2021-04-13 BC

Measures The BC Restaurant says that Minister Dix told them that in-restaurant dining would continue to be prohibited through to May. Statistics The case count is lower today, which looks extremely encouraging, except there’s a note saying that these numbers are only provisional because of *sigh* a problem with their data system. So wait before… Continue reading 2021-04-13 BC

2021-03-23/4 BC

You get a special two-for-one issue today because I uh was working on my taxes yesterday. Statistics Yesterday (Tuesday): +682 cases, +1 death, +18,093 first doses, +7 second doses, VOCs ID’d: +135 of B.1.1.7, 2 of B.1.351, 25 of P.1. Today: +716 cases, +3 deaths, +25,126 first doses, +12 second doses, +22 of B.1.1.7, +1… Continue reading 2021-03-23/4 BC

2021-03-15 BC

Mitigation Measures Because of COVID, the province made legal takeout/delivery sales of alcohol alongside the purchase of a meal. They just made that rule permanent. Many people have wondered what long-term effects the pandemic would have, and I promise you “takeout/delivery alcohol sales” was not on my list or any list I saw. Press Briefing… Continue reading 2021-03-15 BC

2021-02-28 BC

Religion Apparently, the variance that Dr. Henry gave the three churches who are suing to have services was not good enough for the churches, who did not drop the suit. The Orca has an interesting story about it.

2021-02-27 BC

Religious Gatherings There are three churches which have been suing BC for not letting them gather to worship. Their basic argument is, “why is it okay to shop for balloons when it’s not okay to worship?” (Spoiler: because you don’t spend an hour shopping for balloons and you don’t sing or chant while you are… Continue reading 2021-02-27 BC