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Simon Little

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Simon:

Protesters call for release of the ‘two Michaels’ outside Chinese embassy in Vancouver

"China is bullying everyone worldwide," said organizer Maninder Gill. → Read More

Vancouver police boosting presence in Yaletown after surge in resident complaints

Concerns range from a growing trash problem to open drug use to people using parks and public spaces as toilets. → Read More

Pedestrian killed by transit shuttle in White Rock, B.C.

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a TransLink community shuttle in White Rock, Friday. → Read More

B.C. reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, deadly outbreak at Langely Lodge declared over

British Columbia has confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19, but recorded no new deaths on Friday. → Read More

U.S. billionaire’s superyacht arrives in B.C. for ‘necessary repairs’ amid COVID-19

The vessel arrived on the North Shore Tuesday from Port Angeles, Wash., as the U.S. continues to struggle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Vancouver biotech firm could play key role in developing COVID-19 vaccine

Acuitas Therapeutics is currently partnering with three teams who have entered Phase I/II clinical vaccine trials. → Read More

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday coronavirus update

In the last official update on Tuesday, B.C. had reported 2,916 cases of COVID-19 and 174 deaths. → Read More

Surrey RCMP searching for missing 11-year-old girl

Emma Petit was last seen around 11 p.m., on Friday, June 26, near 145th Street and 108th Avenue. → Read More

Vancouver police warn public of high-risk sex offender being released into city

Police say Howard Geddes Skelding, 28, "poses a significant risk to women in the community." → Read More

B.C. reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

B.C. still has 159 active cases of the virus, with 17 of them in hospital. → Read More

Caution urged in B.C. backcountry as search-and-rescue teams see surge in calls

The B.C. Search and Rescue Association says volunteers were tasked to 50 calls last week. → Read More

Thousands expected for Vancouver Freedom March against racism

The march comes two weeks after a massive rally drew an estimated 10,000 people to Jack Poole Plaza. → Read More

Coronavirus: B.C. to hand over border screening duties to feds Saturday

The province says between April 10 and June 15, more than 72,000 returning travellers were required to fill out a self-isolation plan. → Read More

B.C. condo owner feels ripped off by strata fees while amenities locked off for COVID-19

'I pay for a gym that I can't use,' said Ron Bascom. 'I had to join the YMCA because they're open.' → Read More

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday coronavirus update

Global News will stream the briefing live here and on our Facebook page and carry it on BC1. → Read More

B.C. driver, who had pro-speeding decals on vehicle, crashes into tree

One decal says "street racing is not a crime," while another mocks speed limits and traffic police. → Read More

Two women taken to hospital after bear attack near Prince George, B.C.

One woman was knocked over, while the other was bitten in the arm. Both have been released from hospital. → Read More

RCMP helicopter-drone crash amid Wet’suwet’en dispute cost nearly $200K

Three people were aboard the helicopter. No was injured in the collision. → Read More

Coronavirus: Two new health-care outbreaks in B.C. but no new deaths

The outbreaks are at Mission Memorial Hospital and Tabor Home, an assisted-living facility, in Abbotsford. → Read More

Canada Line’s Bridgeport Station closed after grenade reported on bus

The nature of the police incident remains unclear, however TransLink says trains and buses are not stopping at the station. → Read More