert at UBC.
Intimate helicopter weddings take off during COVID-19 pandemic

Intimate helicopter weddings take off during COVID-19 pandemic

Couples who couldn't have their weddings turned to helicopter elopements during the COVID-19 pandemic and helped the tour companies stay afloat during a difficult year.
No COVID-19 related deaths since yesterday

No COVID-19 related deaths since yesterday

More than 78% of British Columbians are vaccinated against COVID-19. | BC Government
This interactive 'safer shopping' directory shows B.C. businesses that still require masks

This interactive 'safer shopping' directory shows B.C. businesses that still require masks

You can search over 300 businesses to see their mask policy.
Masks still required inside B.C. courtrooms

Masks still required inside B.C. courtrooms

The rule will be reviewed again in September — sooner if the COVID-19 situation changes in B.C.