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).


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


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.


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

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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

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Community supports Courtenay restaurant temporarily shuttered by fire

By Nina Grossman
Dec 16, 2022

Atlas Cafe sold more than $3,000 in gift cards after making a call-out to the community

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Less water, fewer farmers: Why BC Christmas tree farms are at risk

By Nina Grossman
Dec 14, 2022

Saanichton Christmas tree farmer says overnight irrigation now standard practice


The story of the Vancouver Island marmot: One of Canada’s most endangered species

By Nina Grossman
Dec 7, 2022

The alpine ground squirrel was recently listed as ‘critically imperiled’