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Is the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Available in Cranbrook, BC?

The long saga of the COVID-19 in Canada continues. With four vaccines on everyone’s minds, the Johnson & Johnson manufactured vaccine might be one of the most controversial. Fears of blood clotting have already caused the Johnson & Johnson product to be revoked from use in the United States, but the attractiveness of a single dose vaccine still has people interested. Although it hasn’t been used in Canada yet, the government has pre-purchased millions of doses, signaling a potential future rollout. Continue reading to find out what this means for citizens in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and Canada as a whole.

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What is the 2022 Kia Carnival?

Kia has gotten a quick start on the 2022 model year with the Kia Carnival. At first glance, when you see the Kia Carnival, it looks like an SUV made to rival another recent addition, the Kia Telluride. That’s not exactly the case as you take a closer look. The rear doors slide like a minivan’s doors! When it arrives, be sure to come and experience it inside and out at Cranbrook Kia in Cranbrook, British Kia.

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Canadian COVID-19 Cases Exceed One Million on Saturday

Looking at the country as a whole, about a year after COVID-19 first began to spread in Canada, the nation has had a quick response. However, the recent vaccine rollout has not had the time to reverse the rate of infection in the long term. There are now over 1 million total cases of COVID-19 in Canada as of Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. Cranbrook, British Columbia may be a small part of those numbers, but it was our province’s diagnosis report that pushed the total over 1 million.

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What Kia Vehicles are Getting the New Kia Logo?

By now you may have heard that the Kia logo you already know is about to be replaced. Although the new design was first shown months ago, a few new models have come out with the old logo, but that’s about to change. Spring of 2021 should see the arrival of at least two Kia vehicles that feature the angular script of the new badge. You can see it in person in Cranbrook, British Columbia in the near future.

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When Will I Be Able to Get Vaccinated in Cranbrook, BC?

The Health Ministry has given new updates regarding vaccination scheduling and priorities. All things considered, the rollout of the vaccine has been speedy, even if you haven’t been able to get your shot yet. Priority generally goes to the oldest first and then slowly trickles down to younger with the exception of those fitting a classification of “clinically extremely vulnerable.” More on what that means for you in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Below.

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COVID-19 Infection Rates Neither Rising, Nor Falling

Since around March when most of North America went into lockdown to slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, the news surrounding the spread has been mostly negative, with cases rising in bumps and spikes as testing increased and as awareness spread. Recent news isn’t quite the reverse yet, but it is a step in the right direction.

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Winter Storm Warning for Kootenay Pass and Paulson Summit

(January 11, 2021) Planning to drive on Highway 3 tonight? You should avoid it if possible. The storm coming tonight could bring more than 40 centimeters of snow, and a lot of it will start falling this evening. There is a storm warning for Kootenay Pass and Paulson Summit specifically, so be aware that a lot of snow could be falling near those areas. Continue reading to learn more about the storm and more about snow travel.

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How Has Coronavirus Changed the Way People Buy Cars?

There is hardly an aspect of anyone’s life that hasn’t been changed over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s been especially true for car dealerships and anyone who has wanted to buy a car during this unprecedented time. Dealerships like Cranbrook Kia have had to adapt in order to make sure that we can still serve you the best that we can. Continue reading to learn about ways we are making it easier to buy a vehicle despite the pandemic.

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