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8 January 2021
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Ski resort fires staff after the spread of COVID-19

8 January 2021, Comments: 0

Staff at Big White Ski Resort was let go either for violating the provincial health officer’s order or the resort’s own contracts to prevent […]

31 December 2020
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WHO fine-tunes advice on COVID masks for public and health workers

31 December 2020, Comments: 0

The WHO tightened guidelines on wearing face masks, recommending that they should be worn by everyone in health care facilities and for all interactions […]

14 December 2020
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B.C. social restrictions extended through Christmas and New Year’s

14 December 2020, Comments: 0

British Columbians are prohibited from socializing indoors with people other than household members. Social gathering restrictions put in place last month to slow the […]

3 December 2020
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B.C. teachers’ union appeals directly to parents to ‘support the culture of mask-wearing’

3 December 2020, Comments: 0

The president of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation is appealing to parents directly to ‘support a culture of mask-wearing’ in schools. Last week amid the […]

26 November 2020
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N95 Fit Test Course by Victoria First Aid

26 November 2020, Comments: 0

As workplaces, schools, and organizations prepare to re-open, there is an increasing demand for respiratory protection. When N95 masks are utilized at medical and […]