Meera Bains

Meera Bains


Small town girl in the big city. I report on everything and relish retweeting. Journalist with CBC News Vancouver. Opinions are my own. meera.bains@cbc.ca

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Restrictions on gatherings in B.C. unlikely to change 'for now,' province says | CBC News

Protesters with the Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign are standing outside Provincial Court where Mayor Doug McCallum is scheduled to appear in person ( but who knows)

Emergency management BC warning "the rainfall expected this week, combined with the melting of recent snow, is a concern. Rivers are expected to rise, resulting in possible flooding. Previously flooded areas may be more vulnerable." #bcpoli  #bcstorm 

Affected: coastal areas including east and west Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, inland Vancouver Island, Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast. Wind warning for the central coast - coastal sections, Haida Gwaii, North Coast - coastal, and North Van Island.

Year of the Tiger coming up, Bengals win and move ahead. Their motto #WhyNotUs  #SuperBowlLVI  The stars are aligning #nfl  ✨🐯

Surrey mayor Doug McCallum to make his first court appearance on a charge of public mischief today in provincial court. Protesters already there.

McCallum did not appear in court today.

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Almost 200 doctors at hospitals in Fraser health want all non essential businesses closed. They want more done now and are seeing more #COVID ー19 patients. This letter is from the head of medicine from #royalcolumbianhospital 

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Selwyn Romilly is the 1stBlackSupreme Court judge in BC. He’s 80. Vancouver police @VancouverPD  were looking for a suspect 40 to 50 years old who is Black. Would they arrest an 80 year old white man on the sea wall if they were looking for a suspect who was white 40 to 50?

Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz:"Today the Seattle Police Department was made aware that at least two of its officers were reportedly in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday." They have been place on leave while investigation takes place.

Surrey mayor Doug McCallum charged with public mischief in connection with his complaint to police of having his foot run over in a Save on foods parking lot. Here are the deets for those with 👀

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This is upsetting. Platinum Athletic club in Surrey on King George Blvd says patrons awaiting covid 19 test results attended the gym. Fraser health says 42 people who attended or recently worked at the gym have tested positive. #covid  #fraserhealth 

Lots of folks in Vancouver honking in support of people holding a candlelight ceremony in front of the Chinese Consulate to remember students and civilians killed in #TiananmenSquare  (there is also a person in dinosaur costume)

BC Premier's office says Forest Minister Katrine Conroy was knocked to the ground while walking home from the BC legislature and she is recovering from her injuries. Victoria PD is investigating the incident #bcpoli 

Gas restrictions limiting people to buying 30L at gas station visits extended to Dec. 14 and state of emergency extended until Dec. 14. Fuel being brought in by rail and barge. #bcpoli 

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