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Yes, You Should Be Wearing a Mask. Here’s The Evidence.

By Tristin Hopper
March 28, 2020

So long as you’re making it yourself and taking other precautions, a face mask can absolutely slow the spread of COVID-19

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Amid BC Shutdown Orders, CFB Esquimalt Continues to Send Out Vessels

Sailors being checked for symptoms, but the measures fall far short of minimum provincial recommendations

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Images From An Empty City

By The Capital Staff
March 21, 2020

Just as spring weather hits, photographer James MacDonald captures the eerie scenes of a capital that has never been emptier

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Vancouver Island Has 22 COVID-19 Cases, But We Don’t Know Where They Are

By The Capital Staff
March 20, 2020

Health officials say it’s to protect privacy. Critics say it’s hindering efforts at social isolation.

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Everything's Closed: Here's How You Can Still Get Out

By Tristin Hopper
March 19, 2020

This shutdown could last upwards of two months, so you’re going to need to get outside sooner or later

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As Downtown Closes, Retailers Wonder Whether They Will Be Able to Reopen

Sean Craig
March 19, 2020

For businesses who make most of their money over the summer tourist season, COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time

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“It Was A Very Difficult Decision”: The Clipper On Why It Sealed Off Victoria’s Link to Seattle

By Tori Marlan
March 18, 2020

Denied a federal closure of the border, BC officials have instead pushed to unilaterally sever Vancouver Island’s transportation links with Washington

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What COVID-19 Could Do to Victoria's Homeless

By Anna J. James
March 18, 2020

The street population could be among the hardest hit by the virus. What is being done to protect them?

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What COVID-19 Will Do To Real Estate

By Leo Spalteholz
March 16, 2020

As Victoria works to limit the carnage from the pandemic, here's a look at what we'll be piecing together when this is all over

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