Courtney Dickson

Broadcast and Digital Journalist

Courtney Dickson is a journalist working in Vancouver, B.C. Email her at with story tips.

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First Nation, tech company collaborate to prepare for climate change's effects on harvesting waters

The T'Sou-ke First Nation is working alongside a B.C. tech company to learn more about how climate change is affecting the waters it harvests food from.

Animal welfare advocates call on hunters to stop using lead ammunition that is poisoning wildlife

Wildlife advocates are urging hunters to reconsider some of their hunting practices — in particular, those that are harming eagles and other wild animals long after the hunters have left the area.

Canadian Snowbird aircraft 'incident' reported at northern B.C. airport

According to a social media post by the Fort St. John International Air Show, a departing Snowbird aircraft went down during takeoff.

From community to biodiversity, urban gardens produce more than just produce

As well as teaching sustainability and how to grow our own food, gardening in urban spaces increases biodiversity, builds community relationships, uses otherwise underutilized space, and helps build cultural connections, supporters say.

Meet the northern B.C. Indigenous artist who paints intricate works using only her mouth

Jenna Wuthrich, 21, was born with arthrogryposis, a condition that restricts mobility of her limbs and causes severe weakness. 

Lowest B.C. tides in a decade present ideal conditions for beachcombers

B.C.'s south coast is experiencing some of the lowest tides in a decade.

Haida Gwaii village officially restores ancestral name

The village, formerly known as the Village of Queen Charlotte, will henceforth be known as Daajing Giids, pronounced "daw-jean geeds."

B.C. family warns of risks associated with metal barbecue brushes after 5-year-old swallows bristle

A five-year-old B.C. boy swallowed a metal bristle during a barbecue last weekend, and now his family is warning others of the dangers associated with metal bristle brushes.

Search for potential burial sites begins at former residential school on Vancouver Island

On Tuesday, the search at the Alberni Indian Residential School began using ground-penetrating radar, a technique employed by dozens of First Nations across Canada embarking on similar searches.

Petition to make Vancouver transit more pet-friendly garners thousands of signatures

Portia Zaffaroni moved from Victoria to Vancouver last spring. She said she intended to get rid of her car when she moved, figuring she could easily take transit. But after a month of trying to live car-free with her dog, she found it wouldn't be possible.