Rhianna Schmunk, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Rhianna Schmunk

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Past articles by Rhianna:

B.C. Coroners Service hopes new map will bring fresh tips on 200 unsolved cases

The B.C. Coroners Service has launched a new interactive map marking locations where unidentified remains have been discovered with the hope of generating fresh tips that could help determine who they belong to and how they died. → Read More

B.C. man deported from Canada over criminal record wins new chance at residency application

A B.C. man who was deported to the Netherlands after spending virtually his entire life in Canada has won a fresh review of his permanent residency application — a victory his lawyer says brings him some hope about the possibility of returning home. → Read More

Surrey Six Mountie's misconduct involved boozy affair with a potential witness

It's been the better part of a decade since three Mounties were criminally charged for something they did very wrong during the investigation into the deadliest gangland shooting in B.C. history. The details of what they'd done were sealed by a publication ban until Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Man rescued from collapsed B.C. pier says he wants to apologize for 'foolishness'

The man who landed himself on the wrong end of a crumbling pier during a "devastating," deadly windstorm Thursday is apologizing for his "foolishness." → Read More

Woman confirmed dead after severe windstorm hits B.C.

Thousands of people on B.C.'s South Coast could be without power for days after an intense windstorm hammered the region Thursday, killing a woman and compromising the water supply on Vancouver Island. → Read More

She dropped everything to help a car-crash victim — and someone stole her phone

RCMP are asking for the public's help to help find a single mom's phone after it was stolen while she was trying to help someone who'd just been in a car crash. → Read More

Huge, recently discovered B.C. cave closed to public — and trespassers face $1M fine

B.C.'s provincial government has shut down the area around a newly discovered cave thought to be Canada's largest in order to preserve the massive cavern — and anyone caught in the area could be on the hook for $1 million. → Read More

Huawei's CFO to be freed on $10M bail pending extradition to U.S.

Justice William Ehrcke made his decision in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Disguised in a burka, hitman points his gun at Hells Angel's head in YVR food court

Security footage obtained by CBC News on Thursday shows the failed hit as it played out, from a disguised Ferguson arriving at the airport by Canada Line to both men escaping on the same train, riding in separate cars metres apart. → Read More

'Sent chills down my bones': Bear seen eating another bear in central B.C.

Members of the Cheslatta Carrier Nation were in the middle of a helicopter flight to assess damage from this year's wildfires when they saw what they thought to be two dead bears. But one was very much alive. → Read More

Sasquatch tracker's lawsuit tossed by B.C. Supreme Court

A man who spent years trying to convince the world that sasquatches exist — and took the B.C. government to court to try to prove it — has had his claim thrown out. → Read More

B.C. wildfires prompt further evacuation alerts, lingering smoky skies

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning across B.C. has left virtually all of the province in a haze. → Read More

Vancouver teen sweeps youth category in international photography competition

The Audubon Photography Awards are judged blind, but the panel still chose three of Liron Gertsman's submissions for top prize and both honourable mentions. → Read More

Couple sues Love it or List it Vancouver showmakers, claims contractor was actor

A North Vancouver couple is suing the company behind the home design show Love it or List it Vancouver, saying the renovation to their house as part of an episode was riddled with problems — putting their health and safety at risk. → Read More

B.C. wants new rules for companies — like Kinder Morgan — bringing more oil through the province

It's the latest move in B.C.'s resistance to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. → Read More

Dad loses human rights complaint after bar's refusal to seat him and 12-year-old son

A B.C. dad who filed a human rights complaint after hostesses refused to seat himself and his underage son at a bar on Cypress Mountain has lost his case. → Read More

'Something else has got to be done': Calls for change at intersection where Humboldt Broncos crash occurred

The remote Saskatchewan intersection where the Humboldt Broncos bus crashed on Friday, killing 15, has seen tragedy before: a family from B.C. was killed in the same spot in 1997. → Read More

Rider found liable for 'freak' runaway snowmobile crash that left friend with 'horrific' injuries

After snowmobiler failed to attach a safety shut-off cord, the riderless machine travelled the length of nine football fields before crashing into its owner's friend. → Read More

Thrift store shopper in B.C. returns Q-tip box after finding jewelry worth $1,800 inside

Loretta Simms walked out of a thrift store last week with a small box of Q-tips — but she was actually walking away with a jewelry collection worth $1,800. → Read More

'Magical' photos catch B.C. valley wrapped in ice after winter storm

Amid all the damage and blackouts, locals ventured out to snap stunning photos of neighbourhoods cloaked in ice. → Read More