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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.
Pandemic accelerates $5B Oakridge Centre overhaul

Pandemic accelerates $5B Oakridge Centre overhaul

When completed in 2028, the project will create B.C.'s second-largest shopping mall.
High B.C. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations prompt government action

High B.C. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations prompt government action

Hospitalizations rise by five to 138, the highest level since June 15.
Tribunal dismisses another mask human rights claim

Tribunal dismisses another mask human rights claim

Man who walked to and from clinic claimed he couldn’t walk 30 feet
Vaccinations rebooked in Revelstoke after 'invalid' doses given to more than 500 people

Vaccinations rebooked in Revelstoke after 'invalid' doses given to more than 500 people

The health authority is following up with each impacted client.
B.C. puts mask mandate back in place for indoor public spaces

B.C. puts mask mandate back in place for indoor public spaces

The provincial health order is effective Aug. 25, 2021.
B.C.'s back-to-school plan will see return of mask mandate

B.C.'s back-to-school plan will see return of mask mandate

Full-time, in-class learning resumes Sept. 7.
Lawyers say barring unvaccinated from events, restaurants is not necessarily illegal

Lawyers say barring unvaccinated from events, restaurants is not necessarily illegal

Starting next month, proof of vaccination will be required to access certain businesses and events.
'The short answer is no': Dr. Bonnie Henry says 'no exemptions' to vaccine passport order

'The short answer is no': Dr. Bonnie Henry says 'no exemptions' to vaccine passport order

Aside from children under 12, B.C.'s top doctor says everyone will be expected to show proof of vaccination.
B.C.'s COVID-19 death toll jumps by 16, to 1,801

B.C.'s COVID-19 death toll jumps by 16, to 1,801

Hospitalizations and ICU patient numbers hit multi-month highs.