Bonnie Henry

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Bonnie Henry said : "Although this child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated their illness, it was the virus that caused their death," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Although the child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated the illness, it was the virus that caused their death,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m confident that the benefits of this vaccine far outweigh the very rare risk of these blood clots,” “We’re going to be targeting our program in B.C. to people age 40, right now, to try and prevent hospitalizations in the next few weeks” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Although this child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated their illness, it was the virus that caused their death," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It reminds us of the vicious nature of this virus," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Even if we can see people outside our household, we shouldn’t right now. And if we do, it needs to be the same small group of people. We know outside is lower risk. It’s not zero,” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry stated : “We recognize how important school is for families, communities and children,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know there’s a lot of talk about closing schools, but we’re not seeing that as an issue,” “It is absolutely clear that every exposure event is disruptive and concerning” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There are some areas that continue to have ongoing high rates of transmission and in some areas we've seen different hotspots show up in the last few weeks," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen a transition in the north from the northwest to the northeast, and partly that is because of the vaccination program that we've had in communities across the north that have brought down rates of transmission in some of those communities," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This was one of the pieces of information that we used to address the outbreaks that were happening in Whistler since January," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I think for a lot of people I think it’s that sense that this is never-ending,” “This concept that we’re in the end game and we can let things go and make exceptions for ourselves, we need to look at that again” External link

cknw Friday, April 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “The variants are more transmissible, but the things that stop transmission are the same,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is no zero-risk right now,” “We saw a lot of people moving about. And when we move about and make contact with people in another place, we’re bringing the virus with us, and we’re bringing the virus home with us. And that’s where we saw spread of transmission across the province” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We cannot let up right now,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is why it is so important that we continue to focus our age-based immunization program on those down to age 40,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “and we have seen the impact of that,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're seeing that with the variants in particular. Transmission can be widespread in households," "Hospitalization is now being driven by people between the ages of 40 and 79 and that's why it's so important that we continue to focus our age-based vaccination program" External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People were pushing the limits, not wanting to limit it to six people per table, wanting to get together and congregate at the end of the night,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is something we’re watching really carefully and we have linked data of cases and immunization we’re following on an ongoing basis through the B.C. CDC,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The protection is long lasting and very good from the vaccine,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, the rate of infectious contacts, the contacts we’re having where the virus can be transmitted to others, on average in the province is somewhere around 55 to 60 per cent. That is too high,” “We need to get down to 40 per cent or less. We had done that consistently, we were able to do that last March, we did that in November when we put in restrictions again, and I want to remind people: the restrictions that we put in that worked in November are still in place” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 16, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We cannot let up right now," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What does that mean? Even if we can see people outside our household, we shouldn't right now. And if we do, it needs to be the same small group of people," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you're going to be in close contact, wear masks, even if it's outside," "We know that COVID-19 is a virus that's transmitted by people to people – and to the people we are closest with" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Before if there were 10 people in a household, we might see transmission to two or three other people at most," "Now we're seeing, with the new variants in particular, that transmission can be widespread in households. It may be that the whole household becomes infected" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That why it's so important that we continue to focus our age-based immunization program on those down to age 40, in particular," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always our condolences go to families and caregivers and to the communities who have lost loved ones" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We use the same risk-based approach and we can’t do everyone at once. We looked at where risk and goals intertwined,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 16, 2021 12:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always our condolences go to families and caregivers and to the communities who have lost loved ones" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is one of those things we have to work on when we have an international supply,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This means you can pre-register, and then when your age eligibility comes up you will automatically be contacted to book your appointment either online, by phone or in person,” “As of today, people 71 and older and indigenous peoples 18 and over, and people who have their letters around Clinically Extremely Vulnerable may book appointments” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Numbers of young people in hospital have increased and numbers of younger people needing ICU care has increased, and that is concerning,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “Our parallel worker focus program remains on pause right now as we are continuing to get more information about the AstraZeneca and Covishield vaccines,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Viruses, by their very nature, mutate and change,” “And as more transmission happens, if there’s more virus transmitting it means it’s changing, it’s replicating more often, the opportunity for these mutations to occur goes up, and that’s why these variants arise where there’s lots of cases happening” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I have said many times that I have learned the opposite of addiction is connection,” “Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to connect with people who are using drugs to support them with compassion and love. We also need to be bold and courageous with the measures we need to take to address the many, many complexities of this problem together” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It was likely that visitors from other parts of Canada initially introduced that strain," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The opposite of addiction is connection. More than ever before we need to connect with those using drugs with compassion and love. We need to be bold with addressing these complex issues” “We need to put the same resources in dealing with this crisis as we have with the pandemic” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The more people we have immunized, so focusing on getting our community immunized is the most important thing we need to do right now. And that will protect everybody even if we can’t mount an immune response ourselves,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry indicated : "we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is, I don’t need to say, our third wave,” “Our focus has been on doing all we can to prevent people from getting sick and particularly to keep people from being hospitalized, needing ICU care, or dying from COVID-19. At the same time, we have put in measures to ensure that our health care system can still be there for every-body” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “At this time of the marathon, of this storm that we’ve been in for so, so long, it’s so easy to get discouraged, to get angry, to get frustrated and now more than ever, all of us have to remember … we don’t always know the story of that person who’s doing something that’s driving us crazy,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You may feel that your individual actions don’t make a difference, but I’m here to tell you, again and again, they do,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s not about blaming them, it’s about supporting businesses when this virus comes into your workplace to make sure that we can stop the transmission and prevent it from spreading to workers,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry disse : "Meu coração está com os Canucks" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We need people to pay attention to what are things that are safe right now," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is, I don't need to say, our third wave," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is, I don't need to say, our third wave," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to prioritize by (locations) where the risk is greatest, and that means that some people will get it before others. We can’t give it to everyone at once, we need people to be patient,” External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am asking everybody, let’s get together, do our part, today, tomorrow and next week, so we can get through this pandemic,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are talking about a number of weeks now,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is our collective efforts that have made the difference so far," "To get to the end as quickly as possible, there are things we need to do now and that includes staying home, staying in your immediate neighbourhood as much as possible" External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We do not at the moment have updates on the percentage of cases that are variants of concern," "However, we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants of concern, primarily the B.1.1.7" External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We do not at the moment have updates on the percentage of cases that are variants of concern," "However, we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants of concern, primarily the B.1.1.7" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry announced : "We just assume that that those screen positives will be the variants, we assume that anybody who is positive with it for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "With our immunization program now underway, it is time to look ahead and think about how we can best support people in the months ahead with the right tools and supports in place," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our thoughts go to the people who have lost loved ones," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Gatherings with different people in different places on different days are fuelling the spread of the virus that we're seeing," "And these variants of concern are making that much more easy" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is just an ongoing part of our program to help control the outbreaks and a more targeted approach to workplaces across the province to help us make sure that we are keeping things functioning as safely as possible,” “They are one of the most common sources of transmission in our province and it is widely across many sectors” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 9, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are seeing younger people in higher numbers in our hospitals, but it's important for us to understand if that is higher than we would expect, or if that is because we have increased numbers of people becoming infected and the rate of hospitalization is the same," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "We need now to shift our strategy so that we can use whole genome sequencing capacity that we have in British Columbia to do more systematic testing and sampling of all of the strains to make sure we're not missing another important one that may be arising," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Don't line up unless you have been asked to come," "There is a plan with every clinic for every dose" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

