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Will Canada's relaxed travel rules lead to a COVID-19 spike? Dr. Bonnie Henry weighs in

Will Canada's relaxed travel rules lead to a COVID-19 spike? Dr. Bonnie Henry weighs in

B.C is preparing for a possible surge of influenza infections at the same time that the virus strikes this fall.
Shelving long-term goals during pandemic good for mental health, study shows

Shelving long-term goals during pandemic good for mental health, study shows

New research demonstrates the benefits of disengaging more fully from long-term goals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

B.C. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

A mandatory vaccine policy for the pandemic in the winter of 2021 and January 2022 was a reasonable policy choice for employers, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather MacNaughton says.
Tourism sector welcomes Canada cancelling COVID-19 travel restrictions

Tourism sector welcomes Canada cancelling COVID-19 travel restrictions

Visitors no longer need to use the ArriveCan app, or be tested, vaccinated or masked
Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel requirements

Everything you need to know about Canada's new travel requirements

The federal government has dropped the vaccine mandate at the border and at airports. But there's still a few things to keep in mind.
B.C. COVID-19 deaths rebound from multi-month low

B.C. COVID-19 deaths rebound from multi-month low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. fall to lowest level since June
B.C. COVID-19 deaths follow global downward trend

B.C. COVID-19 deaths follow global downward trend

B.C.'s 16 such deaths is the fewest since B.C. launched weekly data updates in April
B.C. judge sides with Dr. Bonnie Henry in 4 health order challenges

B.C. judge sides with Dr. Bonnie Henry in 4 health order challenges

The challenges came from both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals and largely deal with public gathering restrictions.
Wildfire smoke can increase risk of COVID-19, ear infections

Wildfire smoke can increase risk of COVID-19, ear infections

If you've been breathing the Metro Vancouver air for the past four days, pay attention.
B.C. court rejects woman's attempt to dismiss $5,700 COVID test fine

B.C. court rejects woman's attempt to dismiss $5,700 COVID test fine

Nora Donahue cited a lack of informed consent, a personal health privacy violation and a constitutional violation as her defence for refusing to take the test.
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