26
Aug
2021
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Some B.C. businesses vow to defy province’s vaccine passport system

Just days after British Columbia announced plans to require a proof of COVID-19 vaccination to access certain non-essential services and activities, some businesses are already vowing to defy the mandate. “We just don’t want to be the ones to enforce something where people feel like their privacy rights are…
24
Feb
2021
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Coronavirus: Business traveller lamenting lack of private testing sites in Okanagan – Okanagan

With new federal regulations governing international flights, some Okanagan residents who travel for work are finding it tough to obtain the necessary COVID-19 test before boarding a plane. Allan Laursen walked into Kelowna International Airport on Wednesday, bound for Copenhagen, Denmark, on a business trip. The Kelowna man works…
10
Dec
2020
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B.C. dry ice company scores cool contract for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

When Paul Thomson went into business manufacturing dry ice, he never imagined his company would be at the forefront of a national response to contain a pandemic. But a lot can change in a year. “We’re very happy that we get to be a part of the solution,” Thompson…
18
Apr
2020
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Coronavirus: Okanagan animation studio creates lighthearted, wash-your-hands animation jam – Okanagan

An animation studio in B.C. has produced a lighthearted video reminding people to wash their hands during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Created by the artists at Yeti Farm Creative in Kelowna, the video is 51 seconds in length and features 18 brief clips, each featuring a hand-washing theme. The studio…