Christine Coulter

Associate Producer

Christine Coulter is an associate producer on radio, television and digital platforms. You can send her an email at christine.coulter@cbc.ca.

Latest from Christine Coulter

How have Vancouver's Airbnb rules affected the housing market?

It's been almost one year since Vancouver introduced bylaws around short term rentals through sites like Airbnb. But Vancouver housing advocate Rohana Rezel says the rules have had little impact.

Kelowna mom wants more support for special needs students

Christine McKay, whose six-year-old son Isaac has autism, says his school didn't have a resource teacher the beginning of the academic year, creating gaps in his education at South Kelowna Elementary.

Councillor urges rethink on 'unsustainable' snow removal methods in Prince George

Coun. Brian Skakun says that the city is spending too much on snow removal and that it could be done more efficiently.

BCCDC website aims to inoculate next generation of kids against misinformation

With B.C. experiencing a measles outbreak and Vancouver Coastal Health confirming nine cases, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control says it wants to inoculate the next generation of kids against misinformation.

'They're not there to help': MMIWG family members say counselling support lacking

Those who have testified at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women were promised financial support for counselling if they needed it. Some claim it's been a challenge to get the funds.

Blue lights could save lives, says tow trucking community

After a tow truck driver was killed while helping a motorist who had struck a deer on the side of the highway near Castlegar, the Automotive Retailers Association of B.C. and the tow trucking community want to see the amber flashing lights on the top of truck, changed to blue.

Grab your camera: City of Vancouver is looking for photos of king tides

It's the time of the year for king tides. From Nov. 23-30, the City of Vancouver is asking citizen-scientists to snap photos of the shorelines to help them monitor changes and prepare for storms.

Advocates plan to help the homeless vote in upcoming municipal election

A group of advocates in Kamloops has banded together to help vouch for the identify of those living on the streets on election day.

Alcohol-withdrawal patient assessment is flawed and strains health-care system: study

A report by the B.C. Centre on Substance Abuse found that doctors and administrators often over-admit people into alcohol withdrawal management care in B.C.

Roadside tests for cannabis will bring lots of litigation, lawyer says

Kyla Lee, a Vancouver criminal defence lawyer, says that the accuracy and invasiveness of the new saliva-collecting tests will be challenged in Canadian courts.

Advocacy group takes issue with B.C. government's ad campaign to fight opioid crisis

The Canadian Association of People who Use Drugs is calling on the provincial government to rethink its approach to fighting the opioid crisis in B.C.

Nearly 3 decades after rioters rolled giant peach into Okanagan Lake, owners seek closure

The owners of The Peach Ice Cream Shop in Penticton are looking for the people involved in rolling a giant peach into Okanagan Lake in 1991 during a riot after an MC Hammer concert.
PRIDE AND PROGRESS

Indigenous voices head up Vancouver's 2018 Pride Parade

Vancouver Pride Parade Grand Marshals, William Flett and Lulu Gurney will represent all of those who contributed to 'A Mile In Our Moccasins' — a short film about the lived experiences of Indigenous youth living with HIV.
PRIDE AND PROGRESS

From Kenneth to Kendall: The transformation of a drag queen

Drag performance has made its way into mainstream culture, but the art has been celebrated by the LGBT community for decades. What does it take to transform oneself? We check in with Vancouver's Kendall Gender to find out.

Kelowna shelter searching for new space before cold hits

Inn from the Cold is one of two shelters set to close within the year. Executive director Jan Shultz says that while it has been a struggle to find a space, she is hopeful they will find a solution before the cold weather hits in November.