Ann Edelstein


The dark money that built Victoria's Craigdarroch Castle

By Ann Edelstein
Dec 6, 2020

The Dunsmuir fortune was built on deadly mine conditions, strike-breaking, racist fearmongering, and stolen land

Civil Unrest

Victoria's Forgotten Race Riot

By Ann Edelstein
Jun 21, 2020

Mobs had sought vengeance against the city's Germans, but succeeded only in shattering their own downtown

Second World War

Blackouts and Gas Attack Scares: Victoria During the Second World War

By Ann Edelstein
May 8, 2020

The war, which transformed the BC capital far more than most know, ended 75 years ago this week


When Another Invisible Plague Stalked Vancouver Island

By Ann Edelstein
Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 has given Victoria a sudden understanding of the deadly disease that shaped BC more than any other