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By Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Cases:

By Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 29 new cases, for a total of 1,203 cases in British Columbia.

By Contributor on Friday Apr 03 2020

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is partnering with the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) to launch EquipCare BC to help seniors in long-term care and assisted living homes.

By Boundary Sentinel on Friday Apr 03 2020

Local politicians in the Boundary Region came together on YouTube to keep the public up to date during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor and Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Director Roley Russell were joined by Community Futures Boundary General Manager Jennifer Wetmore and Boundary Regional Chamber of Commerce Chair Jeff Fero.

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Dear Editor,

My name is Amy and I am a recent Selkirk College graduate.

When I say recent, I mean recent. I graduated February 28, 2020 and, within days of said graduation, COVID-19 started its climb to the pandemic that it is currently.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Cases:

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“We are announcing 55 new cases, for a total of 1,121 cases in British Columbia.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

In support of the BC education sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) is now offering BC teachers free access to the online resource and collaboration platform BetterEducate.

 

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

A new Economic Recovery Task Force will bring together leaders from business, labour, First Nations and not-for-profits to help ensure the Province’s economic response to COVID-19 is effective and responsive to the needs of British Columbians.