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Nina Grossman

Nina was born in Halifax was raised from 7 years old onwards in Alberta. She has a degree in journalism from Mount Royal University and has nearly five years of experience working in community news, including time with Black Press Media, the Times Colonist and freelance work for the Discourse and Capital Daily. With a passion for animals, nature and wildlife, Nina is driven constantly by questions of why? and how? She finds joy and meaning in the connective power of storytelling and has immense gratitude for a career rooted in learning about the world around her. When she isn't writing or editing, Nina can be found painting, hiking and spending time with friends and family (usually in the presence of wine and/or cheese).

Latest News

Greater Victoria rental prices make biggest leap since 1991: CMHC report

By Nina Grossman
Jan 28, 2023

Average 2-bedroom unit rented for 33% more in 2022, driven by rent increases between tenants

Latest News

How to make friends in Victoria: Advice from those who’ve done it

By Nina Grossman
Jan 21, 2023

We asked, you answered. Here’s some reader tips for finding your circle.

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History Mystery: A Capital Daily picture puzzle

By Nina Grossman
Jan 20, 2023

Help us locate and recapture scenes from archival photos

Sports

Victoria roller derby teen laces up for victory on the world stage

By Nina Grossman
Jan 7, 2023

16-year-old Naomi Morrell, aka Scream Soda, will represent Canada at the Junior Roller Derby World Cup in France

Transportation

A ‘kick to the stomach’: family of teen killed in a crosswalk outraged by driver’s plan to plead not guilty

By Nina Grossman
Jan 5, 2023

The driver revealed in court that she is planning to dispute the charge, and believes the incident was “a terrible, terrible accident,” her lawyer says.

Housing

Here’s what the latest property assessments could mean for you

By Nina Grossman
Jan 3, 2023

James Island yet again tops list of Island’s highest assessed properties

Latest News

Blood inventory low after winter storms, cold and flu season

By Nina Grossman
Dec 27, 2022

Victoria has more than 1,200 blood donor appointments to fill next month