Kirstie Hudson

CBC Producer

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I tell stories about the people who live and work and play on Vancouver Island.

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'Our entire team is heartbroken': Whale watching boat accident claims 5 lives

The BC Coroners Service says five people have died after a whale watching vessel sank off the coast of Tofino, B.C., Sunday, while 18 were sent to hospital. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre confirms that the MV Leviathan II, operated by Jamie's Whaling Station,had 27 people on board when it sank west of Vargas Island.

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CBC Vancouver Receives 12 Webster Awards Nominations

CBC Vancouver is being recognized for excellence in journalism. The finalists for the 2016 Jack Webster Awards have been announced, and CBC Vancouver received a dozen nominations for the accomplishments of its local news team. Winners will be announced at the 30th annual Jack Webster Awards dinner on Thursday, October 20 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver.

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British Columbia is home to more than four million people. Almost 30 per cent of them emigrated from another country in their lifetimes. One quarter are visible minorities. And five per cent identify as Aboriginal. The most ethnically diverse province in Canada, BC welcomes nearly 40,000 new immigrants every year.

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Journalist Extraordinaire: Kirstie Hudson

Kirstie Hudson is this week's Campus Profile! Kirstie is the producer of the CBC radio show All Points West and the sessional instructor of WRIT 102: Introduction to Professional Nonfiction. A graduate of the Journalism Master's program at Western University, Kirstie has a lot of skills and experience that she is eager to share with her students.

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UVic course wants to prep hosts on Airbnb and others for the risks of renting

There's more to short-term rentals than posting online and raking in cash, Susan Jones says. A former property manager in Victoria, Jones says there's a lot of preparation and care to be taken, and she's teaching a course at the University of Victoria to show prospective hosts the ropes before they receive their first guests.

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Property stolen from Japanese-Canadian family in 1943 back in B.C.

Family heirlooms that once belonged to a prominent Japanese-Canadian family are now back in B.C. Eikichi Kagetsu came to Canada in 1906. He was the founder of Fanny Bay Oysters on Vancouver Island and also owned a railway track, logging operation and a family home in Vancouver.

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Caring With Cookies brings Christmas joy to Vancouver Island shelters

‚Äč Stacy Middlemiss is one sweet lady. For the past eight years, Middlemiss has baked and delivered cookies to Vancouver Islanders experiencing homelessness during Christmas time through her Caring With Cookies project. For the past seven years, the annual baking drive has collected thousands of homemade cookies and delivered them to local shelters on Christmas Eve.