Bonnie Henry

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Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is no way that we will force people to have medical notes or other things,” “There are some people who cannot wear masks. We need to be able to accommodate them and that will mean in some cases that they can have remote pickup or that they go to receive services at times when there are other people not around” External link

globalnews Monday, November 30, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : "way that minimizes contact, because we know that there's still transmission happening in our communities," External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As our cases and our surge has increased here in B.C., we've seen a difference in the per cent (of) positive (cases) between these two testing groups," External link

barrie Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 28, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our teams have been looking at the evidence about this and looking at the situation around the world and to make sure we get things right, so that when they restart, it can be done safely,” “It has turned out to be more complex than we realized” External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : "We are see a much higher level of community transmission," "This means places that were safe to have events a few weeks ago ... are not safe today. These locations are not doing anything wrong. They had COVID safety plans in place" External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you are opposed to wearing a mask, shop online, order takeout, stay outside or stay at home," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry insisted : "We all have our own pandemic, and as we know the issues that we're dealing with are focussed in some areas and are different in different areas of the province, so our approach has always been to look at what is happening here and tailor our approach," External link

barrie Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know for example that social gatherings are riskier because it’s hard for us to resist being close to those who we know and we care for,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I want to be clear that none of these locations are not doing anything wrong,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Now more than ever, we must remove the stigma of drug use and remove the shame people feel, which keeps them from seeking help or telling friends and family,” External link

tricitynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know they're still in the final decision-making about how much vaccine each province is going to get, but we expect and what we're planning for is first week of January, week one of 2021, to be ready to deliver the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and we will have phases after that,” “So we have the details. We know that we need to start that process and to make sure we have everything in place to be able to do that, and that's our focus right now” External link

barrie Friday, November 27, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are looking at the pros and cons of which there are a myriad for both different models early on and later, and discussing it with relevant stakeholders, including in education and teachers, but also families, businesses and looking at what the options are,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry noted : "It's one of the important measures we can take, but not everyone can wear a mask," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of lack of freedom," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who are belligerent and are trying to make some sort of a statement," "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of a lack of freedom. To me, it's about respect for our fellow people who are suffering through this with us, and about making sure we're doing our piece in solidarity to get us through this really challenging time" External link

barrie Friday, November 27, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m particularly concerned about people with disabilities that may not always be readily apparent, and I know that they feel very vulnerable,” External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always a challenge when we're reliant on offshore manufacturing and there's always things that can go wrong," "We want to be ready as soon as a vaccine is ready, to get it to the right people at the right time safely, and to be able to monitor safety." External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of lack of freedom," "To me, it's about a sign of respect for our fellow people who are suffering through this with us" External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “As we know, there’s a light in our future, on the horizon, as we hear more and more positive news about vaccines,” “This will be a large and complex undertaking” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “we’re on the edge for sure” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always complex when we have many data systems trying to feed into a single report on a daily basis," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always complex when we have many data systems trying to feed into a single report on a daily basis," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “We are strongly supportive of those priority population groups being the first in line for a vaccine here in the province. We've also looked across the country to develop some common principles for how a vaccine will roll out, and we're working on all of those details,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” “So we’re in a bit of a conundrum right now” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” “So we’re in a bit of a conundrum right now” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to monitor what we are doing right now and reduce the potential for social interactions,” “That has meant pausing all in-person gatherings and shifting to virtual services whether they’re religious services, performances, fundraisers” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “right now all of the events are on pause” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Ordering universal mask use in all situations creates unnecessary challenges with enforcement and stigmatization," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are all feeling the strain," "This virus doesn't pause, though, when we're tired and frustrated and we want it to be over. And it doesn't pause when we're out with our friends, our family members" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I say this to fuel that fire of determination and resilience that I have seen in people across this province," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are quite confident that we are looking for it and we're not seeing a lot of influenza circulating right now," "It's partly because of the measures that we have in place to prevent transmission of COVID-19, because it is transmitted in very similar ways through droplets that we inhale from somebody who's been sick" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are not public spaces where we’re with a variety of different people that we don’t know on a repeated basis,” “What schools have are individual COVID safety plans that meet certain criteria — you’re with the same people every day, you don’t have people walking in and out. Masks are an important part of some areas of schools, in particular when you’re in common areas when passing by people in other cohorts, etc” External link

globalnews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It was quite clear in my mind where the events issue was so we clarified it today that movie theatres fit into that and it’s the intent of the order that we reduce the opportunities for social interaction,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m asking people to focus on the intent of the orders, what we’re trying to do together now to address what we are seeing in our pandemic here in B.C.,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are all feeling the strain," "This virus doesn't pause, though, when we're tired and frustrated and we want it to be over. And it doesn't pause when we're out with our friends, our family members" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I say this to fuel that fire of determination and resilience that I have seen in people across this province," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to monitor what we are doing right now and reduce the potential for social interactions,” “That has meant pausing all in-person gatherings and shifting to virtual services whether they’re religious services, performances, fundraisers” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “right now all of the events are on pause” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “For these two weeks we’re saying stick with your household bubble, and for some people that may mean one or two people who they have close contact with their pandemic bubble,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are looking for it and we are not seeing a lot of influenza circulating right now," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “For these two weeks we’re saying stick with your household bubble, and for some people that may mean one or two people who they have close contact with their pandemic bubble,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This next two weeks is critical for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I understand that this pandemic is tiring, and the orders, make it more difficult,” “We don’t want to have these things in place but right now, we need to focus on today. Focus on the intent, what we’re trying to do right now, which is stop those transmissions from happening, reducing our connection that we can get through this … pandemic together” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is a very sobering thought for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This next two weeks is critical for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I understand that this pandemic is tiring, and the orders, make it more difficult,” “We don’t want to have these things in place but right now, we need to focus on today. Focus on the intent, what we’re trying to do right now, which is stop those transmissions from happening, reducing our connection that we can get through this … pandemic together” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is a very sobering thought for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now we have a distance to go and we don’t know yet where the finish line is,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “With the community transmission that we’re seeing and the fact that we have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings, we need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely,” External link

cknw Monday, November 23, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “With the community transmission that we’re seeing and the fact that we have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings, we need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely,” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 22, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The lab team is still working [on] about where and how we can best use them,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The lab team is still working [on] about where and how we can best use them,” External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 22, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria, though, and you want to go to Tofino, then not such a good idea right now,” “If you want to go to a store in another community, then plan ahead and go as infrequently as possible” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are in doubt, postpone it to a time when we have better management of the transmissions that we’re seeing in our communities right now,” “You can play the games within your own region only, and there’s no travel between different areas. That is where we’re seeing the risk. The risk is people car-pooling together, having to stay overnight” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What does this mean? It means yes, you can move about within your region,” “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria and want to go to Tofino – not such a good idea right now” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s become apparent that this surge is happening across the province,” “We all need to focus our efforts on stopping the spread and bending the curve back down” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We may need to extend that,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are thinking of skiing, go to a local mountain,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s become apparent that this surge is happening across the province,” “We all need to focus our efforts on stopping the spread and bending the curve back down” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “Right now, I have concerns that we have transmission happening even if it is supposedly with the appropriate measures in place,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it’s Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, November 22, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we are asking all office-based employers to temporarily suspend their efforts to get workers safely back into their workplaces, and to support working from home, where possible, until at least the New Year,” “For anyone going to work, It is important that we minimize all of those social interactions with our colleagues before, during, and after work” External link

tricitynews Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are not public, open spaces. You cannot just walk into a school,” “We have layers of measures of protection in place in schools and like I wouldn’t wear a mask sitting in my office, we don’t expect children to wear masks sitting at their desks all day long” External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Public health is able to stay on top of (cases),” “But it has been challenging, and we’ve seen impacts on our health care system as well” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We sometimes forget that it‘s the person we’re eating lunch with that could be transmitting it to us,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It's been a challenge for us,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings,” “We need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry wrote : “Ordering universal mask use in all situations creates unnecessary challenges with enforcement and stigmatization,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are thinking of going skiing, go to a local mountain,” External link

cknw Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

cbs46 Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be paying particular effort to inspecting COVID safety plans, to making sure they are being adhered to in these settings,” “If we have challenges, if we find they’re not being adhered to, these businesses will be closed down” External link

cknw Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We take people at their word," "There is no way that we will force people to have medical notes, or other things" External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The coming weeks will be the most difficult in our pandemic,” “Our focus is to slow the spread over the next one to two incubation periods” External link

bloomberg Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wmur Friday, November 20, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wlwt Friday, November 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

kcci Friday, November 20, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : “We know that this is most acute in the areas where most of the schools are and right now where most of the transmission is happening and that is in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser and Vancouver Coast Health areas,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “As I noted last week, transmission in schools has been low, but have had many, many more exposure events from the adults and the students in our school settings,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

