Bethany Lindsay


Bethany Lindsay is a B.C. journalist with a focus on the courts, health, science and social justice issues. Questions or news tips? Get in touch at or on Twitter through @bethanylindsay.

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B.C. babysitter's conviction in death of child may have been miscarriage of justice, review finds

A B.C.’s babysitter’s conviction in the 2011 death of a toddler may have been the result of a miscarriage of justice, according to a special prosecutor appointed by the province.

Health officials ready for 'monumental task' of mass vaccinations as B.C. records 456 new cases

B.C. health officials announced 456 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Wednesday.

No evidence yet of transmission after COVID-19 variants of concern found in 7 B.C. schools

A faster-spreading COVID-19 variant first reported in the U.K. has been detected in positive cases at seven schools in B.C. Six of the schools are in the Surrey School District, while one more is in nearby Delta. 

B.C. records 1,428 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 deaths over the weekend

B.C. has confirmed 1,428 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths from the disease over the last three days.

Friends and family still wait for criminal trial, 12 years after Sam Fitzpatrick died on the job

It's now been 12 years since Sam Fitzpatrick was crushed to death by a falling boulder on a Peter Kiewit Sons worksite on B.C.'s Central Coast, and his friends and family are still waiting for those they hold responsible to stand trial.

Car 87 where are you? Families say Vancouver's mental health emergency team is rarely available

Shirley Chan says she's made about six emergency calls to 911 over the years, each time requesting Vancouver's specialized Car 87 mental health team when her adult daughter was in crisis.

B.C. hits 1-day record for COVID-19 vaccinations as 6 more people die of the disease

More people in B.C. received doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the last 24 hours than any day so far this winter, health officials announced Friday.

Colleges stress public responsibilities as MD, nurse set to speak at rally against COVID-19 measures

As a B.C. doctor and a registered nurse get set to speak at a Vancouver "freedom rally" this weekend, their regulatory colleges say health professionals have a duty not to encourage people to violate public health advice on COVID-19.

B.C. records 427 new cases of COVID-19 and 3 more deaths

B.C. health officials announced 427 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths on Wednesday.

B.C. health officials warn 'tide can turn quickly' as COVID-19 cases creep up in some regions

B.C. health officials say 26 people died of COVID-19 in the last four days and 1,533 more cases of the disease have been confirmed.