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NFTs to save trees: viral photos of old-growth log for sale to support Fairy Creek blockades

By Brishti Basu
June 16, 2021

NFTs have been criticized for their environmental impact, but some say their fundraising potential could outweigh the harm

News In Victoria: Latest Stories

Housing

How a Sooke family fell through the cracks and into hidden homelessness

by Aaron Guillen
June 15, 2021

Non-profit says the current system is broken, doesn’t benefit low-income households

History

Why Victoria’s English is nearly gone

By Jolene Rudisuela
June 14, 2021

Generations of born-and-raised Victorians spoke like they were from England, but this local accent is nearly extinct

City Hall

Councillor Geoff Young defends comments about residential schools, burials

By Jimmy Thomson
June 12, 2021

Young objected to the use of the words ‘genocide’ and ‘mass grave’ in a council debate on Canada Day celebrations

Business

How joni is drawing awareness to menstrual issues in a stigmatized industry

By Josh Kozelj
June 11, 2021

Victoria-based co-founders, Jayesh Vekariya and Linda Biggs, launched company in 2020 to combat menstrual inequality

Good news

Painting rocks? Locals find pain management, mental health support, and more through these online communities

By Emily Fagan
June 11, 2021

We talked to members and leaders of three local rock painting groups about the surprising impact this community has had on their lives

Crime

After Kamloops, the search for Vancouver Island graves takes on new intensity. Why did it take so long?

By Jolene Rudisuela
June 10, 2021

An Indigenous-led fundraiser has raised more than five times its goal to help First Nations find answers and healing

Policing

Disbelief and outrage after no criminal charges against police officer who killed Chantel Moore

By Brishti Basu
June 9, 2021

Moore, a 26-year-old Tla-o-qui-aht woman from Vancouver Island, was killed during a 'wellness check' in New Brunswick last year

Business

When did Victoria become a ‘hip’ city for youth to work in?

By Josh Kozelj
June 9, 2021

A new report reveals strategies to build the 15- to 29-year-old workforce

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