B.C. COVID-19 response update May 7, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,288 New cases since May 6, 2020: 33 Hospitalized cases: …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 6, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,255 New cases since May 5, 2020: 23 Hospitalized cases: …

Premier outlines plan to restart B.C. safely

British Columbians will move forward with safely restarting their province beginning in mid-May, according to a plan announced by Premier John Horgan. Under BC’s Restart Plan, government will work closely with public health officials, businesses and labour organizations to lift …

Province selects group to lead anti-racism program

More supports for communities will be available following a rise in racist incidents targeting Asian people during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is very concerning that we are seeing an increase in racially motivated attacks toward people of Asian heritage since …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 5, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,232 New cases since May 4, 2020: 8 Hospitalized cases: …

Government creates COVID-19 temporary layoff period

To ease financial hardship on businesses and to keep employees connected with their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, government has extended the temporary layoff period to 16 weeks for COVID-19 related reasons. Previously under the Employment Standards Act, a temporary …