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Leaked documents show 225 COVID-19 cases among Victoria’s unsheltered population

By Brishti Basu
September 23, 2021

The cases span 22 temporary housing facilities and include at least 20 people with no fixed address. Island Health has not declared an outbreak

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Pop-up community centre and 'lending hub' invites North Park residents to play, create in new plaza

By Emily Fagan
September 24, 2021

Borrow a game or a tool, or just enjoy a beautiful day on Vancouver Street

COVID-19

COVID cases surge in Victoria temporary housing—but residents and staff say they have only ‘whispers and rumours’ for information

By Jolene Rudisuela
September 22, 2021

One housing worker says facilities aren’t prepared for outbreaks. The province, meanwhile, has released no information

Environment

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By Andrew Findlay
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Housing

Capital Ideas: Housing supply should be a priority for Victoria council and voters

By Jeremy Schmidt
September 19, 2021

When society is faced with shortages, the typical response is to produce more of that thing, not constrain it

Health

Updates to Victoria emergency psychiatric care are insufficient, say teen advocates

By Zoë Ducklow
September 18, 2021

After taking on the province in a public battle last spring, Ella Hale and Emma Epp feel brushed off by the system that promised change

Good news

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By Emily Fagan
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The novel takes an authentic, Munro-esque look at the lives of a former punk rocker and her family

Environment

Could Fairy Creek change court precedent?

By Zoë Ducklow
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Healthcare

BC’s surgery wait times are still rising, while a Victoria company says private facilities have a part to play

By Jolene Rudisuela
September 15, 2021

Private care has been touted as a solution to surgery wait times. But some say it could be at the cost of public health care

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