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COVID-19 infections amongst students, school staff declining after back-to-class surge

'Very few' school-aged children have been admitted to hospital with COVID-19, says B.C.'s top doc

COVID-19 restrictions expanded across entire Interior Health area

People 12+ in the Interior Health region must wear masks again in indoor, public spaces.

B.C. lowering age range for AstraZeneca vaccine to 40+

B.C. is following the lead of some eastern provinces and is lowering the bottom age limit for eligibility of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Starting later this week, the province will be launching...

B.C. increases penalty for attending gatherings and events

The current fine for those who organize or host a banned event remains the same at $2,300

B.C. plans to extend rent freeze to end of 2021, create barriers to renovictions

Landlords will no longer be able to end tenancies for renovations that are "not substantial."