COVID-19

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases in Delta fell again last week

City had had 206 cases from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, down 24 from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Mountain View Manor in Delta. (Photo: deltahospitalauxiliary.org)

COVID-19 outbreak at Ladner long-term care facility declared over

30 residents, eight staff in outbreak declared at Mountain View Manor Jan. 25; one resident died

Mountain View Manor in Delta. (Photo: deltahospitalauxiliary.org)
A group of people against vaccine mandates met at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing in South Surrey Tuesday to show support to truckers. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey Board of Trade urges businesses to watch out for protest disruptions

Ant-mandate blockades are a ‘sabotage of the economy’ – CEO

A group of people against vaccine mandates met at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing in South Surrey Tuesday to show support to truckers. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A child is caught between two parents with conflicting opinions on whether they should be vaccinated (Adobe stock)

Kelowna dad loses parental custody until son is vaccinated, judge rules

Parents have polarized opinions on the COVID-19 vaccine

A child is caught between two parents with conflicting opinions on whether they should be vaccinated (Adobe stock)
A police member stands in front of trucks blocking downtown streets as a rally against COVID-19 restrictions, which began as a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers, continues in Ottawa, on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
A police member stands in front of trucks blocking downtown streets as a rally against COVID-19 restrictions, which began as a cross-country convoy protesting a federal vaccine mandate for truckers, continues in Ottawa, on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

LETTER: View from the fence shows right and wrong on both sides of ‘freedom convoy’

Nobody on either side of the situation in Ottawa is completely at fault, writes Maureen Kerr

  • Feb 10, 2022
Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Screenshot of Twitter post of a trucker accused of hit and run of cyclist in Vancouver on Feb. 6, 2022. (Twitter)

VIDEO: Chilliwack trucking company fires driver over cyclist hit-and-run caught on camera

‘We do not support or condone the actions of that driver’

Screenshot of Twitter post of a trucker accused of hit and run of cyclist in Vancouver on Feb. 6, 2022. (Twitter)
Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre in East Delta. (Google Street View image)

Outbreak declared after 14 at Delta long-term care facility test positive for COVID-19

Outbreak at Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre the second at a Delta LTC facility in as many weeks

Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre in East Delta. (Google Street View image)
Freya Keddie holds a sign at the B.C. legislature to show her support for vaccination, amidst demonstrators against mandates. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Anti-mandate rally met with counter-demonstrators in front of B.C. legislature

Saturday’s counter-demonstration was organized on Reddit, receiving wide support from respondees

Freya Keddie holds a sign at the B.C. legislature to show her support for vaccination, amidst demonstrators against mandates. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Fraser Health has opened a COVID-19 rapid test distribution centre at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)
Fraser Health has opened a COVID-19 rapid test distribution centre at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)
BC School Sports tournaments can now resume after a Feb. 3 decision from the Ministry of Education. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

‘It’s official’: BC School Sports gets green light to resume tournaments

The Ministry of Education initially prevented such events from happening, amid the pandemic

BC School Sports tournaments can now resume after a Feb. 3 decision from the Ministry of Education. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay says disrespect to monuments and racist flags do not typify the majority of those participating in the truckers’ convoy in Ottawa. File photo

South Surrey-White Rock MP condemns ‘actions of a few’ at Ottawa truckers protest

Conservative Kerry-Lynne Findlay says convoy has a legitimate message

South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay says disrespect to monuments and racist flags do not typify the majority of those participating in the truckers’ convoy in Ottawa. File photo
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, in Edmonton on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Kenney set to announce end date of Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine passport next week

Alberta also to unveil a plan that will see it remove almost all restrictions by month’s end

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, in Edmonton on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 23 to 29, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Another small drop in COVID-19 cases in Delta last week

City had 230 active cases from Jan. 16-22, down 259 the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 23 to 29, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Black Press Media)

B.C. woman sues Ducks Unlimited after being fired over COVID-19 vaccine policy

On Oct. 1, she raised her concerns about the policy and on Oct. 14 she was fired for failing to comply

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Musician Lisa Brokop sings “We Believe For It” in support of Canada’s “Freedom Convoy” in a video posted to her Facebook page.

VIDEO: Surrey-born Brokop sings support for truckers before ‘battle’ in Ottawa

‘It makes me so proud to be Canadian,’ Nashville-based singer posted to Facebook

Musician Lisa Brokop sings “We Believe For It” in support of Canada’s “Freedom Convoy” in a video posted to her Facebook page.
Peace Arch Hospital. (Aaron Hinks photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Peace Arch Hospital over: Fraser Health

Outbreak at PAH’s Foundation Lodge first announced Jan. 7

  • Jan 31, 2022
Peace Arch Hospital. (Aaron Hinks photo)
(File photo: Phil McLachlan/Black Press)

Booster doses hit 32% in Surrey, 49% in South Surrey/White Rock

About 44% of 5- to 11-year-olds have had their first dose

(File photo: Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
Fraser Health employee Amarjeet Jammu speaks with a motorist after giving them a COVID-19 rapid test kit at a drive-thru pick up site in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, January 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Weekly COVID case counts continue to drop in Surrey

Local health area sees a 26% decrease

Fraser Health employee Amarjeet Jammu speaks with a motorist after giving them a COVID-19 rapid test kit at a drive-thru pick up site in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, January 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Photo featured in the new "Through the Nurses’ Lens" exhibit at Amelia Douglas Gallery, at Douglas College in New Westminster. (submitted photo)

‘Photovoice’-inspired art exhibit sheds light on lives of B.C. nurses during pandemic

‘Through the Nurses’ Lens’ reopens Amelia Douglas Gallery after nearly two years of closure

Photo featured in the new "Through the Nurses’ Lens" exhibit at Amelia Douglas Gallery, at Douglas College in New Westminster. (submitted photo)
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