Koat Friday, November 20, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wyff4 Friday, November 20, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in our second surge, and it has proved to be a challenge," External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Sports organizations had inter-regional travel, so they had their own defined regions, and that needs to stop,” “You can play your games within your own region only and there is no travel between different areas. The risk is people carpooling and staying overnight because some of the regions were such as from South Island to North Island and Powell River to the Mainland. That has to stop right now” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Despite where we may be today, I remain confident," External link

CBC Friday, November 20, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You name it, for the most part,” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is okay to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is okay for the grandparents to pick up the kids at school. It is okay to fix the furnace at your mother’s house. Those are not social events,” “You can have your cleaning person come into your home. The goal of these measures is to reduce our social measures” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will shut them down if we see them being an area of transmission,” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to do more. We need to keep our essential activities open and operating safely, we need to keep our schools open and operating safely, and our workplaces that can be safely open, open. And we need to relieve the stress on our health-care system, right now,” “We need to go back to what we were doing in April and May and March when we had our pandemic bubble” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry clarified : “What does this mean? It means, yes, you can move about within your region,” “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria, though, and you want to go to Tofino, then not such a good idea right now. If you want to go to a store in another community, then plan ahead and go as infrequently as possible” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The bottom line is we will be extending the orders and directions that are placed in Vancouver Coastal [Health] and Fraser Health for an additional two weeks, and so that takes us through to midnight on December 7," "In addition, we are going to be extending these orders to apply province-wide" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It has become apparent that this surge in transmission is happening across the province,” “We are seeing increased community transmission and effects on our health-care system in every area” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The vast majority of businesses across the province are doing a great job,” “When rules are followed and safety measures are in place, we don’t see transmission of this virus” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to urgently reduce the level of transmission and our cases across the province,” “We need to ensure our health-care system can meet the health needs of all of us in B.C” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know there are vaccines on the horizon,” “But right now, we all need to focus our efforts on slowing the spread and bending our curve back down” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are in our second surge, and it is proving to be a challenge,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need our faith services more than ever right now, but we need to do them safely,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “While we all hoped we would not experience a second wave, based on what has been happening around the world, around the country, and around our province, we anticipated that this might occur,” “Four weeks ago we had about 175 cases a day and I was anxious then. Yesterday we had over 700 people in our province affected, and we know that our hospitals are getting stretched, our ICU capacity is getting stretched and our communities are suffering” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is our expectation that everybody in B.C. right now will limit their travel as much as possible unless it is essential," "This includes travel within the province and travel to other parts of Canada" External link

ctvnews Friday, November 20, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We really need to take action now across the province,” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is OK to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is OK to make sure the grandparents pick up the kids at school or that you’re able to go to fix the furnace in your mother’s house… it’s OK to have your cleaner come into your house,” “Those are not social gatherings and social events” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We really need to take action now across the province,” “Four weeks ago, we had about 175 cases a day and I was anxious then. Yesterday we had over 700 people in our province affected. And we know that our hospitals are getting stretched. Our ICU capacity is getting stretched, our communities are suffering” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “socialize only with those people in your immediate household and to delay inviting over friends or family for social visits for the next two weeks,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We also know that people want to spend time together over holiday seasons, and that can spill over into outbreaks in community settings afterwards," External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're seeing increased community transmissions and effects on our hospitals in all areas of the province," External link

CBC Friday, November 20, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The bottom line is we will be extending the orders and directions that are placed in Vancouver Coastal [Health] and Fraser Health for an additional two weeks, and so that takes us through to midnight on December 7," "In addition, we are going to be extending these orders to apply province-wide" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You name it, for the most part,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is okay to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is okay for the grandparents to pick up the kids at school. It is okay to fix the furnace at your mother’s house. Those are not social events,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We can see that transmission rates are less in schools than they are in other parts of our communities, and we know they are also incredibly important for families and for children to have in-person, in-class schools,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We also know that people want to spend time together over holiday seasons, and that can spill over into outbreaks in community settings afterwards," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The mask mandate is not something that in and of itself has made a difference in terms of transmission," External link

CBC Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I have been asked many times about why we do not have a provincial order mandating mask use here in B.C.,” “And the answer is, as I have said many times, in many locations, we already do” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re all considering what’s makes sense, what’s the data we know,” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’ve seen around the world that this virus and the measures that have been taken do expose some of the differential impacts or some of the inequities in our communities and we’re no different,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We see that West Asian, Latin American and South Asian respondents were more likely to report increased difficulty meeting their financial needs during this period of time and more likely to report not working directly because of COVID-19, whereas Caucasian respondents had less difficulty making ends meet, fewer were not working, they were less likely to avoid health care, and had less food insecurity,” “The other areas we looked at were around difficulty accessing health care. And again, we see a differential where 30% of Japanese, Korean, and other South Asian respondents were more likely to report having difficulty,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As the number of cases and outbreaks is showing, we are in the most challenging of times," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're in a much different place than April, but we need to be thinking about the same vibe as we did in April," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I call upon people across the province, we need to go back to how we were thinking earlier this spring,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know some of the downsides are that there are many essential workers in our community, and finding places for children to be safely during the day needs to be considered,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have been asked many times why we do not have a provincial order mandating mask use here in B.C.," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There is an order that requires businesses to have COVID safety plans. A retail location, for example, should have plans that include mask wearing. That means making them available to people, making it clear that they need to wear a mask when they're in those settings, making sure staff need to know when to wear masks as well," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry argued : "The mask mandate is not something that in and of itself has made a difference in terms of transmission. Many of the settings we're talking about are not places where people would naturally wear a mask," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As the number of cases and outbreaks is showing, we are in the most challenging of times," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is the small yet essential efforts that all of us do that have a big collective impact," "We need to say no to social gatherings right now. We also need to minimize our travel, maintain our safe distances as best we can at all times, and use masks" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I call on people across the province: we need to go back to how we were thinking earlier on in this pandemic, when the virus was in our community," "I strongly encourage people to limit your travel as much as possible" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know that the virus comes with us, and when we travel, we bring that risk with us and we take home the risk from where we've been," "Now is not the time to travel for recreation or non-essential purposes" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In some ways, we need to be thinking the same vibe as we were in April," "We need to stay local. Stay in our communities now, and take those measures, which will help us bend our curve back down" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “Mandating masks is not something that is going to change people’s minds,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s really the last two to three weeks where I’d say we’re in a place where we need to take additional measures, because we’re losing control of our ability to manage each case,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Everything I’m talking about is because we started to see an increase in our cases recently,” “And it’s stretching our ability to cope” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are in a challenging time, perhaps the most challenging time of our pandemic. But it will end, we do have hope, this is not forever,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “With our rapid increase in numbers of people affected by COVID-19 in the last few weeks, this has been put in jeopardy. Our ability in public health to find everybody in a timely way, particularly in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal regions, has been stretched to the max and we falling a little bit behind. Which is why we put in the measures that we put in,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “In the last two weeks we have been seeing a steady increase, but we have been able to manage it. As I was mentioning with public health contact tracing teams, we were doing a good job finding people, stopping that next chain of transmission. In the last few weeks that has become way more challenging particularly in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser health regions,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Most of the other parts of the province, we are seeing increases in cases, but not at (that) level, and they are able to be managed by public health,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is concerning. Everything that I’m talking about has been because we have started to see a dramatic increase, particularly in the last couple of weeks, and it’s stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” “We’re having challenges breaking those chains of transmission through our case and contact tracing, as much as our staff is working every day and trying to get on those, we are reaching our limits” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “We see most acutely in Fraser and Vancouver Coastal, but the gradual increase we are seeing in other parts of the province is important as well,” “This is our time. We need to take a step back and recognize that we are being affected in the same way that people around the globe are being affected” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There's hope. We will have Christmas. It'll look different," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're really trying to use the data we have about where transmission is and how transmission is happening to help us target what we need to do over the next few months until we get to the point where we know immunization is on the horizon," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 13, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “Our ability in public health to find everybody in a timely way, particularly in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health has been stretched to the max and we’re falling a little bit behind, which is why we put in the measures we put in,” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “gives potential for it to spread quite rapidly” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “our signal that it’s time to step back,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those (measures) are coming along, so that’s the good news,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will have Christmas. We will have Christmas. It’ll look different,” External link

