Michelle Ghoussoub is a journalist with CBC News in Vancouver. She has previously reported in Lebanon and Chile. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @MichelleGhsoub.
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Vancouver police bring in more officers as tempers flare at competing Hong Kong protests
Vancouver Police have deployed additional resources in anticipation of competing pro-Hong Kong and pro-China demonstrations on Saturday.
The Saudis offered her freedom if she denied being tortured. She tore up the deal
Loujain Alhathloul, a University of British Columbia graduate who turned 30 in a Saudi prison last week, has been detained since May 2014. Her brother explains why she ripped up a deal that could have set her free.
Canadian resident escapes Iran after 11 years of detention
An Iranian-born Canadian resident has escaped to return to Canada after being detained in Iran for 11 years.
Chynna Deese's brother asks 'entire country of Canada' to help catch suspects
The brother of one of three people whose killing led to a nationwide search said losing his sister has left his family paralyzed with grief.
Grade 12 students in B.C. issued incorrect transcripts after 'anomaly' in tabulation of provincial exams
Some B.C. secondary students may have incorrect exam results on their final transcripts, caused by an "anomaly" in the tabulation of Grade 12 provincial exams written in June, according to the ministry of education.
Transportation Safety Board deploys investigative team to site of deadly floatplane crash
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to the site of a seaplane crash that killed four people and injured five north of Vancouver Island.
3rd victim ID'd in Northern B.C. homicides, teen fugitives charged
Teen fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Vancouver man — the third victim in the recent killings in Northern B.C. Leonard Dyck was identified by police on Wednesday.
A couple in love, friends in search of work: Portraits of people at the centre of 2 Northern B.C. mysteries
The deaths of a young couple, an unidentified body found by a highway, and the disappearance of two young men within the span of a week have shone a spotlight on the vast region of Northern B.C. which attracts tourists and workers in search of adventure in the hot summer months.
B.C. man dies of rabies after coming into contact with bat
A 21-year-old man has died of rabies after coming into contact with a bat on Vancouver Island, health officials have confirmed.
Meet the Vancouver woman who has dressed thousands for job interviews when they can't afford to
When you hear that Sarah Beley, 33, has helped thousands of men and women dress their best for a job interview, you might imagine she's a stylist or fashion assistant working out of a high-end closet.
'Very serious challenge': Politicians tour site of Fraser River rock slide that's blocked migrating salmon
Federal and provincial officials say they're considering options like trucking or helicoptering salmon upstream, as hundreds of fish remain trapped in a narrow area of the Fraser River Canyon, unable to migrate upstream and spawn following a rock slide.
Study shows 'empirical' link between residential schools and Indigenous youth in care: researcher
New research conducted at the University of British Columbia is shedding light on the relationship between residential schools and the modern day child welfare system.
B.C. gangster Jarrod Bacon's statutory release revoked after parole violation
Notorious gangster Jarrod Bacon's statutory release has been revoked by the Parole Board of Canada because of an "unwillingness at this time to amend your behaviour and take the required steps to turn your life around."
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.