Andrea Ross is a journalist with CBC Vancouver. firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @_rossandrea
Latest from Andrea Ross
'Dangerous' act of vandalism damages transformers in North Vancouver, BC Hydro says
A vandalism spree in North Vancouver has damaged transformers and resulted in power outages, oil spills, and in one case, a fire, BC Hydro says.
Moviegoer 'shocked' to see cannabis ad at VIP theatre — but Cineplex says it doesn't break any rules
A Metro Vancouver man says he was dismayed to see an advertisement for a cannabis company showing at a Cineplex theatre and wants to see the ads pulled.
Young B.C. farmers face uncertain future in keeping food local
A new generation of B.C. farmers is passionate about sustainable food. But sky-high land prices mean their dream of feeding their communities with food grown locally is up in the air.
A Vancouver woman tried to brighten a memorial bench. Now the city's removing it
A Vancouver woman spent days painting a memorial bench on Kitsilano Beach for her late partner. But the City of Vancouver says painting memorial benches is not allowed, and it's now going to be removed.
Cecil Rhodes sign to be removed from Vancouver elementary school
The Vancouver School Board voted unanimously Monday evening to remove a sign commemorating Cecil Rhodes, a businessman and politician who controlled and exploited southern Africa during the British Empire.
Making bad dogs worse? Lawyer questions policy that locks up dangerous canines
While the courts decide whether a dangerous dog lives or dies, its owner and her lawyer say keeping him at the pound for the past two years is only making him worse.
Murder-trial witness recalls chaos and gunfire at Abbotsford strip mall
Witnesses described a scene of chaos and gunfire outside an Abbotsford sandwich shop on the third day of Oscar Arfmann's first-degree murder trial. The 66-year-old is charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 6, 2017, death of Const. John Davidson.
Bride, groom arrested after brawl breaks out at downtown Edmonton bar
It was a wedding night to remember for a bride and groom who started married life in handcuffs. The newly married couple were arrested at Denizen Hall on Saturday night.
'It still fits': Diamond ring missing since 2004 turns up on garden carrot
When Mary Grams lost her diamond engagement ring in the garden in 2004, she thought it was gone for good. This week it was found on a carrot, plucked from the soil on the family farm.
Toppled shelves trap, injure 4 workers at northeast Edmonton building supply company
Four workers escaped with minor injuries Saturday morning after shelving units stacked with lumber fell and trapped them inside a northeast Edmonton building supply company.
'A real sad loss': Family mourns stabbing death of young mother in northern Alberta
A 21-year-old woman who died early Monday in Wabasca-Desmarais was allegedly stabbed to death at a party by her ex-boyfriend and father of their two young girls, her family says.
'They kind of idolized her': Gymnastics coach mourns death of teen pulled from pond
A funeral will be held today for Khrystyna Maksymova, a promising young gymnast who died after being pulled from a drainage pond in north Edmonton.
Here, kitty kitty: Lynx spotted in west Edmonton
An Edmonton man got a rare view of an elusive wildcat in the city during his lunch break Tuesday afternoon.
Fort McMurray residents lend a helping hand to B.C. wildfire evacuees
As more than 180 wildfires in B.C. rage out of control, forcing around 7,000 people from their homes, some Fort McMurray residents are stepping up to help the evacuees.
High-steaks theft: Stolen Smokehouse BBQ food truck found in west Edmonton
A barbecue food truck stolen from behind an Edmonton restaurant Saturday night has been found, but the brisket bandit himself got away.