B.C. COVID-19 Pandemic Update

September 17, 2021   Victoria — As of Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, 86.5% (4,008,076) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 78.9% (3,659,495) have received their second dose. In addition, …

Province Strengthening Ambulance System

September 14, 2021 Victoria — The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.’s history in rural and remote locations. In October, 24 ambulance stations will be converted from on-call paramedic staffing to 24/7 stations …

New Health Measures Introduced for Northern Health Region

September 2, 2021 Northern Health Information Bulletin   Northern Health (NH) is introducing new public health orders covering the entire Northern Health region to manage COVID-19 activity. Effective at 12:01 AM Tuesday September 7, 2021: New NH orders: Personal gatherings …

Transit Free in B.C. for Children 12 and Under

September 1, 2021 Vancouver — Public transit is now free for all children 12 and under in B.C., saving families money, increasing access to affordable transportation options and encouraging more people to use public transit. The free transit for children …

Province Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Network

August 31, 2021   Victoria — British Columbia’s provincewide electric vehicle (EV) charging network will get four new sites in the coming months. The number of EV charging stations throughout the province is growing rapidly. B.C. now has over 2,000 public …