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Michael John Lo

Michael John Lo is a journalist based in Victoria and Vancouver. He got his start at UVic's student paper, the Martlet, and has been reporting on the city of Victoria ever since. An avid drinker of milk tea, you can find him complaining about post-university life and democracy on Twitter @overloaded_writ.

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Second pedestrian hospitalized by driver this week in crosswalk

By Michael John Lo
Oct 28, 2022

The Quadra Street collision sparked another protest on Friday

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Saanich protesters demand better street safety after a child was hit in a crosswalk

By Michael John Lo
Oct 26, 2022

Mayor-elect Dean Murdock says changes are coming, while a passing motorist shouted obscenities at the protesters

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‘Say her name’: students and expat Iranians rally in Victoria

By Michael John Lo
Oct 18, 2022

Youth join global student walkout in solidarity with Iran protests

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Students sparse at UVic early municipal voting despite efforts to encourage youth vote

By Michael John Lo
Oct 14, 2022

Young people are too busy with “a struggle to even exist,” and midterms, student representatives say

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What Greater Victoria candidates say about young people—and who they think young people are

Candidates say priority issues for young people in the region are housing and recreation

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UVic student union demands radical housing action from province

Housing pressures also affecting future of health care, says nursing student rep