‘Few blanket answers’: British Columbians who feel unsafe heading back to work face uncertainty

With Phase 2 of B.C.’s plan to reopen the economy underway, thousands of British Columbians are headed back to work. But some workers say they’re concerned about their own safety due to COVID-19 as they head back to the job. Andrea Burton, executive director of the B.C. Dental Hygienists Association, says she’s been hearing from many of her members who […]

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Vancouver barber has cut hair for 71 years, then came COVID-19. Now he’s back on the job

George Chronopoulos started cutting hair when he was just 14 years old, and during his 71-year career he has sheared the locks of Hollywood royalty and the city’s business elite. The 85-year-old, who came to Canada from Greece as a young man, had to take a break after his salon closed in March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. He […]

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B.C. shops reopen as retailers, shoppers adjust to the new normal

As the province entered the second phase of its plan to reopen the economy, retail shoppers saw safety measures in place to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus. Boards covering some storefronts came down in downtown Vancouver as retail businesses started to welcome customers. Customers at downtown Vancouver’s Pacific Centre shopping mall experienced several changes, including enhanced cleaning, signs […]

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WATCH: B.C.’s daily coronavirus update with Dr. Bonnie Henry, May 14

Health officials are providing daily updates on the coronavirus in B.C. Provincial Medical Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry will hold a press conference each day as part of efforts to establish “a routine for providing the information that people need.” [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ] UPDATE: The next in-person update will […]

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