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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.

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

City Hall

Here’s what you need to know about Victoria council’s Government Street proposal

By Martin Bauman
Mar 10, 2022

The city says it wants to make Government a ‘people-priority street’

City Hall

Here’s what you need to know about Saanich’s plan for an Uptown core

By Martin Bauman
Feb 1, 2022

The plan includes new density and transit options, and a reimagining of Oak Street

Housing

What happened to Poole’s Land?

By Martin Bauman
Jan 13, 2022

An eco-village and hippie commune awaits its next chapter

Sports

How Langford became the hub of a Canadian soccer player’s union movement

By Martin Bauman
Dec 17, 2021

After nearly two years, the player-led movement is nearing official recognition from the league

City Hall

TELUS Ocean high-rise development goes to final public hearing Thursday night

By Martin Bauman
Dec 9, 2021

The large modern building is proposed for a downtown site on Douglas Street. It has attracted admiration from some and scorn from others