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COVID 19: numbers of active cases continuing to fall

“Travel restrictions for non-essential travel in B.C. are in place until May 25 to stop the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. Fines can be given to people who leave their region for non-essential travel. Stay local and stay in your community. Do not travel for non-essential reasons.” – BC Government update of April 23, 2021.

The numbers of active cases in North Vancouver Island are continuing to fall. 

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BC’s largest immunization ever & a daily high record for new COVID cases

According to Dr. Richard Stanwick, Island Health’s chief medical officer, we are in the midst of “the largest and most complex immunization effort in the history of our province.”

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BC clamps down on COVID 19 surge

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

B.C. health authorities clamped down on COVID-19 measures Monday as new cases in the province spike and the race against variants becomes increasingly dire.

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Parents and teachers push for masks to be mandated in BC

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Many B.C. teachers and parents are incredulous the province isn’t mandating masks in classrooms, especially as new COVID-19 variants begin to crop up in school settings.

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worst year on record for drug overdoses: 1,716 deaths

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Where’s the plan?

That was the dominant question asked Thursday as B.C.’s chief coroner Lisa Lapointe announced 1,716 people died from toxic street drugs in 2020, marking the worst year on record for the province.

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