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Here's why B.C. is ending the mandatory mask policy on July 1

Here's why B.C. is ending the mandatory mask policy on July 1

Premier Horgan said he will continue to wear a mask.
B.C. COVID-19 daily case counts fall to 29 – fewest since Aug. 4

B.C. COVID-19 daily case counts fall to 29 – fewest since Aug. 4

Province also sees declines in ICU patients and active infections.
Everything B.C. residents need to know about the new travel rules starting July 1

Everything B.C. residents need to know about the new travel rules starting July 1

Are you ready to travel outside of B.C.?
Table maximums, liquor restrictions to lift July 1 for B.C. restaurants

Table maximums, liquor restrictions to lift July 1 for B.C. restaurants

In Step 3 of B.C.'s 'restart plan,' restaurants, bars, and pubs will no longer have restricted hours for serving liquor or six person caps on tables.
Horgan ends mandatory mask wearing; B.C. moves to Step 3

Horgan ends mandatory mask wearing; B.C. moves to Step 3

Loosened COVID-19 restrictions follow high vaccination rate, falling case counts
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on B.C. moving into Step 3 on July 1

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on B.C. moving into Step 3 on July 1

'Things are looking really good,' says the province's top doctor.
Record broken last week for immunizations in B.C.

Record broken last week for immunizations in B.C.

Tests show B.C. residents with antibodies now 50%, up from 1% in March 2020
Person in 20s is one of five new COVID-19 deaths in B.C.

Person in 20s is one of five new COVID-19 deaths in B.C.

Active infections fall below 1,000, are at lowest level since August.
DC officer injured during altercation with suicidal male

DC officer injured during altercation with suicidal male

One officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries after Dawson Creek RCMP attended a mental health call, taking a suicidal male into custody.
Fake COVID-19 vaccine cards are being sold on the 'dark web.' How will Canada verify the real ones?

Fake COVID-19 vaccine cards are being sold on the 'dark web.' How will Canada verify the real ones?

"Some travellers may attempt to use fraudulent documentation when seeking entry to Canada."