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Michael John Lo

Michael John Lo

Michael John Lo is a Times Colonist reporter covering weekend breaking news, post-secondary issues and the changing face of the capital region.

Before working for the Times Colonist, Michael was published in the Globe and Mail, The Tyee, and Capital Daily.

He lives in an apartment about the size of a one-car garage and often bikes to work. Sometimes he runs into stories along the way.

Michael graduated with a major in political science from UVic in 2022.

Email
mjlo@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Michael

Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

The chicken hopped out of the undercarriage of a recycling truck that had brought materials to Nanaimo to be processed
Driver dies after head-on crash with dump truck near Port Hardy

Driver dies after head-on crash with dump truck near Port Hardy

Impairment is not believed to have played a role, RCMP say.
Enter Esquimalt municipal hall through back door for now, township says

Enter Esquimalt municipal hall through back door for now, township says

The township says it is having ’tech issues’ with the front door.
Family hasn't heard from missing 31-year-old Coombs man since Jan. 18

Family hasn't heard from missing 31-year-old Coombs man since Jan. 18

Tyler Labelle-Robinson may be accompanied by a white and black dog named Beau.
Island wineries spared from losses faced by vintners in rest of province

Island wineries spared from losses faced by vintners in rest of province

The January cold snap damaged B.C. vineyards so badly that wine grape production in the province is expected to be only one-to-three per cent of typical yields this year
Lunar New Year lion dance parade draws big crowds to Victoria's Chinatown

Lunar New Year lion dance parade draws big crowds to Victoria's Chinatown

The loud and acrobatic spectacle drew a following crowd of hundreds.
B.C. Hydro to host virtual open house on Victoria-Esquimalt power-cable replacement

B.C. Hydro to host virtual open house on Victoria-Esquimalt power-cable replacement

B.C. Hydro discovered “widespread cable corrosion” when it repaired the 230-kilovolt cable last August near the Gorge Waterway
Former police board member files complaint against Victoria police over drug prosecution collapse

Former police board member files complaint against Victoria police over drug prosecution collapse

Paul Schachter says the department should be investigated for how it may have contributed to the collapse of a major drug prosecution.
100 people displaced from Campbell River 55-plus apartment building after early-morning fire

100 people displaced from Campbell River 55-plus apartment building after early-morning fire

Firefighters called to three-storey 55-plus apartment building just before 2:30 a.m.
Roller derby and pickleball in, ball hockey out at Archie Browning Sports Centre

Roller derby and pickleball in, ball hockey out at Archie Browning Sports Centre

The proposed solution to a space crunch at Archie Browning Sports Centre has left the ball hockey league wondering what’s going on
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