COVID-19

September 30, 2021

Burnaby school board mandates masks for K-3 students

Beginning October 4.

September 17, 2021

Burnaby resident wants more transparency around COVID exposures in schools

“They say these notifications create anxiety, but from what I've heard from teachers and parents is that the lack of information creates even more anxiety. What it does is it increases speculation and rumours.”

September 8, 2021

Province unveils details of BC Vaccine Card Program

British Columbians can visit healthgateway.gov.bc.ca to download their proof of vaccination before the program takes effect next week.

September 7, 2021

“I don’t think we’re in a very good place”: the uncertainty of COVID and the return to school

This school year brings many unknowns with continued with high case counts and the highly infectious Delta variant.

August 26, 2021

Masks should be mandatory for K-3 students: Burnaby Teachers association

As teachers, children, and parents prepare for their 3rd school year dominated by COVID conversations, they’ll be packing their masks alongside their books. At least, students Grade 4 and up will be, along with teachers and staff. 

August 25, 2021

Mask mandate returns to BC; province unveils back-to-school details

The omission of requirements for students in classrooms to be vaccinated is one that has some members of the SFU community irked.

August 16, 2021

Can SFU and UBC make their own COVID safety rules? No one wants to say

There are currently no public health orders applied to post-secondary institutions related to the pandemic.