Thursday, June 8, 2023
June 8, 2023


Friday COVID-19 roundup: Next two weeks a critical time, says provincial health officer

B.C.’s provincial health officer is cautiously optimistic that the physical distancing and other measures being taken are helping to slow the spread of COVID-19...

Local medical staff address patient confidentiality; offer new resources

March 27 Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Association COVID-19 Update: A gentle reminder to people who have been asking whether there are cases on Salt Spring:...

Salt Spring Foundation sets up Emergency Prep and Relief Fund

The Salt Spring Island Foundation has established the COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Relief Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation is making...

Harbour Air joins Seair in cancelling regularly scheduled flights

Harbour Air has temporarily suspended all regularly scheduled flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a release issued Thursday night, the company said that “with...

March 26 Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Association COVID-19 Update

Message from the Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Association for March 26: We are in the calm before the storm and it is what we...

Province increases powers to safeguard supply chains and enforce health officer’s orders

The B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced this morning that the government is enacting extraordinary powers under a state...

Open burning ban in effect until April 15

All open burning has been banned in the Gulf Islands and other high smoke sensitivity zones across B.C. for the next few weeks due...

Federal government mandates 14-day isolation period with Quarantine Act powers

The federal government has gotten serious about ensuring people self-isolate after returning from destinations outside of Canada. On Wednesday, Health Minister Patty Hajdu announced...

March 25 Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Association COVID-19 Update

March 25 message from the Lady Minto Hospital Medical Staff Association: Over the last week or so, we have focused on what individuals can do...

MLA Adam Olsen: Community resiliency encouraging

By ADAM OLSEN SAANICH NORTH & ISLANDS MLA COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, is spreading quickly. We are in a state of shock as we see...


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