Deborah Goble


Deborah Goble is a TV and radio reporter for CBC. She has over 30 years of journalism experience and an interest in features. Follow her on Twitter @CBCDeborahGoble and send her news tips at

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50-year-old time capsule at Abbotsford Airshow shares messages from the past

A time capsule from 1970 buried in front of the Abbotsford Airport was unsealed Friday morning. Inside there were messages from former prime minister Pierre Trudeau and U.S. President Richard Nixon.

'He created so much magic for people': Celebrated B.C. costumer dies of COVID-19

Ray Buchanan worked at Watts Costumes in Vancouver for more than three decades. He was something of a legend for the meticulous care he took with every piece.

From kid swaps to day camps: How parents fill the child-care gap over spring break

For many students in B.C., the last day of school before spring break is March 13. When the final bell rings, they're off for two weeks. For working parents it can require some out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to child care.

Police release video in West End attack that left man with severe brain injuries

A newly released surveillance video shows 2 men and a woman in the area at the time. Police believe the three people in it may have information related to the assault.

Dad accused of punching mom during kids' soccer game avoids trial

From the soccer pitch to the courtroom, two parents were set to square off against each other Monday morning in North Vancouver Provincial Court, but a last minute time out between the Crown and defence saw it called down.

Royal ruckus over Queen's portrait ends with regal compromise in Sidney, B.C.

The Monarchist League of Canada was royally perturbed over the removal of Queen Elizabeth's portrait from council chambers at Sidney's town hall and plans to replace it with Indigenous Art. Now the mayor promises a middle course.

City probes reports of debris falling from Granville bridge

Pointing up at the underside of the Granville Street bridge, Cheryl Nelms, the deputy manager of engineering for Vancouver is explaining the next phase of the city's plan to improve the structural integrity and seismic resiliency of the 65-year-old-span.

Students and staff at Vancouver school prepare to say goodbye to 104-year-old building

A presentation on the danger of earthquakes is helping students understand why 104-year-old Bayview Elementary — which is at high risk of total collapse — is being demolished and replaced by a new building.

Billionaire Joe Segal's $63M Vancouver mansion up for sale

Vancouver philanthropist and self-made billionaire Joe Segal is putting his $63 million mansion up for sale.

Cold B.C. weather sparks 18% increase in power consumption

British Columbians are turning their heat up higher as temperatures go lower. BC Hydro says over the next week we could beat a 10 year old record for electricity usage.

MP of riding seen as 'ground zero' for Kinder Morgan pipeline faces balancing act

First-time MP Terry Beech says he has yet to decide what his position will be on his government's decision to give the go-ahead to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

North Vancouver photographer snaps bobcat feeding on salmon

Local photographer captures photo of a bobcat poised to enjoy fresh chum salmon at a Burnaby, B.C. river bank.

Foreign purchases of Metro Vancouver homes plunge

The latest statistics suggest the foreign buyers tax is having an effect but it's still too early to say what the long-term impact will be.

Millions of dollars in Canadian fine art up for auction in Vancouver

A Lawren Harris painting at an Heffel art auction in Vancouver is expected to start at a bid of $1.2 million despite some locals struggling to name a single artist from Canada's iconic Group of Seven.

Shooting death of Hudson Brooks: B.C. NDP wants answers

B.C. NDP's justice critic wants to know why the Independant Investigations Office is taking so long to provide its report on Hudson Brooks who was shot to death by police in July 2015.