Author

Tim Ford

Tim Ford is a mixed-race journalist and writer based in Victoria. His bylines include CBC News, the Toronto Star, and The Tyee, and he has published fiction with Tyche Books, EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Neo-Opsis Magazine.

Transportation

What Victoria’s long-lost streetcars can tell us about the future

By Tim Ford
Jun 8, 2021

Victoria grew up around a streetcar system that carried Victoria’s entire population every two days. Now the city is wrestling with transportation questions that could benefit from some old-fashioned wisdom

History

Amid a violent year for the Chinese community, a push for a Chinatown museum

By Tim Ford
Mar 22, 2021

In Canada's oldest Chinatown, a community that has faced discrimination since its inception reckons with it today

Environment

Will your mask end up in the sea? 

By Tim Ford
Dec 7, 2020

A new study estimates more than 1.5 billion masks will enter the oceans this year.