Cameron Welch

Cameron Welch is Capital Daily's Newsletter Editor. He is based in Victoria, speaks English, and is a generalist reporter. Cameron is a writer, editor, designer, and community researcher raised in the Okanagan. His coverage has ranged from the Toronto Raptors' training camp to neighbourhood retaining-wall disputes. He has won a John H. MacDonald award as an investigative editor and has been nominated for one as a graphic designer. His hobbies include dancing, dressing, karaoke, computer time, winning at fantasy basketball, and losing at actual basketball. You can reach Cameron at

Latest News

Stricter local requirements planned for new buildings’ emissions

By Cameron Welch
Aug 9, 2022

Zero-carbon mandates coming to Victoria, Saanich, and Central Saanich through new provincial mechanism


Everything you need to know about the FIBA Olympic Qualifying basketball tournament

By Cameron Welch
Jun 30, 2021

BC hosts its most important basketball games ever—and its first major sport event since lockdown


Nightmare neighbour feud nets hefty fine in BC court

By Cameron Welch
Aug 17, 2020

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

Overdose Crisis

BC sets new record for overdose deaths

By Cameron Welch
Jul 17, 2020

Only halfway through 2020, and overdose deaths have already dwarfed the total for all of 2019


COVID-19 May Be Causing a Dramatic Rise in Penis Injuries: Victoria Study

By Cameron Welch
Jun 21, 2020

A UBC study attributed the spike in broken male genitals to the unintended consequences of COVID-19 lockdowns

Overdose Crisis

May Was BC’s Deadliest Month Ever for Overdoses

By Cameron Welch
Jun 12, 2020

The month’s 170 overdose fatalities alone surpassed the province’s total COVID-19 deaths


Victoria Hardest-Hit City for Relative Unemployment in English Canada

By Cameron Welch
Jun 6, 2020

Victoria's all-important service and hospitality industries have been hit particularly hard