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Transport Canada fines two travellers over $7,000 for 'false or misleading COVID-19 test'

Transport Canada fines two travellers over $7,000 for 'false or misleading COVID-19 test'

The individuals knowingly boarded a flight to Canada from Mexico on Jan. 23 after having tested positive for COVID-19 only a few days before their flight.
How to make your mask fit better to improve protection, prevent fogged glasses

How to make your mask fit better to improve protection, prevent fogged glasses

Wearing two masks is one way to do it. It also keeps your face warm when you're out for a stroll in winter.
Four more warnings added as spike in COVID cases grows in North Van, West Van schools

Four more warnings added as spike in COVID cases grows in North Van, West Van schools

Social gatherings to blame for spread of virus as North Shore schools send out about 50 COVID warning notices this month
British Columbians less likely to follow COVID-19 restrictions than other provinces: survey

British Columbians less likely to follow COVID-19 restrictions than other provinces: survey

From a list of 11 possible spring break activities, the survey finds that a firm majority (63%) of Canadians are at least considering doing at least some of the activities on the list.
Ottawa pledges millions more in support for global vaccine-sharing program after criticism

Ottawa pledges millions more in support for global vaccine-sharing program after criticism

Canada under fire for being only G7 country to tap supply from COVAX
Richmond firm using waterpark wristband tech for COVID-19 contact tracing pilot in long-term care

Richmond firm using waterpark wristband tech for COVID-19 contact tracing pilot in long-term care

The technology, in the form of a wristband, helps the care home identify and isolate those who may have been exposed to COVID-19
B.C. records highest number of new COVID-19 infections in almost six weeks

B.C. records highest number of new COVID-19 infections in almost six weeks

COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths continue to trend downward.
COVID-19 cases continue to rise on North Shore for third week in a row

COVID-19 cases continue to rise on North Shore for third week in a row

Number of coronavirus infections growing as 151 new cases reported in the past week in North Vancouver and West Vancouver; social gatherings account for most of the spread
'Legitimate' questions raised about further delaying second vaccine doses: Ottawa

'Legitimate' questions raised about further delaying second vaccine doses: Ottawa

Officials also confirm weekly Pfizer shipments for final stretch of March
B.C. reports three new COVID-19 deaths – lowest daily total in 13 weeks

B.C. reports three new COVID-19 deaths – lowest daily total in 13 weeks

The number of outbreaks at seniors' homes has declined significantly since vaccines started to be administered in December.