Anita Bathe

Co-host, CBC Vancouver News at 6pm

Anita Bathe is co-host of CBC Vancouver's flagship newscast. She remains committed to working in the field, telling stories that matter and giving citizens a voice. Bathe is a multiple RTDNA award winner, a recipient of the Jack Webster Fellowship and she's won several BCAB awards for her in-depth reporting on breaking news.

Latest from Anita Bathe

No way home in sight for Canadians stranded in India amid COVID-19 lockdown

Canadians stranded in India are growing increasingly desperate to return home as the South Asian country enforces a nationwide lockdown and closure of its airspace because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'There's a stigma attached' to using food banks. This longtime food-bank user wants to help change that

Ida Millar says when most people look at her they're shocked she needs help with groceries. But she's been going to the food bank for nine years — as the rising cost of living keeps forcing more people to go looking for help.

Sikh temple celebrates 100 years of acceptance in Vancouver Island ghost town

As the only thing left standing in the abandoned lumber town of Paldi, B.C., the 100-year-old Sikh temple is a symbol of co-operation.

'Yourself against yourself in the forest': B.C. pickers pursue elusive morel mushrooms

Morel mushrooms are a multimillion-dollar business in British Columbia, with product being shipped all around the world. Each year hundreds of pickers camp in the bush in search of the elusive fungi growing in the year after a wildfire.

Abbotsford Fire Department stretched to the limit with 25% of firefighters on stress leave, union says

Firefighting resources in Abbotsford have not kept pace with growth in the city, and crews say response times in some areas take far too long.

Declining Fraser River sturgeon stocks lead to calls for gill net restrictions

A petition has been sent to the House of Commons to restrict the use of gill nets on the lower Fraser River. Data shows the nets are a contributing factor to sturgeon deaths.

Surrey's diversity means new challenges for food bank

In just a few years, the Surrey Food Bank's clientele has changed drastically. Executive director Feezah Jaffer says it's gone from mostly people on assistance and seniors to an explosion of refugees and new immigrants.
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Artists fear paintings lost after long-running Vancouver gallery closed

Dozens of artists across Canada are left hunting for their work after a well-known Vancouver gallery quietly shut its doors in April.

New legislation aims to protect temporary foreign workers in B.C.

Labour Minister Harry Bains says recruiters will have to obtain a licence and employers will be required to register. If there are complaints about violations the government will have more power to investigate and audit the employer's records.

Prepared for a crash: Province expects hit from high-volume online pot orders Oct. 17

The province is anticipating high traffic volume when online marijuana sales go live. It says it's been working for months to crash-proof the website.

More than a quarter of British Columbians would give up spouse for smartphone

While large appliances in our home are becoming more energy efficient, smartphones and other small electronics are taking up more power, according to BC Hydro.

Canadian doctors trained overseas petition court to end 'system of exclusion'

Oliver Kostanski is like thousands of others in Canada who have spent years trying to obtain residency to complete medical training. Now, a group representing Canadian doctors trained overseas is petitioning the court saying the system is discriminating against them.

Baby Mac's parents allege negligence in lawsuit filed over their son's death at a Vancouver daycare

The court documents describe the moment Baby Mac's mother found her son's body. The lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of the daycare operator and accuses the ministry and the health authority of failing in their duty to protect him.

B.C. woman claims she became pregnant before advisory for birth-control pills was issued

Taylor MacKinnon is pregnant at 23 and blames Pfizer Canada, whose Alesse 21 and 28 birth control pills were subject to a public advisory in December 2017.

Proposed ICBC change would leave distracted drivers on the hook for crash costs

The change would void parts of distracted drivers' insurance coverage in a collision, meaning they would have to pay for their own auto repairs, medical expenses, and the settlements from any resulting lawsuits — all of which ICBC currently pays for.