Author

Aaron Guillen

Aaron is a journalist who focuses on Victoria’s West Shore for Capital Daily. With his knack for storytelling, he has worked for CBC News Vancouver, CTV Morning Live, CHEK News, and Black Press Media. In his spare time, you can find Aaron hiking around Vancouver Island, producing his own podcast, and busting out to all his favourite tunes in karaoke. aaron@capitaldaily.ca & https://twitter.com/iaaronguillen

Housing

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

by Aaron Guillen
Jun 15, 2021

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

Infrastructure

‘It’s really elitist’: Trail use fees coming for Bear Mountain

by Aaron Guillen
Jun 8, 2021

Network of trails will no longer have free public access

Crime

‘A battle for resources’: Three Metchosin volunteer-led groups victim to bottle thefts

by Aaron Guillen
May 27, 2021

How the recyclables fund initiatives—and what happens when they’re stolen

Know Your Neighbour

Andy Charles, the Scia’new First Nation man with nine lives

by Aaron Guillen
May 18, 2021

60-year-old shares how he’s found a new life after traumatic brain injury

Healthcare

Metchosin’s fire department doesn’t hear about all emergency calls within their area anymore. Here’s why

by Aaron Guillen
Apr 27, 2021

Residents and fire chief urging the Ministry of Health and BCEHS to reconsider the current dispatching system

Vancouver Island

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

by Aaron Guillen
Apr 13, 2021

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

Municipal

Langford is nearly 30 years old and has only elected one mayor

by Aaron Guillen
Apr 6, 2021

Residents are now raising concerns about rapid development and the future of council