Kristen Robinson reports and produces for Global BC and BC1.
Kristen was born and raised in Vancouver and got her start at Global BC after graduating from BCIT’s broadcast journalism program.
She spent several years reporting for CHEK News on Vancouver Island before returning to Global BC, the station she grew up watching, in 2013.
In June 1980, the father of rock ‘n’ roll took centre stage at a free outdoor concert in Ladner, B.C. to celebrate the grand opening of a new Chevy dealership. Continue reading →
Brian Phan will never forget the moment his mother’s car veered into oncoming traffic on Knight Street in East Vancouver, accelerating at speeds close to 100 kilometres an hour. Continue reading →
“It scares me to think this could happen at any moment.” Continue reading →
Residents of a Surrey neighbourhood are on edge after a series of thefts in the area. Continue reading →
Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall says no one has overdosed in a school since officials started tracking the increase in opioid related deaths. Still, he says naloxone kits make sense for high-risk schools, or those where teachers know students are attending while high. Continue reading →
The McDonald’s restaurant on No. 3 Road is home to the first golden arches planted outside of the United States. Continue reading →
A few busy Mounties are finding time to continue a decade-old Surrey RCMP holiday tradition. Continue reading →
Teak might be the toughest police dog in Vancouver, but his life fighting crime was cut short after being attacked by a suspect and facing bowel cancer. Continue reading →
After hosting her elderly mother for “an amazing three week visit” in Squamish, Celine Cantin says the trip home for 84-year old Louise Plamondon, turned into a nightmare. Continue reading →
Two more suspicious fires were started inside vacant Vancouver homes this past weekend. Continue reading →
For Downtown Eastside residents who rely on a government check once a month, Saturday provided a windfall. Continue reading →
Bhak Jolicoeur will always remember Debbie Blair as a good woman who loved performing in theatre, music and dance events in Vancouver’s arts community. Continue reading →
The Rickmans will have to wait a few more weeks to see Sean William McAllister sentenced. Continue reading →
It was Oct. 8, 1916 when Richardson, stuck in the muddy trenches in France during one of the bloodiest battles of the war, decided to pull out his bagpipes. Continue reading →
In a farewell fit for a future king, Prince George said goodbye to Canada on Saturday with a royal double-hand wave to the crowd in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Continue reading →