Friday, April 3, 2020

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B.C. reports 55 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths on Vancouver Island

There are now 1,121 confirmed cases in B.C. out of which 641 people have recovered

Sidney opens new shower facility for vulnerable people in Iroquois Park

With toiletries and towels donated by local businesses

West Shore RCMP searching for man with 15 outstanding arrest warrants

If you see him, do not approach and call 911 right away.

VicPD reunite 4-year-old boy with family after he snuck out of window

Officers purchased a new dowel and lock for the family and secured the window.

Road rage incident in Saanich captured on dash cam (VIDEO)

"I had to split up the fight like it was my kids going at it".

$3.5M emergency fund created for post secondary students in B.C.

Each institution will decide how much a student receives based on their individual needs

This local ride-hailing applicant is now offering home delivery amid COVID-19

Groceries, medications, and other essentials right to your door!

26-year-old man arrested in connection with several fires set in Saanich and Oak Bay

The suspect is from Calgary and just arrived in the Victoria area last week.

Two people arrested after West Shore RCMP raid Colwood home

Police seized fake guns, brass knuckles, and drugs.

B.C. reports 53 new cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 1,066 in province

There are now 72 confirmed cases on Vancouver Island and 606 people have recovered across B.C.

Shoppers Drug Mart providing free online mental health support during COVID-19

The program is designed to help with stress and anxiety.

Province details rules surrounding rent freezes and evictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Evictions cannot take place unless there are 'safety issues'.

32-year-old man arrested after carrying gun on BC Transit bus in Saanich

The weapon turned out to be a pellet gun designed to look like a handgun

Canadians can apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit on April 6th

This is the $2000/month aid for anyone who lost income due to COVID-19

Premier John Horgan extends B.C. state of emergency in light of COVID-19

"COVID-19 may be the biggest challenge our province has ever faced."

B.C. health minister says there’s “zero chance” of COVID-19 restrictions lifted by end of April

Authorities will also be preparing for a possible second wave of the virus in fall 2020

City of Victoria acquires 115 motel rooms to house homeless population

In addition to temporary outdoor shelters at Topaz and Royal Athletic Parks

New Langford COVID-19 information line receives over 1,000 calls in first week

It's part of an initiative that also offers at-home coronavirus testing and online doctor consultations for those who need it

B.C. reports 43 new cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 1,013 in province

There are no new cases on Vancouver Island today, and 507 have recovered from the virus across B.C.

Suspect caught with car stolen from Royal Jubilee Hospital health care worker

Police also found a loaded improvised firearm in the car.

Youth in foster care will not age out of services during COVID-19 pandemic in B.C.

Young adults who have already aged out will also continue to receive financial supports

One-in-eight Canadians think threat of COVID-19 pandemic is ‘overblown’ (REPORT)

There are now 8,469 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Canada

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