Tina Lovgreen

Video Journalist

Tina is a Video Journalist with CBC Vancouver. Send her an email at tina.lovgreen@cbc.ca

Latest from Tina Lovgreen

How much alcohol is in kombucha? B.C. health officials are testing to find out

Kombucha often contains traces of alcohol from the production process, but various conditions can boost the alcohol to levels comparable to beer. B.C. health officials are testing hundreds of product samples and trying to come up with labelling requirements.

Forestry sector scrambles to recruit tree planters to sow millions — perhaps billions — more seedlings

B.C. silviculture companies are struggling to find up to 1,000 more workers to plant millions of additional trees next year, even as Liberals and Greens make campaign promises to plant billions more seedlings.

Currency exchange owner admits he owes customers up to $400K in unprocessed payments

Gurdev Singh Billg is among around 30 customers who say they've been duped by the Indo-Canadian Money Exchange, whose owner admits he owes up to $400,000 to people whose money did not reach their intended recipients in India.

Seniors retire after spending 23 years volunteering with VPD

Gordon and Kathleen Jones have spent 23 years volunteering with the Vancouver Police Department's Speed Watch program.

Nearly 140 pieces of luggage reported stolen at YVR in past year

'Even one theft from the carousel is too much,' says passenger rights advocate.

Coquitlam homeowners to get wildfire education

Coquitlam Fire and Rescue is holding information sessions to teach homeowners how to prevent flames from spreading in the event of a wildfire.

Massive tree topples in the West End

Crews were busy clearing away a massive tree that fell down in Vancouver's West End, blocking the intersection of Nelson and Gilford streets. 

Surrey man lucky to be alive celebrates first Father's Day with son at home

After spending six months in hospital, Jonathan Sedman man gets to celebrate his first father's day at home with his son.

B.C. mother sues over breast-implant risks

A mother of two is sharing her story after claiming her breast implants made her sick and is suing the manufacturer for not warning of the risks.

Plastic surgeons alert patients after Health Canada finds increased cancer risk in certain breast implants

Health Canada suspended the sale of Allergan’s Biocell breast implants on May 28, after finding the rate of a rare type of cancer is higher in patients with macro-textured breast implants compared to others.

'He was a gentle soul': 1 year since 2 teens killed in targeted shooting in Surrey

Since their deaths, Wake Up Surrey formed, thousands attended a rally against gang violence and Surrey city council revealed its plans to transition from the RCMP to a municipal police force.

Mothers in Metro Vancouver group angry at woman they say sold their donated breast milk

Dozens of women are upset breast milk they donated may have been sold for profit without their knowledge by a mother who said she needed it for her own children.

Bank teller's mistake causes reputation headache for handyman

Scott Belway, a Richmond handyman, says CIBC double-deposited cheques he had submitted from customers. Some suspected it was him, causing damage to his reputation, while, he says, others knew it had to be the bank.

Metro Vancouver fire departments prepare for urban wildfires

Fire departments across the Lower Mainland are preparing for wildfires within city limits as the province braces for what could be another intense season.

B.C. farmers ripping out raspberries as industry faces high costs, cheap competition

Growers say the prices of labour, land and supplies have made it difficult for local farmers to compete with cheaper imports of the berry from countries like Mexico, Chile and Serbia.