Top Story

COVID-19 cases are spiking. Here’s why not to panic.

By Harley Gordon
September 28, 2020

The second wave of COVID-19 is shaping up to be way less deadly than the first

Marine Traffic

Should our waters have all these American yachts in them?

By Anna J. James
August 18, 2020

At any one time, there’s usually a boat or two in the Inside Passage flying the stars and stripes

Legal

Nightmare neighbour feud nets hefty fine in BC court

By Cameron Welch
August 17, 2020

Six year saga ended with a Christmastime incident of a man attacking his neighbour's wall with a jackhammer

Photography

Creepy hallways, stunning sunsets: The delivery driver's view of Victoria

By Brennan Storr
August 15, 2020

In a series of images both eerie and surprising, prepare to never see this city quite the same way again

Indigenous

The forgotten graveyards under Victoria

By Jolene Rudisuela
August 15, 2020

The BC capital is built atop one of the largest burial grounds of the pre-contact world

Policing

What are street checks, the thing Victoria just voted to ban?

By Anna J. James
August 14, 2020

They're much different than the more controversial practices of "carding" or "stop and frisk"

Health

BC's worsening overdose crisis, graphed

By Snejana Vorona
August 12, 2020

The peripheral effects of COVID-19 have exacerbated an opioid crisis that, until recently, was trending downwards

Homelessness

Where are Victoria's homeless coming from?

By Anna J. James
August 11, 2020

“Most of the people we see are from somewhere else,” an outreach worker told The Capital

Disaster

What the Beirut explosion would have done to Victoria

Virtually the entire historic downtown would have been flattened