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‘What are they waiting for?’ asks Coquitlam parent worried about long wait for school isolation letter

‘What are they waiting for?’ asks Coquitlam parent worried about long wait for school isolation letter

Fraser Health has flagged 33 Coquitlam area schools with COVID-19 exposures in recent days and one parent says her son's class isolation letter should have come sooner; Scott Creek middle school is one of several in Coquitlam dealing with coronavirus exposures
After battling COVID-19 for a month, outbreak at Port Moody long-term care home declared over

After battling COVID-19 for a month, outbreak at Port Moody long-term care home declared over

An outbreak was declared at Eagle Ridge Manor in mid-January, just as vaccines were being rolled out in care homes across the region; but with strong measures in place, case count was kept to five
Four T&T stores in Burnaby, Vancouver hit by COVID-19 in Lower Mainland surge

Four T&T stores in Burnaby, Vancouver hit by COVID-19 in Lower Mainland surge

Other stores seeing cases include Safeway, Superstore and No Frills
'Mingling' asymptomatic patron led to Port Moody pub super-spreader event: industry group

'Mingling' asymptomatic patron led to Port Moody pub super-spreader event: industry group

'Now the business is getting blamed for something the patrons did,' claims head of industry organization representing bars and pubs amid WorkSafeBC violations
Opinion: B.C. government rightly roasted over dumb 'self-care bingo'

Opinion: B.C. government rightly roasted over dumb 'self-care bingo'

People want the government to do more to support mental health
Tenant allegedly skips out on rent, Port Coquitlam single mom left with $14k tab

Tenant allegedly skips out on rent, Port Coquitlam single mom left with $14k tab

A Port Coquitlam mother stuck with over $14,000 in mortgage and utility bills after a tenant reportedly skipped out on five months of rent says she's been left frustrated by an overburdened legal system backed up by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Burnaby daycare outbreak’s link to pub trivia night has sick toddler’s dad ‘angry’

Burnaby daycare outbreak’s link to pub trivia night has sick toddler’s dad ‘angry’

Father of toddler with COVID-19 wants rapid tests deployed
Here's what travellers can expect during a 'government-approved' hotel quarantine in Vancouver

Here's what travellers can expect during a 'government-approved' hotel quarantine in Vancouver

Hotels aren't required to provide or deliver alcohol or cannabis to your room.
COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

Six more pandemic-related deaths brings province's death toll from COVID-19 to 1,327.
Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Province reports 12,250 vaccinated as it prepares to ramp up mass vaccination efforts