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Victoria Film Festival: Adventures in Public School is “comedy done right”

Adventures in Public School, co-written by Kyle Rideout and Josh Epstein and directed by the former, follows Liam, a lifelong-homeschooled kid played by Daniel Doheny, through his first and final…

Victoria Film Festival: The horror of darkness

The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches review   The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches from director Simon Lavoie is a 2017 French-Canadian adaptation of…

Victoria Film Festival: SoulMate lovingly bends conventions

SoulMate, directed by Derek Tsang, follows two friends from childhood  to adulthood. Li Ansheng, played by Zhou Dongyu, is a quick-witted wild child who decides to forgo higher education in…

The Victoria Film Festival in Review

The Opening Gala of this year’s Victoria Film Festival was a tastefully curated event. Hosted in the lobby of the Bay Centre, it featured a range of cocktails and appetizers…

Victorians march in solidarity with women

A crowd of approximately 2000 people (as reported in the Times Colonist) gathered in Centennial Square on Saturday, Jan. 21, to show solidarity with those women who marched on Washington,…

Transit app update makes Victoria GO again

Historically, B.C. Transit busses have behaved like bad sexual partners, either coming too early or not com- ing at all. But in 2017, Victoria’s much beleaguered bus riders are in…

Demonstrators give pipeline expansions the thumbs down

More than 1000 people braved the cold of downtown Victoria on Thursday, Dec. 1, to stand in solidarity with Standing Rock and voice their opposition to the federal gov- ernment’s…

Creepy clown phenomenon gets local; parents warned

Over the past few weeks, threatening individuals wearing clown masks and costumes have been spotted in forests, backyards, and in parking lots across North America. While only two injuries have…

Housing solutions brainstormed at NDP town hall

On Oct. 11, New Democrat MLAs of the South Island and other panelists garnered some feedback on the housing crisis in B.C. at a local town hall meeting. Troubling statistics,…