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Jane Skrypnek

I'm a provincial reporter for Black Press Media after starting as a community reporter in Greater Victoria.

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Recent Work by Jane

B.C. design students invent objects for kids living with trauma in Sudan

B.C. design students invent objects for kids living with trauma in Sudan

Creations to make their way from Emily Carr classroom to South Sudan refugee camp
Free counselling cut for non-status residential school survivors in B.C.

Free counselling cut for non-status residential school survivors in B.C.

Health authority says mental health care only offered to those with First Nations status going forward
B.C. investigating 2 Metro Vancouver overpass strikes in 2 days

B.C. investigating 2 Metro Vancouver overpass strikes in 2 days

Stanley Park pedestrian overpass hit on Monday, George Massey Tunnel struck on Tuesday
Overdose prevention device saved 29 lives in B.C. in last year, maker says

Overdose prevention device saved 29 lives in B.C. in last year, maker says

LifeguardLite allows supportive housing residents to notify staff and 911 if drug ingestion goes wrong
B.C. approves use of new Taser for all police agencies

B.C. approves use of new Taser for all police agencies

Taser 7 model allows for second shot without reload, shorter distance shooting option
Mother orca dies after becoming beached on northern Vancouver Island

Mother orca dies after becoming beached on northern Vancouver Island

Community members attempted to save the whale, but couldn’t get her back in the water in time
Carbon tax talk heating up in B.C. as April 1 hike nears

Carbon tax talk heating up in B.C. as April 1 hike nears

Taxpayers group and federal Conservative leader urging premier to oppose increase
Burn bans coming into effect for northeastern B.C. as wildfire season nears

Burn bans coming into effect for northeastern B.C. as wildfire season nears

All open burning, except for campfires, to be banned in Prince George Fire Centre starting March 28
‘His presence remains’: Toxic drug crisis feeds bittersweet spike in organ donors

‘His presence remains’: Toxic drug crisis feeds bittersweet spike in organ donors

Thirty-eight per cent of deceased organ donors were victims of the toxic drug crisis in 2023
Half of British Columbians finding it hard to ‘make ends meet,’ poll finds

Half of British Columbians finding it hard to ‘make ends meet,’ poll finds

Housing, groceries and transportation some of the spending areas residents are most concerned about
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