ctvnews Friday, April 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are seeing younger people in higher numbers in our hospitals, but it's important for us to understand if that is higher than we would expect, or if that is because we have increased numbers of people becoming infected and the rate of hospitalization is the same," External link

ctvnews Friday, April 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses,” “We need now to shift our strategy so that we can use the whole genome sequencing capacity we have in British Columbia to do more systematic testing and sampling of all of the strains to make sure we’re not missing another important one that may be arising” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 9, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are having increased numbers of people who have been infected with COVID-19, and part of that is driven by the increased transmissibility of the strains we are seeing in BC right now,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 9, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 1:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are fuelling the fire for the variants of concern," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Numbers of younger people in hospital have increased and numbers of younger people needing ICU care have increased, and that is concerning," External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know that it is a safe place for [children] where emotional, physical, as well as educational growth happens and that families and communities are best supported when we have children safely in school, and so we'll still be focusing on that," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've talked about that we've been in touch with our counterparts in the Ministry of Education, with the superintendents with the school districts, and principals and teachers,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've seen in Ontario that now it's about a 60 per cent of all of the new cases are with the B.1.1.7 strain in Ontario. We're probably a month or so behind Ontario and getting there,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know that much of this transmission is happening in younger people, so that means numbers of younger people in hospital has increased and ­numbers of younger people needing ICU care has increased, and that is concerning,” “It is because these variants transmit more easily that we are seeing more people becoming ill in those numbers of contacts that they’re having — and ­proportionally more people requiring hospitalization and critical care” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be looking at that in the next little while,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Let’s ensure we don’t lose any more ground,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are fuelling the fire for the variants of concern," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The virus is adapting and is taking advantage wherever it can, and it isn't fair," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Quite frankly, they often are the larger workplaces where people are more poorly paid, and we know that it involves many of our racialized communities, people who live in large, multi-generational homes. So that has been out focus to start with,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We all have the ability to slow that down, and this is a time where we can do that. All of our connections need to be safe connections," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you choose to spend time with anyone other than your immediate household, it must be outside, it must be done safely, it must be small," "Let's ensure we don't lose anymore ground" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Every vaccine delivered makes all of us safer – let’s keep our momentum going and get everyone who wants one, their first dose by Canada Day,” External link

cknw Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is especially important for anyone who has been travelling in these past weeks, as transmission has increased,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've seen a lower and lower number of variants in the last couple of days,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re actually going to Gambier Island," said one member of a family of four as they prepared to leave from Horseshoe Bay. "It's a very private camp," added another. According to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, the risk of contracting COVID-19 in British Columbia is greater now that at any other time in the pandemic so far. "This is not the time for any of us to be travelling for leisure or vacation or getaways outside of our community,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry insisted : “I’m not sure where we would expand testing and we do have quite a lot of testing being done,” External link

barrie Friday, April 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re just in a very difficult position,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, April 2, 2021 4:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 2, 2021 2:07:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re just in a very difficult position,” External link

680news Friday, April 2, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you have received this vaccine, be reassured it works very well, it's an effective vaccine and we know it's safe," External link

CBC Friday, April 2, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we come into this long weekend, all of us recognize our need to connect. It has been a long, long year for many. But we need to ensure, more than ever, that we are socializing safely. We do have an end in sight," "If you do choose to spend time with anyone outside your immediate household this weekend, it must be outdoors and all of the COVID-19 safety plans and precautions need to be followed" External link

CBC Friday, April 2, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, no one should be travelling for leisure or vacation outside of your local communities or regions,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

barrie Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : “I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “What we do know is this is very rare and it's unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia or Canada,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re starting to see cases increase again in that community and particularly in the past week with the more worrisome cluster of the P1 Brazil variant of concern,” “We’ve also seen transmission from travel to and from other communities across B.C. from the Whistler area” External link

cknw Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know from the millions of doses used worldwide, and especially in the U.K., it is highly effective and the benefits to those over age 55 far outweigh the very real risks of getting COVID-19," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : "I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : “I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is a very challenging time," "In the last six days, we've seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We've seen more hospitalizations and more people requiring critical care and the strain on our acute care system is ramping up. We do not yet have enough people protected with our vaccines to keep our loved ones and our communities safe" External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s been a dramatic increase in transmission between young people around the province,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are going to be updating our K-12 public health guidance to support masks for all students down to Grade 4 in schools across the province," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Over this past week, a signal was detected in younger people in Europe using the AstraZeneca vaccine,” “While the instances are rare, this is a very rare with tens of millions of doses of this vaccine being used, we are taking the precaution in suspending the use of this vaccine for people who are under age 55 for the next few days” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be looking at how we use AstraZeneca vaccine that’s coming in and yes, it may be that we’ll put it towards the age-based program knowing that this risk is not seen in people over age 55, or at least not yet,” “But that’s much to be determined. By later this week we’ll have a better idea of how we can use that” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is a very challenging time," "In the last six days, we've seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We've seen more hospitalizations and more people requiring critical care and the strain on our acute care system is ramping up. We do not yet have enough people protected with our vaccines to keep our loved ones and our communities safe" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," "Some of these important holidays are going to be difficult this year, again" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We now are looking at our safety signals and taking action," "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our whole plan from the very beginning was to move thoughtfully and carefully and slowly through this. We don’t want to go backward. We won’t be going back in terms of phase” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "It is unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia or in Canada. But it is also a condition that we have a test for and there is treatment," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada. It means that we are taking immediate action when we detect a signal to protect health," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We anticipate that we will have more information in the next two to three days," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is possible that we may need to use this vaccine in people where we know this rare event is not likely to happen," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our whole plan from the very beginning was to move thoughtfully and carefully and slowly through this. We don’t want to go backward. We won’t be going back in terms of phase” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are now going to be updating our K to 12 public health guidance to support mask wearing for all students down to Grade 4 in schools across the province," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “In the last six days, we’ve seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We’ve seen more hospitalizations, and more people requiring critical care, and the strain on our acute care systems is ramping up,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know that people have taken advantage of the weather and the March break to go places with their family,” “What that has meant is that we’ve seen a rapid rise of cases of people that have returned to their home communities” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “It is unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia, or in Canada, but it is also a condition that we have a test for and there’s treatment,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," "Some of these important holidays are going to be difficult this year, again" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We now are looking at our safety signals and taking action," "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “A circuit-breaker is now required to break the chains of transmission in our province and allow us to safely move forward through the next few weeks,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are driving much of our current transmission,” “We’re finding, with some of these variants, that it spreads that much more easily — all the measures that we need to take are that much more important” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People who have travelled to Whistler and then gone home… we’re starting to see cases popping up elsewhere that are related,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Let’s all of us stay outside and stay apart,” “I’m asking you to remember that we can get through this” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know people have taken advantage of the weather and the March break to go places with their families, and what that has meant is we've seen a rapid rise in cases as people have returned to their home communities," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Contract tracing has shown us that these settings amplify the spread and as a result, activities indoors in these locations need to be on hold for now," External link

ctvnews Monday, March 29, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is a most challenging time for us right now," "A circuit breaker is now required to break the chains of transmission in our province" External link

ctvnews Monday, March 29, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've now seen data particularly from the U.K., but some other countries as well, that shows that it can have increased severity of illness in younger people and across the age spectrum," External link

