Statement by the Prime Minister on Canada Day

“Hope, hard work, kindness, resilience, and respect. These are the values that Canadians have shown in the face of the pandemic, and today we should celebrate those values and what we’ve overcome. But while we acknowledge our successes, we must also recognize that, for some, Canada Day is not yet a day of celebration.

BC Restart Plan

B.C. shifts to Step 3 of restart plan

“British Columbians have stepped up at every stage throughout this pandemic,” said Premier John Horgan. “We’ve helped our neighbours stay safe, we’ve sacrificed time with friends and family and we have diligently registered to get vaccinated. We’ve now reached a point in our vaccination efforts when we can begin to remove restrictions. Let’s continue to respect everyone’s comfort level as we safely take another step toward putting this pandemic behind us.”

Immunization Clinics Update: Extreme Weather

Due to the extreme heat wave that is currently impacting communities across our region, Fraser Health is implementing temporary measures at a number of our COVID-19 immunization and testing clinics as these sites are experiencing elevated temperatures. These measures are important to protect the health and safety of our staff, medical staff, industry partners, and clients.

Home delivery: another reason to choose legal cannabis

People who choose to consume non-medical cannabis have another reason to go legal, as licensed cannabis retailers will be able to deliver non-medical cannabis products directly to consumers starting July 15, 2021.

This change builds on the August 2020 move allowing cannabis retail stores (CRS) to sell their products online, providing more economic opportunities for retailers. Consumers will gain a new way to purchase non-medical cannabis from a legal source in their community, helping to support B.C.’s legal cannabis industry and strengthen their local economy.

Fraser Health’s 32-hour Vax-a-thon this weekend

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.

Virtual South Asian Health Conference is shifting discourse and finding solutions on BC’s South Asian population’s health post COVID-19

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.