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Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

The new restrictions do not affect restaurants from offering outdoor or patio dining or take-out and delivery services.
B.C.'s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases dips to low not seen since April 1

B.C.'s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases dips to low not seen since April 1

Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

Tougher travel restrictions ‘on the table’ as B.C. extends state of emergency

The B.C. government has once again extended its state of emergency as officials contemplate imposing tougher COVID-19 restrictions on the province.
Surrey slashes red tape for pandemic patio program

Surrey slashes red tape for pandemic patio program

Surrey also offers limited grants for patio improvements
Port Coquitlam, Port Moody high schools hit with COVID-19 amidst B.C.'s 'third wave'

Port Coquitlam, Port Moody high schools hit with COVID-19 amidst B.C.'s 'third wave'

The sharp rise in school exposures in the first week back after spring break mirrors growing case counts in Tri-Cities and B.C., as health officials grapple with variants — now at 50% of cases — amidst a mass vaccination campaign
Coquitlam is readying for post-pandemic tourism

Coquitlam is readying for post-pandemic tourism

The pandemic is shifting the way the city of Coquitlam is approaching tourism as an economic driver.
Fast-spreading COVID-19 variant P. 1 'worrisome' for B.C.

Fast-spreading COVID-19 variant P. 1 'worrisome' for B.C.

Earlier this month, the province had 87.7% of all known P.1 cases countrywide
Updated: Control measures in place at Coquitlam care home after COVID-19 case found

Updated: Control measures in place at Coquitlam care home after COVID-19 case found

This is the second time that an outbreak has been declared at Dufferin Care Centre; the Coquitlam care home had an outbreak with 22 infections and four deaths last spring
Grant-application process now open for B.C. businesses impacted by COVID-19 'circuit breaker'

Grant-application process now open for B.C. businesses impacted by COVID-19 'circuit breaker'

Funding could provide up to $10,000 for businesses of any size
Canada on track to accept Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid blood clot concerns

Canada on track to accept Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid blood clot concerns

Six cases of blood clots possibly linked to 6.8m doses administered.