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COVID-19

With COVID-19 benefits ending, eviction looms for Victoria’s jobless

By Tori Marlan
Oct 17, 2020

As back rent now comes due, the pandemic has outlived the province’s protections. 

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How a new rapid COVID-19 test could change everything

By Harley Gordon
Oct 2, 2020

The return of tourism, care home visits and even music festivals could now be on the horizon

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“I called 75 times”: Severe backups at testing call centre hinder Island’s COVID-19 response

By Tori Marlan
Sep 29, 2020

While rapid testing was key to BC’s early success in fighting COVID-19, this has now given way to some of the longest wait times in the country

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COVID-19 cases are spiking again. Here’s why it's different this time.

By Harley Gordon
Sep 28, 2020

The second wave of COVID-19 is shaping up to be way less deadly than the first

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Visualizing BC's "hidden" COVID-19 victims

By Snejana Vorona
Sep 21, 2020

Beyond its confirmed COVID-19 fatalities, since lockdowns began BC has seen several hundred more deaths than would be typical

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The human cost of COVID-19 lockdowns

By Harley Gordon
Aug 30, 2020

Social distancing has saved thousands of lives, but it’s ruined thousands of others

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GRAPHIC: How many BC could have lost to COVID-19

By Snejana Vorona
Aug 19, 2020

If BC had been hit like Quebec, 3,000 would be dead instead of 200

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Is it safe to send children back to school?

By Harley Gordon
Aug 8, 2020

Unlike almost all infectious disease pandemics throughout history, this one leaves children largely unscathed