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Vancouver Island tourism industry defends fall snowbird ads, attacks proposed travel ban

By Brishti Basu
January 16, 2021

Border closures and a search for warmer temperatures brought snowbirds flocking to the Island. But have travellers contributed to a surge in COVID-19?

COVID-19

You asked, he answered: our reader-driven Q&A with Richard Stanwick

By Brishti Basu
January 14, 2021

Vancouver Island's top doctor answers questions drawn up in consultation with Capital Daily readers

COVID-19

Vancouver Island vaccination tracker

By Capital Daily Staff
January 12, 2021

How is BC's vaccination effort going?

COVID-19

What we know (and don’t) about how COVID-19 affects racial minorities on Vancouver Island

By Brishti Basu
January 10, 2021

Experts say collecting race-based data could help drive better public health decisions, but that isn't happening

Arts

Victoria band Carmanah is driving out the pandemic lull with an innovative project

By Omar Washington
January 5, 2021

Converting a 1972 bus to a veggie oil and solar powered touring machine has kept two members busy during a slow time for most musicians

Neighbourhoods

Capital Daily readers help raise more than $150,000 for Victoria families

By Capital Daily Staff
January 1, 2021

In less than two weeks, the Capital Daily Holiday Donation Drive surpassed its original goal of $110,000, raising more than $150,000 for local families in need, as part of our collaboration with the United Way to benefit Neighbourhood Houses in Greater Victoria

COVID-19

What will it take for Vancouver Island to achieve herd immunity?

By Brishti Basu
December 31, 2020

Vaccines are being rolled out, but the pace will need to dramatically increase to make a difference in everyday life

Housing

‘The gaps become chasms’

By Tori Marlan
December 30, 2020

Sequilla Stubbs needs supportive housing. All the province has offered is a hospital bed.

City Hall

'The pandemic has really been a magnifying glass': a Q&A with Mayor Lisa Helps

By Jimmy Thomson
December 29, 2020

The mayor talks housing, procurement, and plans for her final two years in office