On June 1 in British Columbia as part of phase 2 opening of commerce also opened schools to what should be a 20% capacity. The would seem to be an experiment to see how far they can let student resume normal class setting without increasing the rate of infection to Covid-19. Minister Rob Flemming is being very cautious in open schools. Each school across the province had to submit a plan to ensure that student and teacher would not be infected. Along with Minister Flemming also made an announcement about new school construction and plans to eliminate mobile classrooms. Surrey BC especially has a large number of these mobiles setting on school properties and these mobiles could be a source of infection but are certainly are a hindrance to the quality of education. Listen to the following around what Rob Fleming has to say.
Minister of Finance for Britsh Columbia make a statement around how commerce is shaping up. Business is struggling and many traditional ways of doing business are going to change. Employment is going to take a new face. Social distancing mean that many office-type positions may not be done in the office that we may continue to see more and more people stay at home. Setting up home-based work station could be the way of the future to helping the economy thrive and grow. Let listen to what Carole James has to say.