B.C. COVID-19 response update March 27, 2020

VICTORIA – The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 792 New cases since March 26, 2020: 67 …

Province takes unprecedented steps to support COVID-19 response

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “B.C. is …

Safe seniors, strong communities during COVID-19

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is providing the United Way of the Lower Mainland with $50 million to bolster seniors’ supports at community service agencies throughout British Columbia. This will help address …

Tentative agreement reached between BCTF, BCPSEA

A tentative agreement under the B.C. government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate has been reached between the members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring …

B.C. COVID-19 response update March 26, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 725 New cases since March 25, 2020: 66 Hospitalized cases: …