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YVR no longer separates passengers based on COVID-19 vaccination status

YVR no longer separates passengers based on COVID-19 vaccination status

YVR is no longer implementing dual lines at customs, an initiative it said was meant to 'streamline the border clearance process'
Canada’s overall crime rate drops 8% during pandemic

Canada’s overall crime rate drops 8% during pandemic

Stay-at-home orders may be contributing factor: report.
COVID-19: Province shifting vax strategy to reach those without a dose

COVID-19: Province shifting vax strategy to reach those without a dose

Province to move from mass clinics to mobile, pop-up clinics for vaccinations
Over 150 travellers to B.C. had issues with 'vaccine certification.' Here's why.

Over 150 travellers to B.C. had issues with 'vaccine certification.' Here's why.

Close to 600 travellers entering Canada had issues, too.
Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

After three straight days of no deaths, COVID-19 claims four lives.
B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

The Richmond Night Market is one of the attractions to receive a funding boost
'Can't keep a waitlist': B.C. dog trainer busier than ever with pandemic puppies

'Can't keep a waitlist': B.C. dog trainer busier than ever with pandemic puppies

A Colwood business owner has never been so busy. She says she's currently working with 60 dogs.
Visitor restrictions at B.C.'s long-term care homes have lifted

Visitor restrictions at B.C.'s long-term care homes have lifted

Checking in with greeters during visiting hours, presenting proof of vaccination, and wearing a mask when travelling through common areas of the care home will still be required.
Coronavirus tracked in human waste

Coronavirus tracked in human waste

Researchers find COVID-19 concentrations in sewage in high case areas
COVID testing process expensive, stressful for would-be travellers

COVID testing process expensive, stressful for would-be travellers

'It's so convoluted and complicated in my mind'