Brady Strachan

CBC Reporter

Brady Strachan is a CBC reporter based in Kelowna, B.C. Besides Kelowna, Strachan has covered stories for CBC News in Winnipeg, Brandon, Vancouver and internationally. Follow his tweets @BradyStrachan

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Penticton won't allow emergency winter homeless shelter to remain open after March 31

Penticton city council has voted to deny B.C. Housing a temporary use permit to continue to run an emergency homeless shelter in the city past March 31.

Sentencing delayed in beach assault case that left Penticton man with traumatic brain injury

A sentencing hearing for a man who delivered a vicious punch at a Penticton beach that left Bradley Eliason with a traumatic brain injury two years ago has been adjourned until next month.

B.C. gas station owner comes clean about accidentally selling diesel-gas mixture

An Osoyoos, B.C., gas station owner is coming clean about an accidental mix of diesel and gasoline in the service station's main tanks which was sold to customers for a period of about four hours last month.

Skier questions why Ontario travel agency won't cancel B.C. bookings during pandemic

A Kelowna, B.C., man is questioning why the ski trip he booked with several friends in Ontario to Sun Peaks Resort is being allowed to go ahead as pandemic numbers soar in other provinces and with the B.C. government advising that people avoid all non-essential travel into and within the province.

22 test positive for COVID-19 at group homes in Vernon, B.C.

An organization in Vernon, B.C., that houses and provides services for adults with developmental disabilities is dealing with nearly two dozen cases of COVID-19 after one resident tested positive for the novel coronavirus late last month.

Recent deer deaths in Central Okanagan prompt calls for ban on spiked fencing

A B.C. conservation officer is highlighting the dangers of some types of metal residential fencing after three recent incidents in the central Okanagan where deer were impaled on pointed fence pickets.

B.C. ski resort fires employees after dozens of COVID-19 cases linked to parties, shared housing

Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna, B.C., has fired some of its employees for breaking a social responsibility contract, after health officials announced that 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been linked to the resort. 

60 COVID-19 cases linked to Big White resort near Kelowna, B.C.

A cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to the Big White resort community near Kelowna, B.C., has grown to 60 confirmed cases, according to the Interior Health Authority.

Former foster child wants more charges against disgraced Kelowna social worker

Aden Withers felt a mixture of feelings when she heard Robert Riley Saunders was arrested in Alberta on 13 criminal charges related to his work for the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Interior Health accused of 'aggressively recruiting' staff from private seniors home

A private care home in Merritt, B.C., is accusing the Interior Health Authority of aggressively recruiting its health care workers by offering them higher wages and better benefits.