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Julie MacLellan

Julie MacLellan

Julie MacLellan is the assistant editor of the Burnaby NOW and Record newspapers and also keeps an eye on the arts and entertainment scene. Outside of work you're likely to find her hiking local trails, writing fiction, singing in choirs and parenting her young daughter.

Recent Work by Julie

Opinion: So B.C. children are at risk from COVID-19. Now what?

Opinion: So B.C. children are at risk from COVID-19. Now what?

With approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children now imminent, the B.C. government is finally admitting what parents have said all along: Children are at risk. So what are they going to do about it?
New West pharmacy faces class-action lawsuit over alleged reuse of COVID-19 vaccine syringes

New West pharmacy faces class-action lawsuit over alleged reuse of COVID-19 vaccine syringes

The incidents in question took place in August 2021
Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Christine Lauzon says she'll 'let it settle a bit' before she makes any big decisions about what to do with her Lotto Max winnings.
B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

But BCTF president Teri Mooring says the B.C. government should be implementing a provincewide mandate, not relying on school districts
When will B.C. children be able to get their COVID vaccine?

When will B.C. children be able to get their COVID vaccine?

Dr. Bonnie Henry 'really hopeful' that Pfizer vaccine for 5-to-11-year-olds will be available by the end of the calendar year, and hopefully as early as the end of October
How parents can keep their kids safe from COVID in school: Advice from Dr. Bonnie Henry

How parents can keep their kids safe from COVID in school: Advice from Dr. Bonnie Henry

Getting vaccinated and keeping sick kids at home are the top 2 ways to fight COVID in schools, the PHO says
Back-to-school in B.C. won't be as 'near normal' as planned: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Back-to-school in B.C. won't be as 'near normal' as planned: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Details of B.C.'s back-to-school plans for 2021/22 will be released next week
Delta variant not causing increased transmission in B.C. kids: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Delta variant not causing increased transmission in B.C. kids: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Provincial health officer says B.C. will continue to watch the situation over the next few weeks as the new school year approaches
Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C. child-care workers to get vaccinated

Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C. child-care workers to get vaccinated

School staff have very high rates of immunization, but the same isn't true for child-care workers, Henry said at her May 10 briefing
B.C. schools will remain open in the face of COVID's third wave

B.C. schools will remain open in the face of COVID's third wave

On the heels of news that Ontario is shutting down in-class instruction, Dr. Bonnie Henry says keeping B.C.'s schools open remains a priority