Clare Hennig

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Clare Hennig is a web writer and digital associate producer at CBC Vancouver. Follow her on Twitter: @clare_hennig

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This little girl wrote to Dr. Bonnie Henry about her birthday party. She got an answer back

Sasha Glegg, 9, wasn’t sure how she would have to change her birthday party plans because of COVID-19. So, she reached out to Dr. Bonnie Henry for advice.
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COVID-19 can't stop the music: Balcony boogies for seniors, and a daughter serenades her ailing father

From trumpet-playing for dad, to a community dance-off at a seniors’ home, music is bringing people together during the time of COVID-19.

B.C. women set to compete in 9-day off-road race through the Moroccan desert

Two friends raised on Vancouver Island will test their mettle, not only against hundreds of other teams, but also the unforgiving Moroccan desert in for a grueling nine day off-road rally.

B.C. recommends against all non-essential travel outside Canada as 7 new cases of COVID-19 detected

B.C. has announced seven new cases of COVID-19, including a new outbreak at a second care home on Vancouver's North Shore. The provincial health officer is recommending against all travel outside of Canada, and is calling for the cancellation of gatherings of more than 250 people.

Latest snowpack data shows heightened risk of flooding across B.C.

The latest snowpack numbers are in for British Columbia, indicating that several areas around the province are at a heightened risk of flooding heading into spring.

'Take a chill pill and slow down': Fire chief pleads with motorists after cars fly past accident scene

Corey Kortmeyer, the fire chief of a small town near the B.C.-Alberta border, doesn’t usually let emotions get the better of him.

Freight train derails near Prince George, B.C., triggering school evacuation

An elementary school had to be evacuated Thursday morning after a major train derailment near a small central B.C. community.

Businesses in B.C. 'feeling the pinch' of coronavirus outbreak on global markets

Businesses in British Columbia are bracing for an economic downturn as global trade sputters with the on-going spread of coronavirus, with industries from manufacturing to tourism all impacted.
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Secrets behind the success of adventure photographer who shoots for North Face, National Geographic

Corey Rich was in British Columbia this weekend to speak about the lessons he’s learned from a life behind the camera at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival.

UBC astronomy student finds 17 new possible planets, 1 may have water

Michelle Kunimoto scours space for undiscovered planets. And she’s just uncovered 17 new possible ones, including a potentially habitable, Earth-sized world.

Hereditary chiefs, protesters arrested at rail blockade in northern B.C., say witnesses

Several people, including at least one hereditary chief, were arrested at a railway blockade in northern B.C. Monday evening, according to witnesses at the scene.  

Renewed protests in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs erupt across B.C.

Protests by Wet'suwet'en supporters sprouted and spread across British Columbia, blocking public transit, the Port of Vancouver and the stairs to the B.C. Legislature.  

2 in 5 Canadians support Wet'suwet'en solidarity protesters — but half say yes to pipeline, new poll finds

A new poll by a national non-profit research institute finds that two in five Canadians support the Wet'suwet'en solidarity protesters, who have shut down bridges, ports, roads and rail lines across the country.  

She raised over $26K for Australian wildfire aid. But suddenly the sum raised on GoFundMe fell to $0

Zoey Cotton’s fundraiser for Australian wildfire aid efforts had been going exceptionally well — until the money disappeared from the GoFundMe account.

Protesters block ports, streets and rails in support of Wet'suwet'en in B.C.

Protesters across British Columbia have blocked trains, access to ports and some streets in support of hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation in their bid to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline in their traditional territories.