B.C. health officials announced 446 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths on Tuesday.
An Abbotsford company has been given the go-ahead from the province to remove a peregrine falcon nesting site from a quarry it plans to reopen. Conservationists and local residents say $75,000 in mitigation plans to encourage continued breeding at the site aren’t suitable.
Two doctors who study COVID-19 say that when it comes to reducing the spread of the virus, Canadian health officials should focus more on tactics to help high-risk populations instead of imposing blanket restrictions on everyone.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the community was at 73 on Monday and continued to climb all week. Then, a barrage of racist comments were posted online in reaction to the reported cases. But in the midst of it all, vaccines were given to 600 Cowichan Tribe members, offering some hope.