Maggie MacPherson

Staff Photographer

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

Latest from Maggie MacPherson


Snow day play: Kids and parents make the best of the winter storm

A snowstorm closes schools in Vancouver leaving kids and their parents with free time and lots of snow to play in.

Former Oppenheimer Park resident gets housing — and goes back to pay tribute

Stephen James Robinson, a.k.a. “Red” Robinson, thanks his lucky stars to have received housing after living in a homeless camp in Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park for several months.

'I can't stop smiling': Families and friends reunite at Vancouver International Airport

More than 85,000 travellers pass through the airport each day over the holidays

Highlights from CBC Vancouver's Open House and Food Bank Day

CBC Vancouver's Open House and Food Bank Day is a day of behind-the-scenes tours and live performances which raises funds for food banks across British Columbia.

SFU students create colouring book to help refugees feel at home

What started as a student project at SFU turned into an accessible resource for refugee families arriving in Surrey, B.C.

6 things to know about the giant chandelier hanging under Granville Bridge

A 7.7 metre crystal chandelier has been unveiled under the north end of Granville Bridge.

A look inside Vancouver's gutted Canada Post building as redevelopment takes shape

“The Post” preserves aspects of the former Canada Post building and is predicted to house more workers than any other office building in Vancouver’s history.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.