Megan Thomas


Megan Thomas is a reporter for CBC in Victoria, B.C. She covers stories from around Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. Follow her on Twitter @meganTcbc.

Latest from Megan Thomas

Pothole-turned-sinkhole a headache for Saanich neighbourhood

What started out as a pothole on a Saanich street during a snowstorm in February has turned into months of geotechnical investigation and likely a costly fix for the Vancouver Island district.

Heritage items from fire-damaged Victoria building to be salvaged

A heritage building in Victoria's downtown that was severely damaged by a fire will soon be demolished. But the owner has been asked to save some unique features so they can live on in a new development.

Hornby Island residents anxious for news on future of fire-damaged school

Some people on Hornby Island are anxious for word on the future of the island's school almost a year after the building was heavily damaged by a fire.

Trial begins for Washington state man accused in 1987 murders of B.C. couple

Saanich teenagers Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook were killed in Washington state in 1987.

Drought conditions prompt call for water conservation on Vancouver Island

The province has moved the drought rating for Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to Level 3, which calls for voluntary water conservation measures.

A bit of diplomacy on a Victoria baseball diamond

A unique exhibition game to kick off the professional baseball season in Victoria will feature a match up between Cuban and American players.

B.C. museum returns Indigenous poles in spirit of repatriation

Two Indigenous poles that have long stood at the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria are being returned to the communities that inspired their creation.

'A chance at life': Salmon fry rescue underway on Vancouver Island

Thousands of salmon fry that would otherwise die are being rescued from drying river and creek beds in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.

Conservation groups sound alarm over another sea lice outbreak in Clayoquot Sound

Conservation groups that monitor Clayoquot Sound are sounding the alarm for the second spring in a row about high levels of a parasite that can harm juvenile wild salmon.

Swirling currents, frigid water and sea lions: Vancouver Island students attempt open-water swim

The students plan to swim through six kilometres of choppy open water off Metchosin, B.C., in a unique end-of-year challenge.