yahoo-au Friday, November 13, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Santa probably has immunity, and we’ll look at how we’ll facilitate him,” “I think he’ll be washing his hands a lot and he probably won’t be eating cookies and milk in every house this year, but we’ll find ways of making it work” External link

yahoo-au Friday, November 13, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What that tells us is that the measures we have in place, particularly screening out people who are ill, catching them early, reducing the probability of transmissions in schools is working,” “Nine in 10 schools have not had a school exposure event” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 13, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “In the last two weeks, we started to see rapid increasing growths, so more exponential growth, particularly focused in the Vancouver Coastal-Fraser Health regions,” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There has been very few transmission in the school settings,” “There has been less a dozen incidents of transmission in the school system. What that tells us is the measures that we have in place, screening out people who are ill, is working” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a challenging time, perhaps the most challenging time of this pandemic," "This is not an easy time for any of us, but we will get through this" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen a dramatic increase, particularly in the last couple of weeks, and it's stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The thing we're learning about this virus is that it can now transmit very easily as we're moving indoors, as the weather's changing, and we need to pay attention to that," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen, in the last few weeks, a dramatic increase in cases in people 80 years of age and older," "And once again we're starting to see spillover into long-term care homes" External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “In the last two weeks, we started to see rapid increasing growths, so more exponential growth, particularly focused in the Vancouver Coastal-Fraser Health regions,” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Ninety per cent [efficacy] is really good,” “We know if we get at least 50 or 60 per cent prevention, that is going to make a major difference” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The purpose of these orders is to break these chains of transmission,” “Early in 2021 we should have a vaccine to add to our tools” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are not aware of a shortage of supply in the health authorities at the moment. We have over 1.5 million doses that are out there in various situations and we know the health authority clinics continue," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Where the challenge has been is that in some places the allotment that goes to pharmacies and physician's offices has run through, that they've used up their doses," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As you know, provincial health orders are always a last resort," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know many businesses have already reached out and are keen to get underway,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The challenging thing with this vaccine is that it needs to be stored at ultra-low temperature, -70. And so there’s not a lot of -70 freezers that are available in our communities, and it means the logistics of getting this vaccine are going to be complicated,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The vaccine is going to be in limited supply. We’re not going to be able to give it to everybody at once,” “We can give it to people who are more likely to have severe illness and protect them. If we can protect our seniors and elders in the community and long-term care, if we can protect health care workers so that we can prevent outbreaks in our health care settings and make sure that we keep our health care system working, those are things that we need to focus on. It’s going to be challenging. We are thinking through all of the ways of making that work” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am directing now that we need to think about the things that we did in the spring, socialize virtually, check in on those that you’re close to, plan parties and celebrations for next year, when it is safe for us to get together again,” “And we will be able to get together again” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is a short-term thing where we need to stop our social interactions with people outside of our close group,” “It is a short-term pause on non-essential activities and travel to ensure that our essential activities like school and work and health care can safely continue” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This virus was being spread when people were travelling around the province," "We know that this virus moves with people and it is we who have the ability to stop that transmission" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you are in doubt about whether to travel or whether to see somebody, don't do it," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's a shock when we put out these things and it takes us some time to figure out the details to make sure the information gets out in a way that they understand," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We must focus on reducing our social interactions, those interactions in our community that have lead to spread, so we can continue to have our schools operating appropriately,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s group classes with exertion where we’re seeing this type of mass spread,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s a process that we’re working through right now. Once the guidance is developed, we’ll make it public where people can submit plans, we’ll review those plans, before those kinds of places can offer those types or activities again,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate that we are seeing,” “Right now it is very important that everyone in these areas…significantly reduce their social interactions” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we have to go back,” “If we cannot maintain those plans, then local medical health officers will shut those businesses down” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always, it pains us to know people have succumbed to COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The purpose of these orders is to break those chains of transmission, and we know that those transmissions were happening at a rapid rate in some parts of our province,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Orders are a last resort, but they are what we need to put in place right now to address those ares where we were seeing transmission happening and expanding rapidly,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always, it pains us to know people have succumbed to COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As you know, provincial health orders are always a last resort," External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Parties, events — right now for the next two weeks, those are not to happen,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Provincial health orders are always a last resort, but right now these additional measures are needed,” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate we are seeing,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those who live outside these areas should not visit unless it is urgent or required or essential,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are venues where we see rapid spread of this virus even with people who don’t recognize they are ill,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If we cannot maintain those plans then local health officials will shut those businesses down,” “In addition, we need to consider going back to actively supporting people working from home in certain businesses if that is possible” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate we are seeing,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those who live outside these areas should not visit unless it is urgent or required or essential,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are venues where we see rapid spread of this virus even with people who don’t recognize they are ill,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If we cannot maintain those plans then local health officials will shut those businesses down,” “In addition, we need to consider going back to actively supporting people working from home in certain businesses if that is possible” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are one of the things we want to protect because we know important it is for teachers, for students, for families to have schools operating,” “The focus is on reducing transmission in our communities. What we have not seen is a lot of transmission events in schools. Schools are not amplifying this virus, they are merely reflecting what’s going on in the community” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Parties, events — right now for the next two weeks, those are not to happen,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to go back to what we were doing in March, April and May,” “We bring our risk with us and we take our risk back with us when we return” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “They need to either stop or show that they have an approved safety plan,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is the road we must walk and must walk together … we are all in this together," "We will get through these challenges. We have flattened our curve in the past and we will do it again. This next two weeks will be critical for us" External link

CBC Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is another challenging day here in B.C.," "As you know, in the last two weeks we have seen dangerously high and rapid increase of COVID-19 cases and outbreaks" External link

barrie Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "until updated COVID-19 safety plans are in place," External link

barrie Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know there's been spin classes here in B.C. where we've had 20 or 30 people being infected. Right now, spin classes in Metro Vancouver are dangerous. We should not be doing those things," External link

CBC Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know the risk is greatest at night clubs and bars,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 7, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

globalnews Saturday, November 7, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 7, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have provincial-level baseline [measures] that address situations that are the same around the province, but yes, we are also looking at discussing with regions whether they need to take additional measures that are specific to issues or situations they’re seeing within their region,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 6, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It shows cases and testing information together, which gives you … a more accurate picture of the state of the pandemic in each given location," "For some places, there may be a very high testing rate and low numbers of cases, which shows us that many people may not be tested" External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we look at the recent numbers, we're all concerned," "We did anticipate an increase as we moved indoors into the cooler weather, but it is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively" External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know there's been spin classes here in B.C. where we've had 20 or 30 people being infected. Right now, spin classes in Metro Vancouver are dangerous. We should not be doing those things," External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s a negligible amount and I’m not aware of any firefighters or police who have been infected in the course of their duties,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Now is the time for all of us to work together, while staying apart, to slow the spread of COVID-19 – and together we will get through this winter," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas and look at how we can regroup and focus on our immediate families and making sure we can support each other to do it safely," External link

wmur Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas and look at how we can regroup and focus on our immediate families and making sure we can support each other to do it safely," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That means no Halloween parties this weekend,” External link

cknw Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's those indoor settings where we're close, when we're talking to somebody, when we're sharing food, when we're in an environment where we let our guard down that (the virus) can be transmitted – and it's transmitted to those we are closest to," External link

barrie Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has been disproportionately affecting communities in the Fraser Valley," External link

barrie Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re seeing that now with the thousands of people who are in isolation,” External link

tricitynews Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It reminds us that the virus can’t tell the difference, and even a small gathering when this virus is circulating can be dangerous,” External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has been disproportionately affecting communities in the Fraser Valley," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19 and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected with COVID-19," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is the possibility of adding regional-specific orders, but we know that most people are following the recommendations,” “We know there’s a lot of transmission in some communities more than others, and its not limited to the Fraser Valley, but in the last weeks we’ve seen cases here” External link

cknw Friday, October 30, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “unfortunately ended up in hospital and died,” External link

timescolonist Friday, October 30, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s no evidence that I’ve seen that making it mandatory is going to change the mind of those very small number of people who have a mindset against wearing a mask,” “That’s not the approach we’re taking” External link

timescolonist Friday, October 30, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This has been top of mind for many, many months,” External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In three of the four cases it's been a single health care worker that was identified early," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People will need to keep a distance,” “We're encouraging particularly veterans or others who are more at risk to be able to participate virtually, and I know the Legion and others are looking at ways to support that happening” External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19 and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected with COVID-19," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is what we have to do now. These are the choices that we need to make today," "We need to do our part and particularly these next few weeks so that we can bend that curve back down across this province" External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is the possibility of adding region-specific orders, but we know that most people are following the recommendations,” “We know there’s a lot of transmission in some communities more than others, and its not limited to the Fraser Valley, but in the last weeks we’ve seen cases here” External link

