‘one of the options I heard was cuts as high as 70 per cent’
Born and raised in rural Ontario, Victor cut his teeth on the agriculture beat before signing on as a reporter and producer at 980 CFPL in London. Driven by a passion for good conversation and a hatred of snow, he’s now the lead producer of Mornings with Simi on 980 CKNW.
As many industries reel from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, physiotherapists are adapting the way they deliver services to stay connected with clients in need of treatment.
“This is a disaster. Eighty-five per cent of our revenue comes from aquarium operations,” Ocean Wise president and CEO Lasse Gustavsson said.
The coronavirus pandemic has elevated concerns about the health of drug users who may find it difficult to adhere to physical-distancing guidelines.
TransLink is asking government for emergency funding to cover mounting losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an effort to prevent an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the Vancouver Island surf town of Tofino turned to public messaging and a police checkpoint on the highway.
‘There’s such a demand right now, people baking at home, that stores just can’t keep it on the shelves.’
The Vancouver School Board says it has been taking a flexible approach to online learning due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
‘I’ve had patients start to question whether or not the symptoms are the beginning of a virus versus their allergies,’ says Vancouver allergist Dr. Joanne Yeung.
“We’ve seen upward of 20,000 to 30,000 people joining us online.”
BC Dairy general manager Jeremy Dunn told CKNW’s Simi Sara that the industry is trying to adapt as quickly as possible.
The B.C. Wildfire Service is ramping up its spring training program as wildfire season approaches, but it will be a very different process due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
“If people see positive signs maybe they think we’ve done what we need to do and we can go back to normal and we’re really not at that stage yet.”
With many public spaces and recreational facilities closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Vancouver’s Mountain View Cemetery is asking people to stay away.
“We’re actively hiring, we’re hiring today, we continue to hire every day.”