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 Apr 7, 2022: COVID-19 Doesn’t Take Breaks. Neither Can We.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 12:30-1:30 pm PT Join Canadian researcher and author Jon Parsons in a discussion with Protect our Province BC member Dr. Amy Tan about how Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic amounts to a failure of ethical action.  The pandemic has brought issues with Canada’s governing systems and cultural identity into full view:… Continue reading Mar 23, 2022: Lack of Ethics – How Canada is Failing with COVID-19

Streamed Thursday, February 24, 12:00 – 1:00 pm PST Protect our Province BC is honoured to be joined for its 12th live briefing by Professor JL Jimenez and Dr. KA Prather, two world renowned scientists and advocates who have played a leading role in putting to rest the “droplet dogma” when it comes to COVID-19… Continue reading Feb 24, 2022: Name It to Tame It – COVID-19 is Airborne!

Streamed Tuesday, February 22, 12:00 – 1:00 pm PST Journalism Professor Sean Holman and reporter Brishti Basu discuss the challenges of obtaining timely data to support pandemic coverage in the BC media. In this briefing, we address the relative lack of public Covid-19 data compared to other provinces, and explore the vital and urgent need… Continue reading Feb 22, 2022: Knowledge is Power – So Why is BC Hiding COVID-19 Data?

Streamed on Thursday, February 10, 12:00 – 1:00 pm PST There is currently a strong push from governments towards a narrative that Omicron is “mild” and bringing us to an end of this pandemic. As such, this warrants dropping most layers of protection and “living with COVID”. However, this storyline side-steps a key issue -… Continue reading Feb 10, 2022: Long Covid – BC’s Hidden Tragedy

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we may all be weathering the same storm, but we are not all in the same boat. Some of us are in sturdy yachts, while others find themselves in much more precarious vessels. One person’s experience of the last twenty-two months can be vastly different from the next. How can we… Continue reading Jan 20, 2022: Living with COVID – Who Pays the Price?

COVID-19, Schools, and Children: Debunking the Myths BC’s politicians and public health leaders seem to have abandoned all ideas of preventing the rapid growth of Omicron, telling both businesses and schools to prepare for “functional closures”, with widespread illness expected to disable the ability to operate due to lack of staff. What does this mean… Continue reading Jan 6, 2022: SOS – Put Kids’ Safety First

Omicron has sent case numbers to their highest levels yet, even with limited testing. There are many issues to be addressed, including: Omicron - How mild is it? Can we live with it?N95 masks for healthcare workers, including at vaccination clinics - why is this important?BC Third Dose roll out - Let’s talk intervals since… Continue reading Dec 31, 2021: Omicron in BC – PoP Response Panel to Government Press Conferences

Just like other countries around the globe, the province of Ontario is now acting swiftly ahead of the rapidly building Omicron variant wave. BC will not be spared and must prepare now for what may soon be coming.  Meanwhile we heard at BC government’s recent COVID Update that our government is once again taking a… Continue reading Dec 16, 2021: Addressing Omicron – No Time to Wait!

As countries around the globe are swiftly acting ahead of an anticipated Omicron variant wave, BC is also battling massive damage from floods and mudslides. Not only that, but BC’s hospital systems are strained to the limit, as Protect our Province BC discovered when we asked healthcare staff to tell us their stories.  Looking at… Continue reading Dec 1, 2021: BC Can’t Afford Another Wave of COVID-19