COVID-19

Self-reported rates of anxiety and depression increased during parts of the pandemic. File photo.

Stats Canada reports significant pandemic-related jumps in depression and anxiety

Public health officer: ‘Huge amount of work ahead of us with restoring resiliency in our communities’

 

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at White Rock’s Evergreen Manor: resident

10 positive cases so far, Evergreen Baptist Care Society resident told by Fraser Health staff member

 

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Oct. 2 to 9, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down last week

39 cases the week ending Oct. 9; seven of 13 Fraser Health local health areas saw rise in cases

 

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta school board considering vaccine mandate for district staff

Board chairs from across B.C. will be meeting with the ministry later this week to discuss the issue

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
The United States announced Tuesday that its land borders will reopen in early November. (Aaron Hinks photo)

UPDATE: U.S. land border reopening ‘a great relief’ but questions remain: Surrey Board of Trade

SBOT executive director, U.S. immigration lawyer agree questions, concerns remain

The United States announced Tuesday that its land borders will reopen in early November. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Everyone attending a North Delta Minor Hockey Association (pictured in black) game at Sungod Arena or the North Delta Recreation Centre from Oct. 4 to Jan. 31, 2022 will be required to show proof of vaccination at the front door prior to entry. (Bryan McGovern photo)

Spectators at indoor sport venues in Delta must show proof of vaccination

Updated requirements for those taking part in — or watching — sports were released by the city on Oct. 5

Everyone attending a North Delta Minor Hockey Association (pictured in black) game at Sungod Arena or the North Delta Recreation Centre from Oct. 4 to Jan. 31, 2022 will be required to show proof of vaccination at the front door prior to entry. (Bryan McGovern photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta up more than 50% last week

65 cases the week ending Oct. 2; eight of 13 Fraser Health local health areas see rise in cases

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Courtesy of B.C. government)

Vancouver Island sees far more surgery delays due to COVID-19 than rest of B.C.

157 surgeries postponed at Island hospitals Sept. 26 to Oct. 2; next highest health authority had 57

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Courtesy of B.C. government)
Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas, left, poses with her sister Carol Charles in this undated handout photo. Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month. She was about 29 weeks pregnant with her ninth child. She was also unvaccinated and contracted the more dangerous Delta variant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Carol Charles

Sister of pregnant Alberta woman who died of COVID-19 urges others to get vaccinated

GoFundMe page recently set up to help support her children after preventable death

Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas, left, poses with her sister Carol Charles in this undated handout photo. Rosebluff-Thomas died of COVID-19 last month. She was about 29 weeks pregnant with her ninth child. She was also unvaccinated and contracted the more dangerous Delta variant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Carol Charles
Wednesday’s federal vaccine requirement announcement doesn’t include BC Ferries. (Black Press Media file photo)

New mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements will not apply to BC Ferries

Federally regulated transportation changes coming Oct. 30

Wednesday’s federal vaccine requirement announcement doesn’t include BC Ferries. (Black Press Media file photo)
A group of about a dozen Semiahmoo Peninsula seniors rallied in support of COVID-19 vaccinations Friday afternoon in White Rock. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: Seniors rally in White Rock in favour of COVID-19 vaccinations

Fight between vaccinated and unvaccinated people ‘has divided families’ – senior

A group of about a dozen Semiahmoo Peninsula seniors rallied in support of COVID-19 vaccinations Friday afternoon in White Rock. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at East Delta long-term care facility

Outbreak declared at Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre after two test-positive cases

Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)
Support Our Students Alberta has been tracking COVID-19 cases in schools since September. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Student advocacy group says 10 per cent of Alberta schools have COVID-19 outbreaks

Support Our Students Alberta has been tracking cases since September

Support Our Students Alberta has been tracking COVID-19 cases in schools since September. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 19 to 25, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta climb again after falling for three weeks

43 cases the week ending Sept. 25; 12 of 13 Fraser Health local health areas see rise in cases

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 19 to 25, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Margaret Kirsebom’s family held an international birthday party Sept. 24 at Peace Arch Park, when the White Rock senior’s grandson, Sean, (foreground) drove up from California to help her celebrate turning 89. The family wasn’t aware they would be asked to produce their passports if they crossed into the park on the U.S. side, so they instead visited across the ditch that marks the international boundary. (Contributed photo)

Passport check at U.S. side of Peace Arch Park turns birthday into international celebration

People without documents now being told to visit Douglas Port of Entry for CBSA screening

Margaret Kirsebom’s family held an international birthday party Sept. 24 at Peace Arch Park, when the White Rock senior’s grandson, Sean, (foreground) drove up from California to help her celebrate turning 89. The family wasn’t aware they would be asked to produce their passports if they crossed into the park on the U.S. side, so they instead visited across the ditch that marks the international boundary. (Contributed photo)
Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna agencies collaborate to tackle COVID-19 spike in homeless population

Outbreaks or exposures at shelters were not recorded on Interior Health’s list of public exposures

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
The Canadian Armed Forces helped establish a COVID-19 test facility at the Douglas Port of Entry in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey man says Canada border rules unfair for those not ‘tech savvy’

Michael Douet, 76, and his wife ordered to quarantine, despite providing proof of vaccination, tests

The Canadian Armed Forces helped establish a COVID-19 test facility at the Douglas Port of Entry in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Sad reality: Alberta top doc says COVID deaths keeping hospitals from being overrun

310 patients were in intensive care across the province on Thursday

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 12 to 18, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down again for third straight week

44 cases the week ending Sept. 11; down another 11 after hitting a three-month high two weeks ago

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Sept. 12 to 18, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police investigating after crash kills 1, sends 2 to hospital

Police requesting video footage of Mt. Lehman Road collision

(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)