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Are 'wildest times' ahead for urban nightlife?

Are 'wildest times' ahead for urban nightlife?

Special Report: Recovery will be slow but exuberant for clubs and bars, industry experts forecast
Pregnant people now being prioritized for vaccination in B.C.

Pregnant people now being prioritized for vaccination in B.C.

Data shows pregnant people experience severe illness from COVID-19 at a rate similar to people in their 50s.
B.C. records lowest number of people actively battling COVID-19 infections in five weeks

B.C. records lowest number of people actively battling COVID-19 infections in five weeks

Hospitalizations rose by 12 overnight, to 486 patients, with 173 of those in intensive care units. One more person has died from the virus in the province, raising the death toll to 1,597.
Richmond RCMP issue four COVID-19 violation tickets

Richmond RCMP issue four COVID-19 violation tickets

A party at a closed restaurant netted the organizer a $2,300 ticket.
COVID-19 pandemic fears spawn 'hygiene theatre'

COVID-19 pandemic fears spawn 'hygiene theatre'

Cleaning surfaces offers sense of security but little virus transmission prevention: experts
As end of COVID-19 comes into focus, are we ready to party yet?

As end of COVID-19 comes into focus, are we ready to party yet?

Special Report: Pandemic promises to leave lasting psychological, emotional scars in B.C.
COVID-19 vaccine intervals may soon be reduced as B.C. enters 'warp speed'

COVID-19 vaccine intervals may soon be reduced as B.C. enters 'warp speed'

Province due to accept 275,000 doses from Pfizer this week
Hospitalizations fall, as B.C. records lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in six weeks

Hospitalizations fall, as B.C. records lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in six weeks

15 more people have died in the past three days in B.C. from COVID-19.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizers due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizers due to 'health risks'

Frequent use of a hand sanitizer containing ethyl acetate may cause dry skin, leading to irritation or cracking.
Can employers force employees back to the office? Can bosses ask if you got a vaccine?

Can employers force employees back to the office? Can bosses ask if you got a vaccine?

These and more vaccine and COVID-19 related questions answered by an employment lawyer.