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Record number of new COVID-19 cases prompts ban on in-restaurant dining in B.C.

Record number of new COVID-19 cases prompts ban on in-restaurant dining in B.C.

B.C. recorded 2,518 new COVID-19 infections in past three days, including record 936 cases on March 27.
Spreading the power of play

Spreading the power of play

Former Squamish resident builds playgrounds in refugee camps and orphanages around the world. 
Intoxicated man arrested after spraying fire extinguisher in hotel lobby

Intoxicated man arrested after spraying fire extinguisher in hotel lobby

The man was held in custody on mischief charges
How to help kids grapple with the ongoing pandemic

How to help kids grapple with the ongoing pandemic

With a quarter of the school year left, experts weigh in with tips to support Sea-to-Sky youth 
Power outage in downtown Squamish

Power outage in downtown Squamish

Power has been cut in the downtown area due to a downed wire. A BC Hydro map shows the epicentre of the outage is around the 37900-block of Cleveland Ave, near Victoria. Crews are on-site to take care of the outage, which occurred around 3:34 p.m.
B.C. records second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases: 908

B.C. records second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases: 908

The 6,245 people now actively fighting infections is the highest number since January 7.
COVID-19 variants causing more severe infections among younger people in B.C.: Bonnie Henry

COVID-19 variants causing more severe infections among younger people in B.C.: Bonnie Henry

Health officials detected 800 new COVID-19 infections in the past day – the most since December 2.
B.C. seniors' home residents able to go on outings starting April 1

B.C. seniors' home residents able to go on outings starting April 1

Visits can be an hour or more, and can involve more than one person.
Squamish low-carbon building incentive program a near certainty

Squamish low-carbon building incentive program a near certainty

The District’s proposed bylaw lowers allocated density for developers who are not building to green standards.
B.C.'s active COVID-19 case count highest in months, as new vaccinations hit record high

B.C.'s active COVID-19 case count highest in months, as new vaccinations hit record high

Only three seniors' homes in the province now have active outbreaks.