Jennifer Wilson is an associate producer at CBC Vancouver. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @wilsjea
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How B.C.'s expectant mothers are dealing with added anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic
Birth doulas in B.C. are reporting increased anxiety among their third trimester clients as they grapple with the prospect of bringing new life into hospitals the public is being told to avoid for safety reasons.
Lonely minds: British Columbians battle the isolation of depression
One-fifth of Canadians will experience an episode of mental illness or mood disorder every year, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. A major symptom of these disorders is isolating oneself.
Still lonely? Vancouver's 'loneliest person' 1 year on
It’s been a year since Winston Yuen’s lonely cry for help launched him from an obscure corner of Vancouver’s social media scene to temporary, local celebrity status. But did the initial wave of empathy do him — or the city — any good?
Grandview-Woodland resistance to housing project exasperates density advocates
A recent proposal for three towers on the Safeway site near the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station is drawing sharp criticism from local homeowners. Meanwhile, rental advocates say they are fed up after years of pushback against development at this site.
The Irish are coming
The looming prospect of Brexit is an opportunity for growth in the country's culture and trade relationships with Western Canada said the Irish minister for International Development who is visiting Vancouver and Calgary over the St. Patrick's Day weekend.
Donation bins get safety upgrade in Prince George
The new wire bins have no trap doors or lids so someone climbing into the bin cannot get stuck. They come in two sizes and each has a locking wheel system and a sign to indicate their use to donors.
Introducing Prince Rupert: Scallop capital of the continent?
Nearly 15 years in the making, a commercial scallop farm is hoping to pick up where the now defunct commercial salmon industry left off in Prince Rupert.
Winning Surrey students head to robotic provincials
Enver Creek Secondary's senior robotics team was ranked first at the VEX Robotics Competition held in Port Moody this month and hopes to go to the world championships with their robot.
Locals mourn loss of beloved West End small business
The store site on Robson Street has increased in value by $69.1 million since 2016 making property taxes for the business owners unaffordable.
Out with the old MLAs, in with the new, says Green Party leader
The alleged spending scandal at the B.C. Legislature is an opportunity to reopen discussion on MLA term limits, says Green Party leader Andrew Weaver.