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Ryan Hook

Ryan Hook, Food, Arts & Culture Reporter, is a journalist with a love of the strange and deranged. Originally from Edmonton, Ryan is now based in Oak Bay. He speaks English and graduated with a degree in Professional Communications from MacEwan University in 2019. Ryan is a generalist with expertise in arts and culture, politics, science, drugs and therapeutic-psychedelics. From his time as an arts and culture reporter to his days as a health and wellness copywriter, Ryan has shifted his priorities the past year to begin reporting on the underserved and misreported. Since then, he has crafted a passion for reporting that’s landed him in publications such as VICE World News and Exclaim! Magazine. Beyond reporting, Ryan is also the lead singer/songwriter in his band, Baby Boy & the Earthly Delights, and is writing the first season of a children’s television show. Ryan is also a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists. You can reach Ryan by email at ryan@capitaldaily.ca or on Twitter @ryanhookwrites.

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Victoria commemorates the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II

By Ryan Hook
Sep 9, 2022

The monarch died Thursday at the age of 96

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Nearly eight years later, Oak Bay’s secondary suite policy will go to a public hearing

By Ryan Hook
Sep 8, 2022

The municipality is among the last in the capital region without such a bylaw

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BC liquor distribution centres at centre of union strike

By Ryan Hook
Aug 15, 2022

The BCGEU represents about 33,000 public-service workers. The union issued a strike notice on Friday.

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‘One of the fortunate ones’: Zambri’s says Tutti didn’t pay them either—except they got their money back

By Ryan Hook
Aug 12, 2022

Zambri's owner Calen McNeil is adding his voice to the chorus of restaurants claiming the delivery app is doing bad business in Victoria

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Businesses and former employees allege local delivery service is skipping the bill

By Ryan Hook
Aug 11, 2022

Tutti was branded as a local alternative, but several prominent Victoria restaurants say they're owed thousands of dollars

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Climate activists deflate tires of dozens of SUVs in Greater Victoria

By Ryan Hook
Jul 29, 2022

'You’ll be angry, but don’t take it personally'

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Three officers in ‘life threatening’ condition after Saanich gunfight

By Ryan Hook
Jun 30, 2022

RCMP take lead on investigation, say it will be treated as attempted murder