Lori Culbert, SudburyStar

Lori Culbert


Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Lori:

Finding her way: Five years after gender-reassignment surgery Tamara Loyer helps other trans women

In 2015, Tamara Loyer was living in social housing, panhandling, and struggling with gender dysphoria. Today, we find out what's changed for Tamara and other trans people in B.C. → Read More

Inside B.C. jails: A decades-long battle through the courts

The 200 civil cases filed in court against a former jail guard claim the alleged sexual abuse began four decades ago. The fight for many of those plaintiffs continues today. → Read More

Inside B.C. jails: Former inmates and their relatives speak out

200 former inmates of Oakalla, Alouette and other B.C. jails have filed civil claims in court alleging they were sexually abused when they were teenagers or young men incarcerated for relatively minor crimes. → Read More

Exclusive: B.C. jail guard accused of sexually abusing 200 young inmates

We examined 100s of pages of court documents to tell a story that begins in 1976, about the alleged abuse of young inmates over two decades, and the continued fallout today. The four-part series next looks at who was impacted, how the system responded, and what is happening now. → Read More

Election 2019: Metro Liberal MPs talk about life in a minority government

We ask five local Liberal MPs about how a minority government will change what gets down in Ottawa → Read More

Election 2019: How the Liberals fared in B.C. — the winners and losers

The federal Liberals held 17 of B.C.’s 42 seats going into election night. They have now been reduced to 11. → Read More

Election 2019: Mayors' council releases voters' guide to transit, infrastructure spending

The Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation gives a report card on the parties’ platforms, and what they mean for Metro Vancouver commuters. → Read More

Election 2019: All five Surrey ridings could be see-saw election battlegrounds

All five federal election ridings in Surrey could be tight races, with the Conservatives wanting to win all of them back from the Liberals. → Read More

Election 2019: Can Canada's highest-profile candidate keep her riding?

After a nasty divorce from the Liberals, Jody Wilson-Raybould is trying to get re-elected. What do voters think about this political drama, and other key issues in the riding? → Read More

Liberals and NDP lose support, Conservatives gain in key B.C. federal swing ridings: new poll

There are eight swing ridings in B.C. that had close federal election races in 2015, and may be nail-biters again this year, a poll suggests → Read More

Election 2019: Candidates duking it out in three bellwether ridings north of the Fraser

Three ridings north of the Fraser, traditional Conservative territories that were swept up by 2015’s red wave, are up for grabs in 2019 → Read More

People’s Party’s Bernier Max’d out on ‘mass immigration,’ climate-emergency claims

The leader of the new People's Party of Canada talks to Postmedia about his chances in B.C., where the PPC has nominated candidates in nearly every riding → Read More

10 B.C. ridings to watch in the federal election

The entire country is watching as the Liberals try to protect their turf and steal some NDP seats; Conservatives want to win back ridings lost in 2015; Greens and NDP are looking to gain ground; and one high-profile independent has everyone's attention → Read More

Back-to-school: Vaccinations, portables, and teachers without a contract

B.C.'s K to 12 system got bigger this year, with an extra 3,155 children — nearly double the number of new kids who enrolled last September. Here's a look at what parents and students need to know, now that classes have begun. → Read More

More than 300 paddlers take journey of healing and reconciliation

Twenty canoes carried Indigenous families, police officers, and government workers along the Sunshine Coast for an eight-day trek that explored culture, healing and reconciliation. → Read More

B.C. Liberals want to know more about a summer road trip by the speaker's chief of staff

Liberal house leader Mary Polak wants to know where Speaker Darryl Plecas's chief of staff Alan Mullen is going this summer, on the taxpayer's dime, to investigate security policies in other North American cities. → Read More

Need for seniors' care continues to grow as B.C.'s system struggle to keep pace

A year ago, The Vancouver Sun and Province wrote a comprehensive series on seniors’ care in B.C. Now we tell you which services improved, and which are worse off. → Read More

Smoky summers: Health experts extend their warnings to pregnant women

In advance of a summer that is expected to be very smoky, experts give advice on how to stay safe. → Read More

Will this be another summer of wildfire smoke and poor air quality in B.C.?

Metro Vancouver health and environment experts give advice about surviving another smoky summer. → Read More

B.C. has sold 50 schools and educational land lots in six years

Nearly one third of the 164 public land sales since 2013 belonged to the Education Ministry, Postmedia investigation has found → Read More