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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.

Good news

Festival Afloat raises funds for Site C legal challenge

By Emily Fagan
Jul 23, 2021

Unique semi-aquatic concert will return July 29

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Students and staff from Ditidaht Community School build new recycling centre to spearhead local sustainability

By Emily Fagan
Jul 9, 2021

Converted shipping container houses the Nitinaht community's first recycling program

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Supportive recovery centre finds new, fully equipped home in James Bay

By Emily Fagan
Jul 2, 2021

The three-storey house—formerly an adult recovery centre—brings additional space, beds, and resources to the program

Indigenous

First People’s Map brings Indigenous cultural heritage and language revitalization to your browser

By Emily Fagan
Jun 25, 2021

Map indicates territories and communities, but also artists, languages, organizations, events and more

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How the grassroots Community Laundry Program is making a difference with free, fresh loads

By Emily Fagan
Jun 18, 2021

Every Tuesday night, community members can stop by the LaundroLounge Laundromat for barrier-free laundry, a fresh meal, and vital supplies

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Painting rocks? Locals find pain management, mental health support, and more through these online communities

By Emily Fagan
Jun 11, 2021

We talked to members and leaders of three local rock painting groups about the surprising impact this community has had on their lives

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Our Place paints young changemakers at centre of fundraising initiative

By Emily Fagan
Jun 4, 2021

For the next six weeks, portraits of young local leaders will be up for bid at the Hillside Mall