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Businesses blast B.C.'s COVID-19 consultation record

Businesses blast B.C.'s COVID-19 consultation record

Late August mask mandate is the latest surprise for business groups in the province.
COVID-19 cases decline, but serious infections rise in B.C.

COVID-19 cases decline, but serious infections rise in B.C.

Unvaccinated people continue to drive infections and hospitalizations.
Vaccine passports: Expert says B.C. should be 'on standby to get hacked'

Vaccine passports: Expert says B.C. should be 'on standby to get hacked'

Expert warning comes after hackers targeted Quebec's systems.
New and serious COVID-19 cases rise across B.C.

New and serious COVID-19 cases rise across B.C.

New cases, hospitalizations and ICU patient counts hit new months-high levels August 27.
Businesses that resist vaccine passport program could be forced to close: B.C. government

Businesses that resist vaccine passport program could be forced to close: B.C. government

More details about the program will be released before Sept. 13.
Daily COVID-19 case counts in B.C. highest since May 1

Daily COVID-19 case counts in B.C. highest since May 1

The 724 new infections detected in the past day is at the highest level since May 1.
'Everything is changing': Unvaccinated British Columbians get first dose

'Everything is changing': Unvaccinated British Columbians get first dose

Unvaccinated British Columbians cite a number of reasons for waiting. For some, a new proof of vaccination plan is finally driving them to get their first jab.
WorkSafeBC issues $3,500 penalty for party hosted by Big White restaurant last spring

WorkSafeBC issues $3,500 penalty for party hosted by Big White restaurant last spring

WorkSafeBC called the violation 'high-risk.'
B.C. reports a big jump in COVID-19 vaccination appointments for first doses

B.C. reports a big jump in COVID-19 vaccination appointments for first doses

The spike follows the announcement of a vaccine passport in the province.
The unvaccinated push hospitalizations higher in B.C.

The unvaccinated push hospitalizations higher in B.C.

85% of hospitalizations in a recent week were people not yet fully vaccinated.