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.

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Scheer says he expects the leader with most seats will form government

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said on Wednesday night that he expects that all parties "will respect the fact" that whoever wins the most seats on Oct. 21 will be the one to form government.

4 federal leaders fight to woo Quebec voters in fiery French-language debate

Four federal leaders clashed on the environment, the economy and Quebec's place in Canada as they sought to appeal to Quebec voters in the TVA French-language debate on Wednesday night.

Trudeau faces friendly crowd at Saskatoon town hall after a day of damage control over blackface photos

A day after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's campaign was knocked off balance by several photos and a video that showed him appearing in blackface, he faced questions from a relatively friendly Liberal crowd at a town hall event in Saskatoon, Sask. on Thursday evening.

U.S. reverses lifetime ban on Canadian woman who crossed border with CBD oil

Less than two weeks after a Canadian woman was barred from entering the United States after she was found with cannabidiol (CBD) oil at the border, her lifetime ban from entering the states has been reversed in what her lawyer is calling a "best-case scenario."

Her son was napping in the family van. Then he vanished into the B.C. wilderness for 32 hours

An August weekend turned into every parent's nightmare for Tykao Hazard and Kris Benoit when their 4-year-old son George wandered out of the family van and vanished into the woods near Mackenzie, B.C., about 180 kilometres north of Prince George, for a harrowing 32 hours.

'Pure relief': 4-year-old missing overnight in wilds of northern B.C. found safe

A four-year-old boy who went missing in the bush near Mackenzie, B.C., about 180 kilometres north of Prince George on Saturday has been found safe.

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.