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COVID-19

Leaked documents show 225 COVID-19 cases among Victoria’s unsheltered population

By Brishti Basu
Sep 23, 2021

The cases span 22 temporary housing facilities and include at least 20 people with no fixed address. Island Health has not declared an outbreak

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COVID cases surge in Victoria temporary housing—but residents and staff say they have only ‘whispers and rumours’ for information

One housing worker says facilities aren’t prepared for outbreaks. The province, meanwhile, has released no information

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UPDATED: What the BC vaccine card is—and what it isn't

With the province finalizing plans, here's what to expect with the new vaccine requirement

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Emboldened by social media, Victoria businesses vow to fight vaccine passport

By Brishti Basu
Sep 1, 2021

A lawsuit has been launched with “no chance” of winning while some clamour for horse medicine

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The beginning of Vancouver Island’s fourth wave is here

By Brishti Basu
Aug 5, 2021

Every new case on the Island has for weeks been the faster-spreading Delta variant. Here's what that means

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Marginalized groups reeling from unequal financial impacts of COVID-19 restrictions in BC: report

By Brishti Basu
Jul 8, 2021

Women, racialized groups, recent immigrants, and young people feeling the brunt of the COVID-caused economic recession

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How safe is BC’s safe restart plan for Vancouver Island?

By Brishti Basu
Jun 3, 2021

Uncertainties, questions, and data gaps continue to plague BC’s provincial restart plan as we inch closer and closer to pre-COVID life

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UPDATED: What the leaked COVID-19 report tells us about Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
May 10, 2021

Data transparency has been top-of-mind for independent researchers, who say even after the report was leaked they have no access to raw data