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Martin Bauman

Martin Bauman, Capital Daily's Newsletter Editor, is an award-winning journalist and interviewer, whose work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Calgary Herald, and Waterloo Region Record, among other places. Martin is a generalist reporter based in Victoria, and he speaks both English and French. In 2020, he was named one of five “emergent” nonfiction writers by the RBC Taylor Prize. As host of the Story Untold Podcast, he has interviewed some of Canada's most notable figures, including Paralympian Rick Hansen, cave diver Jill Heinerth, and Juno Award-winner Shad. A passionate speaker and mental health advocate, Martin has been a youth panellist for the Canada-wide Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities Partnership and bicycled solo across Canada to raise funds for services in his hometown of Waterloo, Ont. You can reach Martin at martin@capitaldaily.ca or on Twitter @martin_bauman.

Economy

‘What can I give?’: On Pender Island, a small-scale gift economy blooms

By Martin Bauman
Jun 21, 2022

Meet the people seeking an alternative to ‘predatory capitalism’

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BC Transit has a driver shortage. Here's what it means for your bus commute.

By Martin Bauman
Jun 15, 2022

The transit service provider says it's working to recruit new operators

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Protester injured from ladder fall during Pat Bay Highway blockade

By Martin Bauman
Jun 13, 2022

One in hospital, four arrested following old-growth logging protest

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Farnworth announces BC heat alert system, dodges questions on further policy changes

By Martin Bauman
Jun 6, 2022

‘This is not the silver bullet,’ he says, one year after heat killed 595 in BC

Housing

This Victoria family is facing eviction. Here are their options.

By Martin Bauman
May 17, 2022

From Residential Tenancy Branch disputes to co-operative housing hurdles

Housing

The ‘Velvet Prison’: Victoria’s racialized communities call attention to housing inequities

By Martin Bauman
Mar 16, 2022

From racist covenants to rental discrimination, and how the city can pave a way forward