Deborah Wilson

CBC Victoria producer

Deborah Wilson is a journalist with CBC Radio in Victoria, B.C.

Latest from Deborah Wilson

In 1991, B.C. had more family doctors than it needed. So why are so many residents unable to find one now?

When Mike Harcourt became premier of B.C. in 1991 his government had to deal with rising health-care costs. Now, his former health minister says the province is dealing with the 'unintended consequences' of those actions.

Uncertain future for Vancouver Island tourism as pandemic 'circuit breaker' rules expected to ease

Steep losses, growing debt, closed borders undermine optimism among Vancouver Island businesses about the prospects for recovery this season and beyond.

Victoria's affordability gap keeps tenants on edge — and sometimes pushes them over it

Evictions, disrepair, high rents challenge housing security for Victoria renters.

Historian chronicles Canada's final battles in Italy at end of World War II

When author Mark Zuehlke started researching Canada's final Canadian military campaign in Italy, he discovered it was a part of the war that few veterans wanted to talk about.

'Everyone seems to be affected': Walk puts spotlight on North Vancouver Island overdose toll

A bereaved Campbell River mother has been overwhelmed by the response to a support group she co-founded after the death of her daughter in March.

Grandfather-grandson team prepare for Prince George's 1st derby in 46 years

As a Prince George street was readied to become a downhill race course on Saturday a boy and his grandfather rekindle the time-honored art of crafting a classic motorless racer, some online inspiration.

B.C. government seizures close cannabis shops in Victoria, Kamloops

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth says increased enforcement is underway to shut down unlicensed retailers following raids at four cannabis storefronts on Wednesday and Thursday.

Loss of Victoria landmark lamented as windswept tree gets axe

Twisted, stunted, and battered by storms and passing vehicles, the distinctive tree was regarded by many as a symbol of endurance.

Cranbrook scuba club dives in to lake cleanup

A group of Cranbrook-area divers have kicked off a new scuba club with a dive for trash in a local lake.

Fossil bed reopens under new Indigenous management in B.C.'s southern Interior

The Bonaparte First Nation, which now holds title to the McAbee fossil beds east of Cache Creek, B.C., marked the opening with a ceremony to honour Indigenous Peoples Day.