Maryse Zeidler


Maryse Zeidler is a reporter for CBC News in Vancouver, covering news from across British Columbia. You can reach her at

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Arbitrator rules partially in favour of long-term Kitsilano tenants who alleged they were being 'renovicted'

Two of the four long-term tenants of a century-old housing complex in a desirable beachside neighbourhood in Vancouver have been told they can stay in their homes after they contested an eviction notice from their landlord — a real estate investment firm that claimed to be moving family members into the dilapidated suites. 

Federal candidates must pressure provinces for fertility treatment funding, B.C. advocates say

An estimated one in six couples struggles with infertility. But in Canada, only four provinces cover various costs of fertility treatment like IVF. Vancouver-based fertility coach Laura Spencer wants to change that.

Whistler businesses fear upcoming ski season as staffing shortages persist

Business leaders say Whistler has been hit hard by a confluence of a long-standing housing crisis, an ongoing provincial labour shortage in the service sector and, now, immigration delays in bringing in new workers from abroad because of the pandemic. 

Long-term Vancouver tenants in prime beachside neighbourhood say they're being renovicted

Four long-term tenants of a century-old housing complex in Vancouver are contesting an eviction notice from their landlord, a real estate investment firm that claims to be moving family into the dilapidated suites. 

Olympic advocates want Vancouver to bid on the 2030 Winter Games — but will climate change stop them?

As Vancouver mulls over a potential bid for the 2030 Olympic Winter Games, some climate change experts doubt the region's ability to host given modelling that suggests warmer winters with less snow. 

Soot, ash fall on parts of B.C. as strong winds fan wildfire flames

Throughout B.C., fire crews are battling an ever-growing number of wildfires. As of Saturday afternoon, 283 such fires are burning in B.C., 31 of which are considered wildfires of note by the BC Wildfire Service.

At 71, these Vancouver-based twin actors are just hitting their stride

Joyce and Jacqueline Robbins, known as the Robbins twins, have been acting professionally for more than 40 years. At 71, they seem to have hit their stride. 

Ribs, coleslaw and a COVID-19 vaccine: B.C. health regions get mobile with immunization tactics

This summer, pop-up clinics and mobile vaccination vans have been pulling up to parking lots, skate parks and highway pull-outs to help protect residents against the novel coronavirus. 

International, national wildfire crews head to B.C.

Nearly 5,000 properties remain under evacuation order and more than 16,000 are under evacuation alert over the weekend as hundreds of fires burn across the province, some fuelled by consistently warm temperatures and strong winds.

Power restored to 33,000 BC Hydro customers in the Okanagan and Shuswap

The power outage affected customers in Vernon, Coldstream, Lake Country, Spallumcheen, Enderby, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke.