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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.
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.