September 2, 2020
Province confirms tax measure implementation dates, deferral deadlines for businesses.
September 1, 2020
Provincial State of Emergency extended through the end of the day on September 15, 2020.
August 14, 2020
The US–Canadian border will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least September 21, 2020.
August 7, 2020
The Provincial Health Officer released a new Public Health Order for gatherings and events. The order applies to persons who organize or attend events at vacation accommodation or other places; it does not apply to food service establishments or licensed premises.
View this PDF for an overview of all Provincial announcements relating to the COVID-19 crisis.
Visit the BC government’s COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information page to learn about the measures in place and supports available for British Columbians.
A dedicated phone service is also available, providing non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and physical distancing.
Information is available in more than 110 languages, seven days a week between 7:30 am-8 pm, at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or via text message at 1-888-268-4319.
If you have symptoms and may have been exposed to COVID-19, use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, to help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for the virus. You can complete the assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.
To arrange for further assessment or testing, call your local primary care provider or 8-1-1, or for deaf or hard of hearing call 7-1-1.
In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, BC’s Ministry of Health, and other industry partners, we have created an FAQ. This will be continually updated, providing information from BC, national, and international partners to give you the information you need as it relates to travel and tourism. It will help you answer questions from your staff, visitors, and partners.FAQs
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