Anita Bathe

Host, CBC Vancouver News at 6pm

Anita Bathe is the 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. She also won the 2022 Canadian Screen Award for Best Local Host.

Latest from Anita Bathe

Food security concerns raised over fertile Surrey farmland at risk of industrial development

Farmland in the Campbell Heights area of Surrey may end up being sold for industrial development, but farmers say it's the most fertile land in the province. It's owned by the federal government and has been leased to farmers since the 1970s.

Should B.C. shift its vaccination strategy to a younger demographic? Some say yes

As the number of COVID-19 cases in B.C. rise along with new variants and concerns about younger people ending up in intensive care, some are calling for a change in the province's vaccination strategy.

99-year-old and high school student find unlikely friendship

Young people and seniors who've been paired up, by a community program in Chilliwack, B.C., to chat during the pandemic are fighting isolation and building relationships all at once.

Here's why COVID-19 numbers have dropped among B.C.'s South Asian population

Community organizers in British Columbia are being credited with helping to bring down the spread of COVID-19 within the South Asian community.

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.