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Jolene Rudisuela

COVID-19

Inside the COVID isolation units for unhoused patients in Victoria

Cubicles, no showers, and fluorescent lights all day long

Indigenous

Greater Victoria events mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Sept. 30 honours those who died in residential schools, and the families and communities affected by the system's legacy

COVID-19

COVID cases surge in Victoria temporary housing—but residents and staff say they have only ‘whispers and rumours’ for information

One housing worker says facilities aren’t prepared for outbreaks. The province, meanwhile, has released no information

Healthcare

BC’s surgery wait times are still rising, while a Victoria company says private facilities have a part to play

Private care has been touted as a solution to surgery wait times. But some say it could be at the cost of public health care

Know Your Neighbour

A couple fought for their right to marry 20 years ago. Now, Alzheimer's is a different kind of fight.

Diana Denny and Robin Roberts are working through an unproven method of dealing with the disease, focusing on its root causes

Indigenous

How Indigenous-led organizations are rebuilding connection to language and culture

Indigenous students find success in culturally-relevant programs. A Nanaimo organization is working to make sure that success continues.

Crime

After Kamloops, the search for Vancouver Island graves takes on new intensity. Why did it take so long?

An Indigenous-led fundraiser has raised more than five times its goal to help First Nations find answers and healing

History

Why Victoria’s English is nearly gone

Generations of born-and-raised Victorians spoke like they were from England, but this local accent is nearly extinct