Matt Robinson, The Vancouver Sun

Matt Robinson

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Matt:

Young woman with an 'old soul' gave life to five after fatal crash

“We just started crying” — parents of Madeline Stroup on hearing their daughter’s organs went to those in need. → Read More

B.C. residents among a voting public increasingly worried about climate change

Voters may be ahead of the politicians when it comes to seeking climate action, person behind study suggests. → Read More

Vancouver beach goers 'held prisoner' by music-blasting boaters

Loud music from boats is subject to restrictions and calls to police can keep boaters in line. → Read More

Slow-burning fire season could still heat up

Eagle Bluff wildfire an example of how conditions can turn quickly. → Read More

B.C. Court of Appeal judge denies Phillip Tallio's bail application

Tallio, who has been in prison for more than 36 years for the murder of 22-month-old Delavina Mack near Bella Coola, has maintained that he is innocent. → Read More

Tallio bail decision expected Friday, judge tells lawyers battling over matter

Crown and victim's family opposes Tallio's release on bail. Counsel for the inmate says "he's ready." → Read More

Surrey's population explosion leaves city looking for answers

City planners seek faster, more reliable data to keep Surrey ticking. → Read More

Surrey wants a deeper look at its population explosion

City planners seek faster, more reliable data to keep Surrey ticking. → Read More

Surrey wants deeper look at population explosion

City planners seek faster, more reliable data to keep Surrey ticking. → Read More

Taseko Mines seeks injunction against Tsilhqot'in over blockade of project

First Nation wants work on proposed New Prosperity mine to stop pending broader case. → Read More

Timothy Piasentin drives in all five runs as Coquitlam advances to Canadian championships

Coquitlam heads to Ancaster, Ontario, for the Canadian Little League Championships this week after defeating Little Mountain 5-3 Sunday to win the B.C. title → Read More

Owner of dog at Southlands mansion fined $15,000 for its bad behaviour

Riders say a dog regularly spooks their horses, causing chaos and the odd tumble to the ground. → Read More

Phillip Tallio still in jail while he awaits further hearing, decision on bail

Judge wants to see a strong release plan in place if she is to grant Tallio bail after 36 years in prison. → Read More

Surrey set to get Fvded a fifth time this weekend

Health and safety officials, organizers encourage attendees not to use at big music festival, and certainly not alone → Read More

Maple Ridge medical marijuana patient fighting her strata's no-smoking bylaw

Condo owner says bylaw bars her from using prescribed drug at home → Read More

Beach booze pilot project delayed

You still can’t drink at the beach in no-fun Vancouver. Just don’t tell anyone out drinking at the beach. → Read More

B.C.'s electric vehicle incentives still favour wealthier homeowners

Subsidies don't cover conventional hybrids and overlook most renters and condo dwellers → Read More

Controversial South Granville rental project goes to council for decision

Realtor apologizes after erroneously posting proposed rental units for pre-sale, throwing fuel on fiery development debate → Read More

B.C. man among those who jumped in to help Raptors parade shooting victims

St. John's Ambulance volunteer with a history of helping people waded through fleeing crowd to help victim → Read More

Phillip Tallio seeks bail as he awaits appeal of 1983 murder conviction

Tallio was "smiling from ear-to-ear" when he learned he would get a bail hearing, lawyer says. → Read More