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According to Dr. Bonnie Henry, good times have been linked to community outbreaks of COVID-19 in BC. Here’s a brief overview of her guide to keep each other safe and healthy while still enjoying good times this summer.

Read Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Good Times Guide in full.

Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Good Times Guide

  • If you feel sick, stay home
  • Hang out with people you know
  • Don’t pass around drinks, smokes, tokes, and vapes.
  • Stay outside
  • Hang out in small groups
  • Give space
  • Clean your hands often
  • Pay attention to mental health
  • Hooking up? Do it safely

Read the whole guide here.

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Where do we fit in?

Yes, we are a provincial regulator. We are responsible for some very specific transactions in BC. We aren’t experts on COVID-19. We won’t – and shouldn’t – ever give medical or legal advice. But we are in a unique circumstance right now and we want to help people navigate the current reality. We don’t have all the answers, but we will do our best to share information from reliable sources, put it in ways that are easy to digest and understand, provide referrals and help you navigate this situation.

About Consumer Protection BC

We are responsible for regulating specific industries and certain consumer transactions in British Columbia. If your concern is captured under the laws we enforce, we will use the tools at our disposal to assist you. If we can’t help you directly, we will be happy to provide you with as much information as possible. Depending on your concern, another organization may be the ones to speak to; other times, court or legal assistance may be the best option. Explore our website at