Maggie MacPherson

Staff Photographer

Maggie MacPherson is a photojournalist based in Vancouver, B.C.

Latest from Maggie MacPherson

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B.C. Children's Hospital littlest patients dress up for some Halloween fun

B.C. Children’s Hospital hosted a trick-or-treat party Thursday morning for patients spending Halloween at the hospital.
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How 7 British Columbians fight climate change in their daily lives

As an estimated 10,000 people gathered in downtown Vancouver on Friday to rally with Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, CBC News asked a few demonstrators about their personal commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Trail builders carve paths through Squamish rainforest in a labour of love

Ted Tempany and his company Dream Wizard built a popular mountain biking trail near Squamish, B.C., ten years ago. Now they're making it better.
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Teens from across B.C. join We for She conference to promote female leadership

Girls from across the province listened to motivational speakers, attended leadership workshops and met likeminded peers in Vancouver at one of North America’s largest gender diversity conferences.
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We spent a day with the 15-year-old activist who led the Vancouver climate strike

CBC photographer Maggie MacPherson captured Lilah Williamson as the teen helped co-ordinate the massive event.
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A glimpse into the lives of migrant workers on an Abbotsford, B.C., farm

Steve Neufeld, of Neufeld Farms in Abbotsford, says his family’s farm would not be able to survive without the help from migrant farmworkers. 
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B.C. kick-boxer raised in the ring excited sport now officially recognized in his home province

Last week, B.C. authorized professional kick-boxing as a subset of mixed martial arts (MMA). For professional kick-boxer Josh Jauncey, it is life changing news.
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Seniors introduced to Ping-Pong at long-term care home get competitive

Leslie Torresan was walking by a Ping-Pong table at a local Walmart when, on a whim, she decided to bring it to the long-term care facility where she is the director of recreation.
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Spreading the love: Pride parade lights up Vancouver's West End

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marched in the parade that celebrates tolerance and inclusiveness with a high-octane party.
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Non-binary teen prepares for first Pride

Micah Cottingham is a 15-year-old who identifies as non-binary, trans, queer, and bisexual. Sunday is their first Pride parade since coming out.
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Pride Parade grand marshal presents Indigenous fine art exhibit

Idris Hudson, a grand marshal in this Sunday's Pride Parade, sets up for his exhibit titled The Symbol of Unconditional Love.
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A day in the life at Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park homeless camp

Red lives in a tent in Oppenheimer Park along with hundreds of others. He spends the morning cleaning his space and waiting for inspection from city workers before seeking resources in the neighbourhood.
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Thousands gather to celebrate Indigenous culture at Squamish Nation Youth Powwow

The three-day event featured food, vendors, dance, and the crowning of this year's powwow princesses. 
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Meet the Js — the newest members of the VPD's mounted squad

On Tuesday, the VPD mounted squad's three newest members were officially introduced at the police stables in Stanley Park.