ctvnews Saturday, March 27, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've now seen data particularly from the U.K., but some other countries as well, that shows that it can have increased severity of illness in younger people and across the age spectrum," External link

ctvnews Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Over the past couple of months in particular, we have seen increased in COVID cases that are variants of concern," External link

barrie Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “We've had one cluster of this Brazilian variant that is concerning but we're managing it very carefully with Vancouver Coastal,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've had one cluster of this Brazilian variant that is concerning but we're managing it very carefully with Vancouver Coastal,” External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The reality is that it is likely we are going to have more outbreaks in care homes now that we’re allowing more people to come into those care homes,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is some of the data that allowed us to extend that interval and to recognize that were were getting good protection that was lasting for many weeks,” “We will be continuing to watch, and if we start to see a decrease in real-world protection, in vaccine effectiveness in elderly people then we will speed up second doses” External link

cknw Friday, March 26, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is time for us to safely move to having that important connection with our loved ones in long-term care, and we will do that together,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “all residents will have regular, frequent and routine opportunities for social visitation in long-term care and assisted living,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am very, very pleased we can make some changes where we can affect people’s quality of life,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is likely we are going to have more outbreaks in care homes now that we’re allowing more people to come into those care homes,” “But we are at a point where the benefits of having those social connections and interactions outweigh the risks, and we know we can manage those risks with the vast majority of residents and staff now being protected with immunization” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "But we are at a point where the benefits of having those social connections and interactions outweigh the risks," "And we know that we can manage those risks with the vast majority of residents and staff now being protected with immunization" External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We want this to be a success.," "I have respect and faith and trust in our faith communities that we will continue to work together to make sure that we can do this safely in the coming months" External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we've seen over the past couple of months in particular, we have seen increased in COVID cases that are variants of concern," External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are hopeful that this one-time indoor variance can be extended soon after the trial period that we have until May 13, but of course it's based on the pandemic and the epidemiological (status) of the province," External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Or maybe even longer, if we determine that's better for our own immune systems," External link

barrie Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : "We have seen an uptick in new cases and clusters of COVID-19 in the Lower Mainland. This is a concern for all of us because, as we have seen before, this increase can quickly escalate to other regions of our province," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "When we're inside, we let our guard down," "Indoor gatherings of any size continue to be a risk. The only safe place to gather right now is outside" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Variants of concern are moving quickly. To counter that, we need to continue to be slow and steady and to find our balance," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is not the time to be getting together even with a small group of friends. This is not the time to have that wedding. Put it off, put it off to the summer and we will be in a different place,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We don’t have enough vaccine to do everybody in the school system right now so we will be prioritizing by where the risk is greatest,” External link

cknw Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We saw that with some of the outbreaks that were happening in First Nations communities where people at a younger age were much more likely to need hospitalization or critical care. And sadly, where we've seen younger people die from the virus," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "With a higher number of people in that age group being affected, the probability that somebody is going to end up in hospital at a younger age goes up," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are blatantly disregarding of public health orders, there are ramifications for them,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The variants of concern are moving quickly. It makes it more difficult for us to have that leeway to do the things that are risky,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we continue to make our way through this last stage of the pandemic, we remember every day the families and the care providers and the communities who have lost loved ones," "Our thoughts are with you during this challenging time" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What we are watching very carefully, is … are we seeing things like the variant drive transmission, or are we just seeing it replace the viruses that were circulating previously?” “What we've learned over these last couple of weeks is that it's mostly replacements” External link

barrie Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we've learned over these last couple of weeks is that it's mostly replacements," "That's not to say that that's not going to change if we're not careful" External link

barrie Friday, March 19, 2021 4:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “By June, if we are able to deliver and able to keep a third wave from taking off, then we can look at taking away some restrictions,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about error ) : “We’ll have to be more cautious for longer if our rates stay as high as they are… this is all of our challenge right now,” “We have a smaller margin of error for our individual actions to prevent transmission, and for our group actions” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The additional supply of the AstraZeneca/SII vaccine allows us to strategically target immunizations to maximize the protection of our province,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Long-term care homes staff were people who were first in line for vaccine and many had concerns. They had legitimate questions about these new vaccines and we are now addressing them,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The illness seems to be milder and doesn’t transmit as much [and we] won’t see rapid explosive outbreaks,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “helping break the chains of transmission in our communities where we continue to see outbreaks and spread,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's not about prioritizing one specific industry, it's about addressing the outbreaks and clusters that are ongoing in our communities now that lead to extra layers of transmission," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Over the past weeks, we’ve been working on how we can safely reopen in-person faith services, as I know how challenging it has been for many people not to be able to congregate with those who are in their faith community,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know how challenging it has been for many people not allowed to congregate with those in their faith communities,” “We will be providing a class variance to allow outdoor religious services in small numbers in the coming days” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is lower than we might see in the general population without vaccination,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There was about 30 – so about one per cent were positive for the screening test, and that was some of the data that I reported at the modelling and then there were three of those that had done at the time that I reported it, so it was slightly higher,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Of the total cases of variants, 195 are still active cases and the remaining are past their infectious period," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "As expected most of these cases are in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health region," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Your risk of having the vaccine is dramatically decreased compared to the risk of having COVID-19,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “17 million doses of AstraZeneca have been given. And so far we’ve seen 37 cases of these blood clots in different ways have been detected. This is lower than we might see, even in the general population, without vaccination” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says : “My sister came home to find me lying on the living-room floor, still in my work clothes, too tired to move,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, March 13, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry says : “My sister came home to find me lying on the living-room floor, still in my work clothes, too tired to move,” External link

680news Saturday, March 13, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “They had legitimate questions about these new vaccines,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That was the number that we talked about — there's nothing scientific about it except that it's small enough and it's kind of two families worth," "Go out and play a game in the park, have a picnic, have a barbecue in the backyard, but keep your distance, like we used to do last summer" External link

CBC Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "But we are seeing that these are increasing, which tells us that every transmission in the community where these are moving onto others puts a little bit more risk into the scenarios that we have," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I figure this is because we'd been a bit out of step over our overdose crisis communications, and we hadn't worked together long enough to build the trust between us that there is now," External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry admitted : "I saw maybe a quarter of that," External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I hear from a lot of people that change leads to confusion. And we're trying to have as minimal restrictions as we need to get us through the phases we've been to, and to appeal to people to understand the spirit of the restrictions, rather than putting things on and off and on and off," "We've seen that in other jurisdictions and that can lead to even more confusion and frustration and people aren't sure what the right thing is" External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “There are no safety signals associated with the product we have here but we will, of course, continue to monitor that very closely,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is around workplaces where we are seeing clusters and outbreaks and high-risk workplaces,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are the places where we know outbreaks right now are spilling over in to our community and causing clusters and outbreaks in other settings in the community, and homes and families,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have made the biggest difference by our individual actions that give us collective safety,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know where the riskiest settings are, we know it’s when we’re indoors in crowded situations and we’re with others,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know this virus can spread underground sometimes before we can notice it is causing an outbreak,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are seeing that these are increasing, which tells us that every transmission in the community puts a little more risk into the scenarios we have,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are following up as public health and making it a priority to understand the case and contact management of who has these variants, because we have seen what has happened around the world,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do is stay local," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : "Much of what our future could be is driven by what happens in our populous areas in the Lower Mainland," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I do think over March break if you are a family and you’re going to your cabin, and you’re self-contained, then that’s OK,” “But we really need to stick to our household” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 12, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we have to save those parties for the summer,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 12, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Indoor environments, we know, is the riskiest part," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That is something that is near and dear to me, and something I feel is very important particularly, as we know, that young people have suffered from the challenges through this pandemic," External link

