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Homelessness

What is the government’s end game on tent cities?

Everybody wants the tents gone, but few have produced plans to actually get people clean and off the street

BC Election 2020

Capital Daily's interactive guide to Vancouver Island's 2020 candidates

Peruse the names and bios of 42 major party candidates across 14 ridings

Indigenous

Brush up your Salish: Expand your vocabulary with these Coastal First Nations terms

Get closer to your Vancouver Island home by learning the terms literally shaped by the Salish Sea

BC Election 2020

How to hold an election in the middle of a pandemic

For starters, you'll have to bring your own pencil

Disaster

What the Beirut explosion would have done to Victoria

Virtually the entire historic downtown would have been flattened

Travel

Time for a staycation: Our guide to Vancouver Island’s hidden gems

Spooky ruins, crashed planes, famous murder weapons and some very, very tall trees

Policing

Police Are Facing Ever-Rising Rates of Mental Health Calls, Raising the Risk of Tragedies Like the Shooting of Chantel Moore

Canadian police face a "significant increase" in mental health-related calls, and as the killing of Vancouver Island woman Chantel Moore shows, sometimes these calls can go terribly wrong

COVID-19

Limit Cars in Beacon Hill, More Free Transit, More Gardens: Victoria Sets Out Plans For Life After Reopening

In marathon session, city council endorses everything from cheaper parking to extended free transit to a federal wealth tax