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Possible COVID-19 exposure on 4 flights into YVR

Passengers who arrived on four recent flights into Vancouver International Airport are being warned of possible COVID-19 exposure. According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), the...

B.C. boosts July climate action tax credit by $450 due to COVID-19

B.C. families will be getting a $450 boost to their climate action tax credit. The one-time boost will apply to the July tax credit payment. Through the enhanced credit, eligible individuals will...

Meet online, outside before ‘taking the plunge’ into a relationship during COVID-19: Henry

It’s best to first meet online or outside before you “take the plunge" into a new relationship in the time of COVID-19, says provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. Henry offered the advice...

CRA snitch line now open to information about federal COVID-19 aid fraud

The CRA is now taking tips on suspected fraud of aid measure like the CERB, CEWS, and CESB

Rebooking, postponing travel plans during pandemic difficult to navigate

It can be challenging for people to navigate travel plans and flights and that have been left in limbo due to COVID-19. When it comes to refunds or credits from airlines, each scenario is different,...

Steveston-based fisher says industry faces uncertain future amid COVID-19

Some B.C. fishers may be forced out of the industry if they aren’t able to earn enough income this year, according to Steveston-based fisherman Justin Taylor. “We’re kind of in the same boat as...

BCCDC sees spike in cleaning product exposure calls

The BC Centre for Disease Control says there has been a 60 per cent spike in calls related to household cleaner exposure since mid-March, when British Columbians began staying home due to COVID-19

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms can now be tested in B.C.

Testing is available for anyone in B.C. with COVID-19 symptoms, according to the chief medical health officer for Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). The province’s testing guidelines were changed last...

Richmond hair care firm switches to hand sanitizer

Darryl Segal decided to switch his company over to hand sanitizer production when he was sitting at a traffic light at No. 4 and Blundell roads two months ago, after glancing at the formulation on a...

Canada-U.S. border agreement should be finalized this week: Trudeau

Trudeau again urged Canadians abroad that it's "time to come home," as well