barrie Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Once we get the clinics up and running ... get people booked in, get that sense of 'OK, we can make this work,' I'm really confident we'll be able to speed things up," External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Once we get the clinics up and running ... get people booked in, get that sense of 'OK, we can make this work,' I'm really confident we'll be able to speed things up," External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As part of these efforts we're working with faith leaders to welcome [back a] gradual phased approach of religious services," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to phase in our ‘yes, let's go outside, let's meet up and go for a walk, let's meet up with our close friends and sit outside at an appropriate distance from each other,'” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Today marks a sombre milestone: one year since the first person in British Columbia died as a result of COVID-19," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Today marks a sombre milestone: one year since the first person in British Columbia died as a result of COVID-19," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was more concerned a month ago, because we were not providing vaccines to care homes,” “Also, because we were just starting to understand the impact of variants of concern” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have to be able to look ahead,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am just relieved, tremendously relieved, and grateful that we’ve been able to get into every single long-term care home and assisted living facility in this province, every single one, and have offered protection to those, our most vulnerable citizens,” External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In the weeks ahead we can look at a modified return to activities that have been on pause this winter," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It became very apparent that for elderly people it could cause very minimal symptoms, but lead to death very quickly," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "People tell me that they appreciate that I recognize the importance of their loved ones," "I do feel every single one of them and I've reached out and connected to many of the families" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As part of these efforts we're working with faith leaders to welcome [back a] gradual phased approach of religious services," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In the weeks ahead we can look at a modified return to activities that have been on pause this winter," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think those are fairly reasonable guidelines and I think ours will be very similar," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Having that vision and that hope for where we are all going is something we all need,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This serves to remind us that while we are very confident that vaccine is very effective and prevents particularly severe illness and death, it doesn’t necessarily mean that all transmission will be stopped,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I'd like to think of it as slowly turning up the dial, again, rather than flicking a switch, because we know that we're not yet in a place where we can go back to our pre pandemic gatherings," "What we are looking at as we head into March break or spring break, at the end of this week and into next week, is seeing the return of things like gatherings outside where it's safer" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s not politically popular, necessarily,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, March 7, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn't receive ... is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family, our community here in B.C. to protect them," "Ultimately, it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “where we want it to be,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, March 6, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We have a strategy that has developed and evolved since we started to receive these tests early in early November of 2020," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We used both the point-of-care testing, the rapid tests, to understand anybody who might be infected at that time but we also had to use the PCR test so that we could understand the accuracy of the rapid test," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Maybe I'm too optimistic, but we're going to be in our post-pandemic world by the summer if things continue to go the way that we want them to," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : "That's going to help us get through the trauma that we've all experienced together," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We can't let these successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases that will lead us to a third wave," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our condolences go out to the families and care providers and communities who have lost loved ones in this most difficult time," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know timing is an issue. Whether those [concerns] can be worked out or not, I am not clear,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn’t receive on Tuesday, or Wednesday, or today, is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family," "Ultimately it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is troubling to me when I hear those stories,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have over 500 long-term care homes and additional assisted-living facilities in this province and so I can not know what is happening in every single one of them, but our guidance is designed to be consistent and to err on the side of providing an essential visitor for everyone who asks for it,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The majority of these variants of concern continue to be in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health regions," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn't receive ... is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family, our community here in B.C. to protect them," "Ultimately, it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We can’t let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases that will lead us to a third wave,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I will regret and apologize to those communities, to the long-term care homes and to the individuals who had a second dose scheduled that had been postponed," "I know that came as a shock for many people" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are coming up to a time this week, where there were tens of thousands of doses of vaccine being scheduled for people to receive their second dose," "That would have left us with very little vaccine to be able to continue our need to protect more people in more communities around the province" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our condolences go out to the families and care providers and communities who have lost loved ones in this most difficult time," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The majority of these variants of concern continue to be in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal regions," "Right now we continue to have challenges in identifying transmission chains for about 25 per cent of our (variant) cases" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “ongoing clusters and outbreaks that are leading to rapidly increasing numbers in some places, some communities, to best protect our communities,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “That is why I am so confident that the decision we made, over this weekend, to extend that interval is the best one based on all of the science and the data that we have to maximize the benefit to everybody in our community here in B.C.,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 5, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The data tells us that the protection we’re getting from a single dose it upwards of 90 per cent,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The data tells us that the protection we’re getting from a single dose it upwards of 90 per cent,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "About 13 per cent are directly related to travel and 60 per cent are close contacts, but there are still 20 to 25 per cent – a quarter of cases – where we are not clear where they acquired the (infection)," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This gives us a very important and very real benefit to everybody here in B.C. That means we can move, everybody up the list, and more people will be protected sooner. Extending the second dose provides very high real world protection to more people sooner," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This makes sense for us knowing that it is a critical time right now, with the limited amount of vaccines that we have in the coming weeks, to be able to provide that protection that is safe and long lasting in the short term," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “we will know more about when is the optimal timing for booster dose,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This makes sense for us, knowing that it is a critical time right now with the limited amount of vaccines that we have in the coming weeks, to be able to provide that protection ... to everybody here,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is a little bit unfortunate that the national science adviser ... obviously was not involved in some of these discussions and decision-making and perhaps did not understand the context that this decision was made in,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I am so confident that the decision we made over the past weekend to extend that interval is the best one based on the science and data that we have to maximize the benefit to everyone in B.C.," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know based on real world data, we don't have to wait for second doses to lift restrictions if we can protect enough people," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I am so confident that the decision we made over the past weekend to extend that interval is the best one based on the science and data that we have to maximize the benefit to everyone in B.C.," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know based on real world data, we don't have to wait for second doses to lift restrictions if we can protect enough people," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The important thing that we've learned is that these vaccines work, they give a very high level of protection," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Over the last seven days, there's been an additional 254 cases that needed to be counted in the system, and those will be reconciled," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The important thing that we've learned is that these vaccines work, they give a very high level of protection and that protection lasts for many months," "Extending this second dose provides very high, real-world protection to more people sooner" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do believe that we will start to target essential workers, particularly our first responders and our key essential workers who are not able to work from home” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:17:00 PM 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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Bonnie Henry said : "Although this child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated their illness, it was the virus that caused their death," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Although the child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated the illness, it was the virus that caused their death,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I’m confident that the benefits of this vaccine far outweigh the very rare risk of these blood clots,” “We’re going to be targeting our program in B.C. to people age 40, right now, to try and prevent hospitalizations in the next few weeks” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Although this child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated their illness, it was the virus that caused their death," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It reminds us of the vicious nature of this virus," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Even if we can see people outside our household, we shouldn’t right now. And if we do, it needs to be the same small group of people. We know outside is lower risk. It’s not zero,” External link

globalnews Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry stated : “We recognize how important school is for families, communities and children,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know there’s a lot of talk about closing schools, but we’re not seeing that as an issue,” “It is absolutely clear that every exposure event is disruptive and concerning” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "There are some areas that continue to have ongoing high rates of transmission and in some areas we've seen different hotspots show up in the last few weeks," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've seen a transition in the north from the northwest to the northeast, and partly that is because of the vaccination program that we've had in communities across the north that have brought down rates of transmission in some of those communities," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This was one of the pieces of information that we used to address the outbreaks that were happening in Whistler since January," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I think for a lot of people I think it’s that sense that this is never-ending,” “This concept that we’re in the end game and we can let things go and make exceptions for ourselves, we need to look at that again” External link

cknw Friday, April 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry told : “The variants are more transmissible, but the things that stop transmission are the same,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There is no zero-risk right now,” “We saw a lot of people moving about. And when we move about and make contact with people in another place, we’re bringing the virus with us, and we’re bringing the virus home with us. And that’s where we saw spread of transmission across the province” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We cannot let up right now,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is why it is so important that we continue to focus our age-based immunization program on those down to age 40,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “and we have seen the impact of that,” External link

timescolonist Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're seeing that with the variants in particular. Transmission can be widespread in households," "Hospitalization is now being driven by people between the ages of 40 and 79 and that's why it's so important that we continue to focus our age-based vaccination program" External link

