Andrea Ross

Andrea Ross is a journalist with CBC Vancouver. Twitter: @_rossandrea

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Vancouver woman worries Chinatown seniors left behind in vaccination rollout

A Vancouver woman says the inability to book group COVID-19 vaccinations for seniors in her Chinatown apartment building puts them at risk of falling behind in the province's vaccination plan.

Family searches for clues months after 24-year-old Cree woman vanishes in downtown Vancouver

A Vancouver mother worries police did not act fast enough when her daughter, a 24-year-old Cree woman, vanished from a downtown apartment in September.

COVID-19 variants on the rise, as B.C. records 564 new cases and 4 more deaths

B.C. could be looking at a "post-pandemic world" this summer if the province's vaccine rollout continues on the right track, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday.

COVID-19 variants continue to increase in B.C. as province announces 1,478 new cases over 3 days

B.C. health officials confirmed they had identified 42 more variant cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, as the province announced the second phase of its vaccine rollout plan on Monday.

Flower vendors frustrated by B.C.'s COVID restrictions at farmers' markets

Flower vendors are worried B.C.'s COVID-19 rules for farmers' markets could lead to greenhouses full of blooms going to waste while at the same time, soap makers are baffled that they can't sell soap during a pandemic.

Young adults find careers, dreams, relationships on hold a year into COVID-19 pandemic

While young people are less likely to fall gravely ill with COVID-19 than older generations, the pandemic has affected their lives in some profound ways. CBC News spoke with three young adults about their experiences.

Conflicting quarantine rules cause confusion for some British Columbians

Some British Columbians say the province's quarantine rules are confusing and even conflicting, with provincial and federal rules that contradict each other, leaving some people in isolation unclear on what they can and can't do.

2020 was B.C.'s deadliest year ever for drug overdoses, coroner says

Last year was B.C.'s deadliest on record for drug overdoses, with almost five people dying every day on average, according to the BC Coroners Service. 

COVID-19 spike has Whistlerites split on how to keep economy running and community safe

As COVID-19 cases surge in Whistler, B.C., and health officials urge against non-essential travel, residents are torn between keeping the tourism-driven ski town's economy running and protecting locals. 

Online radicalization is growing in B.C., too — and there's no easy fix, experts say

B.C. is seeing a rise in radicalization and extremist views spurred by COVID-19 and an increasingly tense political atmosphere in Canada and south of the border, experts say.