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'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada
COVID-19 vaccine: ImmunizeBC answers your most burning questions

COVID-19 vaccine: ImmunizeBC answers your most burning questions

How do I get an immunization card? Can I visit my grandparents if they’ve had the vaccine? Answers to these questions and many more.
Dentists, midwives and more approved to assist in B.C. vaccination clinics

Dentists, midwives and more approved to assist in B.C. vaccination clinics

Provincial health officer issues order allowing more professions to help with vaccinations
B.C.'s daily COVID-19 death count falls to one — lowest total in 13 weeks

B.C.'s daily COVID-19 death count falls to one — lowest total in 13 weeks

New infections saw an uptick, with 559 new cases in the past day – the second-highest total so far this month.
Coquitlam politician challenges committee chair on ministerial order

Coquitlam politician challenges committee chair on ministerial order

A Coquitlam city councillor is continuing to press for special notation in the committee and council minutes about who’s present in the chambers and who’s taking part electronically.
Experts to study the Tri-Cities' food security chain

Experts to study the Tri-Cities' food security chain

Work is now underway on a food security plan to help feed the Tri-Cities’ most vulnerable and low-income residents.
Tourism Industry Association of BC launches survey on COVID-19 impacts

Tourism Industry Association of BC launches survey on COVID-19 impacts

Findings will be used to assist in tourism business recovery
Canada set to accept largest vaccine delivery this week as shipping delays subside

Canada set to accept largest vaccine delivery this week as shipping delays subside

Another 3.5 million doses still due by end of March
Active infections rise in B.C., as province records 1,428 new cases in past three days

Active infections rise in B.C., as province records 1,428 new cases in past three days

Eight more people succumbed to the virus during the weekend.
Rapid test for U.K. variant in Surrey schools not coming to the rest of B.C. — yet

Rapid test for U.K. variant in Surrey schools not coming to the rest of B.C. — yet

More variants of concern likely to be identified in B.C. in coming weeks as province enhances screening measures for positive COVID-19 tests, says deputy provincial health officer