CBC Friday, April 16, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People were pushing the limits, not wanting to limit it to six people per table, wanting to get together and congregate at the end of the night,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is something we’re watching really carefully and we have linked data of cases and immunization we’re following on an ongoing basis through the B.C. CDC,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The protection is long lasting and very good from the vaccine,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, the rate of infectious contacts, the contacts we’re having where the virus can be transmitted to others, on average in the province is somewhere around 55 to 60 per cent. That is too high,” “We need to get down to 40 per cent or less. We had done that consistently, we were able to do that last March, we did that in November when we put in restrictions again, and I want to remind people: the restrictions that we put in that worked in November are still in place” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 16, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We cannot let up right now," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What does that mean? Even if we can see people outside our household, we shouldn't right now. And if we do, it needs to be the same small group of people," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you're going to be in close contact, wear masks, even if it's outside," "We know that COVID-19 is a virus that's transmitted by people to people – and to the people we are closest with" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Before if there were 10 people in a household, we might see transmission to two or three other people at most," "Now we're seeing, with the new variants in particular, that transmission can be widespread in households. It may be that the whole household becomes infected" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That why it's so important that we continue to focus our age-based immunization program on those down to age 40, in particular," External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 2:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always our condolences go to families and caregivers and to the communities who have lost loved ones" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We use the same risk-based approach and we can’t do everyone at once. We looked at where risk and goals intertwined,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 16, 2021 12:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As always our condolences go to families and caregivers and to the communities who have lost loved ones" External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is one of those things we have to work on when we have an international supply,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This means you can pre-register, and then when your age eligibility comes up you will automatically be contacted to book your appointment either online, by phone or in person,” “As of today, people 71 and older and indigenous peoples 18 and over, and people who have their letters around Clinically Extremely Vulnerable may book appointments” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Numbers of young people in hospital have increased and numbers of younger people needing ICU care has increased, and that is concerning,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry explained : “Our parallel worker focus program remains on pause right now as we are continuing to get more information about the AstraZeneca and Covishield vaccines,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Viruses, by their very nature, mutate and change,” “And as more transmission happens, if there’s more virus transmitting it means it’s changing, it’s replicating more often, the opportunity for these mutations to occur goes up, and that’s why these variants arise where there’s lots of cases happening” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I have said many times that I have learned the opposite of addiction is connection,” “Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to connect with people who are using drugs to support them with compassion and love. We also need to be bold and courageous with the measures we need to take to address the many, many complexities of this problem together” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It was likely that visitors from other parts of Canada initially introduced that strain," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The opposite of addiction is connection. More than ever before we need to connect with those using drugs with compassion and love. We need to be bold with addressing these complex issues” “We need to put the same resources in dealing with this crisis as we have with the pandemic” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The more people we have immunized, so focusing on getting our community immunized is the most important thing we need to do right now. And that will protect everybody even if we can’t mount an immune response ourselves,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry indicated : "we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is, I don’t need to say, our third wave,” “Our focus has been on doing all we can to prevent people from getting sick and particularly to keep people from being hospitalized, needing ICU care, or dying from COVID-19. At the same time, we have put in measures to ensure that our health care system can still be there for every-body” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “At this time of the marathon, of this storm that we’ve been in for so, so long, it’s so easy to get discouraged, to get angry, to get frustrated and now more than ever, all of us have to remember … we don’t always know the story of that person who’s doing something that’s driving us crazy,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “You may feel that your individual actions don’t make a difference, but I’m here to tell you, again and again, they do,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s not about blaming them, it’s about supporting businesses when this virus comes into your workplace to make sure that we can stop the transmission and prevent it from spreading to workers,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry disse : "Meu coração está com os Canucks" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We need people to pay attention to what are things that are safe right now," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is, I don't need to say, our third wave," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is, I don't need to say, our third wave," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to prioritize by (locations) where the risk is greatest, and that means that some people will get it before others. We can’t give it to everyone at once, we need people to be patient,” External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am asking everybody, let’s get together, do our part, today, tomorrow and next week, so we can get through this pandemic,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are talking about a number of weeks now,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is our collective efforts that have made the difference so far," "To get to the end as quickly as possible, there are things we need to do now and that includes staying home, staying in your immediate neighbourhood as much as possible" External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We do not at the moment have updates on the percentage of cases that are variants of concern," "However, we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants of concern, primarily the B.1.1.7" External link

barrie Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We do not at the moment have updates on the percentage of cases that are variants of concern," "However, we are at approximately 50 per cent of cases across the province who now have one of the variants of concern, primarily the B.1.1.7" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry announced : "We just assume that that those screen positives will be the variants, we assume that anybody who is positive with it for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "With our immunization program now underway, it is time to look ahead and think about how we can best support people in the months ahead with the right tools and supports in place," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our thoughts go to the people who have lost loved ones," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Gatherings with different people in different places on different days are fuelling the spread of the virus that we're seeing," "And these variants of concern are making that much more easy" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is just an ongoing part of our program to help control the outbreaks and a more targeted approach to workplaces across the province to help us make sure that we are keeping things functioning as safely as possible,” “They are one of the most common sources of transmission in our province and it is widely across many sectors” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 9, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are seeing younger people in higher numbers in our hospitals, but it's important for us to understand if that is higher than we would expect, or if that is because we have increased numbers of people becoming infected and the rate of hospitalization is the same," External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "We need now to shift our strategy so that we can use whole genome sequencing capacity that we have in British Columbia to do more systematic testing and sampling of all of the strains to make sure we're not missing another important one that may be arising," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Don't line up unless you have been asked to come," "There is a plan with every clinic for every dose" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

ctvnews Friday, April 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are seeing younger people in higher numbers in our hospitals, but it's important for us to understand if that is higher than we would expect, or if that is because we have increased numbers of people becoming infected and the rate of hospitalization is the same," External link

ctvnews Friday, April 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses,” “We need now to shift our strategy so that we can use the whole genome sequencing capacity we have in British Columbia to do more systematic testing and sampling of all of the strains to make sure we’re not missing another important one that may be arising” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 9, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are having increased numbers of people who have been infected with COVID-19, and part of that is driven by the increased transmissibility of the strains we are seeing in BC right now,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 9, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Our strategy moving forward, given this high rate of VoCs that we're seeing in British Columbia, will be to no longer routinely sequence for confirmation," "We just assume that those screened positives will be the variants. We assume that anybody who is positive for COVID-19 needs to be treated as if they have one of these highly transmissible viruses" External link

