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Jolene Rudisuela

Jolene is a Capital Daily Reporter who loves long-form, in-depth stories. She is a generalist reporter based in Victoria, and speaks both English and French. She graduated from Mount Royal University with a degree in journalism and came out of the program with two national awards for her work on a multimedia story about a Calgary mobile home park. Being from Alberta, she got her first taste of Island life while working as a reporter with the Comox Valley Record, where she covered everything from aquaculture to the overdose crisis to Cumberland village council. She later spent a year as a copy editor with Pagemasters North America, working with clients like the Toronto Star and the Winnipeg Free Press. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and her honours and awards include the CAJ Student Award of Excellence in 2018, Best Multimedia Production from Emerge Media Awards in 2018, and she was a finalist for the Multimedia Story of the Year from Associated Collegiate Press Awards in 2018.

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Condos, rising rent, and homeownership: housing in Greater Victoria, by the numbers

New Statistics Canada data shows two out of five Victorians are paying more 30% of income in rent

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Wanted Victoria council candidate arrested in Langley

Riga Godron is facing multiple charges related to an incident on Canada Day

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New portal maps out Greater Victoria tsunami risk

Much of the region is in the clear, but people who live along the coast should be prepared

Environment

Vegetation in Victoria is equally accessible to most, study shows

Compared to cities like Vancouver, Montreal, and Winnipeg, Victoria's plant life is much more evenly spread out across the city

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Training program aims to combat sexualized violence in Victoria’s hospitality industry

The program was developed in response to a 2019 City of Victoria motion

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Pacheedaht First Nation and Teal-Jones Group sign agreement to determine future of logging together

As part of the deal, the nation and Teal-Jones will collaborate on forest management in Tree Farm Licence 46

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‘Not what we wanted’: Many BCGEU public services employees disappointed with latest tentative deal

The tentative agreement comes after two weeks of job action, but some union members say it isn’t enough