Steve Lus

CBC News Reporter

Steve Lus is a reporter with CBC News in Vancouver.

Latest from Steve Lus

Canucks fans turn on Jim Benning as GM fails to deliver trade deadline deals

Jim Benning had a tough day at the office, as Vancouver Canucks fans turned on their team's general manager.

5-year-old sues mother over car crash — awarded $31K

A B.C. Supreme Court justice has awarded $31,000 to a five-year-old boy for his emotional suffering following a car crash caused by his mother driving too fast for winter conditions.

Vancouver's new homeless plan: shipping container-sized portable homes

The City of Vancouver has issued a request for proposal for a company to build and install up to 300 modular housing units to 'temporarily' house the homeless.

Couple escapes as semi-trailer plunges into B.C. lake

RCMP say a couple suffered only minor injuries when the semi-trailer they were travelling in flipped and slid into Cameron Lake on Vancouver Island.

PST to be 'modernized' says B.C. government (but no HST… promise!)

The government will consult the public about changes to the sales tax system, three years after it scrapped the controversial harmonized sales tax.

B.C. MSP premium changes: poor families pay less, middle income earners pay more

The B.C. government will eliminate MSP payments for children, but increase payments for many people who earn more than $42,000.

Electric scooter sharing planned for Vancouver

Vancouver based Saturna Green Systems will launch an electric scooter share at UBC in June, and if the city approves its plans, in Vancouver this fall.

Cocaine trafficking charge gets man nearly 3 years in prison for involving mom

A B.C. man was sentenced to nearly three years in prison by a judge who scolded him for the "grotesque act" of getting his mother unknowingly involved in transporting $100,000 worth of cocaine.

Vancouver fire department marine unit moving out of Western Canada's busiest fire hall

Vancouver's specialized fire marine unit is moving out of Fire Hall No. 2 to a hall farther away from their boat because of concerns over mental health, and a lack of training time.

$50M lottery family's privacy plan backfires

They beat the odds and won one of Canada's biggest ever lottery prizes, but the Mayrhofers made a bad bet they could protect their identities.
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Public shaming or welcome transparency: the unresolved question of teacher discipline

Teachers in B.C., who have been disciplined for an offence as minor as faking one sick day, are named online.
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Internet bill too high? Your Canadian politeness may be costing you

Many Canadians are loath to haggle to get a better deal, and that could be costing them hundreds of dollars a year.
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Should orphaned bear cubs be rehabilitated?

Alberta has banned wildlife refuges from rehabilitating orphaned bear cubs, citing fears the cubs have lost their fear of humans. Should B.C. consider such a ban?
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Artificial turf and cancer risk — a dilemma for parents

Parents wondering what to do about stories linking cancer to artificial turf have little information to go on.
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Chipotle's E. coli crisis: A competitor's lesson in coming back

Chipotle Mexican grill is facing a public relations crisis, after temporarily closing 43 stores because of an E. coli outbreak. But it needs look no further than the history of its chief competitor to realize it could have been so much worse.