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This interactive tool calculates how long it may take to create enough vaccines for 'herd immunity' in Canada

This interactive tool calculates how long it may take to create enough vaccines for 'herd immunity' in Canada

Today, the first person received the historic coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine in the United Kingdom.
B.C. to get first 4,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week: Horgan

B.C. to get first 4,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week: Horgan

In the Dec. 8 tweet, Horgan wrote the doses would be reserved for 'high-risk people in BC'
B.C. premier says nearly 4,000 high-risk people to be vaccinated next week

B.C. premier says nearly 4,000 high-risk people to be vaccinated next week

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 566 new cases of COVID-19, which the provincial health officer and health minister say is the "start of encouraging trends" in the progression of the virus. However, Dr.
Canada not threatened by Trump's 'America First' vaccine order

Canada not threatened by Trump's 'America First' vaccine order

'Deliberately, in the contracts themselves, we contemplated having access to production facilities on more than one continent,' said minister
Port Coquitlam flagged for child care shortage as cities, schools asked to tackle the problem

Port Coquitlam flagged for child care shortage as cities, schools asked to tackle the problem

Latest assessment finds one space for every four children, with goal to double or triple the number of spaces
Finance minister says B.C. recovery benefits program accepting applications Dec. 18

Finance minister says B.C. recovery benefits program accepting applications Dec. 18

VICTORIA — People in British Columbia can start applying online for the government's pandemic recovery benefit for eligible families and individuals starting Dec. 18.
Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

VICTORIA — B.C.'s seniors advocate says calls related to the abuse of elders have jumped, prompting a more thorough review of the problem.
UPDATE: B.C. government to give $1,000 to families, $500 to individuals by end of year

UPDATE: B.C. government to give $1,000 to families, $500 to individuals by end of year

The one-time payments are meant to stimulate local spending as the province looks to emerge from an economic downturn triggered by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

VICTORIA — COVID-19 restrictions in British Columbia have been extended to Jan. 8 as the transmission and community spread of the illness remain high, the province's top doctor said Monday.
B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is promising to immediately fight the spread of COVID-19 while also striving to meet its long-term goals on the province's economic recovery, climate change and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples.