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Macaulay Point

Macaulay Point

Capital Regional District staff say the land owned by the CRD at Macaulay Point is not large enough to support a wastewater treatment plant.
McLoughlin Point

McLoughlin Point

While Esquimalt’s McLoughlin Point is already zoned for a sewage treatment plant, there’s no guarantee the township will allow one to be built there.
The never-ending sewage conundrum

The never-ending sewage conundrum

The Capital Regional District is closer to a decision on the sewage-treatment issue. But many hurdles remain.
Robert Amos: A trip in Emily Carr’s footsteps

Robert Amos: A trip in Emily Carr’s footsteps

Laurie Carter, a magazine editor from Kelowna, was roaming around the province looking for travel articles to write when she first became aware of Emily Carr. She was at the village of Skedans in Haida Gwaii.

Nellie McClung: Fighting selfishness is the best way to win a war

This column first appeared in the Victoria Daily Times on March 18, 1939. I wrote last week about the one fine day when I turned my back on all troublesome things and indulged in a fiesta of spring sunshine and budding trees.
Is it really cheaper to grow your own food?

Is it really cheaper to grow your own food?

You are fed up with the high price of vegetables at the grocery store. And have you seen what they are asking for meat? It’s crazy. It’s time to go back to the land — or at least the backyard — and grow your own food. You can hunt, live off the land.
Two fish species are becoming one in a small Island lake

Two fish species are becoming one in a small Island lake

Evolution can wipe out a species as surely as pollution, says a biologist who has witnessed and documented the phenomenon in a Vancouver Island lake.
Our Community: Could pink be the bravest colour?

Our Community: Could pink be the bravest colour?

Ryan Thirlwall is putting on a pink tutu and walking non-stop from Nanaimo to Victoria — again. Four years ago, the Victoria dad put on his eye-popping costume to walk 125 kilometres in 28 hours to raise funds to fund anti-bullying initiatives.
Ideafest: Playing games without frontiers

Ideafest: Playing games without frontiers

With Canada already past its target for accepting 25,000 refugees from Syria, university academics are exploring whether video games can help.
Ideafest: Exploring the future of medicine

Ideafest: Exploring the future of medicine

Experts in the emerging field of “personalized medicine” will examine the promise of a new reality where doctors and researchers can better devise treatments for the individual.