barrie Friday, April 9, 2021 1:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are fuelling the fire for the variants of concern," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Numbers of younger people in hospital have increased and numbers of younger people needing ICU care have increased, and that is concerning," External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know that it is a safe place for [children] where emotional, physical, as well as educational growth happens and that families and communities are best supported when we have children safely in school, and so we'll still be focusing on that," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've talked about that we've been in touch with our counterparts in the Ministry of Education, with the superintendents with the school districts, and principals and teachers,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've seen in Ontario that now it's about a 60 per cent of all of the new cases are with the B.1.1.7 strain in Ontario. We're probably a month or so behind Ontario and getting there,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know that much of this transmission is happening in younger people, so that means numbers of younger people in hospital has increased and ­numbers of younger people needing ICU care has increased, and that is concerning,” “It is because these variants transmit more easily that we are seeing more people becoming ill in those numbers of contacts that they’re having — and ­proportionally more people requiring hospitalization and critical care” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be looking at that in the next little while,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Let’s ensure we don’t lose any more ground,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are fuelling the fire for the variants of concern," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The virus is adapting and is taking advantage wherever it can, and it isn't fair," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Quite frankly, they often are the larger workplaces where people are more poorly paid, and we know that it involves many of our racialized communities, people who live in large, multi-generational homes. So that has been out focus to start with,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We all have the ability to slow that down, and this is a time where we can do that. All of our connections need to be safe connections," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you choose to spend time with anyone other than your immediate household, it must be outside, it must be done safely, it must be small," "Let's ensure we don't lose anymore ground" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Every vaccine delivered makes all of us safer – let’s keep our momentum going and get everyone who wants one, their first dose by Canada Day,” External link

cknw Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is especially important for anyone who has been travelling in these past weeks, as transmission has increased,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've seen a lower and lower number of variants in the last couple of days,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re actually going to Gambier Island," said one member of a family of four as they prepared to leave from Horseshoe Bay. "It's a very private camp," added another. According to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, the risk of contracting COVID-19 in British Columbia is greater now that at any other time in the pandemic so far. "This is not the time for any of us to be travelling for leisure or vacation or getaways outside of our community,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry insisted : “I’m not sure where we would expand testing and we do have quite a lot of testing being done,” External link

barrie Friday, April 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re just in a very difficult position,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, April 2, 2021 4:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 2, 2021 2:07:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re just in a very difficult position,” External link

680news Friday, April 2, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "If you have received this vaccine, be reassured it works very well, it's an effective vaccine and we know it's safe," External link

CBC Friday, April 2, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we come into this long weekend, all of us recognize our need to connect. It has been a long, long year for many. But we need to ensure, more than ever, that we are socializing safely. We do have an end in sight," "If you do choose to spend time with anyone outside your immediate household this weekend, it must be outdoors and all of the COVID-19 safety plans and precautions need to be followed" External link

CBC Friday, April 2, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, no one should be travelling for leisure or vacation outside of your local communities or regions,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

barrie Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was very hopeful, even as late as last week that we would be able to get through this next few weeks, keeping where we were,” “It really has been the dramatic increase in the last five to six days that has shown us we're on a trajectory — rather than where we have been which is rumbling along at a rate that was quite high, which worried me because when you have 500 cases a day — the probability of it going up exponentially is much higher” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : “I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “What we do know is this is very rare and it's unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia or Canada,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We’re starting to see cases increase again in that community and particularly in the past week with the more worrisome cluster of the P1 Brazil variant of concern,” “We’ve also seen transmission from travel to and from other communities across B.C. from the Whistler area” External link

cknw Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know from the millions of doses used worldwide, and especially in the U.K., it is highly effective and the benefits to those over age 55 far outweigh the very real risks of getting COVID-19," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : "I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says ( about Lower Mainland ) : “I encourage everyone in the Lower Mainland who is between 55 and 65 years of age to receive their safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine today,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is a very challenging time," "In the last six days, we've seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We've seen more hospitalizations and more people requiring critical care and the strain on our acute care system is ramping up. We do not yet have enough people protected with our vaccines to keep our loved ones and our communities safe" External link

barrie Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There’s been a dramatic increase in transmission between young people around the province,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are going to be updating our K-12 public health guidance to support masks for all students down to Grade 4 in schools across the province," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Over this past week, a signal was detected in younger people in Europe using the AstraZeneca vaccine,” “While the instances are rare, this is a very rare with tens of millions of doses of this vaccine being used, we are taking the precaution in suspending the use of this vaccine for people who are under age 55 for the next few days” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We will be looking at how we use AstraZeneca vaccine that’s coming in and yes, it may be that we’ll put it towards the age-based program knowing that this risk is not seen in people over age 55, or at least not yet,” “But that’s much to be determined. By later this week we’ll have a better idea of how we can use that” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is a very challenging time," "In the last six days, we've seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We've seen more hospitalizations and more people requiring critical care and the strain on our acute care system is ramping up. We do not yet have enough people protected with our vaccines to keep our loved ones and our communities safe" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," "Some of these important holidays are going to be difficult this year, again" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We now are looking at our safety signals and taking action," "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our whole plan from the very beginning was to move thoughtfully and carefully and slowly through this. We don’t want to go backward. We won’t be going back in terms of phase” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "It is unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia or in Canada. But it is also a condition that we have a test for and there is treatment," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada. It means that we are taking immediate action when we detect a signal to protect health," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We anticipate that we will have more information in the next two to three days," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is possible that we may need to use this vaccine in people where we know this rare event is not likely to happen," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Our whole plan from the very beginning was to move thoughtfully and carefully and slowly through this. We don’t want to go backward. We won’t be going back in terms of phase” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are now going to be updating our K to 12 public health guidance to support mask wearing for all students down to Grade 4 in schools across the province," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “In the last six days, we’ve seen the start of exponential growth in new cases. We’ve seen more hospitalizations, and more people requiring critical care, and the strain on our acute care systems is ramping up,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know that people have taken advantage of the weather and the March break to go places with their family,” “What that has meant is that we’ve seen a rapid rise of cases of people that have returned to their home communities” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : “It is unlikely we will see any cases here in British Columbia, or in Canada, but it is also a condition that we have a test for and there’s treatment,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We're just in a very difficult position," "Some of these important holidays are going to be difficult this year, again" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We now are looking at our safety signals and taking action," "This is our safety system working across the world and in Canada" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “A circuit-breaker is now required to break the chains of transmission in our province and allow us to safely move forward through the next few weeks,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are driving much of our current transmission,” “We’re finding, with some of these variants, that it spreads that much more easily — all the measures that we need to take are that much more important” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “People who have travelled to Whistler and then gone home… we’re starting to see cases popping up elsewhere that are related,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Let’s all of us stay outside and stay apart,” “I’m asking you to remember that we can get through this” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know people have taken advantage of the weather and the March break to go places with their families, and what that has meant is we've seen a rapid rise in cases as people have returned to their home communities," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Contract tracing has shown us that these settings amplify the spread and as a result, activities indoors in these locations need to be on hold for now," External link

ctvnews Monday, March 29, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It is a most challenging time for us right now," "A circuit breaker is now required to break the chains of transmission in our province" External link

ctvnews Monday, March 29, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've now seen data particularly from the U.K., but some other countries as well, that shows that it can have increased severity of illness in younger people and across the age spectrum," External link

