Yasmine Ghania


Yasmine Ghania is an Egyptian-Canadian reporter with CBC News, currently based in Vancouver. Previously she worked in Saskatchewan where, among other things, she uncovered sexual abuse allegations at a private Christian school and deep problems within a police force. Reach her at yasmine.ghania@cbc.ca

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Vancouver fire chief calls for action after propane tank explosion and fire in Downtown Eastside

The head of Vancouver's fire department is calling on the city to do more to move tents away from buildings in the Downtown Eastside after a propane tank explosion and fire on Sunday that destroyed several tents in an encampment and spread to the entranceway of a nearby building before it was contained.

A bowl of gravy, 1 lone doughnut: New Westminster inundated with unwanted Uber Eats deliveries

Residents of a New Westminster, B.C., neighbourhood say they are frustrated by a slew of unsolicited Uber Eats deliveries — a bizarre situation that’s also happened in California.

How Metro Vancouver is earthquake-proofing its water reservoirs in preparation for the 'Big One'

Metro Vancouver has been steadily upgrading its reservoirs since the ‘90s to ensure it can provide water to the region following the “Big One” — a megathrust earthquake expected to hit the B.C. coast someday.

B.C. is spending millions on drug recovery treatment. This facility shows what that treatment could look like

When someone first steps into Together We Can's recovery centre in East Vancouver, they are greeted at an intake office with a hug. Then they are told they are loved, and a solution is possible.

Artists honour women, pay tribute to Turkey, Syria earthquake victims in Vancouver exhibit

Artists in B.C. are honouring women and paying tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in an exhibition for International Women's Day and the centennial anniversary of the Turkish Republic.

How tennis is helping a Ukrainian family thrive in B.C.

Nearly one year after fleeing the war in Ukraine, one family is thriving and planning to make Canada their forever home, thanks to tennis in B.C.

Proposed change to Vancouver riding boundaries would split South Asian vote, community leaders fear

Leaders in South Vancouver's Punjabi Market are criticizing a proposal which would change some federal electoral boundaries and split two pillars of the South Asian community.

Long-running dispute between North Vancouver residents and disc golf players reaches city council

Mounting complaints about safety and other issues cited by residents living near North Vancouver's Eastview Park could mean regular disc golf players in the area will need to find another place to play.

Dozens of Mobi bike tires slashed in East Vancouver

Police are investigating after more than two dozen bike tires were slashed at a bike-sharing station in East Vancouver.

How a contest is helping to remove barriers for Black entrepreneurs

Two British Columbians have made the shortlist in a competition for a $25,000 prize under a new nationwide contest for Black entrepreneurs.