Cathy Kearney

Cathy Kearney is a digital journalist with CBC News Vancouver. @CBCcathykearney

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Statue of Queen Elizabeth II found beheaded in Victoria park

Victoria Police say they are investigating whether the beheading of a statue of Queen Elizabeth II is connected to other recent acts of violence and vandalism.

Army & Navy building to become homeless shelter as B.C. announces 120 new beds

The province says two new temporary shelters for up to 120 people will open in Vancouver this April - one location is the former home of department store Army & Navy.

12 campers on west side of Strathcona Park ordered to move

The Vancouver Park Board has given approximately 12 homeless encampment residents on the west side of Strathcona Park until 10 a.m. Wednesday to remove their shelters, in an effort to return the space back to the community.

B.C. identifies 1st COVID-19 case infected with variant detected in U.K.

British Columbia has identified the first case of a person infected with the COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom after the person returned from Britain on Dec. 15.

Mini Rosebud Motel replica attracts Schitt's Creek fans to Seattle neighbourhood

A miniature version of the exterior of the Rose Bud Motel has popped up in a Seattle neighborhood, bringing a little Christmas joy to crowds gathering to check it out.

B.C. lifts restrictions on low-intensity indoor group exercise

Low-intensity exercise classes are allowed to resume under an updated COVID-19 safety plan set out by B.C.'s health authorities.

Sit, Twyla. Stay, Alexis! Schitt's Creek characters top favourite pet names of 2020

As pandemic pet adoptions soared in 2020, so too did the conundrum of how to choose the perfect name for that new fur baby. One major source of inspiration, the hit TV series Schitt’s Creek.

Expert advice on how to cope when pandemic anxiety collides with seasonal depression

Heightened pandemic anxiety could lead to worsening seasonal depression symptoms, but experts says some self-guided measures can help.

Smugglers arrested in B.C. after abandoning $2.8M worth of drugs south of U.S. border

RCMP arrested two men after they were caught fleeing from Idaho into B.C. on Friday — shortly after U.S Border Patrol agents recovered abandoned duffle bags containing more than $2.8 million in cocaine and methamphetamine.

First 'murder hornet' nest in U.S. located near B.C.'s southern border

Asian giant hornets have been seen in British Columbia, but on Friday entomologists said they discovered what is believed to be the first "murder hornet" nest in the U.S.