Author

Jolene Rudisuela

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

Policing

More people go missing in BC than anywhere else in Canada. No one knows why

Police don’t track missing-persons cases by race, but on Red Dress Day, a Vancouver Island Indigenous leader says that’s not acceptable

Health

Raids and an eviction notice won't be the end of Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club

Members rely on the club’s low-cost, high-THC products, but they say to meet the requirements of the Cannabis Act would be to dismantle the organization

History

A lion on the loose: how an unregulated Nanaimo zoo resulted in tragedy

Big cats and small children played together at Hertel’s zoo. Escapes were commonplace. Then the inevitable happened

Food

Victoria’s best restaurants (according to Victorians)

Capital Daily and Tasting Victoria readers chose the city's best views, vegan food, happy hour, winter patio, coffee shop, and more