Gavin Fisher

Associate producer

Gavin Fisher is a web writer for CBC News and a radio producer for CBC Radio One current affairs shows.

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Iranian transgender refugee struggles for acceptance

Tanaz Mehraban faced unimaginable hardships as a transgender woman in Iran — and she still struggles for acceptance in her new home in Canada.

Group searching for relatives of Victoria airman killed in WW II, after uncovering his fate

For decades the story of what happened to two Canadian airmen who never returned home from a bombing raid was unknown. Now, the distant cousin of one of those men has uncovered the likely story of what happened and is looking for family of the other airmen.

Capital Regional District directors consider trip to Europe to study waste, sewage options

Capital Regional District directors are considering travelling to Europe to examine how jurisdictions there manage their waste — including the sewage sludge that is left over after the process of sewage treatment.

BCTF meeting with province to determine how to attract teachers to B.C.

The B.C. Teachers' Federation is meeting with the province to discuss measures to help B.C. school districts recruit and retain teachers — both from within this province and elsewhere in Canada.

Kamloops women set up donation centre for wildfire evacuees

Six women have joined together to run a temporary donation centre out of a Kamloops hotel, providing clothing, food and toiletries to those forced to evacuate their homes because of wildfires in B.C.’s interior.

Vancouver musician Sarah Jickling tackles mental illness in new album

Singer-songwriter's new album, When I Get Better, is an honest take on what it is like to live with bipolar disorder and an anxiety disorder.

'That's the anchor of the whole family': home in 100 Mile House destroyed by wildfire

​A home in 100 Mile House where a car mechanic ran his shop — and where three generations of family members once gathered to celebrate holidays — has been destroyed by wildfire.

Cowichan Valley residents say Trans-Canada Highway traffic a 'mess'

Some residents of Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island say a section of the Trans-Canada Highway running through Duncan is a "traffic mess" and they're calling for a bypass around the city.

Chinese-Canadian community honours Vancouver's Modernize Tailors, pioneer family

Modernize Tailors, run by the Wong family, first opened in 1913 and has suited up everyone from local residents to celebrities such as Sean Connery.

Bill Wong, legendary Vancouver Chinatown tailor, dead at 95

Bill Wong, whose shop Modernize Tailors has been a fixture of Vancouver's Chinatown for more than a century, has died at the age of 95.

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