Jennifer Van Evra

Jennifer Van Evra is a Vancouver-based journalist and digital producer for q. She can be found on Twitter @jvanevra or email jennifer.vanevra@cbc.ca.

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Modern Family star Ty Burrell launches project to help bar and restaurant workers, donates $100,000

The actor also talks about ending the hit show, and how playing Phil Dunphy is “like taking a trip to the spa.”

Bylaw officers can warn people who ignore COVID-19 health rules, but can't detain them

The B.C. government is also redeploying liquor, cannabis and gambling inspectors to help

B.C. Corrections considers early release for some offenders in wake of COVID crisis

Corrections officials will look at criminal history, sentence length, type of offence and risk to public safety

Vancouver Convention Centre to become makeshift hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

Health Minister Adrian Dix says the spaces aren't required yet, but they're preparing extra room in case hospitals face an influx of COVID-19 patients.

Hospital parking free to the public, health-care workers across B.C. starting April 1

The move reduces the risk of infection from shared parking machines and promotes physical distancing, says B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix.

Pet shelters brace for influx of animals, but adoption on the rise as people stay home

The B.C. SPCA has adopted out more than 100 animals in two days but still needs to find homes for more.

New order limits long-term care workers to a single facility in wake of COVID-19 outbreaks

A new order from B.C.'s provincial health officer aims to curb the spread of the virus at care facilities.

Island Health warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at popular Victoria pub, physio clinic, beauty salons

Island Health advising people who visited the businesses to monitor themselves closely for symptoms and self-isolate if symptoms appear.

ICBC allowing drivers to put off payments for 90 days, renew licences by phone

The auto insurer is making the changes in response to the growing COVID-19 crisis

Vancouver biotech firm gets big financial boost in fight against COVID-19

AbCellera is among several companies that will share $192 million under new federal government fund.

Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sarah McLachlan, Fred Penner and more on why music education is important

'Music is my church.'
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Cape Breton student sings beautiful Mi'kmaq rendition of the Beatles' Blackbird: watch

Students at the Eskasoni high school recorded the track to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages

From Avengers to Veep, 12 of the most buzzed-about things to watch this spring

From big blockbusters to highly-anticipated reboots, 12 things we’re excited to watch this spring.
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A night of firsts: 10 ways the Oscars made history this year

This year’s Oscars broke some serious ground, and in several categories. Here’s a list of some of the evening's firsts.
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The internet's hilarious responses to the Marie Kondo craze are sparking joy

The new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo is a massive hit — but not everyone is buying it

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