‘Heartbroken’ British Columbians deserve answers about Post report on Covid-19 in care homes, legislative assembly members tell minister

‘Heartbroken’ British Columbians deserve answers about Post report on Covid-19 in care homes, legislative assembly members tell minister

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP

  • Opposition leader Shirley Bond says the investigation, revealing 42 outbreaks and 192 deaths under a policy known as enhanced surveillance, was ‘devastating’
  • Bond and other assembly members ask why the policy was implemented, but BC health minister says a causal link with outbreaks ‘is not supported by the evidence’

Ian Young

Updated: 4:27am, 19 May, 2021

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, speak to the media in Vancouver, British Columbia in January last year. Photo: AFP