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Alexis Stoymenoff

Alexis Stoymenoff is a journalist and editor based in Vancouver. Originally from Markham, Ontario, she moved to the West Coast and graduated with a Master's in Journalism at the University of British Columbia. Over the past few years she's worked in various media including print, online, radio and documentary. She has traveled to India and Thailand for documentary film projects, but now dedicates most of her time to local and community news in the Lower Mainland.

AltaGas confirms 35-metre pipeline oil spill on Hobbema land

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Saving a Vancouver icon from destruction: the story of the Hollow Tree

The iconic Hollow Tree in Stanley Park was officially commemorated in a ceremony Wednesday, after a lengthy restoration process that saved it from being cut down.

Is flying out of Vancouver International airport still safe?

Toronto airport security workers and Air Canada flight attendants wait on ongoing labour disputes, while pre-board screening staff in Vancouver prepare for changes accompanying new management.