Kathryn Marlow

Journalist

Kathryn Marlow is a reporter for CBC Victoria. She covers stories across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and the Sunshine Coast. Follow her on twitter @KathrynMarlow.

Latest from Kathryn Marlow

Fairy Creek protesters vow to stay in the woods, despite bad weather and court injunction

Rain, wind and hail have pummelled the forests of southwest Vancouver Island, where anti old-growth logging protesters are camped out. Some have left since the summer, but those who remain have rain gear and campfires and say they’ll stay until the forest is protected.

Retired nurse says she did CPR on her friend for around 30 minutes while waiting for an ambulance

Diane Roome says it took about seven minutes for someone to answer the 911 call she made for her friend. Then it took another 20-25 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

Plans underway to remove container ship debris, but public urged to stay away

An environmental organization says it is in talks with the Canadian Coast Guard and the owners of the MV Zim Kingston to organize the cleanup of container ship debris that has washed ashore on the northwest tip of Vancouver Island.

Should schools have police liaisons? Victoria School Board seeks public input through online survey

After a motion to remove police officers from schools was rejected in June 2020, the Greater Victoria School District formed a committee to review the liaison program to determine whether it needs any improvements — or if it needs to exist at all.

Barely a year after finally finding a family doctor, these Victoria patients have lost theirs

Doctors are leaving an urgent and primary care centre in Victoria — and it’s just one example of ongoing struggles to provide more British Columbians with access to family doctors.

There are few options for isolating when you have COVID but don't have a home

People living on the street and in parks in Victoria wonder how they're supposed to isolate themselves if they contract COVID-19.

Tension with police escalating at old-growth logging blockades on Vancouver Island, protesters say

Protesters against old-growth logging have been in the Fairy Creek watershed for over a year, and police have been enforcing a court injunction since the spring. Protesters say they aren't going anywhere, even though there have been more arrests in the past few weeks.

Nanaimo-based Devon Transport to keep Bamfield ferry running

Local officials were relieved to learn that Nanaimo-based Devon Transport had stepped in to take over Lady Rose Marine Services, which ferries foot passengers and necessary cargo to the remote village on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Boil water advisory lifted on Salt Spring Island

The boil water advisory was issued as a result of watermain break and repairs that occurred Dec. 29.

Need a New Year's resolution? Victoria suggests making one for the planet

The founders of a project that puts shareable, reusable mugs into Victoria coffee shops are being recognized by Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps as "climate champions."

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