Cheryl Chan, The Vancouver Sun

Cheryl Chan

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Past articles by Cheryl:

Picketers won't be silenced after hotels win court order restricting noise

No end in sight as strike by hotel workers is in it’s third week → Read More

Green party's Elizabeth May proposes 'robot tax' to prepare for future of automation

Artificial intelligence can pave the way for a bright future, but it may also eliminate large swaths of the workforce so the government must plan ahead, said Green Leader Elizabeth May → Read More

Health authorities urging B.C. residents to give flu vaccines a shot

Severe allergic reactions are rare at one in a million and flu shots do not use a live vaccine, so they cannot cause influenza, says Dr. Meena Dawar, the medical health officer with Vancouver Coastal Health → Read More

YouTube stars: Influencer marketing industry grapples with growing pains

Influencers are often ordinary people who have built a large online following and can use their position to market products → Read More

Surrey teen gets sticker shock under ICBC's new rate structure

ICBC’s new rate structure is hitting young drivers hard, while at the same time could be letting some bad drivers off the hook. → Read More

Rental affordability a key issue in some B.C. federal electoral ridings

Vancouver Quadra and Richmond Centre are two of the most unaffordable ridings in the country for renters, ranked sixth and ninth respectively → Read More

'Bringing South Asia and the entire world to Surrey'

Called Sundar, which means "beautiful" in Sanskrit, the event would be like a mini Expo '86 that would highlight South Asian culture. → Read More

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promises tax cut at campaign stop in Surrey

Andrew Scheer’s universal tax cut will cost $6 billion a year once fully implemented → Read More

Checking out a "book" at Vancouver's Human Library

The goal of the Human Book project is to encourage dialogue and reduce stigma and stereotypes by connecting people who might otherwise not have a chance to sit down and talk. → Read More

UBC ramps up mental health services as students go back to school

UBC’s Vancouver campus has been steadily increasing free mental health services for students since 2015 → Read More

Drone carries meds from Vancouver Island to Salt Spring Island in historic flight

On Aug. 19, a drone delivered an Epipen and naloxone from a London Drugs facility in Duncan to a resident on Salt Spring Island, about six kilometres away over the Pacific Ocean. → Read More

Lower levels of opioids and meth found in Halifax waste water: StatsCan

Metro Vancouver has higher-than-average levels of opioids and methamphetamine in its waste-water system compared with other Canadian cities, according to a new Statistics Canada study analyzing cannabis and drug use in the country based on what → Read More

Higher levels of opioids and meth found in Vancouver waste water: StatsCan

Vancouver reported less-than-average levels of cannabis in sewage, casting doubt on the city’s reputation as Canada’s cannabis capital. → Read More

Feds pledge $500,000 for Vancouver's Chinatown Storytelling Centre

Jack Wong lives in Richmond now, but Vancouver’s Chinatown holds a special place in his heart. → Read More

Uncertainty for B.C. growers as EU set to halt some Canadian fruit imports

EU decision to halt import of some Canadian fruit caught growers by surprise → Read More

After years of emotional abuse, even a resumé is a tough task

YWCA Metro Vancouver is launching an employment program for survivors of violence and abuse in September called Survive to Thrive. → Read More

Divided in Vancouver: Duelling Hong Kong protests face off outside Chinese consulate

Pro-Beijing and Pro-Hong Kong protesters squared off in front of the Chinese consulate on Granville Street Sunday → Read More

High school kids destigmatize homelessness, one hot potato at a time

Her first hot-potato run was an eye-opening experience for the then-Grade 10 student. → Read More

Ethic czar's conflict of interest ruling makes Vancouver-Granville a slugfest

Jody Wilson-Raybould said damning finding against the prime minister is vindication for her → Read More

Liberals tap Noormohamed to run in Vancouver-Granville

Competitive riding has candidate for four major parties plus Jody Wilson-Raybould → Read More