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B.C. hotels, community centres to help vulnerable people isolate

The provincial government has so far secured 23 sites across the province that can accommodate more than 900 people

Ottawa inks deal for 30,000 made-in-Canada ventilators

Agreement comes amid concerns over Canada's domestic supply of medical equipment

Crisis brings opportunity to fight fear with clear communication

Here’s some irony. Just days before COVID-19 came on our radar, I was enrolling in a program at the Harvard School of Public Health called Applied Risk Communication for the 21st century. I wanted to...

COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad; one is worse

By now it is clear the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will be widespread and unusually painful. The shuttering of much of the provincial economy is unprecedented. The halting of...

B.C. business confidence plummets as pandemic hits

For many small businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has become an existential crisis, with revenues dropping substantially amid lower demand and necessary measures to flatten the epidemiological...

Enjoy a drive-thru breakfast from the Easter bunny this weekend

The Easter Bunny will dance and deliver berry crepes, coffee and berry lemonade.

Op-ed: Dr. Bonnie Henry – No boundaries with COVID-19

When an outbreak hits a community, one of the most urgent things people want is information. This is human nature, as information allows us to protect ourselves, our families and our loved...

COVID-19 infects Metro Vancouver real estate market

Cancelled open houses highlight trouble ahead for property sales in the local sector

Video games and other online diversions

n one online video you can be the audience to an Italian mayor yelling at Ping-Pong players to “go to your PlayStations” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even professional athletes have resorted to...

PPE problem-solving puts B.C. innovators to test

Tech companies deploying projects aimed at fighting COVID-19 in as little as a week as government calls on private enterprise to help efforts

Pot and mushroom company enters COVID-19 market; investors warned of ads

Regulators say marketing materials in Germany are making “aggressive claims” about Revive Therapeutics; company says it has not paid for ads that address target prices