Looking back at a chaotic past few weeks, the craziest things about the COVID-19 pandemic was how quickly things seemed to go from mild concern to full-blown panic.
One minute, Vancouver craft-beer fans were sitting on patios and lounging in tasting rooms, ready to ring in the spring while the rest of Canada was still shovelling snow-covered walkways. The next, everything went FUBAR.
Think about it: on March 11, COVID-19 had yet to truly roar across North America, and West Coasters were still optimistically packing their suitcases for spring break. Six days later, the entire city was on lockdown, with social isolation and working from home a new reality.
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