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Can employers force employees back to the office? Can bosses ask if you got a vaccine?

Can employers force employees back to the office? Can bosses ask if you got a vaccine?

These and more vaccine and COVID-19 related questions answered by an employment lawyer.
COVID-19 exposure identified at Powell River school

COVID-19 exposure identified at Powell River school

Brooks Secondary School online class identified by Vancouver Coastal Health as site
B.C. records lowest one-day total of new COVID-19 infections in more than five weeks

B.C. records lowest one-day total of new COVID-19 infections in more than five weeks

Four more COVID-19 deaths raises B.C.'s death toll to 1,581.
All British Columbians 50+ can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning next week

All British Columbians 50+ can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning next week

Once registered, they will receive a notification once they are eligible for a booking.
Here is what police will ask to see at the new road checks in B.C.

Here is what police will ask to see at the new road checks in B.C.

This is what you can expect when you are pulled over at the new road checks in the travel ban.
Conversations ‘ongoing’ over cross-border vaccinations: Trudeau

Conversations ‘ongoing’ over cross-border vaccinations: Trudeau

Manitoba, North Dakota working on plan to vaccinate Canadian teachers
Guest editorial: Campaign in Powell River highlights commitment through COVID challenges

Guest editorial: Campaign in Powell River highlights commitment through COVID challenges

The Face Behind the Mask campaign featured community’s caring
Vaccine update: Henry apologizes for pop-up vaccine clinic confusion

Vaccine update: Henry apologizes for pop-up vaccine clinic confusion

Some Lower Mainlanders went without vaccinations after waiting in lines for hours
New B.C. COVID-19 infections stay high as vaccinations set to accelerate

New B.C. COVID-19 infections stay high as vaccinations set to accelerate

One more death from the disease raises the province's death toll to 1,577.
Hospice society fundraiser in Powell River goes virtual

Hospice society fundraiser in Powell River goes virtual

Annual Walk, Run and Hike starts next week