Michelle Ghoussoub


Michelle Ghoussoub is a journalist with CBC News in Vancouver. She has previously reported in Lebanon and Chile. Reach her at michelle.ghoussoub@cbc.ca or on Twitter @MichelleGhsoub.

Latest from Michelle Ghoussoub

MEC temporarily pulls products from online store after customers allege 'pink tax'

Mountain Equipment Co-Op (MEC) has temporarily pulled items from its online store after customers complained the versions of the product for men and women were being sold for different prices.

Study sheds light on human consumption of microplastics

A study from the University of Victoria has for the first time compiled research on microplastics to try to estimate just how much people are consuming — and one researcher says the findings demonstrate more work needs to be done to understand how the tiny particles might impact human health.

'Gender equality is under attack': Justin Trudeau opens Women Deliver conference in Vancouver

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Vancouver Monday afternoon to help kick off the official opening of the Women Deliver 2019 global conference. 

RCMP orders review into handling of sexual assault interview after video made public

RCMP have ordered a review of a 2012 investigation after a video became public showing an RCMP officer interrogating a young Indigenous woman who reported a sexual assault.

B.C. port workers lockout could begin Thursday — and cost Canadian economy billions per day

B.C. port workers could be locked out as early as 8 a.m. PT Thursday after contract talks stalled Monday. The B.C. Maritime Employers Association says the province's ports contribute billions of dollars daily to Canada's economy.

Relief, some anxiety, as Vancouver shipbuilders react to $15.7B windfall

As prime minister announced his government's plan to spend $15.7 billion to build up to 18 new coast guard ships, stakeholders in the industry, which has seen more than it's shares of ups and downs, breathed a sigh of relief.

$89B in home equity lost across Metro Vancouver over past year, report claims

Properties across the Lower Mainland lost $89.2-billion in homeowner equity over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday.

B.C. pilot Patrick Forseth among 5 killed in Honduran plane crash

Five foreigners, including Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth, died on Saturday when a private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras.

Vancouver Aquarium sues city, park board over cetacean ban

The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Park Board over the 2017 cetacean ban, claiming the ban has resulted in losses of millions of dollars in revenue, and was in breach of contract.

Green Party wins federal byelection in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Green Party candidate Paul Manly has won the federal byelection in the B.C. riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith.

Top health officer calls on B.C. to 'urgently' decriminalize possession of illicit drugs

B.C.'s top health officer has recommended the province move urgently to decriminalize possession of illegal drugs for personal use, saying the years-long overdose crisis needs to be treated as a public health issue, not a criminal justice matter.

'This isn't the Penticton I know': Hundreds attend candlelit vigil for shooting victims

As the sun went down in Penticton on Wednesday, thousands of people gathered in the Gyro Park to pay their respects to the four people killed two days earlier.

NDP hold onto power in B.C. with Nanaimo byelection win

The NDP's Sheila Malcolmson has won a key byelection in Nanaimo, B.C., maintaining the party's delicate hold on power in the province.

Vancouver businessman facing new conspiracy charge in college admissions scandal

Vancouver businessman David Sidoo is facing an additional charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection with the college admissions scam, according to documents from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Rare artwork created by children in residential schools displayed at Museum of Vancouver

A new exhibition focuses on the creative minds of children separated from their families.