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COVID-19 vaccines returning to Coquitlam's Poirier Forum for pop-up event

COVID-19 vaccines returning to Coquitlam's Poirier Forum for pop-up event

Fraser Health hosted a mass clinic at the Tri-City recreation facility for five months before shutting it down in re-organizing its fall vaccination strategy.
Six new COVID-19 exposures reported at Coquitlam-area schools

Six new COVID-19 exposures reported at Coquitlam-area schools

Of the total, four new schools have been added to Fraser Health's list as students and staff may have come in contact with the virus.
13 die from COVID-19 in B.C. in past day

13 die from COVID-19 in B.C. in past day

Province has not identified so many deaths in a 24-hour period since early February.
Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Health issues prevent vaccination, women claim.
Letter: 'There is no free speech in capitalism'

Letter: 'There is no free speech in capitalism'

Expecting a business to deliver your free speech unconditionally when their motive is profit is either uninformed or disingenuous, this letter writer states in reference to the Port Coquitlam billboard.
Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Nine more die from COVID-19; hospitalizations highest since May.
B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

58 critically ill people airlifted out of the hospitals in the north
Tri-City COVID-19 local cases drop for first time in one month

Tri-City COVID-19 local cases drop for first time in one month

There were 127 cases between Oct. 3 and 9 — a nine per cent drop compared to the previous count by the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

Four more pandemic-related deaths bring province's COVID-19 death toll to 2,033