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Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Constitutional challenge mounted against B.C. vaccine passports

Health issues prevent vaccination, women claim.
Two B.C. women file constitutional challenge of vaccine card

Two B.C. women file constitutional challenge of vaccine card

VANCOUVER — Two British Columbia women who say doctors advised them against getting COVID-19 vaccines have filed a constitutional challenge of the province's vaccine passport. A petition filed in B.C.
B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

58 critically ill people airlifted out of the hospitals in the north
More COVID restrictions announced in Northern B.C.

More COVID restrictions announced in Northern B.C.

25 critical care patients from the Peace Region flown to southern hospitals
Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Serious COVID-19 infections keep rising across B.C.

Nine more die from COVID-19; hospitalizations highest since May.
B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

B.C. announces further COVID-19 restrictions to curb transmission in Northern Health

58 critically ill people airlifted out of the hospitals in the north
218 COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast B.C. last week

218 COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast B.C. last week

Between Oct. 3 to 9, there were 115 cases in the North Peace, 100 in the South Peace, and 3 in Fort Nelson
Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters are proving that a bouquet of flowers and plenty of kind words can go a long way in boosting morale for local healthcare workers.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
Northern Health reports three more COVID-19 deaths, following seven from long weekend

Northern Health reports three more COVID-19 deaths, following seven from long weekend

There were also 67 new cases confirmed in Northern Health Wednesday