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Andree Lau

Managing Editor Of News, HuffPost Canada

Andree Lau is the managing editor of news at HuffPost Canada. She previously worked for CBC News as a TV reporter, videojournalist, writer/producer, and online editor in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Regina, and New Brunswick. A native of Vancouver, she is a graduate of Carleton University's journalism program.
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Immigrant Parents Show Their Love With Suitcases Full Of Weird Food

Over the years, my parents' suitcases have revealed gifts of dried squid and wasabi peas, ginger tea and hot sauce, leftover hotel toiletries and Korean face masks. It's kind of bewildering. Do they not realize we are more than capable of buying our own produce and toiletries? That we are gainfully employed and functioning adults?
12/19/2016 04:23 EST
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Vancouver Election 2014: Ask The Mayoral Candidates Anything

With the blessing of the moderators of the /r/Vancouver subreddit, we reached out to the three main Vancouver mayoral candidates to see if we could facilitate AMAs. After much juggling of their very busy schedules, we're excited to announce that they're keen to participate in this online experiment.
10/14/2014 06:25 EDT
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Gino Odjick's Underdog Story Needs Miracle Ending

His on-ice fights were legendary, usually ending up with a torn shirt, and his pads, stick, helmet scattered across the ice. Fans went wild when Odjick dropped his gloves. As a parent of young boys, I'm not supposed to condone hockey fighting, but I will admit to joining the crowd on their feet at the Pacific Coliseum back then, chanting at the top of my lungs, "Gino! Gino! Gino!"
06/27/2014 05:12 EDT
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RCMP Shootings Remind Us Officers Are Very, Very Human

We eulogize these brave men and women after they sacrifice their lives protecting us. But what about the rest of the time? We in the media grumble about not having enough access or details in an RCMP investigation.The public is quick to jump on stories of RCMP misconduct or impropriety. Do we take them for granted? You bet we do. It shouldn't take blasts of violence and evil for us to recognize the risks they face daily and voluntarily. And when those risks are realized, we should remember that these tough, uniformed cops are very, very human.
06/05/2014 09:32 EDT
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ICBC Refund Cheques Will Be In the Mail

ICBC customers who want to find out if the public auto insurer owes them money will have to wait for a letter in the mail. ICBC will be informing affected customers in the next 90 days and mailing re...
04/16/2014 01:37 EDT