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Emotional gathering in Victoria for Stolen Sisters Memorial March

Hundreds gather in Victoria for the 12th annual Stolen Sisters Memorial March “It’s a tough day,” says Dwayne Joe of Cowichan Tribes. He is one of hundreds gathered outside of…

EDITORIAL | CRD Climate Emergency only first step

Now what? In case you didn’t get the memo (on p. 3), the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 13 to declare a “Climate Emergency,” joining…

Kaleidoscope Theatre’s play ‘The Giver’ showing this weekend

While Victoria’s Kaleidoscope Theatre calls itself a “theatre for young people,” adults and children alike will be mesmerized and haunted by its most recent production of the dystopian play, The…

Saanich to purchase Kings Park for $5.5 million

The purchase of the green space near the intersection of Richmond and Kings Rd highlights the varied needs and interests in the community Saanich has pledged to purchase the 2.23-acre…

Why doesn’t UVic close when it snows?

Victoria is not made for snow. In 2016, the city’s budget for snow removal was just $36 000. In comparison, the city of Kamloops, which shares a similar population size…

UVic announces campus closure for Tuesday due to snow

After cancelling classes as of 3:30 p.m. and campus services as of 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the University of Victoria finally announced at 10:15 p.m. that the campus would…

Cheap date spots in Victoria Part II

10 cool, inexpensive places for a date near UVic Valentine’s day is almost upon us, kids! Whether you put it out of your mind for the sake of your sanity,…

UVic in photos: The Blizzard of 2019

On Friday, Feb. 8, Victoria saw a very unfamiliar sight: snow. The white, fluffy stuff that Canada is famous for blew all the way over to the West Coast for…

The time my house was destroyed by a flood

As many cozied up with hot cocoa and movies over the final days of the winter holidays, I can’t say I experienced that same luxury. On Jan. 3, I found…

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