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B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by 63 to record 987

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by 63 to record 987

B.C. has 64 active outbreaks at health-care facilities and seniors' homes; one month ago there were two.
Service adjustments announced by BC Ferries include Saltery Bay/Earls Cove route

Service adjustments announced by BC Ferries include Saltery Bay/Earls Cove route

Schedule will change between January 28 and February 28 due to reduced crew availability
'I don't have time to pee:' Canadian teachers report burnout during pandemic

'I don't have time to pee:' Canadian teachers report burnout during pandemic

81 percent of surveyed teachers said they’re putting their students’ needs above their own, according to the Canadian Teachers' Federation
Fear of COVID-19 and fear of change are dangerously intertwined for 2022

Fear of COVID-19 and fear of change are dangerously intertwined for 2022

Overcoming this fear requires personal empowerment and knowledge. But the trick is defining whose power and what knowledge
36% of Canadians struggling with pandemic mental health issues: study

36% of Canadians struggling with pandemic mental health issues: study

Younger people are more likely to struggle with depression, anxiety, and addictions
Could artificial intelligence help people survive one of the world's deadliest diseases?

Could artificial intelligence help people survive one of the world's deadliest diseases?

Sepsis is responsible for one in five deaths worldwide, and is likely an underlying cause of COVID-19 deaths. Now a Vancouver immunologist says he's found a key solution using artificial intelligence
Hundreds gather to see 'Freedom Convoy' pass through Kamloops

Hundreds gather to see 'Freedom Convoy' pass through Kamloops

People greeted commercial truckers protesting mandated vaccine requirements as they passed through Kamloops
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record: 924

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record: 924

Province records nine more COVID-19 deaths in past day.
B.C. public health officials made an 'error' communicating COVID rules. An expert weighs in.

B.C. public health officials made an 'error' communicating COVID rules. An expert weighs in.

"I would challenge the health officials to explain why their advice is changing from one day to the next," said an infectious diseases expert.
COVID-19 contact tracing is no longer an 'effective intervention' in B.C. Here's why

COVID-19 contact tracing is no longer an 'effective intervention' in B.C. Here's why

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why the province has stopped using this tool.