Karin Larsen

@CBCLarsen

Karin Larsen is a former Olympian and award winning sports broadcaster covering BC teams and athletes for 25 years.

Latest from Karin Larsen

Langley Conservative candidate mum on connection to blackface performers

Performers playing the role of Black Peter have been part of the Sinterklaas Celebration in Langley going back a number of years.

Wood-splitter redux: 'Weaknesses and gaps' found in examination of legislative spending scandal

The report from B.C.'s attorney general points to poor or non-existent policies in the alleged financial misconduct of former clerk Craig James and former sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz.

B.C. woman wins right to receive medically assisted death

Julia Lamb, who launched a challenge of Canada's medical assistance in dying laws, says it a huge relief to know she can choose to die when she is ready.

'Sorry I've lost your dog': family learns hard lesson after using pet-sitting website

A Vancouver family learned the hard way that not all information posted on a dog-sitting website, Rover, was accurate after the sitter they hired lost their dog, launching a five-day search.

Port Moody mayor's sex assault charge could end up being stayed

A special prosecutor has agreed to consider extrajudicial "alternative measures" for Rob Vagramov, who was charged with sex assault relating to an alleged offence in 2015.

Stolen bicycles worth $100K recovered by Vancouver police

VPD hoping to reunite 148 bikes, e-bikes and scooters with their rightful owners after discovered the stolen goods in multiple storage lockers.

Disappearance of Canuck the Crow sparks accusations of crow-napping

Canuck rivals point fingers at each other after beloved bird goes missing from East Vancouver neighbourhood.

Standpipe thieves putting highrise residents at serious fire risk: officials

Standpipes that deliver high-pressure water used to fight fires in highrises are being stolen and sold for scrap.

Winners and losers react to federal court decision on Trans Mountain expansion appeal

Six First Nations groups have been granted leave to appeal the approval of Trans Mountain's pipeline expansion, while the challenges of six other applicants were denied.

$10K reward offered for safe return of Canuck the Crow

Vancouver's most famous feathered friend has been missing for almost a week, according to the man who knows the bird best.

Group lobbies to scrap Legislative Assembly daily prayer

The B.C. Humanist Association says the daily prayer in the B.C. Legislature is antiquated and discriminatory and should be eliminated altogether.

$1.3B Burnaby Hospital redevelopment announced

Burnaby Hospital's original construction dates back to the 1950s.

Former B.C. Mountie settles sexual harassment lawsuit against RCMP

Susan Gastaldo claims she was coerced into a sexual relationship by her commanding officer a decade ago.

9th person sentenced in largest immigration fraud case in Canadian history

Xiao Feng "Heki" He named a key player in passport scheme used by New Can Consultants to cheat Canadian immigration requirements.

1 arrested, multiple boats seized in Surrey boat dealership fraud investigation

Breakwater Marine has an 'F' rating with the Better Business Bureau where numerous customers have complained of payment shenanigans and poor service.