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Even After Dying Loved Ones Become Unresponsive, They Can Still Hear You: UBC Study

By Tristin Hopper
July 7, 2020

New study by Victoria-raised scientist monitored the brain activity of dying patients in their final moments

COVID-19

COVID-19 May Be Causing a Dramatic Rise in Penis Injuries: Victoria Study

By Cameron Welch
June 21, 2020

A UBC study attributed the spike in broken male genitals to the unintended consequences of COVID-19 lockdowns

COVID-19

Prevent a Second Wave: Here’s More of What We Know on How to Avoid COVID-19

By Tristin Hopper
June 20, 2020

It doesn't stick to surfaces as much as we thought, and is particularly slow to spread outdoors

Policing

Police Are Facing Ever-Rising Rates of Mental Health Calls, Raising the Risk of Tragedies Like the Shooting of Chantel Moore

Canadian police face a "significant increase" in mental health-related calls, and as the killing of Vancouver Island woman Chantel Moore shows, sometimes these calls can go terribly wrong

COVID-19

The Pandemic Has Been Terrible for People, but Great for Orcas

According to experts, BC’s embattled killer whales are now enjoying quieter seas and increased fish

Real Estate

Why Victoria Paid $10 Million for a Pandora Avenue Property That Cost $3.7 million in 2016

By Sean Craig
June 19, 2020

Rise is due in part to the city’s own decision to greenlight rezoning for the site

Canadian Armed Forces

How Aging Equipment Endangers the Canadian Military 

By Ian King
June 17, 2020

In peacetime, one of the leading causes of death and injury for Canadian Forces members is the catastrophic failure of aging hardware

Crime

EXCLUSIVE: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How Ignored Warnings at William Head Allowed A Killer to Escape

By Tori Marlan
June 13, 2020

Our months-long investigation into the correctional system failures now alleged to have resulted in a Metchosin man murdered in his home

COVID-19

The Attractions, Parks, Galleries, Gardens and Museums That Are Back Open in Greater Victoria

By Lee Walker
June 13, 2020

Get your Butchart fix, visit an art gallery, go axe throwing or even take in a movie