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Emily Vance

Navy

Behind the uniform: the people and families of CFB Esquimalt

By Emily Vance
May 2, 2021

A closer look at some of the people who staff the Pacific Fleet

Canadian Armed Forces

How the Pacific Fleet secures Canada's waters, borders, and business

By Emily Vance
May 5, 2021

From forest fires to drug smuggling to zebra mussels: if it threatens domestic security, the Royal Canadian Navy is on the lookout

Canadian Armed Forces

The local economic impact of Canada’s Pacific Fleet

By Emily Vance
May 2, 2021

As Greater Victoria’s third-largest employer, the base is a major driver of the region’s economy.

Environment

What the Caycuse blockade looks like on the ground as RCMP begin arrests

By Emily Vance
May 19, 2021

Seven protesters were arrested on Tuesday as RCMP begin to enforce an injunction to clear the way for logging companies

Navy

How Canada’s Pacific Fleet shaped Greater Victoria over two centuries

By Emily Vance
May 1, 2021

It’s difficult to imagine how Greater Victoria may have looked had a naval base never been established in Esquimalt Harbour

Housing

Tensions mount in Victoria's parks as the end of 24/7 sheltering arrives

By Emily Vance
May 2, 2021

Temporary shelters are being rejected by some campers despite investments to move everyone indoors