Coronavirus: Everything you need to know in Vancouver today

Mar 27 2020, 5:47 pm

Each day in Canada, a lot of news regarding COVID-19 comes out nationally and locally.

Now, we’re bringing you the top coronavirus headlines from Vancouver and across Canada all in one place on a daily basis, to help you digest the information and stay in the know with the biggest stories and developments.

You can also view all the headlines in real time here.

Top COVID-19 stories for March 27 in Vancouver

Provincial government giving $3 million to BC’s arts and culture sector

Calling it a “a first, but very necessary, step.”

Vancouver Tim Hortons’ licence suspended for “gross misconduct”

Inspectors visited four times and issued several warnings.

Two more people have died from coronavirus in BC

And 67 new cases were announced today.

BC health officials warn of “unproven” coronavirus treatment and medications

Currently, “a proven treatment for COVID-19 does not exist.

2 staff members diagnosed with coronavirus at Fraser Heath seniors’ facilities

The staff members worked at seniors’ communities in Langely and Surrey.

BC compares coronavirus case rates to hardest-hit regions in the world

Comparing BC against South Korea, Hubei, and Northern Italy.

BC government to offer safe drug supply during coronavirus pandemic

“We’re dealing with one public health emergency on top of another.”

Trudeau announces Canada to cover 75% of wages for qualifying businesses to avoid layoffs

And it will be backdated to March 15.

In-person Service Canada centres close due to coronavirus pandemic

Service will still be done over the phone.