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The abandoned boats washing up on Victoria's shores, in pictures

By James MacDonald
January 22, 2021

The Dead Boats Disposal Society has spent decades pulling the wrecks out of the water and off the beaches in Victoria


Victoria's amalgamation frustration: why there are still 13 municipalities in BC's capital

By Daren Zomerman
January 19, 2021

The absurdities of the Capital Regional District's municipal patchwork are real—but so are the arguments for decentralized power

Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island tourism industry defends fall snowbird ads, attacks proposed travel ban

By Brishti Basu
January 16, 2021

Border closures and a search for warmer temperatures brought snowbirds flocking to the Island. But have travellers contributed to a surge in COVID-19?


You asked, he answered: our reader-driven Q&A with Richard Stanwick

By Brishti Basu
January 14, 2021

Vancouver Island's top doctor answers questions drawn up in consultation with Capital Daily readers


Vancouver Island vaccination tracker

By Capital Daily Staff
January 12, 2021

The latest information on COVID-19 vaccination plans and progress on Vancouver Island


What we know (and don’t) about how COVID-19 affects racial minorities on Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
January 10, 2021

Experts say collecting race-based data could help drive better public health decisions, but that isn't happening


Victoria band Carmanah is driving out the pandemic lull with an innovative project

By Omar Washington
January 5, 2021

Converting a 1972 bus to a veggie oil and solar powered touring machine has kept two members busy during a slow time for most musicians


Capital Daily readers help raise more than $150,000 for Victoria families

By Capital Daily Staff
January 1, 2021

In less than two weeks, the Capital Daily Holiday Donation Drive surpassed its original goal of $110,000, raising more than $150,000 for local families in need, as part of our collaboration with the United Way to benefit Neighbourhood Houses in Greater Victoria


What will it take for Vancouver Island to achieve herd immunity?

By Brishti Basu
December 31, 2020

Vaccines are being rolled out, but the pace will need to dramatically increase to make a difference in everyday life