Jon Hernandez

Video Journalist

Jon Hernandez is an award-winning multimedia journalist from Vancouver, British Columbia. His reporting has explored mass international migration in Chile, controversial logging practices in British Columbia, and the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Follow Jon Hernandez on Twitter:

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A tale of two tenants: B.C. renters feeling affordability squeeze as parties campaign on housing

Metro Vancouver is home to six of the most expensive ridings for renters in all of Canada; here's how the major parties plan to make it more affordable.
Growing Vegan

'A shift in tattoo culture': Why vegan tattoos are becoming the standard in B.C.

Animal byproducts can be found in some tattoo ink and aftercare products, so many shops are going vegan.

RCMP recover body, lay murder charges 19 years after Kamloops woman went missing

Angel Fehr went missing nearly two decades ago; her body was discovered last week near 100 Mile House.

Violent details emerge as trial begins for man accused of murdering elderly Vancouver couple

Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam charged in the September 2017 deaths of Richard Jones and Diana Mah-Jones.

B.C.'s Sea-to-Sky region is feeling impacts of climate change. Here's how federal candidates plan to fight it

Wildfires, rising sea levels and warming temperatures have some voters concerned this federal election.

'We're human beings': Broken elevator in Downtown Eastside SRO takes toll on residents

More than 100 tenants live in the building; allege elevator has been broken for months.

'I feel like a citizen': ICBC grants Richmond woman photo ID following middle initial dispute

The discrepancy between passport, B.C. Services Card kept Nyoka Campbell without B.C. photo ID for years.

'I am almost not a person': ICBC denies photo ID to Richmond woman over middle initial

A small discrepancy between Nyoka Campbell's passport and B.C. Services Card has left her without adequate photo identification card for years.

Developer behind quashed Chinatown condo tower takes city to court over permit

A petition filed in B.C. Supreme Court says Beedie Holdings' application met permit guidelines, and claims the city's decision was "politically charged."

'It's getting worse and worse': DTES residents say neighbourhood is 'falling apart'

Concerns from local business and police mount as tent city at Oppenheimer Park grows.

Couple out $6K after travel agency folds, denied credit card refund

Consumer Protection B.C. says there's been a high volume of claims for refunds following closure of Richmond travel agency Sinorama.

'It was grating my bones up': B.C. man narrowly survives grizzly attack

Colin Dowler was cycling on a B.C. backcountry trail when a grizzly bear inched closer and closer. It dragged and bit Dowler, but he was able to fend it off, barely, with a gift he'd received just two weeks before.

Charred forests not growing back as expected in Pacific Northwest, researchers say

Certain tree species not growing back in low elevation areas; seedlings struggling to survive in Rocky Mountains due to warming temperatures.

'The rubber has to hit the road': Oppenheimer Park homeless camp prompts calls for federal support

Vancouver mayor calls on Ottawa to follow through on promise to cut homelessness in half.

'Ghost nets': How lost and abandoned fishing gear is destroying marine wildlife

Up to 800,000 tonnes of ghost fishing gear makes its way into the oceans worldwide each year, according to estimates. In B.C., that includes abandoned nets and crab traps along its south coast.