The agricultural industry in Canada relies heavily on temporary foreign workers but during the pandemic, travel is limited and social distancing measures are in place. This make housing those workers a real challenge, including on Vancouver Island.
CTV's Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme sat down with British Columbia's Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Friday to discuss her upcoming book detailing the first four weeks of the pandemic, and where Canada stands a year later in the fight against COVID-19.
The union representing Victoria police officers is calling on the city and provincial government to address rising challenges with homelessness and mental health issues after an officer was threatened by a man with a metal pipe last weekend.
Despite some calling for B.C. to increase its use of rapid tests as a way to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the province's top doctor says there are very specific situations when health authorities will use one.
Dentists, teachers and bus drivers are among the essential workers who hope to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in British Columbia, as a provincial committee determines who should be prioritized for the shot.
A West Shore mother is making waves on the internet after sharing a social media posting asking why cannabis use is met with considerable stigma, while other substances – like alcohol – are seen in a different light.