globalnews Friday, October 30, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has disproportionately been affecting communities in the Fraser Valley,” External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unfortunately, somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19, and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected," External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Less than 10 people were at this home, and unfortunately somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know her family and the care teams and the community mourn her, as we do as well," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know that’s a challenge for some people who want to be there to support their children, in particular, who are playing on teams. But we also know that spending time socializing or cheering with other parents and fans before, during, and following games increases risks of transmission and exposure for families,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know that’s a challenge for some people who want to be there to support their children, in particular, who are playing on teams. But we also know that spending time socializing or cheering with other parents and fans before, during, and following games increases risks of transmission and exposure for families,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Getting through our COVID-19 storm requires all of us to do our part without exception, so let’s support each other to do the right thing,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There are many people who don't like what I do and feel quite able to send me nasty notes, leave phone calls, to harass my office staff,” “I've had to have security in my house. I've had death threats” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There is a provision for masks in certain areas of the school," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

cknw Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : "It is now the expectation people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces. It is not an order, because this is something I know we support as part of our mutual responsibilities to protect ourselves and to protect each other," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We saw it circulating in the community,” “We know there’s going to be [cases] inadvertently in the school environment” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This was our first outbreak, so to me that tells us what we’re doing is working, and that public health is there and that they are working with the schools and the teams to investigate and make sure we’re learning from the cases that do happen in the case the outbreak,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's been a challenge for us," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we would really like to see is an app that we could download when we're at a celebration or a party or a church service so that we can identify those specific times when there may have been somebody with COVID who was in that vicinity," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know they've committed to addressing some of those issues," "But we've not reached an agreement … it's not at the point where it would be helpful for what we're managing here in B.C. for our pandemic right now" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is going to be a challenge more for some people than others, but this is something we need to do together as a community so we can get through the coming respiratory season," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : “This is a bit of a sobering weekend for us,” “This is the largest number of cases that we’ve had in a three-day period and it is concerning to us that we continue to see growth, particularly in the Lower Mainland and in the Fraser Health region, to be specific” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “So what we’re trying to address is the set of rules now for all of us around holding events in our house where we don’t have that space to keep people safely separated and where we’re seeing transmission,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “And what we are seeing now is the next level of transmission, so, that’s why we have to stop this now,” “And it’s not lost on us that there are many more celebrations coming up, not the least of which is Halloween this weekend” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” External link

cknw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There are some parameters that they've built into the federal app that we don't feel work and we believe would cause more concern and frustration as we've seen in some other provinces," "We're still negotiating with the federal government about modifying it to meet the needs so that it would be useful for us" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we really would like to see is an app that we could download when we're at a celebration or a party or a church service, so that we can identity those specific times when there may have been somebody with COVID who was in that vicinity," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know they've committed to addressing some of those issues but we've not reached an agreement to address [them]," "But it's not at the point where it would be helpful for what we are managing here in B.C. for our pandemic right now" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is now the expectation that people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces," "Now is the time for all of us to work together, while staying apart, to slow the spread of COVID-19 – and together we will get through this winter" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are also learning that it transmits more easily in the winter months, so we need to take additional precautions," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We knew of course this would be a possibility, especially in the smaller schools where the potential of exposure impacts a larger proportion of the school population,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “And we’re now seeing what we are seeing now is the next level of transmission, so, that’s why we have to stop this now,” “And it’s not lost on us that there are many more celebrations coming up, not the least of which is Halloween this weekend” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you come from a large family that’s living in a home together, six additional guests may be too many and you may need to consider for the coming months to focus on your own immediate family,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is now the expectation that people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is a bit of a sobering weekend for us,” “This is the largest number of cases we’ve had in a three day period, and it’s concerning to us that we continue to see growth” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is now the expectation that people will wear a non medical mask in public spaces,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” “Or for people to mix and mingle and unfortunately, we have seen spread in these environments” External link

cknw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We knew of course this would be a possibility, especially in some of the smaller schools, where the potential of exposure impacts a larger proportion of the school population," "While the numbers of people with COVID are small, the requirement of those in contact to be in self-isolation has meant that the school can no longer safely operate" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The schools are working with the families to ensure that educational opportunities continue remotely through this period," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This order limits gatherings in private homes to no more than your immediate household, plus your safe six," "This is going to be a challenge more for some people than others, but this is something we need to do together as a community so we can get through the coming respiratory season" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are now seeing some of the effects of family gatherings that happened on the Thanksgiving weekend," "These are important celebrations but we are in the middle of a pandemic and we need to take safety precaution to make sure that we're not passing the virus on to people tat we care about, people that we're closest to" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "getting together with larger numbers of people than can be accommodated safely within their homes," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "My hope is we will pay attention given what we are seeing in B.C. right now and that enforcement won't be needed – that we will do the right thing," "And for a small number of people who may choose to disregard the order, enforcement will be stepped up" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” “Or for people to mix and mingle and unfortunately, we have seen spread in these environments” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Having large gatherings in our homes is too dangerous,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We need to pay more attention to those settings where we have people coming together for celebrations," "This is going to be a challenge, more for some people than others. But this is something we need to do as a community" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry explicou : "Para muitos de nós existe confusão entre os sintomas causados por um céu cheio de fumaça e os sintomas da covid-19, especialmente para as pessoas que têm uma doença pulmonar subjacente, asma, problemas cardíacos e diabetes" External link

em Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry disse : "Estamos muito tristes ao saber que um dos nossos residentes no centro de saúde de Lynn Valley, que foi infectado com COVID-19, morreu na noite passada" External link

uol Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry expliqué : "C'est un cas de +transmission communautaire+ et nous menons actuellement une enquête détaillée pour tenter de déterminer où se trouvait la source de son infection" External link

afp-fr Friday, March 6, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT



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Deborah Marshall said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “So definitely people are taking [provincial health officer] Dr. Bonnie Henry’s advice, which is good,” “We need to be breaking the curve or flattening that curve, so everybody needs to do their part” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gregg Wilson said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “We are generally pleased, but it is now up to the members of the public to follow Dr. Henry’s instructions and wear a mask where they are able to do so,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "We have a significant two weeks ahead of us as we look at the second component of the regional orders that were put in place on Nov. 9," "Dr. Henry will have more to say on orders tomorrow" External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "Dr. Henry will have more to say about gyms and other businesses tomorrow [November 19] as she finalizes the orders that she'll be bringing forward then," External link

tricitynews Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "We have a significant two weeks ahead of us," "Dr. Henry will have more to say on orders tomorrow" External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “Dr. Henry will have more to say about gyms and other businesses as she finalizes the orders she will bring in,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Stephanie Smith said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “While we’ve heard from ­[provincial health officer] Dr. Bonnie Henry that [masks] should be a part of the safety plan; when it remains optional, that becomes confusing for people,” “We know there are differences between an order and a very strong recommendation. We feel like we’re past the point of strong recommendation. We need orders” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Adrian Dix said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “This is still a challenging situation and [the numbers explain] in part why Dr. Henry took the actions that she did on Saturday,” “While these new orders are not what we want... after all we’ve been through, we need to move fast” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "These are really critical issues. Dr. Henry has made is abundantly clear: if we're going to get through this, we need to follow these basic directions," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "These are really critical issues. Dr. Henry has made is abundantly clear: if we're going to get through this, we need to follow these basic directions," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Gregg Wilson said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “It would be much clearer if there was a mandate, and it seems appropriate at a time when cases are high in particular health regions for a mandate in those health regions. But it’s Dr. Henry’s call,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

