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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Skateboarder, jogger and a couple...Man in critical condition after stabbing along seawall in Vancouver's West End | CBC News

The First Nations Health Authority release data from overdoses involving Indigenous people in 2020 and the impact it is having on B.C. First Nations. 119 percent increase in toxic drug deaths in 2020 vs. 2019, with COVID-19 seen as a contributor.

Alberta RCMP say Interior health chief medical health officer Dr. Albert De Villiers arrested in Kelowna earlier today. The charges follow an investigation by Grande Prairie RCMP where he worked previously. Charges:One count of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference

@rodmickleburgh  It can be the things that seem small to some but have big impacts to people’s lives. For example, shifts that go from wed to sun with mon, tues off.

Rally against #Islamophobia  and call to action taking place at Vancouver Art Gallery in wake of killings of four Muslim family members in London Ontario

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Good read: Matthew Nathanson: Complaint against Vancouver mayor for acknowledging systemic racism exists is a farce.

Surrey RCMP requesting video to help investigation #surreyshooting 

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Surrey lawyer Narinder Kang suspended following 2018 domestic incident

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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)

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.

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 their cars coming down to celebrate the #canucks  win at #scottand72 

Vancouver mayor photographed breaking COVID-19 restaurant rule | CBC News

The BC Teachers' Federation has filed with the Labour Relations Board over working conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic under section 88. BCTF President speaking about this tomorrow.

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