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


Old Soul Rebel brings soul (and heart) to the Capital Daily Festival

By Cameron Welch
Jan 15, 2023

Journeys through cabarets, Canadian Idol, and care clinics have taught the duo how to rock responsibly

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Storm waves steal—then return—local woman’s deck

By Cameron Welch
Dec 27, 2022

Not content to repeatedly derail the family’s travels, the weather went after them at home too


How local toy stores managed when snow hit during the holiday rush

By Cameron Welch
Dec 26, 2022

Staffing, supply, and safety challenges made the already chaotic time even more intense


Victorians struggle to get home—or away—amid winter weather disruptions

By Cameron Welch
Dec 25, 2022

Locals spent their holidays in layover cities, with travel plans upended and extended by snow and ice

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After five years, adventurer’s ocean-to-ocean-to-ocean walk ends at Clover Point

By Cameron Welch
Nov 13, 2022

One woman’s record-setting 20,000km solo trek through Canada

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Late-season wildfire smoke (and risk), as Victoria hits record for 20° October days

By Cameron Welch
Oct 17, 2022

Record-setting Island drought could cause problems even after it ends

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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