Christina (Hwa Song) Jung


Christina Jung is a digital reporter for CBC. Got a story idea? Email or tweet @CBC_Cjung

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Vancouver Island municipality to ban drug use in public spaces as decriminalization takes effect

A Vancouver Island community is adopting a bylaw banning the consumption of controlled substances on municipal property as B.C. becomes the first province in Canada to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of certain illicit drugs. 

Students, educators in Metro Vancouver celebrate 2nd annual Black Excellence Day

Ahead of the 30th anniversary of Canada's Black History Month, an anti-racism society in the province celebrated the second annual Black Excellence Day on Friday.

Alleged Chinese police stations indication of wider 'bullying, intimidation' tactics, experts say

As allegations of five Chinese police stations located in Canada, including one in Vancouver, B.C., raise concerns of political interference, experts say the role of Chinese intelligence is far more widespread. 
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Australian doctor heads to court after coming up short in quest for B.C. medical licence

An Australian doctor who says he wasted years trying to get a licence to practise in B.C. through a program he wasn't actually eligible for is taking the province's health recruitment service and the College of Physicians and Surgeons to court.

Advocacy group citing desperate need pushes for direct flights between Canada and Punjab, India

A group advocating for a direct flight between Canada and the northwestern Indian city of Amritsar says a recent air transport agreement between the two countries should have included a direct flight to the state of Punjab, which has been desperately needed for years.
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Surrey residents call for more services for children at new hospital being built in Cloverdale

Shovels are expected to be in the ground for a hospital in Cloverdale next year, but some residents say pediatric services and a maternity ward are vital for the new facility as the community continues to grow with more young families.

Parents left scrambling for child care after staffing challenges force Vancouver preschool's imminent closure

Some parents in Vancouver's West End say they're upset after being informed that their local preschool will be shutting down next month — another sign that facilities across B.C. are struggling with a shortfall in qualified staff.

As Metro Vancouver rent goes up, many women forced to continue living with ex-partners, advocates say

According to the Bloom Group, financial hardship is one of many reasons women are unable to move out after ending a relationship.

Staff at YVR airline caterer votes 94% in favour of new 3-year contract with wage boost

The union representing workers at an airline catering service, which makes and delivers meals to major airlines flying out of Vancouver International Airport (YVR), says its members will soon be getting a pay raise after a new three-year contract was reached on Monday.

Black Canadian non-profit opens 1st retail store on Granville Island to help boost community's profile

A non-profit organization that helps Black entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses has opened its first retail store on Granville Island.