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  1. All BC Parks Closing
    BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19.

    April 8, 2020
  2. New Spaces Secured for Vulnerable People to Self-Isolate
    To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry. So far, more than 900 spaces have been secured at 23 sites including hotels, motels and community centres throughout B.C.

    April 7, 2020
  3. New Guidelines Support Compliance with Provincial Health Officer's Orders
    The provincial health officer (PHO) has issued new guidelines to support compliance with orders on business closures and gatherings, under the Public Health Act.

    April 1, 2020
  4. Province of British Columbia Extends State of Emergency to Support COVID-19 Response
    The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the end of the day on April 14, 2020.

    April 1, 2020
  5. Critical Supplies Needed for Essential Services
    The Province of British Columbia needs pieces of personal protective equipment, medical items, and cleaning supplies for essential services. If you have any of these items, please support British Columbia’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 by contributing what you have.

    March 31, 2020
  6. TransLink to Limit Seating on Buses
    Commencing next week, TransLink will be limiting seating on buses in Metro Vancouver to promote physical distancing. Roughly half the seats on board buses will have signage installed to indicate that those seats are to be left vacant, which will allow for extra space between customers. If the new seated capacity is reached, bus operators will not make any further stops to collect passengers, who will have to wait for the next bus.

    March 30, 2020
  7. City of Delta Council approves Bylaws allowing City to Levy Fines for Contraventions of Provincial Health Officer's Order
    The City of Delta is under a State of Provincial Emergency ordered by the BC Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General to ensure a coordinated response to COVID-19 across all levels of government.

    March 30, 2020
  8. District of Sicamous Council Announces $20,000 Fund to Support Community During COVID-19
    The District of Sicamous, like every other municipality in Canada, is navigating through the COVID-19 crisis during this unprecedented time. The citizens of our great community have followed the advice of Dr. Bonnie Henry and the Provincial government by self-isolating and practicing social distancing.

    March 27, 2020
  9. Province of British Columbia Takes Unprecedented Steps to Support COVID-19 Response
    Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

    March 26, 2020
  10. Temporary Witnessing Requirements under the Land Title Act
    In support of recommendations by the BC Public Health Officer to maintain social distance, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has implemented temporary changes during these extraordinary times with respect to witnessing requirements when executing instruments under the Land Title Act.

    March 26, 2020
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