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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.

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'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

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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

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It takes a network: Good Food Gathering brings Vancouver Island leaders and advocates together in the name of ending food insecurity

By Emily Fagan
Nov 19, 2021

Indigenous leaders, policymakers, and food security advocates coming together under the focus of ‘listening to the land’

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Netflix’s 'Maid' donated truckloads of homewares to local people impacted by domestic violence

By Emily Fagan
Nov 12, 2021

Local non-profits say the show has played an important role in raising awareness about the varying experiences of people facing domestic violence

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Victoria couple completes journey to sample all 43 Greater Victoria food trucks

By Emily Fagan
Nov 5, 2021

The journey took them 16 months and they spent an estimated $1,200

City Hall

With one year to go, Lisa Helps still has plans for Victoria

By Emily Fagan
Oct 23, 2021

The mayor is not running again next October. We sat down with her to discuss her time in office so far, what the next election holds, and what comes after

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More than 50 years in the making, SENĆOŦEN language revitalization efforts have touched generations

By Emily Fagan
Oct 22, 2021

The Elliott family’s local legacy in teaching and transforming the SENĆOŦEN language continues to impact hundreds of new language learners