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Staggered restart announcements leaves schools, parents scrambling

Public schools across the province will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 4 as planned, however, not all children will be allowed back to class.

Provincial Health Officer recommends return to in-person classes, UBC, UVic to briefly go online

In a letter to post-secondary schools, Dr. Bonnie Henry said she feels in-person classes should continue citing classrooms being low risk for transmission.

Province issues new COVID-19 restrictions for holidays amid rising cases

New COVID-19 restrictions will take into effect Monday as B.C. tries to slow the spread, of the Omicron variant.

UPDATE: 137 COVID cases linked to UVic cluster, 15 Omicron variant

There are now 124 cases associated with the cluster at the university. The health authority says the cases are associated with people who attended an off-campus event.

Delegation to Rome to be rescheduled due to Omicron variant concerns

Concerns over the Omicron variant have led the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami to reschedule their delegation to Rome

10 new COVID-19 cases provincially, nearly 82% of total cases recovered

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 province-wide, for a total of 2,517. There have been no new cases in Island, Interior, or Northern Health. There has been a new...

Dr. Bonnie Henry addresses youth of B.C., encourages them to seek support as needed

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry acknowledged the fatigue experienced by British Columbians physically distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Henry encouraged youth within the province to stay healthy and seek mental health support as needed. There...

95 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., community outbreaks remain problematic

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has confirmed 95 new cases of COVID-19 within British Columbia, for a total of 1,948. Two additional deaths have occurred, including the first death within one of BC's First...

Canadian Minister of Seniors speaks on how COVID-19 affects the elderly

While many Canadians have faced challenges associated with COVID-19, seniors have been identified as a particularly susceptible group, a designation that offers a unique set of problems. “I just really want to assure Canadians and...

40 new COVID-19 cases in British Columbia, 5 additional deaths

The number of COVID-19 cases in the province continues to slowly grow, according to a joint statement issued by Minister of Health Adrian Dix, and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. There are 40 new...
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