Jon Hernandez

Video Journalist

Jon Hernandez is an award-winning multimedia journalist from Vancouver, British Columbia. His reporting has explored mass international migration in Chile, controversial logging practices in British Columbia, and the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Follow Jon Hernandez on Twitter:

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Dredging delays raise risk of fuel spills, boats running aground in historic B.C. channel

Steveston Harbour Authority says the Steveston Channel needs to be dredged, but finding the money hasn't been easy. Advocates are calling on Ottawa, the province, and the Port of Vancouver to step up.

B.C. man among first Canadians approved for COVID-19 vaccine injury payout

Ross Wightman, who was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome last year following a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, has been approved for a pain and suffering payout under Canada's Vaccine Injury Support Program.

B.C. makes contentious change to moose, caribou hunt in northeast

B.C. has made sweeping changes to moose and caribou hunts in the Peace Region, a move that has the support of some local First Nations while hunting groups are firmly opposed.

Storm surge dusts B.C. mountains with snow, elevating flood and avalanche risk

A sudden influx of extended heat could subject many parts of the province to flooding, according to meteorologists but there are no signs of heat waves yet.

Historically cold spring deals another blow to B.C. farmers as crops lag

Below average temperatures in April and May means some crops in the Fraser Valley are several weeks behind. Some farmers say the delay could be costly as it will mean more competition from international growers.

'She was like an angel': Burnaby father mourns daughter killed in crash

Lutfullah Behzad says his daughter Muska had dreams of becoming a doctor.

Customers frustrated as Canada Post's fuel surcharge hits 31 per cent

Fuel surcharges for carriers like Canada Post and UPS have surged amid soaring gas prices. And they could go even higher.

Communities urged to be 'FireSmart,' as B.C. records 68 wildfires this month

Following devastating wildfire season, officials warn fires can come quickly and unexpectedly. FireSmart B.C. is urging residents to clear their properties of flammable materials and adopt fire-resistant gardens.

B.C.'s proposed new school food guidelines 'go too far,' some parents say

B.C. is changing its guidelines for food and drinks served and offered in schools, and some parents fear the proposed update could hamper beloved fundraisers like hot lunch programs, while stigmatizing some foods over others.
Analysis

Older vehicles targeted by auto thieves in B.C. more than in other provinces, data shows

A CBC News analysis has found that older vehicles, particularly models between 1997 and 2007, are stolen the most often in the province.

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