Susan Lazaruk, The Vancouver Sun

Susan Lazaruk

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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  • The Vancouver Sun
Past:
  • The Province
  • Toronto Sun
  • 24 hours Vancouver
  • TheStarPhoenix.com
  • The Windsor Star
  • Regina Leader Post
  • Edmonton Journal
  • Calgary Herald

Recent articles by Susan:

Why this year's quirky Christmas window display at the Vancouver Pen Shop is its last

Longtime employee Fernie Andrews will create one last Christmas window display in the old, empty shop for nostalgia’s sake. Read more. → Read More

Foreign-trained doctor eager to work in B.C. ‘if Canada will give me a chance’

Syrian-trained surgeon ‘very, very happy’ with news B.C. increasing pathways for internationally trained doctors to practise in province. → Read More

More food, booze and events could be coming to Vancouver parks and beaches

It's part a plan by the new park board to open up green spaces to private enterprise and corporate-sponsored special events. Read more. → Read More

COVID-19: Masking advisable in B.C. but not required yet, says Dr. Bonnie Henry

British Columbians cautioned to take safety measures by provincial health officer amid expected fall triple threat of respiratory illnesses. → Read More

'You have to do something, right?' Need to help Ukrainians fleeing war has not abated

Surrey homeowner who opened his home to Ukrainians hopes others with room will consider doing the same. → Read More

Re-assigning specialist teachers causing stress, may lead to violence in classrooms: union

Surrey teachers representative says students act out, sometimes violently, when their usual support is removed → Read More

Port Coquitlam medical clinic tells 2,000 patients they no longer have family doctor

A Port Coquitlam medical clinic said talks to bring in two replacement doctors fell through, apparently because of heavy caseload concerns. → Read More

New Westminster Election Results: Patrick Johnstone will focus on housing, climate as new mayor of New Westminster

It's election day in New Westminster as residents elect a mayor and council to lead for the next four years. Follow this post for results. → Read More

New Westminster Election Results: Patrick Johnstone is the new mayor

It's election day in New Westminster as residents elect a mayor and council to lead for the next four years. Follow this post for results. → Read More

New Westminster Election 2022: Electors have choice of three names for mayor

It's election day in New Westminster as residents elect a mayor and council to lead for the next four years. Follow this post for results. → Read More

New Westminster election: 'Tight three-way race' predicted for mayor after former mayor exits politics

Voters will choose between three approaches to governing growing and youthful city on top issues such as housing, homelessness, policing. → Read More

Raise-A-Reader: B.C. government backs importance of literacy with support for Sun's campaign

Raise-a-Reader: Donations are used to fund literacy programs and initiatives at 400-plus agencies across the province. → Read More

Gas now about $40 more for a 50-litre fill in Metro Vancouver compared to Toronto

B.C. relies on gas to be imported from the U.S. states with the most expensive gas in that country. → Read More

Metro Vancouver exploring how to keep e-commerce deliveries from choking traffic

Some cities moving to e-cargo bikes to avoid congestion and B.C. groups concerned about safety are calling for lower speed limits and higher fines for violations → Read More

Latin American immigrants increasingly settling in Kelowna but affordable housing a barrier: Study

Small businessman from Chile said he has trouble persuading friends and family to join him in Kelowna because of lack of affordable housing. → Read More

Charities providing in-school meal programs face rising inflation as they begin a new school year

Cost-per-meal offered by one Vancouver charity has risen to $4 from $3, a 33% increase, during time when food inflation is running at 10%. → Read More

About half of Canadians either can't find a family doctor or wait longer than a week for an appointment: poll

People in B.C. and Atlantic Canada have the most trouble finding a family doctor or getting an appointment → Read More

COVID-19: B.C.'s fall booster program offers bivalent Moderna vaccine to all adults

The booster shots will be available at pharmacies first, then at health-authority run clinics after Sept. 19. → Read More

Long lineups at Vancouver airport triggered by widespread absenteeism as bonuses for screeners end

The three unions that represent the thousands of screening officers are in talks for contracts, which expired in 2021 and wages are an issue → Read More

Residents says leaving fountains across Vancouver dry to save water ignores health benefits

West End residents are pleading with the city to turn fountains back on because the fountains provide many health, mental and social benefits → Read More