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Crisis at the camps: B.C.’s COVID-19 rules for industrial sites too little, too late, critics say

Crisis at the camps: B.C.’s COVID-19 rules for industrial sites too little, too late, critics say

Action taken after 250 cases, worker complaints and six open letters
Pandemic ravages B.C. tourism and hospitality businesses

Pandemic ravages B.C. tourism and hospitality businesses

Special report: Restaurants, hotels, destinations and other ventures suffer severe business losses
Coquitlam RCMP steps up enforcement of COVID-19 breaches

Coquitlam RCMP steps up enforcement of COVID-19 breaches

Nine violation tickets were issued by Coquitlam RCMP in December
Ottawa secures another 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer

Ottawa secures another 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer

Latest order doubles the number of Pfizer doses earmarked for Canada
Slow trickle of Moderna vaccine deliveries to persist in B.C. until at least end of February

Slow trickle of Moderna vaccine deliveries to persist in B.C. until at least end of February

Moderna deliveries will trail Pfizer significantly for foreseeable future
More than 1,000 have died from COVID-19 in B.C., including 22 over the weekend

More than 1,000 have died from COVID-19 in B.C., including 22 over the weekend

Number of those actively infected with the virus has fallen to lowest level since November 10
Opinion: Don't look now, but COVID-19 is everywhere in B.C.

Opinion: Don't look now, but COVID-19 is everywhere in B.C.

Cases are piling up outside of Metro Vancouver
Second Coquitlam district school hit with COVID-19 exposure amid growing teacher concerns

Second Coquitlam district school hit with COVID-19 exposure amid growing teacher concerns

Fraser Health added Cedar Drive elementary in Port Coquitlam to its coronavirus exposure portal, indicating a school exposure on Jan. 4
Post-Christmas COVID-19 cases in schools spark fear, letter to Fraser Health

Post-Christmas COVID-19 cases in schools spark fear, letter to Fraser Health

Coquitlam school district has already seen its first coronavirus exposure, teachers are asking for more clarity on outbreaks, vaccination priority, masks and fewer students in classrooms as more Lower Mainland schools post exposures over winter break
Coquitlam RCMP drops $1,150 ticket for multiple breaches of Quarantine Act

Coquitlam RCMP drops $1,150 ticket for multiple breaches of Quarantine Act

As of Jan. 1, B.C. law enforcement issued 77 tickets to individuals who were in breach of the Quarantine Act, adding up to $84,266.25 in fines