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‘Everything changed’: Victoria teachers, parents anxious about rising COVID-19 exposures in schools

By Brishti Basu
April 19, 2021

The province has consistently said schools are not a major source of transmission, but rarely provides up-to-date data

Environment

Vancouver Island is a wild food smorgasbord. If you forage, here's how to do so respectfully.

by Kiley Verbowski
April 19, 2021

Jared Qwustenuxun Williams explains how enthusiasts can take part in this growing trend

Good news

Inside the Victoria youth movement to end sexualized violence

By Emily Fagan
April 16, 2021

These young people are getting the work done while councillors struggle to even tweet about rape culture

Vancouver Island

What's happening to Vancouver Island's local food supply?

By Andrew Findlay
April 15, 2021

Rising land prices are keeping young people out of farming. Local groups, farmers and entrepreneurs are trying to change that

Business

A renowned community hub—in the woods off the highway

By Josh Kozelj
April 14, 2021

How does a cafe in a tiny seaside community attract international acclaim?

Vancouver Island

What will cell service mean for Port Renfrew’s future?

by Aaron Guillen
April 13, 2021

Community leaders on Juan de Fuca coast voice gratitude—and concerns

In your words

Capital Letters — April 11

Letters regarding the 902 Foul Bay Road proposal

COVID-19

Third wave of COVID-19 crashes over Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
April 10, 2021

Rise of variants was predictable, expert says

Environment

Blockaders at Fairy Creek describe their experience

By Michael John Lo
April 10, 2021

New waves of blockaders are arriving; activists say the injunction brought them out