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Rail Blockades Have Brought A Near-Unprecedented Traffic Jam of Freighters to Vancouver Island Waters

By Tristin Hopper
February 28, 2020

Port of Vancouver slowdowns have packed the Salish Sea so full that vessels are being turned away

Housing

With Fairfield Hotel Closing, City and Operators To Meet Over Fate of $250,000 Paid to Keep It Open

By Anna J. James
February 26, 2020

Residents say that the notoriously poor conditions at the Fairfield Hotel have remained relatively unchanged since the funding injection

Municipal

Victoria Housing Non-Profit Accused of Funnelling Resources into 2018 Municipal Campaign

Sean Craig
February 24, 2020

Victoria Tenant Action Group says there was no “deliberate coordination” with Together Victoria council slate

Protests

How Many of These Blockades Are Actually Legal?

By Tristin Hopper
February 20, 2020

Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge has been blockaded by protesters three times since October. Strictly speaking, you're not allowed to do that.

Dating and Sex

It Is Indeed Hard to Date in Victoria, But Not For Who You’d Think

By Nykole King
February 14, 2020

Despite Victoria famously having more women than men, it actually might be harder for young heterosexual men to find love than any other group.

Health

How Victoria Is Preparing for Coronavirus

By Tristin Hopper
February 6, 2020

A lot of people are losing sleep to stop novel coronavirus from getting a beachhead in Canada. Here’s what they’re doing.

Energy

Why Victoria Is Paying The Highest Gas Prices in Canada

By Ian King
February 4, 2020

Right now, the price for gas in Edmonton is almost half that of Victoria

Real Estate

The Capital Explains The Victoria Rental Crisis

By Leo Spalteholz
January 22, 2020

Vacancy rates are rock bottom and rents keep spiraling upwards, but that all might be changing soon

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