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Additional five flights flagged for possible COVID-19 exposure

Additional five flights flagged for possible COVID-19 exposure

Five domestic and international flights have been added to the list of possible COVID-19 exposures by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). The list included flights between Toronto, Calgary, Kelowna, Los Angeles and B.C. The flights are: Oct.
COVID-19 exposure at R.J. Tait elementary

COVID-19 exposure at R.J. Tait elementary

Another Richmond elementary school is reporting a COVID-19 exposure. A letter was sent to parents of R.J. Tait elementary students on Tuesday, informing them of the exposure.
COVID-19 outbreak declared at east Richmond care home

COVID-19 outbreak declared at east Richmond care home

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Hamilton Village Care Centre in east Richmond. Restrictions to contain the spread of the virus were imposed at the seniors care home on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Student safety concerns prompt teachers’ labour board application

Student safety concerns prompt teachers’ labour board application

Pandemic safety measures called “inconsistent and inadequate”
Leaked document details missteps during deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in B.C.

Leaked document details missteps during deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in B.C.

An internal report detailing the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in British Columbia has painted a grim picture of the failures of the Langley Lodge long-term care home and the institutions meant to support it. The 30-page report, dated Aug.
B.C. renters have until July 2021 to pay back outstanding rent

B.C. renters have until July 2021 to pay back outstanding rent

Province releases framework for rent repayments
B.C.'s COVID-19 cases near 50% spike this week

B.C.'s COVID-19 cases near 50% spike this week

The 290 new cases reported this week represent a 46% increase from last week, according to an Aug. 6 surveillance report, with many of the new cases reported among people under 30 attending house parties.
New study says Canadians see COVID vaccine as key to return to normal

New study says Canadians see COVID vaccine as key to return to normal

However, a big concern for many Canadians are potential side effects of a new vaccine
More than 80% of COVID-19 patients recovered

More than 80% of COVID-19 patients recovered

Just 10 new COVID-19 since Friday, two new deaths, no new outbreaks at long-term care homes
Canada joins call to review WHO COVID-19 timeline of actions

Canada joins call to review WHO COVID-19 timeline of actions

World Health Assembly resolution also calls for future methods to reduce further risks of emergence and transmission of zoonotic diseases
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