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 Radio in 2015 as a digital reporter, where he chases, writes, and produces online, radio, and video stories.
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 event is a fundraiser for the Wreck Beach Preservation Society, which seeks to keep the beach in as natural a state as possible. Continue reading →
Daniel Creagh is facing one count of second-degree murder. Continue reading →
The province has already spent about $25 million more than was budgeted for firefighting for the year. Continue reading →
While many communities in B.C. are facing threat from a major flare-up in wildfire activity, in the northeast it’s flooding that’s a concern. Continue reading →
The mayor’s critics say the timing of the policy change, three months before a civic election, is suspicious. Continue reading →
“We will not be evicted,” say protesters. Continue reading →
A nearby pleasure craft was able to reach the sinking boat within 10 minutes of the mayday call, and safely rescued everyone aboard. Continue reading →
Police say Vickers “poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of the general public.” Continue reading →
West Vancouver fire crews were called to a “moderately” sized brush fire in the Eagle Harbour area on Friday afternoon. Continue reading →
More than 200 firefighters had been deployed to the eastern provinces earlier in July. Continue reading →
The Ministry of Transportation is advising drivers to use the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge as an alternate route. Continue reading →
The First Nation wants construction frozen until a court case opposing the project can be heard. Continue reading →
Trout Lake in Vancouver and Burnaby’s Barnett Marine Park have both exceeded E. coli levels that are considered safe for the public. Continue reading →
A handgun was visible on the ground at one scene, but police said no shots were fired and there were no reports of injuries. Continue reading →
“There’s only one reason for that, and that’s because ICBC is the only place to go,” said spokesperson Kris Sims. “They are a forced government monopoly.” Continue reading →