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It’s been over two months since BC joined a growing number of jurisdictions around the world that have thrown caution to the wind, embracing the public health approach that the Koch-funded authors of the Great Barrington Declaration have been pushing for all along. Why should we try to contain the spread of COVID-19, the authors… Continue reading After the Great Barrington Declaration, the Great Bewilderment Declaration
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May 12, 2022  Response to the BC Premier and Minister of Labour’s statement on lives “needlessly cut short” by “work-related illnesses or injuries” In many places in BC, on April 28, flags were flown at half-mast in response to the national Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace. Also referred to… Continue reading “May we see the data?”
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Protect Our Province BC, Safe Schools Coalition BC and BC School COVID Tracker are coming together to ask for mask protection in indoor public spaces, businesses, schools and on public transit in BC. The removal of BC’s mandated health protections has us concerned for the health and well-being of all British Columbians. “Now that masking… Continue reading Protect Our Province BC, Safe Schools Coalition BC and BC School COVID Tracker Issue Joint Press Release

Latest POP BC Briefings

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Date: Wednesday, May 16 at 12:00 noon PDT What is it that people need to know about COVID-19 that they don’t know already? What about people who are tired of hearing about it? There is a lot that isn’t being communicated well to the general public, especially about long-term effects of the virus. Those who… Continue reading POP BC Briefing #16: COVID-19: “I Wish I’d Known… “
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Wednesday, April 27th from 12:00-1:00 PDT What should you do if someone in your house tests positive for COVID-19? How do we prevent it from passing to loved ones in the household? Why should we care? Facilitator: Dr. Lyne Filiatrault, retired Emergency Physician, Protect our Province BC member. Guest Speakers:  Joey Fox is a Professional… Continue reading POP BC Briefing #15: COVID-19 in the House – How to Protect Your Loved Ones
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Thursday, April 7 at 12:00 noon PDT Ignoring the 6th wave won’t stop it. What does the evidence say? Join Dr. Lyne Filiatrault, Dr. Brenda Hardie, and Gosia Gasperowicz, PhD, as they discuss what BC needs to do to lower community transmission as the most infectious strain of COVID ever becomes dominant across the globe.… Continue reading POP BC Briefing #14: COVID-19 Doesn’t Take Breaks. Neither Can We.

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In BC, people, businesses and communities may be confused about critical factors in how COVID-19 is transmitted, who can catch it, where they can catch it, how serious the illness may be, especially for people who are marginalized or vulnerable, and what we can do to protect ourselves.


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