Denise Ryan, The Vancouver Sun

Denise Ryan

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, WA, United States

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Past articles by Denise:

Report finds "missed opportunities" to access healthcare for B.C. victims of drug crisis

Report on drug overdoses said that most people are dying at home, alone, and those most impacted are Indigenous women and young men. → Read More

Vancouver's graffiti coalition closing down due to campaign promise of mayor-elect

The Vancouver Coalition of Graffiti Writers, a group that works with street artists, is shutting down in the wake of Vancouver's recent municipal election in order to protect its artists, said organizer Trey Helton. → Read More

Surrey's new mayor on taking meetings before dawn, carrying Naloxone and what keeps her up at night

Brenda Locke feels like she's wasting time if she isn't multi-tasking → Read More

Debate emerges over the role of toxic street drugs in violent, unprovoked attacks in Vancouver

Experts: The focus needs to shift from looking at addictions as a criminal enforcement problem, to looking at it as a public health issue. → Read More

Proposed PNE amphitheatre will be nightmare for area residents, citizens say

Action, not apologies, are needed, say residents rattled by continuing concert noise. → Read More

The Bears' Lair aims to launch Indigenous entrepreneurs

Contestant's business idea began with traditions passed down from her ancestors. → Read More

Vancouver's first Black library: A place of refuge, at last

Vancouver's first Black library is a place for everyone. → Read More

Free vaccination clinic for puppies as deadly Parvovirus kills three

Symptoms of canine parvovirus include lethargy, loss of appetite, abdominal pain and bloating, fever, vomiting and severe diarrhea. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II's legacy: British Columbians remember their Queen as one of them

“She was the Queen, the same as if she’d been the butcher or the baker, friendly to everyone.” → Read More

Port Moody butcher makes the cut for international competition

Taryn Barker is tiny for a butcher, but that doesn't mean she can't handle the weight of a side of beef — even if she prefers to butcher pork → Read More

Delta band members stuck in France by Air Canada

New passenger refund regulations may not solve travel chaos and customer service issues. → Read More

Proposed campground just the latest thing to change the face of Bowen Island

“We’ve become Whistler light. Gentrification is already here.” → Read More

'I haven't slept in a year': Broadway construction noise out of control, say neighbours

Extreme noise levels and after-hour work are a horror and torture, say residents. → Read More

Family facing deportation from B.C. to Mexico pleads for reprieve

Despite ongoing appeal, family to be sent back to Mexico later this month → Read More

Hot, hot, hot: Vancouver Pride Parade sizzles in its return

Return of Pride Parade and Festival lit up the streets in Vancouver's West End, and united thousands after pandemic hiatus → Read More

Tent removal order aimed at fire dangers, not people, fire official says

Goal of order is to remove structures that pose a fire risk to buildings and other fire hazards → Read More

"Atmosphere of terror": Refugee family shocked by violence in Surrey

Mother, father, five children left to live "in an atmosphere of terror" at settlement hotel. → Read More

"Everything is way louder" — hearing implant a game-changer for Cranbrook girl

Milestone surgery will improve the lives of children with hearing loss. → Read More

Vancouver delays decision on Kogawa House heritage designation

City backtracks on heritage application after abuse survivors come forward → Read More

Abuse survivors raise concerns about true legacy of Kogawa House

Survivors of abuse by Kogawa's father were not consulted about a heritage application for the family home. → Read More