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Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

The fine for refusing to go to a government authorized hotel is $3,000
‘30-somethings, it’s your time’: People 30+ in B.C. can book COVID-19 vaccinations

‘30-somethings, it’s your time’: People 30+ in B.C. can book COVID-19 vaccinations

Vancouver residents aged 36-39 were being contacted for bookings starting Tuesday
COVID-19 vaccinations hit daily record in B.C. as new infections keep falling

COVID-19 vaccinations hit daily record in B.C. as new infections keep falling

Two more people die from COVID-19 in B.C., raising the province's death toll to 1,624
Variants could toss curveball at pandemic recovery

Variants could toss curveball at pandemic recovery

Travel restrictions for British Columbians are likely to loosen this summer
COVID-19: B.C. to release maps that show hot spots at community level

COVID-19: B.C. to release maps that show hot spots at community level

So far, the maps have only shown COVID-19 'hot spots' in local health areas, rather than at the community health service area level. 
B.C. introduces sick-pay legislation

B.C. introduces sick-pay legislation

Legislation is meant to bridge gap to federal support
‘Freer’ and ‘more normal’ summer possible if 70% of Canadians get first dose: Trudeau

‘Freer’ and ‘more normal’ summer possible if 70% of Canadians get first dose: Trudeau

B.C. has vaccinated 48% of eligible population
Latest school exposures in Richmond

Latest school exposures in Richmond

More Richmond schools have been flagged for COVID-19 exposures by VCH
Burnaby man put in a coma by COVID-19 just ran a half-marathon

Burnaby man put in a coma by COVID-19 just ran a half-marathon

Vince Li has come all the way back
Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C. child-care workers to get vaccinated

Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C. child-care workers to get vaccinated

School staff have very high rates of immunization, but the same isn't true for child-care workers, Henry said at her May 10 briefing