Matthew Low

Matthew Low is a journalist born and raised in British Columbia. He has worked for CBC News Network, CBC News: The National and CBC News Vancouver.

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'Definitely excited, a little bit nervous': 12-year-old Vancouver golfer set for record-breaking debut

Vancouver's Michelle Liu, who is preparing to become the youngest golfer ever at the Canadian Women's Open that starts today in Aurora, Ont., spoke with CBC News on what she's looking forward to at her first big tournament.

There's rarely a water shortage. So why have water restrictions?

Metro Vancouver's water reservoirs are always full at the start of summer, but with water supply expected to decrease in the coming decades, officials want people to practice better water usage now.

A B.C. solution to taking the sting out of honey fraud

A B.C. beekeeper has a solution to cutting down on honey fraud. In the last fiscal year, more than 23 per cent of imported honey products tested by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency contained additives, despite being labeled pure.

Vancouver animators' gamble paying off as Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse bags Oscar nomination

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has been nominated in the category of best animated feature, the Academy Awards announced on Tuesday. Ahead of the announcement, CBC News visited Sony Imageworks' Vancouver headquarters to find out what it took to put out the critically acclaimed hit movie.

'It's a sick, gut-wrenching feeling every day': Parents of slain teen Luka Gordic react to sentencing

For the parents of slain teenager Luka Gordic, every day comes with a sick, gut-wrenching feeling. Mitch and Clara Gordic spoke to CBC's Belle Puri about how they've been coping with their son's death.

ICBC warns against fraud after security video allegedly shows faking of injury

ICBC is warning against fraudulent claims, after security video was shared showing someone allegedly faking an injury. Shortly after the discovery of the video, the man who was making the claim dropped it.

Food banks in need of more money to match rising demand

While Vancouver's food banks are happy to accept donations of food, the organization says that what they really need is more money to put into resources to help manage the increased demand for its services.

'You bring joy and happiness to our organization every single day'

Gia Tran, a 62-year-old woman who has been donating the refunds from bottles she collects to the B.C. Cancer Foundation, was recognized with the Terry Biggar Award for 2018.

Q&A with Vancouver's firefighter of the year: Why charitable work is so important to Justin Mulcahy

Justin Mulcahy has been named Vancouver's firefighter of the year for his role in the Snacks for Kids program

Haven't voted in the electoral reform referendum yet? You may get more time

Elections BC says the postal ballot hasn't yet been affected by rotating strikes at Canada Post — but it could extend the deadline if it decides any potential backlog in mail are having an effect on the voting process.

'Food is what connects us': Cookbook details Iranian immigrant's journey to Canada

'Bottom of the Pot,' a new cookbook authored by Naz Deravian, details her journey from Iran to Rome, Vancouver and Los Angeles and the role that food played in making it easier to adjust to new cultures.

'We're ready to have one:' film director would love NBA to return to Vancouver

The documentary Finding Big Country follows filmmaker Kat Jayme's journey to find out what happened to her childhood hero, basketball player Bryant Reeves. Jayme hopes the film can help spur action on bringing an NBA team back to Vancouver.

The new Swede in town: Who is Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson and how well can he score?

Elias Pettersson scored in his NHL debut, showing why he gets mentioned in the same breath as stars like Pavel Bure and Peter Forsberg. It helps that he also has a history of accolades and record-breaking performances.

Man faces firearms charges following reports of shots fired in Abbotsford

The Abbotsford Police Department was called to the 2900 block of Flagman Place on Tuesday at around 7:30 pm in response to reports of shots fired.