Karin Larsen

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Karin Larsen is a former Olympian and award winning sports broadcaster who covers news and sports for CBC Vancouver.

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Indigenous youth who died in government care failed by the system, says new report

The life story of Skye, who died on her 17th birthday on Vancouver Island, is an example of why Indigenous youth in care need more support to develop a sense of belonging and positive sense of self, says a new report by B.C.'s Children and Youth Representative.

Better Business Bureau warns of scammers falsely claiming to support Indigenous causes

Fraudsters may be trying to cash in on the good intentions of people wanting to donate to and support Indigenous charities.

Feds outline $647M plan to save declining Pacific salmon

The five-year Pacific Salmon Strategy will fund four pillars: conservation and stewardship, hatcheries, harvest transformation and integrated management.

Vancouver Remembrance Day organizer and former CBC broadcaster Cam Cathcart has died

Cathcart, 83, is being remembered for his 40-year broadcasting career and as a tireless volunteer for veterans.

Airspace over former Kamloops Indian Residential School restricted

The announcement is likely aimed at preventing the gathering of aerial video and photographs of the site where preliminary findings of a search detected the remains of as many as 215 children.

MMIWG national action plan criticized by Indigenous leaders in B.C.

The federal government's response to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) is sorely lacking in substance and scope, according to some B.C. Indigenous leaders.  

Burnaby names sports facilities after Christine Sinclair and Rosemary Brown

A new sports complex in south Burnaby is to be named the Rosemary Brown Arena while the former Fortius complex will become the Christine Sinclair Community Centre.

Vancouver Police Board ordered to review police action in case of handcuffed judge

A thrid-party complaint has sparked a review into the incident that saw retired Justice Selwyn Romilly, who is Black, mistaken for an assault suspect half his age.
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Harrison Lake campers say they were run off campsite by partying group who made veiled death threats

People hoping to camp on Crown land near Harrison Lake, B.C., last weekend say a group of partying campers ran them off the campsite and made thinly veiled death threats, warning them they could be shot if they didn't leave.

Conservation officers asking for public's help in case of dumped bear paws

A councillor with the Shuswap Indian Band said the bear paws point to possible poaching and illegal activity.

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