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BC Restart Plan - Step 2 We can play doubles!!

The day that a lot of us are waiting for is finally here!!
Yes we can play doubles and competitions/tournaments are allowed for both youth and adults. 

Step 2 - starts on June 15, 2021
 

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BC Restart Plan- What does it means to our sport?

I am sure you have heard a lot about the BC Restart Plan for the last few days. BC Government has set out this 4 steps timeline, however, how quickly we move to the next step depends on the rates of immunization, infection and hospitalizations in BC.  The intention is to slowly return to activities. Organizations are asked to slow down when planning for sport programs.  

Right now we are in Step 1 - which started on May 25, 2021, and what does it means for Sports?
 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) continues to implement the provincial COVID-19 Immunization Plan, which includes staff of identified at-risk businesses, in industries where full use of personal protective equipment and barriers can be challenging, where outbreaks and clusters have occurred, and where workers live or work in congregate settings. VCH has confirmed that effective immediately, sport, gym and fitness frontline staff working in the Vancouver Coastal Health region can now book vaccinations regardless of age.

Starting now, frontline staff working in the VCH region aged 18 and older (born in 2003 or earlier) may follow the two-step process below to register and then book an appointment. They do not have to reside in the VCH region, but must work on the frontlines in this region.
 

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Dec 3, 2020 PHO Order Updates

Dear Sports Leaders:

I am writing as a follow-up to the PHO announcement from Dr. Bonnie Henry on December 2nd 2020. We have participated on a call with viaSport to get some clarification for Badminton and have some updates to share with you on the Province-Wide sport restrictions. There have been further updates to the restrictions announced in the written Order, which is accessible here, that you will want to review and communicate to your players.

The Ministry of Health reminds us that the intention of the restrictions is to minimize the number of people we interact with and reduce travel in order to significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission. As you know, travel and interactions are a key part of the sport experience, however, during this very critical time in this current pandemic, it is important all travel and interaction, including those for sport, be put on pause.

Specifically, the updates include:

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Official Notice from BBC on PHO updates

November 11, 2020: Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley restrictions PHO Order

We at Badminton BC would like to send you a formal update on the situation of PHO order and keeping ourselves and our community safe.

The order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) about Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley restrictions is now final and posted on the Province's website.  Since Dr. Henry’s press conference relating to the Order on Saturday, November 7, 2020 we have been working closely with the Province on the Order’s development.
Thank you for your patience and leadership as we navigate the many gray areas together.
 
 The Order and what it means to sport:
 
The Order States:
“No person or municipality may provide or host and no person may participate in an indoor sport unless the sport involves no physical contact between the participants.”

 

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11/09/2020-New Provincial Health Officer Order
10/05/2020-OBITUARY - KEITH ANTON (1954-2020)
09/18/2020-Badminton BC's 2020 Annual General Meeting
05/19/2020-Badminton BC Return to Play Procedures
04/10/2020-Stay Active with BBC!
01/13/2020-Sport BC - Athlete of the Year Nominations!
01/02/2020-Canada's best badminton players are heading to Winnipeg in January 2020!
12/06/2019-Badminton BC Now Has YouTube Channel!
12/04/2019-Badminton BC Builder Project!
12/03/2019-Badminton BC Website Has A New Look!
11/19/2019-DECEMBER 7th! ZONE 7 2020 BC Winter Games Trials
09/06/2019-14 DAY OFFICIAL Notice | 2019 Annual General Meeting
08/26/2019-2019 AGM SECOND OFFICIAL NOTICE & BOARD OF DIRECTORS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!
08/01/2019-BADMINTON BC TAKES THE PLEDGE!
07/10/2019-TICKET ON SALE NOW!
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