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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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News In Victoria: Latest Stories

COVID-19

BC parents look to US pharmacies to find COVID vaccines for under-12 kids

By Brishti Basu
November 17, 2021

Children in BC are expected to be able to get vaccinated before the holiday season, but pharmacies in Washington are already vaccinating Canadian kids

Health

Canadian Blood Services may loosen rules on gay men. Where does that leave transgender donors?

By Philip McLachlan
November 16, 2021

Members of Victoria’s trans community are advocating for the elimination of ‘discriminatory’ and ‘fear-based’ blood donation policies

Transportation

Crash victim says ICBC’s new Enhanced Care model is falling short

By Jolene Rudisuela
November 15, 2021

ICBC says the no-fault insurance model costs way less and is more equitable. But is it fair to those who are injured?

Good news

Netflix’s 'Maid' donated truckloads of homewares to local people impacted by domestic violence

By Emily Fagan
November 12, 2021

Local non-profits say the show has played an important role in raising awareness about the varying experiences of people facing domestic violence

Healthcare

A government agency was supposed to protect her finances. Instead, she was left ruined

By Tori Marlan
November 10, 2021

A mentally ill woman's finances were put in the care of the Public Guardian and Trustee of BC. She's worse off because of it

Housing

Danbrook One structural engineer 'not qualified' for such a building: investigative committee

By Zoë Ducklow
November 9, 2021

‘McClure made a critical error in judgment in believing that he had the requisite skill and knowledge to design Danbrook One,’ the people investigating the failed building said in an interim report

Know Your Neighbour

Goodbye, Mrs. Gomez

By Michael John Lo
November 7, 2021

The namesake of Felicita’s Pub passed away in October. She is fondly remembered by students

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