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Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is no way that we will force people to have medical notes or other things,” “There are some people who cannot wear masks. We need to be able to accommodate them and that will mean in some cases that they can have remote pickup or that they go to receive services at times when there are other people not around” External link

globalnews Monday, November 30, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : "way that minimizes contact, because we know that there's still transmission happening in our communities," External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 29, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As our cases and our surge has increased here in B.C., we've seen a difference in the per cent (of) positive (cases) between these two testing groups," External link

barrie Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 28, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our teams have been looking at the evidence about this and looking at the situation around the world and to make sure we get things right, so that when they restart, it can be done safely,” “It has turned out to be more complex than we realized” External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : "We are see a much higher level of community transmission," "This means places that were safe to have events a few weeks ago ... are not safe today. These locations are not doing anything wrong. They had COVID safety plans in place" External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you are opposed to wearing a mask, shop online, order takeout, stay outside or stay at home," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry insisted : "We all have our own pandemic, and as we know the issues that we're dealing with are focussed in some areas and are different in different areas of the province, so our approach has always been to look at what is happening here and tailor our approach," External link

barrie Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best,” “There’s a lot of discussion that needs to happen” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know for example that social gatherings are riskier because it’s hard for us to resist being close to those who we know and we care for,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I want to be clear that none of these locations are not doing anything wrong,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Now more than ever, we must remove the stigma of drug use and remove the shame people feel, which keeps them from seeking help or telling friends and family,” External link

tricitynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know they're still in the final decision-making about how much vaccine each province is going to get, but we expect and what we're planning for is first week of January, week one of 2021, to be ready to deliver the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and we will have phases after that,” “So we have the details. We know that we need to start that process and to make sure we have everything in place to be able to do that, and that's our focus right now” External link

barrie Friday, November 27, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are looking at the pros and cons of which there are a myriad for both different models early on and later, and discussing it with relevant stakeholders, including in education and teachers, but also families, businesses and looking at what the options are,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry noted : "It's one of the important measures we can take, but not everyone can wear a mask," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of lack of freedom," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who are belligerent and are trying to make some sort of a statement," "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of a lack of freedom. To me, it's about respect for our fellow people who are suffering through this with us, and about making sure we're doing our piece in solidarity to get us through this really challenging time" External link

barrie Friday, November 27, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m particularly concerned about people with disabilities that may not always be readily apparent, and I know that they feel very vulnerable,” External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always a challenge when we're reliant on offshore manufacturing and there's always things that can go wrong," "We want to be ready as soon as a vaccine is ready, to get it to the right people at the right time safely, and to be able to monitor safety." External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have no time for people who believe that wearing a mask somehow makes them ill or is a sign of lack of freedom," "To me, it's about a sign of respect for our fellow people who are suffering through this with us" External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's very much focused on who is most at risk and how do we protect them best," "There's a lot of discussion that needs to happen" External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “As we know, there’s a light in our future, on the horizon, as we hear more and more positive news about vaccines,” “This will be a large and complex undertaking” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “we’re on the edge for sure” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always complex when we have many data systems trying to feed into a single report on a daily basis," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's always complex when we have many data systems trying to feed into a single report on a daily basis," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “We are strongly supportive of those priority population groups being the first in line for a vaccine here in the province. We've also looked across the country to develop some common principles for how a vaccine will roll out, and we're working on all of those details,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” “So we’re in a bit of a conundrum right now” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We had a lot of really high hopes for some of these rapid tests, but what they’re showing is that period of time where people are sometimes most infectious, just before they start to show symptoms, is also the period of time where the tests work least well,” “So we’re in a bit of a conundrum right now” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to monitor what we are doing right now and reduce the potential for social interactions,” “That has meant pausing all in-person gatherings and shifting to virtual services whether they’re religious services, performances, fundraisers” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “right now all of the events are on pause” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Ordering universal mask use in all situations creates unnecessary challenges with enforcement and stigmatization," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are all feeling the strain," "This virus doesn't pause, though, when we're tired and frustrated and we want it to be over. And it doesn't pause when we're out with our friends, our family members" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I say this to fuel that fire of determination and resilience that I have seen in people across this province," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are quite confident that we are looking for it and we're not seeing a lot of influenza circulating right now," "It's partly because of the measures that we have in place to prevent transmission of COVID-19, because it is transmitted in very similar ways through droplets that we inhale from somebody who's been sick" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are not public spaces where we’re with a variety of different people that we don’t know on a repeated basis,” “What schools have are individual COVID safety plans that meet certain criteria — you’re with the same people every day, you don’t have people walking in and out. Masks are an important part of some areas of schools, in particular when you’re in common areas when passing by people in other cohorts, etc” External link

globalnews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It was quite clear in my mind where the events issue was so we clarified it today that movie theatres fit into that and it’s the intent of the order that we reduce the opportunities for social interaction,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m asking people to focus on the intent of the orders, what we’re trying to do together now to address what we are seeing in our pandemic here in B.C.,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are all feeling the strain," "This virus doesn't pause, though, when we're tired and frustrated and we want it to be over. And it doesn't pause when we're out with our friends, our family members" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I say this to fuel that fire of determination and resilience that I have seen in people across this province," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to monitor what we are doing right now and reduce the potential for social interactions,” “That has meant pausing all in-person gatherings and shifting to virtual services whether they’re religious services, performances, fundraisers” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “right now all of the events are on pause” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “For these two weeks we’re saying stick with your household bubble, and for some people that may mean one or two people who they have close contact with their pandemic bubble,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are looking for it and we are not seeing a lot of influenza circulating right now," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “For these two weeks we’re saying stick with your household bubble, and for some people that may mean one or two people who they have close contact with their pandemic bubble,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This next two weeks is critical for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I understand that this pandemic is tiring, and the orders, make it more difficult,” “We don’t want to have these things in place but right now, we need to focus on today. Focus on the intent, what we’re trying to do right now, which is stop those transmissions from happening, reducing our connection that we can get through this … pandemic together” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is a very sobering thought for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This next two weeks is critical for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I understand that this pandemic is tiring, and the orders, make it more difficult,” “We don’t want to have these things in place but right now, we need to focus on today. Focus on the intent, what we’re trying to do right now, which is stop those transmissions from happening, reducing our connection that we can get through this … pandemic together” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is a very sobering thought for us,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now we have a distance to go and we don’t know yet where the finish line is,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “With the community transmission that we’re seeing and the fact that we have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings, we need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely,” External link

cknw Monday, November 23, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “With the community transmission that we’re seeing and the fact that we have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings, we need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely,” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 22, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The lab team is still working [on] about where and how we can best use them,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The lab team is still working [on] about where and how we can best use them,” External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 22, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria, though, and you want to go to Tofino, then not such a good idea right now,” “If you want to go to a store in another community, then plan ahead and go as infrequently as possible” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are in doubt, postpone it to a time when we have better management of the transmissions that we’re seeing in our communities right now,” “You can play the games within your own region only, and there’s no travel between different areas. That is where we’re seeing the risk. The risk is people car-pooling together, having to stay overnight” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What does this mean? It means yes, you can move about within your region,” “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria and want to go to Tofino – not such a good idea right now” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s become apparent that this surge is happening across the province,” “We all need to focus our efforts on stopping the spread and bending the curve back down” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We may need to extend that,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are thinking of skiing, go to a local mountain,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s become apparent that this surge is happening across the province,” “We all need to focus our efforts on stopping the spread and bending the curve back down” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “Right now, I have concerns that we have transmission happening even if it is supposedly with the appropriate measures in place,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it’s Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, November 22, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we are asking all office-based employers to temporarily suspend their efforts to get workers safely back into their workplaces, and to support working from home, where possible, until at least the New Year,” “For anyone going to work, It is important that we minimize all of those social interactions with our colleagues before, during, and after work” External link

tricitynews Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are not public, open spaces. You cannot just walk into a school,” “We have layers of measures of protection in place in schools and like I wouldn’t wear a mask sitting in my office, we don’t expect children to wear masks sitting at their desks all day long” External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Public health is able to stay on top of (cases),” “But it has been challenging, and we’ve seen impacts on our health care system as well” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We sometimes forget that it‘s the person we’re eating lunch with that could be transmitting it to us,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It's been a challenge for us,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have seen transmission in some of our faith-based settings,” “We need to suspend those and support each other and find those ways to care for each other remotely” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry wrote : “Ordering universal mask use in all situations creates unnecessary challenges with enforcement and stigmatization,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are thinking of going skiing, go to a local mountain,” External link

cknw Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

cbs46 Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be paying particular effort to inspecting COVID safety plans, to making sure they are being adhered to in these settings,” “If we have challenges, if we find they’re not being adhered to, these businesses will be closed down” External link

cknw Saturday, November 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We take people at their word," "There is no way that we will force people to have medical notes, or other things" External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The coming weeks will be the most difficult in our pandemic,” “Our focus is to slow the spread over the next one to two incubation periods” External link

bloomberg Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wmur Friday, November 20, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wlwt Friday, November 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

kcci Friday, November 20, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : “We know that this is most acute in the areas where most of the schools are and right now where most of the transmission is happening and that is in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser and Vancouver Coast Health areas,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “As I noted last week, transmission in schools has been low, but have had many, many more exposure events from the adults and the students in our school settings,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

Koat Friday, November 20, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas," External link

wyff4 Friday, November 20, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in our second surge, and it has proved to be a challenge," External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Sports organizations had inter-regional travel, so they had their own defined regions, and that needs to stop,” “You can play your games within your own region only and there is no travel between different areas. The risk is people carpooling and staying overnight because some of the regions were such as from South Island to North Island and Powell River to the Mainland. That has to stop right now” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Despite where we may be today, I remain confident," External link

