Should B.C. remain an outlier when it comes to releasing locations of COVID-19 cases?

According to Bonnie Henry, British Columbians are responsible enough to live without detailed rules or strict orders during a global pandemic.  But we’re not responsible enough to know where positive COVID-19 cases... Read more »

Why B.C.’s containment and recovery from COVID-19 is going smoother than Ontario’s

At the end of a news conference Wednesday, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix seemed to reference the troubles Toronto was facing during this stage of the response to the pandemic. “The past... Read more »

Slow return for Canada’s dental offices as pandemic restrictions ease

As dental offices start to reopen across the country, the guidelines vary from province to province but the concerns remain the same: having the right protocols and enough protective gear to safely... Read more »

Married for 68 years, this B.C. couple died 5 hours apart after testing positive for COVID-19

Juanita and Howard Robinson’s romance started with double dates and calls to “the dirt department” and ended more than 65 years later as they held hands on their final day together. The Robinsons... Read more »

Dental hygienists wary of new protection guidelines say they feel like ‘guinea pigs’

Dental hygienists say new provincial health guidelines around protective wear for safety during dental procedures are confusing at best and may not go far enough, despite the provincial health officer’s reassurances that... Read more »

Top doctor acknowledges B.C. faces ‘anxiety-inducing’ week as province transitions to Phase 2

THE LATEST: 16 more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in British Columbia, bringing the total to 2,444.  There were eight new cases between Saturday and Sunday, and eight new cases between... Read more »

Team of rivals: How B.C.’s 3 parties forged a united front on health issues long before COVID-19

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, B.C. Liberal health critic Norm Letnick became concerned that his Okanagan constituents didn’t have an avenue to speak directly with public health officials about the novel... Read more »

B.C.’s top doctor advises against travel as 15 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths announced

The highlights: 15 more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19.  3 more people have died in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 2,392 cases and 135 people have... Read more »

Appendicitis patient urges British Columbians to seek medical attention when they need it

When Alexis MacMillan, 55, woke up with abdominal pain, she didn’t think much of it. A few days later, when she caught a fever, she instantly started to worry that it might... Read more »

Doctors warn against claims that Beijing-touted health supplement distributed in Canada treats COVID-19

International student Neemay Li didn’t hesitate to show off on YouTube a gift from Vancouver’s Chinese consulate in early April. Like thousands of other Chinese students in Canada who are sheltering in... Read more »