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Early B.C. letters tell alluring stories

Early B.C. letters tell alluring stories

John Ogilvy was a customs officer in 1865 when he was murdered trying to arrest a man for selling whisky to indigenous people in Bella Coola.
Our Community: Cancer fight needs your help

Our Community: Cancer fight needs your help

Show your support for people living with cancer by wearing a daffodil pin in April. April is Daffodil Month for the Canadian Cancer Society.
The Island’s top 20 under 40

The Island’s top 20 under 40

Awards celebrate young professionals making a difference in their communities
Our Community: Catch local talent, save the bunnies

Our Community: Catch local talent, save the bunnies

Hop on down to the Buntacular Spectacular, a talent show on Thursday to support the rescue and eventual spaying/neutering of rabbits that have been living by the Helmcken overpass in View Royal.
Our History: The legacies of racism on the Pacific

Our History: The legacies of racism on the Pacific

The landscapes of “British” Columbia are rapidly changing. For those willing to look, the long-hidden foundations of white supremacy in this region are crumbling.
Around Town: A refugee fundraiser for the birds

Around Town: A refugee fundraiser for the birds

It became apparent last week that Victoria’s red-hot housing market isn’t limited to human homeowners, whose properties are being snapped up soon after they’re put on the market.
Robert Amos: Artist explores the poetry of paint

Robert Amos: Artist explores the poetry of paint

Lifu is the “art name” of a man who came to Victoria in January this year. A native of Shenyang in north of China, he grew up in an artistic family where his mother, Zhi Zhang, was a modern expressionist paper-cut artist.

Nellie McClung: More citizens needed with a vision of the new Canada

This column first appeared in the Victoria Daily Times on April 8, 1939. I met the throng coming out of a meeting in the Château Laurier in Ottawa just now, a serious-faced company of women, alert, intelligent and puzzled.
Why some MDs won’t kill you (even if you ask)

Why some MDs won’t kill you (even if you ask)

The “assisted death” debate evokes a spectrum of strong emotions in most of us. Often, our opinion is largely based on witnessing, or at least hearing about, the sufferings of others at the end of their lives.
Transplants and assisted dying: A family’s story

Transplants and assisted dying: A family’s story

With a committee sitting in Ottawa for the purpose of drafting a framework upon which physician-assisted death legislation will be enacted, the recent letters on the subject and the opinion piece of March 19, it seems appropriate to relate our recent