CBC Friday, November 20, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You name it, for the most part,” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is okay to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is okay for the grandparents to pick up the kids at school. It is okay to fix the furnace at your mother’s house. Those are not social events,” “You can have your cleaning person come into your home. The goal of these measures is to reduce our social measures” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will shut them down if we see them being an area of transmission,” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to do more. We need to keep our essential activities open and operating safely, we need to keep our schools open and operating safely, and our workplaces that can be safely open, open. And we need to relieve the stress on our health-care system, right now,” “We need to go back to what we were doing in April and May and March when we had our pandemic bubble” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry clarified : “What does this mean? It means, yes, you can move about within your region,” “If you live in Penticton, you can go to Summerland. If you live in Victoria, though, and you want to go to Tofino, then not such a good idea right now. If you want to go to a store in another community, then plan ahead and go as infrequently as possible” External link

cknw Friday, November 20, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The bottom line is we will be extending the orders and directions that are placed in Vancouver Coastal [Health] and Fraser Health for an additional two weeks, and so that takes us through to midnight on December 7," "In addition, we are going to be extending these orders to apply province-wide" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It has become apparent that this surge in transmission is happening across the province,” “We are seeing increased community transmission and effects on our health-care system in every area” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The vast majority of businesses across the province are doing a great job,” “When rules are followed and safety measures are in place, we don’t see transmission of this virus” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to urgently reduce the level of transmission and our cases across the province,” “We need to ensure our health-care system can meet the health needs of all of us in B.C” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know there are vaccines on the horizon,” “But right now, we all need to focus our efforts on slowing the spread and bending our curve back down” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are in our second surge, and it is proving to be a challenge,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need our faith services more than ever right now, but we need to do them safely,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “While we all hoped we would not experience a second wave, based on what has been happening around the world, around the country, and around our province, we anticipated that this might occur,” “Four weeks ago we had about 175 cases a day and I was anxious then. Yesterday we had over 700 people in our province affected, and we know that our hospitals are getting stretched, our ICU capacity is getting stretched and our communities are suffering” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is our expectation that everybody in B.C. right now will limit their travel as much as possible unless it is essential," "This includes travel within the province and travel to other parts of Canada" External link

ctvnews Friday, November 20, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We really need to take action now across the province,” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is OK to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is OK to make sure the grandparents pick up the kids at school or that you’re able to go to fix the furnace in your mother’s house… it’s OK to have your cleaner come into your house,” “Those are not social gatherings and social events” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We really need to take action now across the province,” “Four weeks ago, we had about 175 cases a day and I was anxious then. Yesterday we had over 700 people in our province affected. And we know that our hospitals are getting stretched. Our ICU capacity is getting stretched, our communities are suffering” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “socialize only with those people in your immediate household and to delay inviting over friends or family for social visits for the next two weeks,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We also know that people want to spend time together over holiday seasons, and that can spill over into outbreaks in community settings afterwards," External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're seeing increased community transmissions and effects on our hospitals in all areas of the province," External link

CBC Friday, November 20, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The bottom line is we will be extending the orders and directions that are placed in Vancouver Coastal [Health] and Fraser Health for an additional two weeks, and so that takes us through to midnight on December 7," "In addition, we are going to be extending these orders to apply province-wide" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You name it, for the most part,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is okay to go for a walk outside with a friend. It is okay for the grandparents to pick up the kids at school. It is okay to fix the furnace at your mother’s house. Those are not social events,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We can see that transmission rates are less in schools than they are in other parts of our communities, and we know they are also incredibly important for families and for children to have in-person, in-class schools,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 20, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We also know that people want to spend time together over holiday seasons, and that can spill over into outbreaks in community settings afterwards," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The mask mandate is not something that in and of itself has made a difference in terms of transmission," External link

CBC Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I have been asked many times about why we do not have a provincial order mandating mask use here in B.C.,” “And the answer is, as I have said many times, in many locations, we already do” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re all considering what’s makes sense, what’s the data we know,” External link

tricitynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’ve seen around the world that this virus and the measures that have been taken do expose some of the differential impacts or some of the inequities in our communities and we’re no different,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We see that West Asian, Latin American and South Asian respondents were more likely to report increased difficulty meeting their financial needs during this period of time and more likely to report not working directly because of COVID-19, whereas Caucasian respondents had less difficulty making ends meet, fewer were not working, they were less likely to avoid health care, and had less food insecurity,” “The other areas we looked at were around difficulty accessing health care. And again, we see a differential where 30% of Japanese, Korean, and other South Asian respondents were more likely to report having difficulty,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As the number of cases and outbreaks is showing, we are in the most challenging of times," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're in a much different place than April, but we need to be thinking about the same vibe as we did in April," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I call upon people across the province, we need to go back to how we were thinking earlier this spring,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know some of the downsides are that there are many essential workers in our community, and finding places for children to be safely during the day needs to be considered,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I have been asked many times why we do not have a provincial order mandating mask use here in B.C.," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There is an order that requires businesses to have COVID safety plans. A retail location, for example, should have plans that include mask wearing. That means making them available to people, making it clear that they need to wear a mask when they're in those settings, making sure staff need to know when to wear masks as well," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry argued : "The mask mandate is not something that in and of itself has made a difference in terms of transmission. Many of the settings we're talking about are not places where people would naturally wear a mask," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As the number of cases and outbreaks is showing, we are in the most challenging of times," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is the small yet essential efforts that all of us do that have a big collective impact," "We need to say no to social gatherings right now. We also need to minimize our travel, maintain our safe distances as best we can at all times, and use masks" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I call on people across the province: we need to go back to how we were thinking earlier on in this pandemic, when the virus was in our community," "I strongly encourage people to limit your travel as much as possible" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know that the virus comes with us, and when we travel, we bring that risk with us and we take home the risk from where we've been," "Now is not the time to travel for recreation or non-essential purposes" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In some ways, we need to be thinking the same vibe as we were in April," "We need to stay local. Stay in our communities now, and take those measures, which will help us bend our curve back down" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “Mandating masks is not something that is going to change people’s minds,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s really the last two to three weeks where I’d say we’re in a place where we need to take additional measures, because we’re losing control of our ability to manage each case,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Everything I’m talking about is because we started to see an increase in our cases recently,” “And it’s stretching our ability to cope” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are in a challenging time, perhaps the most challenging time of our pandemic. But it will end, we do have hope, this is not forever,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “With our rapid increase in numbers of people affected by COVID-19 in the last few weeks, this has been put in jeopardy. Our ability in public health to find everybody in a timely way, particularly in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal regions, has been stretched to the max and we falling a little bit behind. Which is why we put in the measures that we put in,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “In the last two weeks we have been seeing a steady increase, but we have been able to manage it. As I was mentioning with public health contact tracing teams, we were doing a good job finding people, stopping that next chain of transmission. In the last few weeks that has become way more challenging particularly in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser health regions,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Most of the other parts of the province, we are seeing increases in cases, but not at (that) level, and they are able to be managed by public health,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is concerning. Everything that I’m talking about has been because we have started to see a dramatic increase, particularly in the last couple of weeks, and it’s stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” “We’re having challenges breaking those chains of transmission through our case and contact tracing, as much as our staff is working every day and trying to get on those, we are reaching our limits” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “We see most acutely in Fraser and Vancouver Coastal, but the gradual increase we are seeing in other parts of the province is important as well,” “This is our time. We need to take a step back and recognize that we are being affected in the same way that people around the globe are being affected” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There's hope. We will have Christmas. It'll look different," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're really trying to use the data we have about where transmission is and how transmission is happening to help us target what we need to do over the next few months until we get to the point where we know immunization is on the horizon," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 13, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “Our ability in public health to find everybody in a timely way, particularly in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health has been stretched to the max and we’re falling a little bit behind, which is why we put in the measures we put in,” External link

tricitynews Friday, November 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “gives potential for it to spread quite rapidly” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “our signal that it’s time to step back,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those (measures) are coming along, so that’s the good news,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will have Christmas. We will have Christmas. It’ll look different,” External link

yahoo-au Friday, November 13, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Santa probably has immunity, and we’ll look at how we’ll facilitate him,” “I think he’ll be washing his hands a lot and he probably won’t be eating cookies and milk in every house this year, but we’ll find ways of making it work” External link

