Tina Lovgreen

Video Journalist

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

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'It's not OK how we treat our elders': Daughters with family at Lynn Valley Care Centre call for change

A group of daughters with loved ones at the Lynn Valley Care Centre, where Canada's first COVID-19 death was recorded and the site of B.C.'s deadliest outbreak, are speaking out about what they say is inadequate care at long-term care homes.

Not so sweet season for B.C. farmers, cherry pickers due to weather and COVID-19

The cherries on Sukhdeep Brar's 100-acre orchard in Summerland, B.C., are just a few weeks out from ripening. But if he doesn't manage to find the workers to pick them, they will spoil.

Where to go? What happens when nature calls during a pandemic

As more people begin to spend time outdoors, the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need for more public washrooms in communities across Canada.
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Black business owners in Vancouver share successes, calls to action

"The thing about racism is that it's not always the words that you expect to hear or a physical confrontation. It can be a glance. It could be a question," says Roger Collins, co-owner of Calabash Bistro in Vancouver.

As retail stores reopen, will customers be required to wear masks?

Dr. Bonnie Henry says she will not require that shoppers wear a mask because some cannot and it's not the most effective measure to prevent the spread.

Retired pharmacist walks out of washroom $16.4M richer after learning of lottery win

Tibor Tusnady was in the "smallest room" of the house when he checked his winning lottery ticket and found out he was $16.4M richer.

All inmates and staff at Mission Institution being tested for COVID-19

The medium-security prison in Mission, B.C. is the site of the largest COVID-19 outbreak at a federal institution in Canada.

Some B.C care homes say they're running short on personal protective equipment

B.C. care homes worry about the shortage of personal protective equipment, while health officials say there is enough now that new shipments have arrived.

Food-delivery apps taking too much commission during COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant owners say

In an industry where margins are already razor thin, restaurant owners say the up-to-30 per cent commission food delivery apps take from each order is hurting them.

Groceries going global as Canadian consumers crave more variety on their plates

Retail insiders say offering a variety of international foods may be key in surviving the highly competitive grocery market in Canada. 

Meal kit makers jostle for a slice of Canada's market in growing, competitive industry

In Canada, the industry has roughly tripled in five years and is expected to exceed $400 million in 2020, according to a report by The NDP Group. But it's an incredibly competitive and saturated market. There are over 150 companies globally, forcing Canadian-start ups to find a way to stand out.

'Grocery delivery wars' expected to create boom in online food shopping

Grocery store deliveries offer consumers convenience, and there is a race among stores for who will provide the ultimate experience.

B.C. SPCA investigating after dog falls 21 storeys to its death

There is no evidence the three-year-old Australian shepherd was thrown or pushed, says the B.C. SPCA.
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Downtown Eastside residents write love letters to family

Betty Gloria "Che" Carrillo sets up a table full of pens and coloured paper on the corner of East Hastings and Main Street and invites residents to write messages to lost loved ones this holiday season.
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'I've been hooked ever since': The complicated art of change ringing

Several times a week a small group of bell ringers gather at a downtown Vancouver church to practice the centuries-old art of change ringing.

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