Kirsten Clarke

Dr. Bonnie Henry doesn't foresee another full shutdown of the school system

B.C.’s top doctor says she doesn’t foresee a situation where the school system would need to close down, as it did in March. “That would mean that we were in dire straits in many other aspects of...

YVR terminates major infrastructure project due to COVID-19

With $525 million already spent, the Vancouver Airport Authority is halting a large-scale infrastructure project due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation industry. The airport announced...

BCTF says federal funding should be spent on physical distancing, smaller class sizes

The $242 million in federal funding earmarked for B.C.’s return to in-class instruction should be used to decrease class sizes and promote physical distancing, according to the B.C. Teachers...

YVR, WestJet team up to offer COVID-19 testing through new pilot program

Vancouver International Airport and WestJet are launching a new pilot program which will make COVID-19 testing available to WestJet passengers on select departing flights out of YVR.  The two...

8 children in B.C. hospitalized with suspected inflammatory disorder linked to COVID-19

B.C. has reported its first suspected cases of a rare inflammatory disorder that's been associated with COVID-19 in some parts of the world. Eight children were diagnosed with suspected Multisystem...

Could llamas help fight COVID-19? A Richmond company and Canadian biotech coalition hope so

51 genetic sequences released for free in hopes of accelerating treatment development

COVID-19 impacts lasting ‘weeks and months’ in some young people: Henry

Virus has proven to be ‘quite stealthy,’ says Dr. Bonnie Henry

Canada-US border will remain closed for another 30 days

The Canada-US border will remain closed to non-essential traffic for another 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced the extension Friday. Barring another...

Mask-wearing loophole on flights closed by Transport Canada

A loophole that may have allowed some air passengers to avoid wearing a face covering during their flight has been closed, after Transport Canada updated a COVID-19 travel order.  The ministerial...