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.
According to the Independent Investigations Office, when police deployed the taser it made contact with a “flammable concealed possession” on the man, which ignited. Continue reading →
TransLink says in addition to frustrating passengers, the delays are costing up to $75 million per year. Continue reading →
Elections Canada says staff are on site to direct voters where to go. Continue reading →
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Police say a maintenance worker found Maggie Nelson’s body on Wednesday, in the building near Keefer Street and Gore Avenue. Continue reading →
Surgeons say the woman’s injuries are so severe she may require a face transplant. Continue reading →
The crash left the boy with vision loss, partial paralysis, a broken jaw and facial bones, a broken arm and broken bones in his back. Continue reading →
The Conservatives say Heather Leung is no longer their candidate, but Elections Canada says votes for her will still be counted for the party. Continue reading →
“This is extremely risky behaviour and poses the danger of major injury and even death,” said transit police Sgt. Clint Hampton. Continue reading →
“It’s definitely disturbing, the kind of thing that we would really like to know who was responsible,” said an RCMP spokesperson. Continue reading →
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On Thursday, the BC Prosecution Service said a full review of the evidence found it did meet the standards for charges or the reasonable likelihood of conviction. Continue reading →
Protesters say they are planning to raise signs and chant slogans in support of Hong Kong before the end of the first quarter. Continue reading →
Motorists in downtown Vancouver are being warned to prepare for possible traffic trouble. Continue reading →
Police warn that fraudsters are using a variation of the old CRA scam, with a brazen new twist. Continue reading →