Jessica Cheung

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Record number of orca, humpback whales spotted in Salish Sea

It was a record-breaking year for orca and humpback whale sightings in the Salish Sea last year, according to a whale-watching operator in B.C. and Washington.

Metro Vancouver-born T&T Supermarket expanding to Quebec

Metro Vancouver-born T&T Supermarket is opening its first store in Montreal, an expansion into yet another province for the family-run company.

B.C. highways reopen, food systems starting to stabilize, provincial officials say

Round-the-clock efforts to restore key transportation and food supply lifelines in British Columbia are starting to bear fruit, the province's transportation and agriculture ministers said on Saturday.

Dim sum-inspired board game invites players to learn about Chinese culture

Steam Up: A Feast of Dim Sum features five popular Chinese dishes, including shrimp dumplings and barbecue pork buns.

Outdoor cats likely to blame for spread of potentially deadly parasite: UBC study

A new University of British Columbia study has found that free-roaming cats — both domestic and feral — are likely to blame for the spread of a potentially deadly parasite in densely populated urban areas. 

Abbotsford farmer says he's first in B.C. to grow saffron — the world's most expensive spice

When Avtar Dhillon was looking for a crop to grow on his farm in Abbotsford, B.C., he thought: Why not try saffron, known as the world’s most expensive spice.

Powerful winds to wallop B.C.'s South Coast in aftermath of Vancouver tornado

Meteorologists issued heavy wind warnings for the Lower Mainland and other parts of B.C.'s coast on Sunday, one day after a rare waterspout was spotted over the ocean near Vancouver International Airport, bringing fierce winds to the UBC campus. 

Killer whales spotted in Vancouver's Coal Harbour a sign of return to balanced ecosystem, expert says

Killer whale sightings near shore have been circulating on social media in recent weeks, leading one marine expert to believe that marine mammals are returning to the coast after being away for a century.

Man with disability feels 'belittled' after Canada's Wonderland denies him access to all its rides

Ahmad El Nasser was looking forward to a visit to Canada’s Wonderland with his niece, but when he was denied access to all the rides because he is a paraplegic, he felt "belittled" and discriminated against. In a statement, Canada's Wonderland says the safety of guests is its "highest priority."

A group of U of T students pushed for an MBA scholarship for Black students — and succeeded

A group of University of Toronto MBA students convinced the school to set up a scholarship for Black students after seeing a lack of diversity in their own program.