Josh Grant

Josh Grant is a CBC News reporter based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He previously worked for CBC in Montreal and Quebec City and for the Nation magazine serving the Cree communities of Northern Quebec. You can reach him at

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Canada's first recovery café up and running in Vancouver

Vancouver's Recovery Café opened in September, offering a drug and alcohol-free space for people in all types of recovery to come together and support each other.

Broadway Subway completion delayed to 2026, B.C. government says

The City of Vancouver says the first phase of the Broadway Subway project has been delayed to early 2026 due to a strike last June that affected concrete supply.

B.C. Lions quarterback eyes NFL opportunity

A 24-year-old quarterback born in Victoria, B.C., is exploring his options in the NFL after a breakout season in Canada. American teams have invited Nathan Rourke to work out with them after he put up impressive numbers in just 10 games during the 2022 CFL season.

Promising stem-cell treatment for diabetes highlighted in new documentary screening in Vancouver

A new film that follows more than a decade of efforts to find an effective treatment for people with Type 1 diabetes will be screening in Vancouver on Monday. 

Sumas River dike in Abbotsford, B.C., to be permanently repaired by month's end, says province

Public Safety M inister Mike Farnworth said permanent repairs to the Sumas River dike are expected to be completed by the end of the month.

Surrey Police Union says 94% of members have 'no intention' of joining RCMP

The union representing members of the fledgling Surrey Police Service says its officers and civilian workers have "no intention'' of joining the RCMP, should the municipal force be scrapped

4 people die in 3 vehicle collisions on northern B.C. highways over past 2 days

In light of three fatal car crashes on Sunday and Monday, B.C. RCMP is asking drivers to slow down while travelling on highways in unpredictable weather.

Shop cat can't come back, says Vancouver health authority

Mickey the cat has helped Matthew MacDonald deal with mice at his Point Grey grocery store for years. But after a customer reported that a pet was hanging out at the business, health inspectors told MacDonald that Mickey had to go.

Michelin recognition is a boon for Vancouver and its restaurants, but why all the secrecy?

Eight Vancouver restaurants received a coveted Michelin star this fall, 12 others landed a Bib Gourmand designation, and 40 earned a spot on the guide's recommended list. The Michelin Guide has created a buzz in the city, but its review process — and how it was funded in B.C. — remain hazy.

Census data shows B.C. is the most secular province in Canada

More than half of people in British Columbia responding to a 2021 Statistics Canada survey said they have no religious affiliation. That number is the highest in the country by far.