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COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

CMS Food Bank closes temporarily

Food bank serves Cobble Hill, Mill Bay and Shawnigan Lake

Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing

Latest collection of news briefs from around Canada, including how a fake note shut down a workplace

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Lake Cowichan Country Grocer cleaning for COVID-19
Tiny house friction near Lake Cowichan
Fire at Twin Gables Motel in Crofton, B.C.
Drone joins search for Ethan Sampson

Cowichan Valley team using 3D printing to quadruple ventilator capacity

Hopes are high that project will help solve global ventilator shortage during pandemic

BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing

The company has seen a 50 to 70 per cent drop in ridership due to the pandemic

B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau among contenders

COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes

Only essential visits allowed to people in long-term care facilities across the province

Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns

Officials will make alternative arrangements for those who still need personalized services

B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says

’Not out of the woods yet’ as next two weeks are critical

Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police

New Brunswick police urging people to call the non-compliance hotline instead

Missing 16-year-old girl from Nanaimo may have headed to North Cowichan

RCMP hope public can help them find Trisha Harry, who was last seen Monday

COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance

You can receive up to 55 per cent of your earnings up to a maximum of $573 a week

BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns

The B.C. government is providing $55,000 to help cover fees associated with the online transition

Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19

This is up from the previously announced 10 per cent wage subsidy

Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%

Bank governor Stephen Poloz said the goal of the decision Friday is to restore market functioning

US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now

Pandemic is accelerating in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit

World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied

Comprehensive world coronavirus news round-up as of 5:30 a.m., Friday, March 27

10 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package

The first person in the U.S. to be infected through community transmission discharged from hospital