Starting Thursday, June 17, 2021, employers can apply for reimbursement of wages paid to workers who have taken sick leave related to COVID-19.
The temporary reimbursement program is retroactive to May 20, when legislation was passed, to ensure sick workers can stay home for up to three days without losing wages, while supporting businesses during the pandemic.
After questioning from the BC Liberals, the NDP government has admitted to spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on secretive opinion polling before their unnecessary pandemic election. This information confirms suspicions that the government had been planning to call a snap election for months.
SURREY – Fraser Health will be rolling out the red carpet at our COVID-19 immunization clinic at Guildford Recreation Centre for our first-ever all-night Vax-a-thon. From 11:00 am on Saturday, June 19, to 7:00 pm on Sunday, June 20, approximately 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be available to eligible people needing their first dose.
Harper is one of several Indigenous entrepreneurs that has received support through the Raven Indigenous Impact Fund (RIIF). Simon Fraser University became the first university to invest in RIIF in 2020, which helps Indigenous entrepreneurs across Turtle Island (what some Indigenous communities call North America) to achieve their dreams.
COVID-19’s spike for British Columbia’s South Asian populations has underlying factors — chronic illness, culturally ineffective health system gaps, and lack of data/analysis. The 2021 Canada India Network Society Conference will be hold a virtual South Asian focused health conference on June 18-20, 2021 will focus on these topics and more.
Since January 2021 the Delta Police had been conducting a limited-use pilot project with body-worn cameras, and was primarily using the cameras during officer training. The pilot was scheduled to conclude at the end of May. However, increased violence during the ongoing gang conflict caused the Delta Police Board to approve an additional use for the cameras during its meeting this week, and to extend the pilot until September, 2021.
Today, to help encourage immunization among other young adults with a fear of missing out, Fraser Health has launched a new social-media video campaign called Fight the FOMO. Register, Book, Get the Shot.
For Telka Pesklevits and Frankie Cena, fear of missing out was a powerful motivator in their decisions to get the COVID-19 vaccine.