Roshini Nair

Roshini Nair is a writer for CBC News in Vancouver, covering news from across British Columbia. You can reach her at

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Prince George man surprises wife with refurbished ring from wedding day, 70 years ago

Olga Boudreau, 88, hadn't been able to wear her wedding ring for years after a debilitating car crash. So her husband of almost 70 years, Clarence, 89, decided to surprise her with a ring that fit.

5.7B sunflower sea stars have died in past decade, bringing species to brink of extinction

New data has pushed the sunflower sea star onto the critically endangered list — one step away from extinction.

B.C. mother who gave birth while in a coma due to COVID-19 is awake, meets baby for first time

Gillian McIntosh, who gave birth via C-section, had been in an induced coma and on a ventilator because of COVID-19 since November.

Living alone during the pandemic? Tips on how to make the best of the holidays

As the holiday season approaches, British Columbians who live by themselves have tips on how to make the best of the holiday season during a pandemic.

Baby comes home as B.C. mother remains in ICU due to COVID-19 complications

Dave McIntosh was able to take his newborn son home from the hospital in Abbotsford, B.C., Wednesday, but his wife, Gillian, remained in ICU, fighting for her life because of complications from COVID-19.

Powell River seeks exemption from new COVID-19 restrictions

The City of Powell River on the Sunshine Coast might be two ferry rides away from the Lower Mainland, but it's still subject to the same strict COVID-19 health restrictions as Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because it is part of the Vancouver Coastal Health region. 

Grizzly bear relocated after roaming through streets of Squamish

An elderly grizzly bear has been captured and relocated after wandering through a neighbourhood in Squamish, B.C.

COVID-19 claims 2 more lives, as B.C. announces another 148 cases

Two more people have died of COVID-19 in B.C. and there have been another 148 cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced Thursday.

MEC to be acquired by private U.S. investment firm

Los Angeles-based Kingswood Capital Management is buying the outdoor goods retailer through the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

B.C. heads back to school on Sept. 10. Here are your COVID-19 questions answered

Are masks mandatory and what is a learning group? Questions about the start of school answered here.