Glenda Luymes, The Vancouver Sun

Glenda Luymes

The Vancouver Sun

British Columbia, Canada

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Recent articles by Glenda:

Vancouver police to keep an eye on competing rallies between Hong Kong and China supporters

Both sides are planning peaceful rallies, but some are worried that violence could break out like in China and in Australia. → Read More

Unhappy trails, packed parks, crowded campgrounds: Lower Mainland parks are being overrun

We're headed toward bans, restrictions, quotas and closures, one expert warns → Read More

Human-bear conflicts in Lower Mainland on track to top last year's numbers

The number of bears destroyed in the Lower Mainland in the five months since April has almost surpassed the total for the previous 12 months. → Read More

Federal Liberals in B.C. respond to ethics commissioner's report

“At the end of the day, this was about the prime minister and the government standing up for people’s jobs and livelihoods,” said Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Jonathan Wilkinson. → Read More

Death toll on 'Sumas Prairie speedway' has residents seeking solutions

After a series of fatal crashes in rural Abbotsford, residents are urging the city to take action. → Read More

Squeakers the cat falls from six-storey balcony prompting SPCA warning

The B.C. SPCA is urging pet owners who live in highrise buildings to protect their animals from falling. → Read More

Metro Vancouver aims to develop 'regional brand' to attract investment

Many of the 21 municipalities represented in Metro Vancouver already have their own economic development strategies; the idea is to create a recognizable regional brand. → Read More

Homeless advocate behind first Cultus Lake Flower Festival

Jesse Wegenast's dream of planting 100,000 sunflowers bloomed in an Abbotsford homeless shelter. → Read More

One of summer's 'great joys' ruined by herbicide, says Vancouver berry picker

Cynthia Nugent is warning people not to eat the blackberries growing wild along the Arbutus Greenway after learning nearby invasive plants have been sprayed with a weed-killing chemical. → Read More

Falun Gong practitioners in Vancouver rally to protest treatment in China

Vancouver Falun Gong practitioners gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery Saturday for speeches and a short march to protest persecution in China → Read More

B.C. orchardists fight to save lucrative cherry crop

After the almost complete loss of the B.C. apricot harvest, orchardists are working to save their cherries from unpredictable weather. → Read More

Young 'ocean heroes' taught to collaborate at environmental boot camp

Three hundred kids from around the world were at UBC this weekend to learn how to talk to individuals, corporations and governments about reducing ocean plastic pollution → Read More

Mission plans to ditch 'district' to reclassify as a city

As the population of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley grows, the number of districts is dwindling in favour of cities. → Read More

Pitt Meadows senior aims to snag ink vandal who's messing with her car

"I'm on a mission," says Manon Eburne. "It has to stop." → Read More

Model suffers "horrific burns" burns in Vancouver photo shoot

"The next thing I know, I'm up in flames," says freelance model Robyn-lee Jansen, recalling a Vancouver photo shoot gone wrong → Read More

City of Vancouver makes plans for a smoky summer

Preparations are underway to establish “respite areas” at several Vancouver communities centres, libraries and non-market-housing units in the event of poor air quality. → Read More

Reschedule Vancouver fireworks if air quality poor? Not so fast

The city shouldn’t be adding any more ingredients to the “toxic soup” during wildfire season, says Kitsilano resident Judith Maxie → Read More

Environmental groups fight to prevent mine exploration on edge of Manning Park

Environmentalists are trying to stop Imperial Metals from exploring an area between Manning and Skagit Valley Provincial Parks known as the "donut hole" → Read More

Abbotsford school says run program improves students' focus, behaviour

Struggling to help a student with severe anxiety, educator Wendy Enns turned to one of her own passions: running → Read More

Bone-marrow transplant lets sun shine on Langley toddler for Father's Day

Three-year-old Charlie Lock's first time outside since she was diagnosed with porphyria — a severe sun allergy — was quiet, but 'very, very sweet.' → Read More