Matt Robinson, The Vancouver Sun

Matt Robinson

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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  • The Province
  • Edmonton Journal
  • Financial Post
  • 24 hours Vancouver
  • TheStarPhoenix.com
  • The Windsor Star
  • Winnipeg Sun
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • Calgary Herald

Recent articles by Matt:

Cry for help from Surrey RCMP

"We cannot expect to see crime go down in a growing city without relative increases to police resources," Surrey's top cop says. → Read More

Firefighters, single moms and kids meet their new, combined digs

"It's such a relief" - a tenant remarks on her move to suitable housing. → Read More

City drags feet on needles found in Vancouver park

Park board head not sure what went wrong, but said response times are often just a few hours or at worst one day. → Read More

B.C. subsidizes fossil fuels to tune of hundreds of millions annually, according to study

"I knew that there were subsidies. I had no idea that we were literally giving up billions of dollars …" — Tzeporah Berman, the International Program Director at advocacy group Stand.earth → Read More

Fundraiser for Chopper Masales passes key figure, but much more needed

"No matter what it takes, we are getting this done." → Read More

Vancouver-based cryptocurrency exchange latest to shutter with millions owing to clients

Securities regulators and crypto experts warn people to be careful in regulatory grey area → Read More

Transit strike to persist Monday but worst may be yet to come

Union says most of the system should be functioning as people return to work and school Monday. → Read More

Province hosts open house on Broadway subway project

Latest information on subway expansion offers glimpse of construction woes to come, but touts vastly improved travel times when finished. → Read More

Public safety minister concerned about tent city in Vancouver

Those working with residents of the tent city say safety and well-being of those living in the park is the top concern. → Read More

B.C. father calls for industry changes after son's death harvesting sea urchins

Connor Brown's diving death was 'totally preventable,' says dad. → Read More

Father calls for industry changes after son's death on the job

Connor Brown’s diving death was ‘totally preventable,’ says dad. → Read More

B.C. paper-straw company starts production ahead of coming plastic ban

‘Rube Goldberg machine’ churns out 25,000 straws a day to satisfy some of the local demand for single-use products. → Read More

B.C. can use personal info to fuel its speculation and vacancy tax program: Ruling

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner sided with Finance Ministry over its data collection process. → Read More

Independent Jody Wilson-Raybould holds thin lead in Vancouver-Granville

Race too close to call lasts into late Monday for the former attorney general and justice minister → Read More

Federal leaders blitz B.C. on final weekend of campaign

Last minute promises, late sorties fired from B.C., a province that could play a big role in deciding the next government. → Read More

More than $20 million slipped through the fingers of B.C. lotto players in last decade

If you're an infrequent player, you may be most at risk of losing that next $1 million winner. → Read More

Vancouver ramps up for more accessible city, but much more needed

The planned increase in accessible ramps would raise "shockingly low number to an embarrassingly low number" says wheelchair user. → Read More

Autistic people march for and against walk for autism

Members of the autistic community protested annual march to share concerns with how autism is considered. → Read More

Burnaby North-Seymour candidates sizing up chances after Leung turfed

With Heather Leung out of the picture, some Conservative votes may be in play. → Read More

Vancouver okays a 30-cent-per-trip congestion fee for ride-hailing vehicles

If the city does not move quickly, the industry could start to operate in an unregulated environment. → Read More