The city's sewage system is starting to get clogged up...
🚨There are now a total of 47 confirmed cases on Vancouver Island
There will be a $500/month temporary supplement fund for renters delivered through BC Housing.
The company has not been instructed to restrict travel at this time
It will be mandatory under the Quarantine Act as of midnight tonight
Those who qualify will start receiving money within 10 days of applying
How well is Canada screening travellers at the border for COVID-19?
He told the employee he had a knife before demanding cash
This measure would give them the power to freeze evictions, but the province may announce similar orders tomorrow
BREAKING: There are now a total of 44 confirmed cases on Vancouver Island
One of the tenants is a healthcare worker at Royal Jubilee; the other is a disabled woman with COVID-19 symptoms told to be in quarantine
All provincial parks have also been fully or partially closed to the public
Like a "Knock, Drop and Go" approach eliminating the need for signatures at the door
Effective Wednesday, March 25th
TLDR: ALL playgrounds in Saanich are CLOSED and people are reminded to avoid them.
A home away from home for kitties who need it
Including Beacon Hill Park, Topaz Park, and Royal Athletic Park
"We're not testing everyone. It's likely there are hundreds or thousands infected," says Dr. Forrest, an infectious disease specialist at NRGH
Effective 7 a.m. on Tuesday
Here's a breakdown of some of the measures being taken
BREAKING: There are now a total of 39 confirmed cases on Vancouver Island
"This is a threat that hopefully comes along only once in a lifetime."
BREAKING: The employee came into contact with 7 other workers who are all now in self isolation
In an effort to provide employment for servers laid off due to COVID-19 shut downs
A gathering of around 10 people aged 18-24 yrs at a suite in Esquimalt
BREAKING: There are a total of 37 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus on Vancouver Island
2,400 pounds of food was donated to the Rainbow Kitchen
"In response to the incredible work they are doing on the front lines of the COVID19 crisis."
BREAKING: There are now a total of 30 cases on Vancouver Island
Parks across the province are still open
The affected store in Ladysmith B.C. is closed until April 2nd
While some businesses have laid off employees, others are desperately looking for more helping hands
The airline will be reducing its services by around 80% in April
"This is the first time in 12 decades of the parade that it has been cancelled."
The business claims their attendance has slowed down due to "everyone being paralyzed into a fear state of mind".
They will also temporarily suspend bottle returns starting tomorrow
BREAKING: There are now 22 total cases of novel coronavirus on Vancouver Island
Be wary of people using this pandemic to scam vulnerable populations.
A new system has been introduced to request hearings for urgent matters
Practice social distancing AND support local! 💪
It was originally scheduled to take place on April 4th
Asylum seekers will also be temporarily housed in order to ensure that they are all quarantined for 14 days
In Nanaimo, Port Hardy, and Port McNeill
"We recognize this is a fluid situation and will update customers on a day-by-day basis..."
Patients who visited the clinic after March 7th are asked to self isolate as a precaution
BREAKING: There are now a total of 16 cases on Vancouver Island
The airline will reduce its international network from 101 airports to six until at least April 30
They can no longer accept food donations
They are also cancelling non-emergency planned power outages