B.C’s popular booze delivery regulation is now here to stay after a change to the current rules surrounding off-site sales.
The schools will remain open, and Fraser Health is now working to identify any connected variant cases through contact tracing.
There have been exposures at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Frank Hurt Secondary School, and M.B. Sanford Elementary School.
Fraser Health said Friday evening that there has been evidence of transmission in a medicine unit where five patients have tested positive.
B.C. had a record-breaking year for illicit drug overdoses in 2020, but a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute suggests people care less about opioid addiction than they used to.
The centre has tested about 10,000 drug samples since its inception in 2019, Larsen said, adding that the quantity of contaminated drugs he sees has increased over the last year.
Officials said the case with the variant does not go to Garibaldi Secondary in Maple Ridge.
The health authority says they are now screening staff and clients, and contact tracing is underway.
Fire crews were originally called to the bushes behind the Phibbs Exchange bus loop near Orwell Street around 5 p.m.
A Langley Township councillor doesn’t think churches who are defying public health orders in her town should qualify for certain tax breaks.
Police were called to an area called Pumphouse Station where they found a large group of students, many seen not wearing masks.
Vancouver police said an armed man was inside a building Saturday evening in the area of Powell St and Princess Ave.
The president of the BC Nurses’ Union says health-care workers are already bracing for what could be a post-holiday surge in COVID-19 cases.
An annual $100 flat parcel tax for Surrey property owners will also be raised to $300 under the new budget, which passed 5-4.
The school will be closed until Dec. 14th.