Vivian Luk

Vivian Luk is a broadcast journalist at CBC Vancouver. Follow her on Twitter: @vivluk.

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How Filipino-Canadian care aides are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

The epicentre of B.C.'s COVID-19 outbreak has been long-term care homes and assisted living facilities, where a disproportionate number of care aides are Filipina women, according to an associate professor with UBC's Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice.
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New 'Lennon Wall' goes up at SFU as tensions run high over Hong Kong protests

The Simon Fraser Student Society voted to put up a wall where students can leave messages of support for protesters fighting an extradition bill in Hong Kong after a temporary message board at the university's Burnaby campus was vandalized.

'Pigsy' from 16th century Chinese fairy tale stars in Lunar New Year postage stamp

A character from the classic 16th century Chinese novel "Journey to the West" is the inspiration for Canada Post's Lunar New Year stamp this year.

Huawei case has some Chinese-Canadians in B.C. concerned about voicing their opinions

The extradition proceedings of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou has stirred up much debate among Canadians, but some people within Vancouver's Chinese-speaking community say not everyone is comfortable voicing their opinions openly.

Vancouver recovery home celebrates 30 years of helping youth overcome substance abuse

From the outside, Peak House looks like most other single detached homes in Vancouver — spacious, with a backyard.

A trip down Surrey's 135A Street with the new RCMP outreach team

135A Street is plagued by homelessness, drug addiction, crime and mental health problems. A new outreach team is hoping to get people living there off the street and connect them with the help they need.

Ocean Falls landslide cleanup to begin soon, says B.C. roads contractor

It's been almost two weeks since a wall of debris, trees and mud swept through Ocean Falls, a tiny community of just 50 people in B.C.'s Interior.

Dakar Rally: West Vancouver man aims to be first amputee to race on motorcycle

Four years after a life-altering collision on B.C.'s Coquihalla Highway, a West Vancouver man is aiming to become the first amputee to race the gruelling Dakar Rally on a motorcycle.

Ai Wei Wei Vancouver sculpture symbolizes resilience and defiance

A new art installation by internationally renowned Chinese artist and human rights activist Ai Wei Wei is making Harbour Green Park in Coal Harbour its home for the next 12 months.

B.C. adoption rate for families on target, rep says

British Columbia’s children and youth advocate says the government is on target to reach its goal of finding 300 adoptive families for kids and teens.

Homelessness in winter: how to help when the temperature drops

As a cold snap persists in Vancouver, homeless advocate Judy Graves offers practical advice on how to lend a helping hand.

Kinder Morgan pipeline: Burnaby to appeal NEB decision

The City of Burnaby, B.C., is refusing to back down from its fight with Kinder Morgan, saying it plans to appeal a National Energy Board decision granting the energy giant access to a municipal conservation area.

Peter MacKay says more lenient marijuana laws still on the table

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay told media in Vancouver that the government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges.

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