Michelle Meiklejohn is an associate producer with CBC Vancouver's current affairs team. She previously worked as an intern with the CBC Health Unit.
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Derelict 110-year-old Downtown Eastside hotel, soon to be demolished, leaves behind a complicated legacy
The Balmoral Hotel in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is slated to be demolished as early as next week, according to the City of Vancouver, prompting community members to reflect on the legacy it leaves behind.
Long waits for Toronto-area nursing homes geared to cultural groups reflect need for more of them, report says
Experts say there is great demand for culturally specific long-term care homes, yet there are not enough to serve the needs of Greater Toronto Area's diverse older adult population.
The lambda COVID-19 variant is now spreading in Canada — here's what you need to know
Multiple variants of the virus behind COVID-19 are circulating in Canada, and lambda has now joined their ranks, with 11 cases reported across the country so far.
How to protect yourself from the health risks of high temperatures as 'heat dome' heads east
As extreme heat warnings remain in place over much of Western Canada and the unprecedented weather moves east, experts warn many Canadians' health could be at risk. Here are some ways to protect yourself.