Jason Proctor

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Jason Proctor is a reporter in British Columbia for CBC News and has covered the B.C. courts and mental health issues in the justice system extensively.

Latest from Jason Proctor

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds onto Burnaby South

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh won the Burnaby South riding for the second time this year.

Liberal incumbent Terry Beech wins in Burnaby North-Seymour

Liberal incumbent Terry Beech held on to his Burnaby North-Seymour riding.
In Depth

Pipeline politics: No easy decisions at Trans Mountain ground zero

Controversy over the Trans Mountain expansion project has proven one of the defining issues of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government. The issue will likely prove pivotal again in the battle for the riding that is considered ground zero in the pipeline debate.

Cheating B.C. husband sues paramour for ring after wife learns of affair

A generous, but unfaithful, B.C. man has lost his bid to reclaim the cost of a diamond ring he bought his paramour for Christmas.

Gunman found guilty in deadly shooting of Abbotsford, B.C., police Const. John Davidson

The man charged with killing an on-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer nearly two years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

'I just heard her scream': Victim recounts day of deadly high school stabbing

A B.C. murder trial heard the surviving victim's account Wednesday of a deadly 2016 stabbing attack at a B.C. high school.

Accused murderer was released from Abbotsford hospital days before teen's stabbing

A man on trial for the murder of a 13-year-old girl in 2016 was assessed and released from Abbotsford Regional Hospital two days before the killing.

Murder trial begins for man accused of stabbing Abbotsford teen at high school

The screams of a 13-year-old girl echoed through a New Westminster courtroom Monday as the trial began for the complete stranger who stabbed her at an Abbotsford high school in 2016.

RCMP accused of unlawfully sending Meng Wanzhou's phone information to FBI

A lawyer for Meng Wanzhou levelled a potentially explosive allegation against the RCMP Thursday, accusing officers of sharing technical information about the Huawei executive's phone with the FBI, in violation of the Extradition Act.

'Inferences' and 'absence of evidence' dog Meng Wanzhou hearing as Crown fights conspiracy theory

It's one error. But is it indicative of a greater pattern? A B.C. Supreme Court judge pondered the importance of a Canada Border Services Agency mistake Wednesday as she tried to decide how the misstep might fit into a conspiracy theory alleged by Meng Wanzhou's lawyers.

Border officers mistakenly gave RCMP passcodes to Meng Wanzhou's phone

The border officers who seized Meng Wanzhou's phones, laptop and tablet when she arrived at Vancouver's airport later mistakenly gave the passcodes to the RCMP, says Crown lawyer.

'Astonishing stuff': Crown lawyer mocks Meng Wanzhou conspiracy theory

A Crown lawyer delivered a withering attack Monday on attempts by Meng Wanzhou's "legal dream team" to prove she was the victim of a conspiracy between Canadian and U.S. authorities.
Analysis

Court documents reveal just how complex and unusual a Meng Wanzhou trial could be

If the case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou ever does go to trial in the U.S., documents filed with the B.C. Supreme Court highlight just how unusual and complex the proceedings would be.

Schmegelsky, McLeod admitted to northern B.C. homicides before killing themselves, video footage reveals

In videos recorded days before they killed themselves, Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod said they were responsible for three killings in northern British Columbia — but provided no motive.

Meng Wanzhou 'tricked' by border officers at Vancouver airport, lawyer claims

Defence lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim the Huawei executive was "tricked" into volunteering information about herself and her company when border officers detained her at Vancouver airport in December 2018.