Shaw will fill the position vacated by Jonathan Fowlie, the Vancouver Sun’s former legislative reporter in Victoria. Meanwhile, Lindsay Kines will take over as legislative reporter for the Times Colonist.

The Victoria Times Colonist’s legislative reporter Rob Shaw is moving to the Vancouver Sun as its legislative reporter.

Shaw will take over from Jonathan Fowlie, who left the Sun on Aug.1, 2013, after working as the newspaper’s provincial affairs reporter, based in Victoria, for eight years. He currently works as an account director for Hill+Knowlton Strategies.


Lindsay Kines, who has covered education, child welfare, disability issues and politics for the Times Colonist, will take over Shaw’s position as the legislative reporter.  

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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.