Karin Larsen

@CBCLarsen

Karin Larsen is a former Olympian and award winning sports broadcaster who covers news and sports for CBC Vancouver.

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Judge orders shared custody of pet dog under new B.C. law

A golden retriever named Stella is now part of legal history in B.C. after an upper court decision based on new laws recognizing pets as family members, not just property.

B.C.'s spring snowpack is the lowest on record

British Columbia's extended drought is likely to persist and possibly worsen with much of the province continuing to register below normal snowpack levels.

Court hears arguments against tossing 1st-degree murder verdict

Crown counsel made arguments Monday against having a first-degree murder verdict thrown out because of delays that caused the case to take too long to get to trial.

B.C. photographer wins prestigious award for climate photojournalism

A Vancouver-based freelance photographer won the prestigious Edward Burtynsky Award for Climate Photojournalism from the Canadian Journalism Foundation.

'Culture of complacency' delayed Ibrahim Ali murder case: lawyer

The lawyer for Ibrahim Ali, the man found guilty of killing a 13-year-old girl in Burnaby, B.C., said a "culture of complacency" from Crown and the court created so many unnecessary delays in proceedings that the verdict should now be stayed.

Unexplained wealth order filed against crypto scam co-founder

B.C.'s director of civil forfeiture has filed an unexplained wealth order in an attempt to seize cash, gold bars, luxury watches and jewelry in a safety deposit box belonging to the co-founder of a notorious B.C.-based cryptocurrency exchange scam.

Don't expect feds to pay for massive cost overruns of wastewater plant: North Vancouver MP

"I would caution Metro Vancouver in looking for additional contributions from the federal government," said North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson of the North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant project.

Retired B.C. teacher named in 3 sexual abuse lawsuits

Alfred Quigley is named in civil claims filed by former students at St. Ann's Academy in Kamloop, O'Grady Catholic High School in Prince George, and Burnaby's St. Thomas More Collegiate. 

Canada launches 2026 FIFA World Cup collusion tip line

Canada's competition bureau has unveiled a digital tip line to report suspected collusion in 2026 FIFA World Cup contracts.

Another Surrey school forced to turn away in-catchment students

Surrey school board chair Laurie Larsen predicts even more schools will have to turn away students living in the area in the near future.

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