ctvnews Saturday, March 27, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We've now seen data particularly from the U.K., but some other countries as well, that shows that it can have increased severity of illness in younger people and across the age spectrum," External link

ctvnews Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Over the past couple of months in particular, we have seen increased in COVID cases that are variants of concern," External link

barrie Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : “We've had one cluster of this Brazilian variant that is concerning but we're managing it very carefully with Vancouver Coastal,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We've had one cluster of this Brazilian variant that is concerning but we're managing it very carefully with Vancouver Coastal,” External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The reality is that it is likely we are going to have more outbreaks in care homes now that we’re allowing more people to come into those care homes,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is some of the data that allowed us to extend that interval and to recognize that were were getting good protection that was lasting for many weeks,” “We will be continuing to watch, and if we start to see a decrease in real-world protection, in vaccine effectiveness in elderly people then we will speed up second doses” External link

cknw Friday, March 26, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is time for us to safely move to having that important connection with our loved ones in long-term care, and we will do that together,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “all residents will have regular, frequent and routine opportunities for social visitation in long-term care and assisted living,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am very, very pleased we can make some changes where we can affect people’s quality of life,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is likely we are going to have more outbreaks in care homes now that we’re allowing more people to come into those care homes,” “But we are at a point where the benefits of having those social connections and interactions outweigh the risks, and we know we can manage those risks with the vast majority of residents and staff now being protected with immunization” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "But we are at a point where the benefits of having those social connections and interactions outweigh the risks," "And we know that we can manage those risks with the vast majority of residents and staff now being protected with immunization" External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We want this to be a success.," "I have respect and faith and trust in our faith communities that we will continue to work together to make sure that we can do this safely in the coming months" External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we've seen over the past couple of months in particular, we have seen increased in COVID cases that are variants of concern," External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are hopeful that this one-time indoor variance can be extended soon after the trial period that we have until May 13, but of course it's based on the pandemic and the epidemiological (status) of the province," External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Or maybe even longer, if we determine that's better for our own immune systems," External link

barrie Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : "We have seen an uptick in new cases and clusters of COVID-19 in the Lower Mainland. This is a concern for all of us because, as we have seen before, this increase can quickly escalate to other regions of our province," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "When we're inside, we let our guard down," "Indoor gatherings of any size continue to be a risk. The only safe place to gather right now is outside" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Variants of concern are moving quickly. To counter that, we need to continue to be slow and steady and to find our balance," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is not the time to be getting together even with a small group of friends. This is not the time to have that wedding. Put it off, put it off to the summer and we will be in a different place,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We don’t have enough vaccine to do everybody in the school system right now so we will be prioritizing by where the risk is greatest,” External link

cknw Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We saw that with some of the outbreaks that were happening in First Nations communities where people at a younger age were much more likely to need hospitalization or critical care. And sadly, where we've seen younger people die from the virus," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "With a higher number of people in that age group being affected, the probability that somebody is going to end up in hospital at a younger age goes up," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “If you are blatantly disregarding of public health orders, there are ramifications for them,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The variants of concern are moving quickly. It makes it more difficult for us to have that leeway to do the things that are risky,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As we continue to make our way through this last stage of the pandemic, we remember every day the families and the care providers and the communities who have lost loved ones," "Our thoughts are with you during this challenging time" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “What we are watching very carefully, is … are we seeing things like the variant drive transmission, or are we just seeing it replace the viruses that were circulating previously?” “What we've learned over these last couple of weeks is that it's mostly replacements” External link

barrie Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we've learned over these last couple of weeks is that it's mostly replacements," "That's not to say that that's not going to change if we're not careful" External link

barrie Friday, March 19, 2021 4:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “By June, if we are able to deliver and able to keep a third wave from taking off, then we can look at taking away some restrictions,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about error ) : “We’ll have to be more cautious for longer if our rates stay as high as they are… this is all of our challenge right now,” “We have a smaller margin of error for our individual actions to prevent transmission, and for our group actions” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The additional supply of the AstraZeneca/SII vaccine allows us to strategically target immunizations to maximize the protection of our province,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 19, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Long-term care homes staff were people who were first in line for vaccine and many had concerns. They had legitimate questions about these new vaccines and we are now addressing them,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The illness seems to be milder and doesn’t transmit as much [and we] won’t see rapid explosive outbreaks,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “helping break the chains of transmission in our communities where we continue to see outbreaks and spread,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It's not about prioritizing one specific industry, it's about addressing the outbreaks and clusters that are ongoing in our communities now that lead to extra layers of transmission," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Over the past weeks, we’ve been working on how we can safely reopen in-person faith services, as I know how challenging it has been for many people not to be able to congregate with those who are in their faith community,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know how challenging it has been for many people not allowed to congregate with those in their faith communities,” “We will be providing a class variance to allow outdoor religious services in small numbers in the coming days” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This is lower than we might see in the general population without vaccination,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “There was about 30 – so about one per cent were positive for the screening test, and that was some of the data that I reported at the modelling and then there were three of those that had done at the time that I reported it, so it was slightly higher,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Of the total cases of variants, 195 are still active cases and the remaining are past their infectious period," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "As expected most of these cases are in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health region," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Your risk of having the vaccine is dramatically decreased compared to the risk of having COVID-19,” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “17 million doses of AstraZeneca have been given. And so far we’ve seen 37 cases of these blood clots in different ways have been detected. This is lower than we might see, even in the general population, without vaccination” External link

barrie Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry says : “My sister came home to find me lying on the living-room floor, still in my work clothes, too tired to move,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, March 13, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry says : “My sister came home to find me lying on the living-room floor, still in my work clothes, too tired to move,” External link

680news Saturday, March 13, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “They had legitimate questions about these new vaccines,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That was the number that we talked about — there's nothing scientific about it except that it's small enough and it's kind of two families worth," "Go out and play a game in the park, have a picnic, have a barbecue in the backyard, but keep your distance, like we used to do last summer" External link

CBC Saturday, March 13, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "But we are seeing that these are increasing, which tells us that every transmission in the community where these are moving onto others puts a little bit more risk into the scenarios that we have," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I figure this is because we'd been a bit out of step over our overdose crisis communications, and we hadn't worked together long enough to build the trust between us that there is now," External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry admitted : "I saw maybe a quarter of that," External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I hear from a lot of people that change leads to confusion. And we're trying to have as minimal restrictions as we need to get us through the phases we've been to, and to appeal to people to understand the spirit of the restrictions, rather than putting things on and off and on and off," "We've seen that in other jurisdictions and that can lead to even more confusion and frustration and people aren't sure what the right thing is" External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “There are no safety signals associated with the product we have here but we will, of course, continue to monitor that very closely,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “That is around workplaces where we are seeing clusters and outbreaks and high-risk workplaces,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “These are the places where we know outbreaks right now are spilling over in to our community and causing clusters and outbreaks in other settings in the community, and homes and families,” External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have made the biggest difference by our individual actions that give us collective safety,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know where the riskiest settings are, we know it’s when we’re indoors in crowded situations and we’re with others,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We know this virus can spread underground sometimes before we can notice it is causing an outbreak,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are seeing that these are increasing, which tells us that every transmission in the community puts a little more risk into the scenarios we have,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We are following up as public health and making it a priority to understand the case and contact management of who has these variants, because we have seen what has happened around the world,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 12, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "What we need to do is stay local," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Lower Mainland ) : "Much of what our future could be is driven by what happens in our populous areas in the Lower Mainland," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I do think over March break if you are a family and you’re going to your cabin, and you’re self-contained, then that’s OK,” “But we really need to stick to our household” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 12, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Right now, we have to save those parties for the summer,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 12, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Indoor environments, we know, is the riskiest part," External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That is something that is near and dear to me, and something I feel is very important particularly, as we know, that young people have suffered from the challenges through this pandemic," External link

barrie Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Once we get the clinics up and running ... get people booked in, get that sense of 'OK, we can make this work,' I'm really confident we'll be able to speed things up," External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Once we get the clinics up and running ... get people booked in, get that sense of 'OK, we can make this work,' I'm really confident we'll be able to speed things up," External link

