Catherine Urquhart


Catherine has worked in the news business for more than 25 years, and continues to find it both challenging and rewarding.

Her career training started at BCIT’s school of Journalism and continued with stints at several radio stations. She worked at CKIQ in Kelowna, CKO in Vancouver and CKWX, before joining the Global team in 1995.

Over the years, Catherine has covered a huge range of stories. Serious subjects have included criminal investigations, murders and missing children. Her feature pieces have highlighted artists and police officer training. In 2001, she received an award of excellence from the International Association of Fire Fighters for her coverage of a dramatic horse rescue.

In her spare time Catherine is a volunteer writer for the Tiny Light Foundation, a charity that photographs children who have had a life-altering diagnosis.

When Catherine isn’t chasing a story, she’s busy chasing her youngster.

October 26, 2018 8:10 pm

Mother of B.C. girl bit by therapy dog at school outraged her insurance claim denied

A New Westminster mother is speaking out after her daughter was bitten in the classroom by a dog. Lisa Pow says her 15-year-old special needs child Amelia was in a life skills class at New Westminster Secondary School, when the teacher’s dog Honey turned on the girl, puncturing her hand with its teeth. The incident… Continue reading 

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