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Robyn Bell

Earthquakes

Vancouver Island sits near dangerous section of Cascadia fault line

Robyn Bell
Jun 14, 2024

Scientists predict one large and long-lasting quake will hit the South Island, while multiple smaller quakes are expected in Oregon and Northern California

Sports

Victoria swim team to relay around North Pender Island

Robyn Bell
Jun 10, 2024

The swimmers, who each live with an intellectual or physical disability, will swim in 10C waters—without wetsuits.

Events

Nick Blasko on what to expect from Rifflandia 2024

Robyn Bell
Jun 7, 2024

Diversity in genre, sound, and generation is key to this year's lineup.

Ocean

Canada commits to new protections for Southern Resident killer whales

Robyn Bell
Jun 3, 2024

Sanctuary zones, fishing bans, and speed reductions all part of Monday's announcement.

Ocean

Your guide to Ocean Week Victoria 2024 events

Robyn Bell
May 30, 2024

Victoria will host 30+ ocean-themed events over the eight-day fest

Drugs

35 Island youth killed by toxic drugs in the last 5 years

Robyn Bell
May 29, 2024

126 youth died in BC between 2019-2023.

Arts

UVic student heads to Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival in Toronto

Robyn Bell
May 24, 2024

Mishelle Lavoie's passion project Capital M will participate in the festival for the second time

Events

Victoria Highland Games return for the long weekend

Robyn Bell
May 17, 2024

The games are the longest running Celtic festival in North America at 161 years old.