The B.C. Centre for Disease Control's latest map of COVID-19 case data shows hotspots in the province's Interior and north, as well as a growing density of cases in the Vancouver Island region where a First Nation has been struggling with an outbreak.
It’s being described as a first of its kind. A new “Marine Mammal Desk” has been set up by the Canadian Coast Guard in Sidney, B.C. The new service is co-located within the coast guard’s Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre.
For many businesses in Greater Victoria, the biggest problem during the pandemic has been a lack of customers. But for others, a new pandemic problem is beginning to boil to the surface, a shortage of staff.