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To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). "I've had a number of people tell me now they're upset they can't go.". Chad Van Diemen, the general manager of the hockey team the Powell River Kings, says his team was looking forward to Sunday's game which would have been its first of the season. Please check you have entered your email address correctly before continuing. With COVID-19 situation, few airlines are offering waiving change fees for new flight bookings. Send me emails with travel deals, special offers, and other information. Members can access discounts and special features. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. 00.35 Hours

"[But] it would make a lot of sense to be exempted here. The restrictions are currently set to end on Nov. 23 at noon.

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Hockey League games, including one scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Duncan between the Powell River Kings and the Cowichan Valley Capitals. Comments are welcome while open.

The City of Powell River on the Sunshine Coast might be two ferry rides away from the Lower Mainland, but it's still subject to the same strict COVID-19 health restrictions as Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because it is part of the Vancouver Coastal Health region. "We were pretty excited and then this news came out and Saturday was an emotional day," said Van Diemen. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Book flights now to enjoy up to 53% off* on selected hotels.

See also a map, estimated flight duration, carbon dioxide emissions and the time difference between Powell River and Vancouver. Whether he wants to have that conversation with Dr. Henry or not, I don't know.". 's Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced a series of new restrictions for residents of the Lower Mainland for the next two weeks in a bid to slow the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. Your questions about B.C. A previous version of this story included Hope as one of the communities exempt from the travel restrictions. Powell River seeks exemption from new COVID-19 restrictions, Who can I socialize with, and where?

The City of Powell River on the Sunshine Coast might be two ferry rides away from the Lower Mainland, but it's still subject to the same strict COVID-19 health restrictions as Vancouver … There was some initial confusion over whether Powell River was included in the restrictions, as some iterations of the order had the city exempt. 17% of Vancouver travelers were over the age of 60. With files from All Points West, On The Island. All rights reserved. Businesses and recreation centres that operate indoor group physical activities have been told to suspend these activities. Fly Pacific Coastal Airlines to Vancouver from Powell River. We're all by ourselves over here and we're doing very, very well," said Formosa on CBC's All Points West. What percentage of Powell River to Vancouver travelers were over the age of 60? You can only access your trip information and Expedia Rewards points from the Expedia site you booked on.

What percentage of Powell River to Vancouver travelers were female? One of the immediate impacts was the cancellation of several B.C. We can't tell if you're a human or a bot. Formosa says he's going to be asking Health Minister Adrian Dix for an exemption and says NDP MLA Nicholas Simons will be doing the same. 's latest COVID-19 restrictions answered, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Choose from 34 flights per week; 35 minute flight time; Non-stop service; Comfortable aircraft

Dave Formosa, the mayor of Powell River, says he wants an exemption for his city from the restrictions. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. What was the average flight duration of flights from Powell River to Vancouver? Find cheap flights from Powell River (YPW) to Vancouver (YVR) from CA $124 only.

"He's a very busy guy," Formosa said of Dix. Currently, the only exempt areas in the two health authorities are the community of Bella Coola and the Central Coast. "We are totally isolated from the Lower Mainland and the Lower Sunshine Coast. Distance from Powell River to Vancouver (Powell River Airport – Vancouver International Airport) is 74 miles / 119 kilometers / 64 nautical miles. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Travel to and from the region is greatly discouraged. Formosa says this presents a major problem to many citizens in his city who travel frequently to Vancouver Island. To finish creating your account, please click the link we just sent to.

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