yahoo-au Friday, November 13, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What that tells us is that the measures we have in place, particularly screening out people who are ill, catching them early, reducing the probability of transmissions in schools is working,” “Nine in 10 schools have not had a school exposure event” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 13, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “In the last two weeks, we started to see rapid increasing growths, so more exponential growth, particularly focused in the Vancouver Coastal-Fraser Health regions,” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There has been very few transmission in the school settings,” “There has been less a dozen incidents of transmission in the school system. What that tells us is the measures that we have in place, screening out people who are ill, is working” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a challenging time, perhaps the most challenging time of this pandemic," "This is not an easy time for any of us, but we will get through this" External link

tricitynews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen a dramatic increase, particularly in the last couple of weeks, and it's stretching our ability to cope from a public health perspective," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The thing we're learning about this virus is that it can now transmit very easily as we're moving indoors, as the weather's changing, and we need to pay attention to that," External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen, in the last few weeks, a dramatic increase in cases in people 80 years of age and older," "And once again we're starting to see spillover into long-term care homes" External link

ctvnews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “In the last two weeks, we started to see rapid increasing growths, so more exponential growth, particularly focused in the Vancouver Coastal-Fraser Health regions,” External link

cknw Friday, November 13, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Ninety per cent [efficacy] is really good,” “We know if we get at least 50 or 60 per cent prevention, that is going to make a major difference” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The purpose of these orders is to break these chains of transmission,” “Early in 2021 we should have a vaccine to add to our tools” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are not aware of a shortage of supply in the health authorities at the moment. We have over 1.5 million doses that are out there in various situations and we know the health authority clinics continue," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Where the challenge has been is that in some places the allotment that goes to pharmacies and physician's offices has run through, that they've used up their doses," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As you know, provincial health orders are always a last resort," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know many businesses have already reached out and are keen to get underway,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The challenging thing with this vaccine is that it needs to be stored at ultra-low temperature, -70. And so there’s not a lot of -70 freezers that are available in our communities, and it means the logistics of getting this vaccine are going to be complicated,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The vaccine is going to be in limited supply. We’re not going to be able to give it to everybody at once,” “We can give it to people who are more likely to have severe illness and protect them. If we can protect our seniors and elders in the community and long-term care, if we can protect health care workers so that we can prevent outbreaks in our health care settings and make sure that we keep our health care system working, those are things that we need to focus on. It’s going to be challenging. We are thinking through all of the ways of making that work” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am directing now that we need to think about the things that we did in the spring, socialize virtually, check in on those that you’re close to, plan parties and celebrations for next year, when it is safe for us to get together again,” “And we will be able to get together again” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is a short-term thing where we need to stop our social interactions with people outside of our close group,” “It is a short-term pause on non-essential activities and travel to ensure that our essential activities like school and work and health care can safely continue” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This virus was being spread when people were travelling around the province," "We know that this virus moves with people and it is we who have the ability to stop that transmission" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you are in doubt about whether to travel or whether to see somebody, don't do it," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's a shock when we put out these things and it takes us some time to figure out the details to make sure the information gets out in a way that they understand," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We must focus on reducing our social interactions, those interactions in our community that have lead to spread, so we can continue to have our schools operating appropriately,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s group classes with exertion where we’re seeing this type of mass spread,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s a process that we’re working through right now. Once the guidance is developed, we’ll make it public where people can submit plans, we’ll review those plans, before those kinds of places can offer those types or activities again,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate that we are seeing,” “Right now it is very important that everyone in these areas…significantly reduce their social interactions” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we have to go back,” “If we cannot maintain those plans, then local medical health officers will shut those businesses down” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always, it pains us to know people have succumbed to COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The purpose of these orders is to break those chains of transmission, and we know that those transmissions were happening at a rapid rate in some parts of our province,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Orders are a last resort, but they are what we need to put in place right now to address those ares where we were seeing transmission happening and expanding rapidly,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do now is to break those chains of transmission," "We will start seeing those numbers come down, reflecting that we are no longer exposing large numbers of people" External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always, it pains us to know people have succumbed to COVID-19," External link

barrie Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As you know, provincial health orders are always a last resort," External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Parties, events — right now for the next two weeks, those are not to happen,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Provincial health orders are always a last resort, but right now these additional measures are needed,” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate we are seeing,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those who live outside these areas should not visit unless it is urgent or required or essential,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are venues where we see rapid spread of this virus even with people who don’t recognize they are ill,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If we cannot maintain those plans then local health officials will shut those businesses down,” “In addition, we need to consider going back to actively supporting people working from home in certain businesses if that is possible” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This will give us a chance to stop the transmission, to have a break in that rising transmission rate we are seeing,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Those who live outside these areas should not visit unless it is urgent or required or essential,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are venues where we see rapid spread of this virus even with people who don’t recognize they are ill,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If we cannot maintain those plans then local health officials will shut those businesses down,” “In addition, we need to consider going back to actively supporting people working from home in certain businesses if that is possible” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Schools are one of the things we want to protect because we know important it is for teachers, for students, for families to have schools operating,” “The focus is on reducing transmission in our communities. What we have not seen is a lot of transmission events in schools. Schools are not amplifying this virus, they are merely reflecting what’s going on in the community” External link

globalnews Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Parties, events — right now for the next two weeks, those are not to happen,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to go back to what we were doing in March, April and May,” “We bring our risk with us and we take our risk back with us when we return” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “They need to either stop or show that they have an approved safety plan,” External link

tricitynews Sunday, November 8, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is the road we must walk and must walk together … we are all in this together," "We will get through these challenges. We have flattened our curve in the past and we will do it again. This next two weeks will be critical for us" External link

CBC Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is another challenging day here in B.C.," "As you know, in the last two weeks we have seen dangerously high and rapid increase of COVID-19 cases and outbreaks" External link

barrie Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "until updated COVID-19 safety plans are in place," External link

barrie Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know there's been spin classes here in B.C. where we've had 20 or 30 people being infected. Right now, spin classes in Metro Vancouver are dangerous. We should not be doing those things," External link

CBC Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know the risk is greatest at night clubs and bars,” External link

barrie Saturday, November 7, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

globalnews Saturday, November 7, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively," External link

timescolonist Saturday, November 7, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have provincial-level baseline [measures] that address situations that are the same around the province, but yes, we are also looking at discussing with regions whether they need to take additional measures that are specific to issues or situations they’re seeing within their region,” External link

timescolonist Friday, November 6, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It shows cases and testing information together, which gives you … a more accurate picture of the state of the pandemic in each given location," "For some places, there may be a very high testing rate and low numbers of cases, which shows us that many people may not be tested" External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we look at the recent numbers, we're all concerned," "We did anticipate an increase as we moved indoors into the cooler weather, but it is incredibly important that we manage this increase effectively" External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know there's been spin classes here in B.C. where we've had 20 or 30 people being infected. Right now, spin classes in Metro Vancouver are dangerous. We should not be doing those things," External link

CBC Friday, November 6, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s a negligible amount and I’m not aware of any firefighters or police who have been infected in the course of their duties,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Now is the time for all of us to work together, while staying apart, to slow the spread of COVID-19 – and together we will get through this winter," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be in the coming weeks making some adjustments that just support families and people who are living in care right now,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas and look at how we can regroup and focus on our immediate families and making sure we can support each other to do it safely," External link

wmur Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think we need to consider all the celebrations that are coming up whether it's Diwali, or Hanukkah, or Christmas and look at how we can regroup and focus on our immediate families and making sure we can support each other to do it safely," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That means no Halloween parties this weekend,” External link

cknw Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's those indoor settings where we're close, when we're talking to somebody, when we're sharing food, when we're in an environment where we let our guard down that (the virus) can be transmitted – and it's transmitted to those we are closest to," External link

barrie Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has been disproportionately affecting communities in the Fraser Valley," External link

barrie Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re seeing that now with the thousands of people who are in isolation,” External link

tricitynews Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It reminds us that the virus can’t tell the difference, and even a small gathering when this virus is circulating can be dangerous,” External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has been disproportionately affecting communities in the Fraser Valley," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19 and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected with COVID-19," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is the possibility of adding regional-specific orders, but we know that most people are following the recommendations,” “We know there’s a lot of transmission in some communities more than others, and its not limited to the Fraser Valley, but in the last weeks we’ve seen cases here” External link

cknw Friday, October 30, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “unfortunately ended up in hospital and died,” External link

timescolonist Friday, October 30, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s no evidence that I’ve seen that making it mandatory is going to change the mind of those very small number of people who have a mindset against wearing a mask,” “That’s not the approach we’re taking” External link

