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Une modélisation créée par des experts de l'Université Simon Fraser, en Colombie-Britannique, donne une bonne idée de ce à quoi pourrait ressembler la situation entourant la COVID-19 au Canada si un des nouveaux variants venait à s'installer au pays.

Certains, comme le B.1.1.7, détecté au Royaume-Uni, pourraient être plus contagieux que leur prédécesseur, ce qui fait en sorte que le virus pourrait se transmettre plus rapidement. 

La sélection de l'éditeur : Martin Matte revient sur la controverse de la publicité Maxi jugée grossophobe

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Burnaby RCMP and Simon Fraser University have both issued statements following a controversial arrest that took place on Friday, December 11. 

Osob Mohamed, President of the Simon Fraser Student Society, issued a tweet about the events, calling SFU "a sick institution" and saying "A Black alum was pepper sprayed, tased and arrested for simply trying to get food in the dining hall on campus. This after countless conversations about de-escalation and the dangers of police presence on campus."

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On Sunday, December 6, Fraser Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a B.C. mink farm

According to the media release, eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 at the site and more employees are being screened. 

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Fun fact: October is actually BC Wine Harvest month — aka, the perfect excuse to check out one (or more!) of BC's nine wine regions. 

Yup, that's right. With more than 280 wineries spread across the landscape, Canada's most beautiful province is also one of the country's most premium wine producers. 

Since there's something unique about every part of BC, it's totally understandable if you need a little help learning about each distinct region and narrowing down your options. That's why this handy guide covers what makes each region unique, complete with places to eat and stay, fun things to do, and — of course — some of the top BC wineries to visit!

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Since many of us have become mini-public health experts in 2020, why not take what you know and get paid for it? In Metro Vancouver — contract tracing jobs and postings at hospital entrances are plentiful.

For example, two health authorities in B.C. have postings looking for Entrance Screeners and Contact Tracing Aides.

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