It is the latest in a string of B.C. hospitals to face COVID-19 outbreaks in recent weeks. Continue reading
A lifelong resident of East Vancouver, Simon studied political science at the University of British Columbia and broadcast journalism at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Simon joined Vancouver’s CKNW AM980 in 2015 as a digital reporter, where he spent three years writing for the web and radio.
In August 2018, Simon moved to the Global BC online team where he chases, writes and produces online and video content.
He is a co-recipient of the 2016 RTDNA BC Region Dave Rogers Long Feature Award and BCAB Award for Excellence in News Reporting.
He is passionate about politics and current affairs, and is an avid cyclist who has travelled by bicycle through 13 countries.
The small community’s residents say they’re facing economic catastrophe and problems with simple day-to-day activities such as food shopping and medical appointments. Continue reading →
The forecast still calls for two to 15 cm of snow for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Greater Victoria, the Sunshine Coast and eastern Vancouver Island. Continue reading →
Global News is tracking reported potential COVID-19 exposures on flights through British Columbia’s airports. Continue reading →
Hours before the venue was slated to open for 50 fans to watch the Vancouver Canucks take on the Montreal Canadiens, its owner said inspectors took issue with its service plan. Continue reading →
Three people from the 401 Inn in Burnaby were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, while no one was injured at the fire in Surrey. Continue reading →
Twenty-four patients and 29 staff have tested positive, a spokesperson for Providence Healthcare said. Continue reading →
Surrey RCMP says a large deployment Saturday morning, including a K9 unit and the Emergency Response Team was in response to a weapons call. Continue reading →
This story will be regularly updated with exposures reported within a two-week period. Continue reading →
Security video captured a speeding vehicle striking a drain at the side of the road, then launching into the air, flipping end over end and landing 12 metres (40 feet) away. Continue reading →
A weather alert for much of B.C.’s South Coast this weekend has been upgraded to a snowfall warning. Continue reading →
Police issued a brief media release Friday, ruling out foul play and saying Trina Hunt’s family had been completely cooperative with investigators. Continue reading →
All six of the U.K. variant were linked to travel, but none of the three cases of the South African variant cases were in people with a known history of travel. Continue reading →
Fraser Health said it was working with BC Corrections, which operates the facility, and the Provincial Health Services Authority to control the spread of the infection. Continue reading →
Indigenous B.C. multimedia artist David Neel has created a carved mask in the Northwest Coast style to symbolize the pandemic. Continue reading →