timescolonist Friday, October 30, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This has been top of mind for many, many months,” External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In three of the four cases it's been a single health care worker that was identified early," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People will need to keep a distance,” “We're encouraging particularly veterans or others who are more at risk to be able to participate virtually, and I know the Legion and others are looking at ways to support that happening” External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19 and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected with COVID-19," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is what we have to do now. These are the choices that we need to make today," "We need to do our part and particularly these next few weeks so that we can bend that curve back down across this province" External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is the possibility of adding region-specific orders, but we know that most people are following the recommendations,” “We know there’s a lot of transmission in some communities more than others, and its not limited to the Fraser Valley, but in the last weeks we’ve seen cases here” External link

globalnews Friday, October 30, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are here because in recent weeks, COVID-19 has disproportionately been affecting communities in the Fraser Valley,” External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unfortunately, somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19, and even though it was a small party in one person's home, the majority of people who were in that home became infected," External link

tricitynews Friday, October 30, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Less than 10 people were at this home, and unfortunately somebody unknowingly brought COVID-19," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know her family and the care teams and the community mourn her, as we do as well," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know that’s a challenge for some people who want to be there to support their children, in particular, who are playing on teams. But we also know that spending time socializing or cheering with other parents and fans before, during, and following games increases risks of transmission and exposure for families,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know that’s a challenge for some people who want to be there to support their children, in particular, who are playing on teams. But we also know that spending time socializing or cheering with other parents and fans before, during, and following games increases risks of transmission and exposure for families,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Getting through our COVID-19 storm requires all of us to do our part without exception, so let’s support each other to do the right thing,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There are many people who don't like what I do and feel quite able to send me nasty notes, leave phone calls, to harass my office staff,” “I've had to have security in my house. I've had death threats” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There is a provision for masks in certain areas of the school," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

cknw Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do need to pay attention to staff, teachers, educators who are also either carpooling to work together, having breaks together, having meetings together — making sure we are wearing masks, that we are keeping safe distances,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : "It is now the expectation people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces. It is not an order, because this is something I know we support as part of our mutual responsibilities to protect ourselves and to protect each other," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We saw it circulating in the community,” “We know there’s going to be [cases] inadvertently in the school environment” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This was our first outbreak, so to me that tells us what we’re doing is working, and that public health is there and that they are working with the schools and the teams to investigate and make sure we’re learning from the cases that do happen in the case the outbreak,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's been a challenge for us," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we would really like to see is an app that we could download when we're at a celebration or a party or a church service so that we can identify those specific times when there may have been somebody with COVID who was in that vicinity," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know they've committed to addressing some of those issues," "But we've not reached an agreement … it's not at the point where it would be helpful for what we're managing here in B.C. for our pandemic right now" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is going to be a challenge more for some people than others, but this is something we need to do together as a community so we can get through the coming respiratory season," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : “This is a bit of a sobering weekend for us,” “This is the largest number of cases that we’ve had in a three-day period and it is concerning to us that we continue to see growth, particularly in the Lower Mainland and in the Fraser Health region, to be specific” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “So what we’re trying to address is the set of rules now for all of us around holding events in our house where we don’t have that space to keep people safely separated and where we’re seeing transmission,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “And what we are seeing now is the next level of transmission, so, that’s why we have to stop this now,” “And it’s not lost on us that there are many more celebrations coming up, not the least of which is Halloween this weekend” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” External link

cknw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There are some parameters that they've built into the federal app that we don't feel work and we believe would cause more concern and frustration as we've seen in some other provinces," "We're still negotiating with the federal government about modifying it to meet the needs so that it would be useful for us" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we really would like to see is an app that we could download when we're at a celebration or a party or a church service, so that we can identity those specific times when there may have been somebody with COVID who was in that vicinity," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I know they've committed to addressing some of those issues but we've not reached an agreement to address [them]," "But it's not at the point where it would be helpful for what we are managing here in B.C. for our pandemic right now" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is now the expectation that people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces," "Now is the time for all of us to work together, while staying apart, to slow the spread of COVID-19 – and together we will get through this winter" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are also learning that it transmits more easily in the winter months, so we need to take additional precautions," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We knew of course this would be a possibility, especially in the smaller schools where the potential of exposure impacts a larger proportion of the school population,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “And we’re now seeing what we are seeing now is the next level of transmission, so, that’s why we have to stop this now,” “And it’s not lost on us that there are many more celebrations coming up, not the least of which is Halloween this weekend” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you come from a large family that’s living in a home together, six additional guests may be too many and you may need to consider for the coming months to focus on your own immediate family,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is now the expectation that people will wear a non-medical mask in public spaces,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is a bit of a sobering weekend for us,” “This is the largest number of cases we’ve had in a three day period, and it’s concerning to us that we continue to see growth” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is now the expectation that people will wear a non medical mask in public spaces,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” “Or for people to mix and mingle and unfortunately, we have seen spread in these environments” External link

cknw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We knew of course this would be a possibility, especially in some of the smaller schools, where the potential of exposure impacts a larger proportion of the school population," "While the numbers of people with COVID are small, the requirement of those in contact to be in self-isolation has meant that the school can no longer safely operate" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The schools are working with the families to ensure that educational opportunities continue remotely through this period," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This order limits gatherings in private homes to no more than your immediate household, plus your safe six," "This is going to be a challenge more for some people than others, but this is something we need to do together as a community so we can get through the coming respiratory season" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are now seeing some of the effects of family gatherings that happened on the Thanksgiving weekend," "These are important celebrations but we are in the middle of a pandemic and we need to take safety precaution to make sure that we're not passing the virus on to people tat we care about, people that we're closest to" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "getting together with larger numbers of people than can be accommodated safely within their homes," External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "My hope is we will pay attention given what we are seeing in B.C. right now and that enforcement won't be needed – that we will do the right thing," "And for a small number of people who may choose to disregard the order, enforcement will be stepped up" External link

barrie Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Too often, over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing stories every too often of people trying to put aside the safety plans, that feel it’s ok to have a few additional people,” “Or for people to mix and mingle and unfortunately, we have seen spread in these environments” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Having large gatherings in our homes is too dangerous,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We need to pay more attention to those settings where we have people coming together for celebrations," "This is going to be a challenge, more for some people than others. But this is something we need to do as a community" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry explicou : "Para muitos de nós existe confusão entre os sintomas causados por um céu cheio de fumaça e os sintomas da covid-19, especialmente para as pessoas que têm uma doença pulmonar subjacente, asma, problemas cardíacos e diabetes" External link

em Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry disse : "Estamos muito tristes ao saber que um dos nossos residentes no centro de saúde de Lynn Valley, que foi infectado com COVID-19, morreu na noite passada" External link

uol Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry expliqué : "C'est un cas de +transmission communautaire+ et nous menons actuellement une enquête détaillée pour tenter de déterminer où se trouvait la source de son infection" External link

afp-fr Friday, March 6, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT



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Deborah Marshall said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “So definitely people are taking [provincial health officer] Dr. Bonnie Henry’s advice, which is good,” “We need to be breaking the curve or flattening that curve, so everybody needs to do their part” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gregg Wilson said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “We are generally pleased, but it is now up to the members of the public to follow Dr. Henry’s instructions and wear a mask where they are able to do so,” External link

barrie Friday, November 20, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "We have a significant two weeks ahead of us as we look at the second component of the regional orders that were put in place on Nov. 9," "Dr. Henry will have more to say on orders tomorrow" External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "Dr. Henry will have more to say about gyms and other businesses tomorrow [November 19] as she finalizes the orders that she'll be bringing forward then," External link

tricitynews Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "We have a significant two weeks ahead of us," "Dr. Henry will have more to say on orders tomorrow" External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “Dr. Henry will have more to say about gyms and other businesses as she finalizes the orders she will bring in,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Stephanie Smith said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “While we’ve heard from ­[provincial health officer] Dr. Bonnie Henry that [masks] should be a part of the safety plan; when it remains optional, that becomes confusing for people,” “We know there are differences between an order and a very strong recommendation. We feel like we’re past the point of strong recommendation. We need orders” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Adrian Dix said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “This is still a challenging situation and [the numbers explain] in part why Dr. Henry took the actions that she did on Saturday,” “While these new orders are not what we want... after all we’ve been through, we need to move fast” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "These are really critical issues. Dr. Henry has made is abundantly clear: if we're going to get through this, we need to follow these basic directions," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

John Horgan said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : "These are really critical issues. Dr. Henry has made is abundantly clear: if we're going to get through this, we need to follow these basic directions," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Gregg Wilson said ( about Bonnie Henry ) : “It would be much clearer if there was a mandate, and it seems appropriate at a time when cases are high in particular health regions for a mandate in those health regions. But it’s Dr. Henry’s call,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT