Coronavirus

Our View: Province needs to crack down on COVID-spreading events

Illicit parties and rule-breaking gatherings need to be stopped

  • Aug 13, 2020

 

Summerset keeping ‘live music alive’ with weekly outdoor concerts at Fort Langley eatery

Sundays in August will see a ticketed audience of no more than 50 seated with social distance

 

578 British Columbians currently infected with COVID-19

Seventy-eight new cases confirmed in past 24 hours

 

Pandemic could be driving more parents to get on board with flu shot: study

University of B.C. study gauges willingness for parents to vaccinate children for influenza

Many questions for Langley teachers as return to school approaches

Immune-compromised teachers are among those waiting to hear about plans

Postcards from kids in Aldergrove to uplift isolated seniors amidst COVID

United Way launched Intergenerational Postcard Club in August, matching up kids with older pen pals

B.C. man who nearly died from COVID-19 reflects on one-month battle

Robert Billyard was in an induced coma to ensure his body would not fight the ventilator to breathe

  • Aug 13, 2020

Budget watchdog says COVID-19 wage subsidy might cost less than predicted

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy encourages employers to keep their workers on the payroll

Face masks for teachers can impact learning on young children, experts say

Face coverings, mandatory in most indoor public places across the province, can help limit the spread of COVID-19

Slo-pitch league to resume play

Township approves resumption, with restrictions, league president says

B.C. records new COVID-19 death, 85 more cases; Horgan calls on celebrity help

This brings the total number of active confirmed cases to 531 across the province

B.C. to hire 500 more COVID-19 contact tracers ahead of fall

Contract tracers add an ‘extra layer’ in the fight against the novel coronavirus

No exodus of teachers during COVID year

Retirements are actually down for Langley’s school-based staff

Teachers to get 2 extra days to prepare for students’ return, now set for Sept. 10

Students will first start with orientation and learn rules of COVID-19 classroom policies

Safety won’t be compromised for vaccine, Canada’s top doctors say

Last week, Canada signed deals with two vaccine developers, Pfizer and Moderna

Antique tractor pull draws a crowd near Fort Langley

Everyone remained in their cars and watched while socially distancing

Parents split on return to school in Langley

Firm opinions are coming in to DPAC, but it’s unclear whether there’s a majority view

46 more people test positive for COVID-19 in B.C.

The province has recorded no new deaths in recent days