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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Children's book highlights cultural importance of Nisga'a's harvest celebrations in Vancouver this weekend

Members of the Nisga'a Nation are marking a new season of harvest with two days of events at Vancouver's PNE forum this weekend, part of their Hoobiyee new year celebration. A Nisga'a author and illustrator explain what the tradition is all about.

WestJet flight makes emergency landing at Kelowna, B.C., airport

WestJet says flight 3252, travelling from Kamloops to Calgary with 75 guests on board, was safely diverted to the Kelowna International Airport Thursday after dealing with a mechanical issue.

GoHere app gives people with chronic diseases better access to bathrooms in Coquitlam, B.C.

Through a partnership with the City of Coquitlam, Crohn's and Colitis Canada expanded its GoHere bathroom app to Coquitlam, B.C., in February, giving people with chronic conditions better access to public bathrooms.

Provincial government commits $500M to B.C. Ferries to lower fare increases

The B.C. government announced $500 million in funding for the province's ferry corporation Sunday, part of an effort to prevent rising fuel costs and inflation from spilling over into fare prices.

B.C. Premier David Eby marks 100 days in office with new affordability credit

After 100 days in office, B.C. Premier David Eby looked back at what he's accomplished so far, and said British Columbians will get another round of tax credits through the province's affordability fund in April.

Man charged for assaulting CBC camera operator during 2022 border protests, say Surrey RCMP

Surrey RCMP say a man was arrested for the alleged assault of a camera operator who was filming a crowd gathered to protest restrictions at the Pacific Highway border in February 2022.

B.C. festivals, fairs and community events get $30M funding boost from province

B.C.'s Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport announced a new set of supports for festivals, fairs and community events Thursday, to offset rising operational costs and help with post-pandemic recovery.

Courtenay, B.C., plans to put up air quality monitors in public spaces

A municipality in Vancouver Island's Comox Valley is launching an awareness campaign about air quality and planning to install devices that measure the amount of fine particulates in the air around town.

How Black American soldiers built one of B.C.'s most important highways

The efforts of Black American soldiers were instrumental in building the Alaskan Highway. Representing one-third of the 11,000 troops involved in construction, their contributions were largely ignored until the past five years.

Popular trail races in Whistler, B.C., permanently cancelled

The Whistler Alpine Meadows competition, an annual weekend of trail running races put on by Coast Mountain Trail Running, has been cancelled. Organizers say the races won't be returning.