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Emily Fagan

Emily Fagan is a Victoria-based freelance journalist passionate about reporting on social issues and politics. You can find her work in Vice, the CBC, and the Tyee, or follow her on Twitter @thatemfagan.

Arts

Victoria author Wendy Proverbs's tween book captures the pain of distance in the Sixties Scoop

By Emily Fagan
Jan 14, 2022

Aggie and Mudgy brings an accessible, unconventional lens to local Indigenous author’s family history

Homelessness

‘Moving Day’ film about former Beacon Hill Park residents to premiere to sold-out crowd

By Emily Fagan
Jan 8, 2022

A year in the making, the Existence Project’s film shows an intimate look at the end of 24/7 sheltering

Good news

This year in good news: looking back on the impact of our readers

By Emily Fagan
Dec 24, 2021

A book's popularity surged, a barbershop saw unsolicited gifts, a fundraiser raised $30k and much more, thanks to Good Newsletter readers

Good news

Wishing you a free Christmas: locals create free boutique for low-income community members

By Emily Fagan
Dec 17, 2021

With support from businesses and community members, Ashley Lewis is offering up hundreds of donated items to people in need

Housing

Cracking the housing puzzle: What Victoria could learn from other cities

By Emily Fagan
Dec 15, 2021

Germany, Austria pose potential models for solving Victoria’s “mismatch” of resident’s incomes and rental prices

Good news

Meet Maynard Johnny Jr., the artist behind the BC Ferries’ new Salish Heron

By Emily Fagan
Dec 10, 2021

Chemainus artist reflects on his role in the Salish Renaissance

Good news

'We see people light up': Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive to illuminate Greater Victoria streets for the 23rd year

By Emily Fagan
Dec 3, 2021

The trucks, decked out in festive lights and holiday decor, will travel from Ogden Point to Western Speedway on Saturday

Good news

Meet the unsung heroes of our canine community: the dog blood donors

By Emily Fagan
Nov 26, 2021

WAVES animal hospital helps local dogs donate to support other canines in need