CBC Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As part of these efforts we're working with faith leaders to welcome [back a] gradual phased approach of religious services," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We need to phase in our ‘yes, let's go outside, let's meet up and go for a walk, let's meet up with our close friends and sit outside at an appropriate distance from each other,'” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Today marks a sombre milestone: one year since the first person in British Columbia died as a result of COVID-19," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about British ) : "Today marks a sombre milestone: one year since the first person in British Columbia died as a result of COVID-19," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I was more concerned a month ago, because we were not providing vaccines to care homes,” “Also, because we were just starting to understand the impact of variants of concern” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have to be able to look ahead,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I am just relieved, tremendously relieved, and grateful that we’ve been able to get into every single long-term care home and assisted living facility in this province, every single one, and have offered protection to those, our most vulnerable citizens,” External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In the weeks ahead we can look at a modified return to activities that have been on pause this winter," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "It became very apparent that for elderly people it could cause very minimal symptoms, but lead to death very quickly," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "People tell me that they appreciate that I recognize the importance of their loved ones," "I do feel every single one of them and I've reached out and connected to many of the families" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "As part of these efforts we're working with faith leaders to welcome [back a] gradual phased approach of religious services," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "In the weeks ahead we can look at a modified return to activities that have been on pause this winter," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I think those are fairly reasonable guidelines and I think ours will be very similar," External link

barrie Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “Having that vision and that hope for where we are all going is something we all need,” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This serves to remind us that while we are very confident that vaccine is very effective and prevents particularly severe illness and death, it doesn’t necessarily mean that all transmission will be stopped,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I'd like to think of it as slowly turning up the dial, again, rather than flicking a switch, because we know that we're not yet in a place where we can go back to our pre pandemic gatherings," "What we are looking at as we head into March break or spring break, at the end of this week and into next week, is seeing the return of things like gatherings outside where it's safer" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 9, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It’s not politically popular, necessarily,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, March 7, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn't receive ... is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family, our community here in B.C. to protect them," "Ultimately, it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “where we want it to be,” External link

timescolonist Saturday, March 6, 2021 4:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We have a strategy that has developed and evolved since we started to receive these tests early in early November of 2020," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We used both the point-of-care testing, the rapid tests, to understand anybody who might be infected at that time but we also had to use the PCR test so that we could understand the accuracy of the rapid test," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Maybe I'm too optimistic, but we're going to be in our post-pandemic world by the summer if things continue to go the way that we want them to," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : "That's going to help us get through the trauma that we've all experienced together," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We can't let these successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases that will lead us to a third wave," External link

barrie Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our condolences go out to the families and care providers and communities who have lost loved ones in this most difficult time," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “I know timing is an issue. Whether those [concerns] can be worked out or not, I am not clear,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn’t receive on Tuesday, or Wednesday, or today, is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family," "Ultimately it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is troubling to me when I hear those stories,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We have over 500 long-term care homes and additional assisted-living facilities in this province and so I can not know what is happening in every single one of them, but our guidance is designed to be consistent and to err on the side of providing an essential visitor for everyone who asks for it,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said ( about Coastal Health ) : "The majority of these variants of concern continue to be in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health regions," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "That dose you didn't receive ... is now being administered to a community member, to another member of our family, our community here in B.C. to protect them," "Ultimately, it will bring us all closer to getting to our post-pandemic world" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are in a new place right now in the COVID-19 pandemic," "We can't let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases" External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We can’t let the successes of these great vaccines that we have now be diminished by a surge in cases that will lead us to a third wave,” External link

timescolonist Friday, March 5, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I will regret and apologize to those communities, to the long-term care homes and to the individuals who had a second dose scheduled that had been postponed," "I know that came as a shock for many people" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We are coming up to a time this week, where there were tens of thousands of doses of vaccine being scheduled for people to receive their second dose," "That would have left us with very little vaccine to be able to continue our need to protect more people in more communities around the province" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Our condolences go out to the families and care providers and communities who have lost loved ones in this most difficult time," External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The majority of these variants of concern continue to be in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal regions," "Right now we continue to have challenges in identifying transmission chains for about 25 per cent of our (variant) cases" External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “ongoing clusters and outbreaks that are leading to rapidly increasing numbers in some places, some communities, to best protect our communities,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 5, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry added : “That is why I am so confident that the decision we made, over this weekend, to extend that interval is the best one based on all of the science and the data that we have to maximize the benefit to everybody in our community here in B.C.,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 5, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The data tells us that the protection we’re getting from a single dose it upwards of 90 per cent,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “The data tells us that the protection we’re getting from a single dose it upwards of 90 per cent,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "About 13 per cent are directly related to travel and 60 per cent are close contacts, but there are still 20 to 25 per cent – a quarter of cases – where we are not clear where they acquired the (infection)," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This gives us a very important and very real benefit to everybody here in B.C. That means we can move, everybody up the list, and more people will be protected sooner. Extending the second dose provides very high real world protection to more people sooner," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "This makes sense for us knowing that it is a critical time right now, with the limited amount of vaccines that we have in the coming weeks, to be able to provide that protection that is safe and long lasting in the short term," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “we will know more about when is the optimal timing for booster dose,” External link

timescolonist Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “This makes sense for us, knowing that it is a critical time right now with the limited amount of vaccines that we have in the coming weeks, to be able to provide that protection ... to everybody here,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “It is a little bit unfortunate that the national science adviser ... obviously was not involved in some of these discussions and decision-making and perhaps did not understand the context that this decision was made in,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I am so confident that the decision we made over the past weekend to extend that interval is the best one based on the science and data that we have to maximize the benefit to everyone in B.C.," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know based on real world data, we don't have to wait for second doses to lift restrictions if we can protect enough people," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "I am so confident that the decision we made over the past weekend to extend that interval is the best one based on the science and data that we have to maximize the benefit to everyone in B.C.," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "We know based on real world data, we don't have to wait for second doses to lift restrictions if we can protect enough people," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The important thing that we've learned is that these vaccines work, they give a very high level of protection," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "Over the last seven days, there's been an additional 254 cases that needed to be counted in the system, and those will be reconciled," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : "The important thing that we've learned is that these vaccines work, they give a very high level of protection and that protection lasts for many months," "Extending this second dose provides very high, real-world protection to more people sooner" External link

barrie Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Henry said : “We do believe that we will start to target essential workers, particularly our first responders and our key essential workers who are not able to work from home” External link

timescolonist Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:17:00 PM 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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health officer16.67%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
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Bonnie HenryEN81.25%
Bonnie HenryFR12.50%
Bonnie HenryPT6.25%


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