Courtney Dickson


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

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Living wage in Metro Vancouver climbs to $25.68, higher in some B.C. communities, report finds

The living wage continues to climb in B.C., according to a report released Wednesday, meaning hundreds of families are struggling to make ends meet.

B.C. to change clocks this weekend, despite years of promises to end long-standing practice

It's been four years of waiting on a promise from the province to end time changes in B.C., but we're still waiting on our American neighbours to lead the charge.

Following boyfriend's guilty plea, Ashley Simpson's family visits site where her remains were found in 2021

Ashley Simpson, 32, disappeared from a rural property near Salmon Arm, B.C., in 2016. Her family flew out from Ontario to search for her, but to no avail. In 2021, investigators found her remains in a wooded area outside Salmon Arm.

Vancouver student studying in Lewiston, Maine describes 'terrifying experience' during shooting

David He of Vancouver is studying at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where a gunman remains at large after killing 18 people in the community on Wednesday.

Here's what you need to know about booking your next COVID-19 vaccine in B.C.

The first two million immunization invitations have gone out in B.C., prompting high demand on the website and to the call centre, according to the health ministry. Here's what you need to know about booking your next COVID-19 vaccine.

Kamloops' last newspaper to cease operations next week

Kamloops This Week, which has been in print since 1988, publishes a print edition once a week and runs a website that's updated daily. Both will be shut down this month.

A tiny sample from a multibillion-year-old asteroid could hold clues to the early solar system, says scientist

Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research director Dominique Weis expects a sample of up to a few hundred milligrams from the asteroid Bennu to arrive by the end of November.

How this man became a rare and valuable asset to the B.C. Wildfire Service

George Campbell knew he wanted to be a wildfire fighter after encountering his first wildfire at 16. When a fire threatened his community this summer, he says he learned just how truly important that work really is.

People have been protesting for and against it. So what exactly is SOGI?

This week, thousands protested against gender diversity education in schools, and thousands more showed up for counter protests in support of it. But what is SOGI and what exactly does it entail?

2 arrested in Victoria during protests over gender identity education in schools

At least two people were arrested in B.C.'s capital after protests around teaching gender diversity in schools became "unsafe," according to police. However, some who attended say the protests were peaceful.