Belle Puri


Belle Puri is a veteran journalist who has won awards for her reporting in a variety of fields. Belle contributes to CBC Vancouver's Impact Team, where she investigates and reports on stories that impact people in their local community.

Latest from Belle Puri

B.C. teen beaten unconscious feared return to school but says friends and counsellors helped

Janice Xie, 14,  says she was attacked and beaten unconscious in a school corridor by a 17-year-old student who left her with head injuries and fearful of returning to her Richmond, B.C., high school.

MLA wants next B.C. Liberal leader to carve mammoth mountain monument

Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness says the next B.C. Liberal leader should shape a mountain to create a globally-significant sculpture.

A people's plan for Metrotown development

A group fighting what it calls demovictions in Burnaby says single-family homeowners should move out to make way for rezoning and new non-market low-rise buildings.

Fraser Health gets Health Canada approval to supervise oral and intra-nasal drug use

Health Canada approves Fraser Health to provide supervised consumption of oral and intra-nasal substances in addition to injections at two facilities in Surrey.

'He lived for soccer': Dylan Buckle murdered in Lund

Dylan Buckle's mother shares thoughts about her 21-year-old son who was one of two young men murdered in Lund, B.C. on June 17, 2017.

Escalating student debt blamed on parental spending

High debt loads are hurting our children by forcing them to pay for their post-secondary education and then go into debt themselves.

Former RCMP worker alleging sex assault recounts 'shocking' washroom encounter

The woman accusing former RCMP spokesman Tim Shields of sexual assault testified today that he locked them both in a unisex bathroom and tried to have sex with her.

2 mortgage investment corporations facing fraud allegations in B.C.

The B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging fraud against three B.C. men and two mortgage investment corporations involving $1.1 M from 40 investors.

Accuser testifies at sexual assault trial of former B.C. Mountie Tim Shields

Complainant who can't be identified takes the stand at sexual assault trial of retired RCMP inspector Tim Shields.

Surge in e-shopping blamed for Canada Post delivery delays

An explosion in the popularity of buying small, low cost items online from China has caused a huge delay in processing of packages by CBSA and delivering by Canada Post.