Christina Jung

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Christina Jung is a digital reporter and senior writer for CBC. Got a story idea? Email christina.jung@cbc.ca or tweet @CBC_Cjung

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Washington state could face increased demand for abortion services if Roe v. Wade falls, say advocates

Supporters of women's reproductive rights in Bellingham say if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, they worry local facilities in Washington will face an overwhelming influx of women with abortion needs from across the country.

Burnaby Village Museum limits use of 1920s settler costumes in effort to decolonize

As the Burnaby Village Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary, the museum is taking a closer look at their use of historical costumes in an effort to decolonize their collection and activities.

Travellers advised to arrive at Vancouver airport hours before flight as security screening causes delays

An ongoing staffing shortage at the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is contributing to the long lines and lengthy delays in processing passengers through security at the airport, according to a Vancouver International Airport official.

Businesses in Winters Hotel denied access to unit as demolition starts on Gastown heritage building

As demolition of the Winters Hotel in Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood begins Thursday, businesses with storefronts in the century-old heritage building are expressing their frustration after being denied access to their units.

Richmond extends temporary outdoor restaurant patios to 2023, considers making them permanent

Eating a meal on a makeshift outdoor patio in the middle of a restaurant parking lot was a common scene during the pandemic and the City of Richmond is considering making outdoor patios a permanent fixture as COVID-19 restrictions lift in B.C. 

COVID restrictions are lifting, but can B.C.'s health-care workers recover?

For the past two years, health-care professionals in the hospital intensive care units across B.C. have been stretched to the limit during wave after wave of COVID-19, which has left many experiencing mental health challenges and burnout.

Swimming lessons dry up for Surrey kids as growing population, COVID issues fill facilities fast

As the City of Surrey continues to grow, many families say they are having trouble finding swimming lessons for their children and worry there aren't enough city-operated recreational facilities to accommodate a growing population.

New secondary school opens in South Surrey, the first in almost 30 years

School officials and B.C.'s Ministry of Education celebrated the official grand opening of Grandview Heights Secondary, the first secondary school to be built in South Surrey in more than 20 years.

Canadian Olympic Committee signs up to explore feasibility of First Nations-led bid for 2030 Winter Games

Four First Nations, along with the municipalities of Vancouver and Whistler, have signed an agreement with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees to start exploring the feasibility of hosting the 2030 Winter Games in British Columbia.

1 dead, 1 in hospital following morning highrise fire in Vancouver's West End

One person is now confirmed to have died in a fire that broke out in a highrise building in Vancouver's West End early Monday morning.

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