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COVID-19 — What You Need to Know: May 14

May 14th 2020
Status Update as of May 14, 2020: 5:00 PM PST:
  • 15 new positive cases since May 13
  • 2,392 total positive cases in B.C.
  • 58 people are currently in hospital, 12 are in ICU
  • 3 new deaths for a total of 135
  • 1,885 have fully recovered 

Recent Government Announcements:


Province of B.C.
City of Vancouver

Above is an excerpt of the results of a poll conducted by the City of Vancouver, presented by Mayor Kennedy Stewart today, May 14. The above results depict Vancouver residents' different feelings regarding the re-opening of various facilities and businesses in the city. 

B.C. Restart Plan in Action 

As the B.C. Restart Plan has allowed various industries to re-open safely under enhanced protocols once phase 2 begins, many applicable industry associations and their members are proving their efforts to come back. 

Featured Not-For-Profit  

As we all slowly emerge from our lockdowns and begin to rebuild our economy, Coast Communications will be featuring not-for-profits in our COVID-19 newsletter to encourage us to all consider how we can begin our own recovery while helping others. Please email us if you have a charity you want us to profile.

Profile: The Kettle Society

I have been on the board of the Kettle Society for two years - we just launched our fundraising program, #NoMindLeftBehind and Coast Comms is sponsoring a team fundraising page.

The Kettle provides services for people living with mental illness, including through over 400 supportive housing unites, special programs like our Homeless Outreach Program, which provides kits to help people get through the day, and our drop in kitchen, still operating to feed people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to donate. 

Tamara Little