Taran Parmar

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Taran was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has a degree in English and recently graduated from the Broadcast and Online Journalism program at BCIT. Topics of interest include politics, health and education.

Forecasted wind a concern as fires continue to scorch BC’s Interior

We begin with an update on the current wildfire situation that's affecting various parts of the province. There are 152 fires currently burning through BC,...

Robertson unveils plans to create new affordable housing units for those with incomes between...

This morning, Mayor Gregor Robertson provided an update on the City's New Affordable Rental Housing Initiatives. Developers to allocate units to those with incomes between...

Welfare advocates react to NDP rate increase: “You have nothing left for food, clothing...

Premier John Horgan has committed to raising the welfare and disability rates by 100 dollars a month, effective on September 27th. Bill Hopwood of the...

Man arrested in relation to Vancouver homicide

Vancouver Police and Surrey RCMP executed a search warrant at a home in Surrey, where a man was arrested for second-degree murder. 31-year-old Stephen Farmer...

Surrey RCMP investigating after shots fired between cars

Surrey RCMP are investigating after several shots were fired at a vehicle in the 9400 block of 130A street. Police arriving to the scene located...

City seeking approval of $600,000 in funding to fight overdose crisis

Next week city staff will be looking for city council's approval of more than 600-thousand dollars to combat the overdose crisis. What would the money...

Sean Spicer reportedly resigns as White House Press Secretary

According to reports from the New York Times, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. Spicer reportedly told President Donald Trump he strongly opposed...

Mayor Robertson reveals incentives to create housing in Dunbar, Kerrisdale: “People who work in...

Vancouver City staff are proposing city-wide changes to open up more housing in various single-family neighbourhoods. Increasing the number of laneway homes to address housing...

Vancouver Firefighters weigh in on current wildfire situation: “We expect to escalate to extreme...

As more than 35-thousand people have been forced to leave their homes due to the wildfires, we're being reminded to be safe here at...

Missing 13-year-old girl found dead in Burnaby park, IHIT investigating

A 13-year-old Burnaby girl has been found dead after going missing yesterday. 13-year-old Marissa Shen reported missingĀ  According to RCMP and the Integrated Homicide Investigations Team,...
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