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Racism is a Victoria problem: report

By Brishti Basu
May 22, 2021

Seventy per cent of respondents reported feeling 'isolated, lonely and unsafe in Victoria' as a direct result of racism

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Province co-ordinated with Pacheedaht over Fairy Creek statement, according to emails

By Jimmy Thomson
May 18, 2021

Emails obtained by Capital Daily detail co-ordination. At the time, the province denied working with the First Nation

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Stephen Andrew is finished campaigning

By Jimmy Thomson
Dec 14, 2020

With a contentious campaign resulting in a decisive win, Andrew is ready to bring his 'pragmatic' approach to City Council

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What happened when the BC government started selling cannabis

Licensing delays, layoffs, shuttered businesses, raids.

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How Victoria’s Political Allegiances Have Changed Over 70 Years

Now strictly a battleground between Greens and NDP, it wasn’t too long ago that Victoria was a safe place for Liberals and even the Reform Party

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The Bizarre Tale of How John A. Macdonald Got Elected Victoria MP

By Tristin Hopper
Oct 25, 2019

As Canada goes to the polls today, The Capital revisits what still stands as the weirdest federal election result Victoria has ever delivered

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Why don’t Canadians care when their politicians sleep around?

By Tristin Hopper
Sep 19, 2019

New research out of UVic finds that as long as politicians aren’t misspending their money, voters don’t seem to mind