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Baby bust: More Victorians aren’t having kids. Here’s why we should care.

By Jolene Rudisuela
November 30, 2021

Citing the housing crisis, climate anxiety, precarious work, and more, many in Victoria are choosing to delay parenthood or skip it altogether

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Good news

'We see people light up': Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive to illuminate Greater Victoria streets for the 23rd year

By Emily Fagan
December 3, 2021

The trucks, decked out in festive lights and holiday decor, will travel from Ogden Point to Western Speedway on Saturday

Business

The couple behind Victoria’s horror escape room launches thrilling new indoor attraction on Yates Street

By Brishti Basu
November 27, 2021

The mini-golf course at Haunted Manor takes visitors through a twisted course full of (family-friendly) horrors.

Good news

Meet the unsung heroes of our canine community: the dog blood donors

By Emily Fagan
November 26, 2021

WAVES animal hospital helps local dogs donate to support other canines in need

Environment

Despite promised reforms, Fairy Creek is far from over

By Zoë Ducklow
November 25, 2021

Deferrals and changes to logging legislation is coming. But the activists aren’t leaving

Environment

How can you find out if you live in a Vancouver Island high-risk flood zone?

By Brishti Basu
November 21, 2021

Flood risk expert Jason Thistlethwaite says Vancouver Island’s flood maps are outdated and inaccessible

Good news

It takes a network: Good Food Gathering brings Vancouver Island leaders and advocates together in the name of ending food insecurity

By Emily Fagan
November 19, 2021

Indigenous leaders, policymakers, and food security advocates coming together under the focus of ‘listening to the land’

Business

Driftwood Brewery opens new tasting room experience in Esquimalt

By Brishti Basu
November 19, 2021

The tasting room opens alongside new offerings from breweries across the city. How will it fare?

Policing

The RCMP spent $3.75 million in five months of enforcement at Fairy Creek

By Jimmy Thomson
November 17, 2021

A document obtained by Capital Daily breaks details some of the costs of enforcing the injunction

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