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How to apply for B.C.’s new $1,000 COVID-19 recovery benefit

How to apply for B.C.’s new $1,000 COVID-19 recovery benefit

If the legislation introduced Tuesday goes through, families and individuals will be able to start applying for the benefit as early as Dec. 18, setting them up for deposits by Christmas Eve
B.C. minks test positive for the coronavirus on Fraser Valley farm

B.C. minks test positive for the coronavirus on Fraser Valley farm

The five cases were identified on a farm in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley only days after workers there tested positive for the SAR-CoV-2 virus
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine authorized by Health Canada

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine authorized by Health Canada

Health Canada issued its decision on the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine Wednesday morning, making it the second country in the world after the United Kingdom to greenlight the vaccine.
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.