Roxanne Egan-Elliott

Micromobility devices on rise on B.C. roads, trails, bike lanes

As electric skateboards, electric scooters and other micromobility devices become more popular on city streets and in bike lanes, local governments are looking to the province to regulate their...

UVic nursing students urge financial relief, seek pay for practicums

While working up to 12-hour days in clinical practice, some are also working paid jobs to survive, says nursing student society co-president

Court injunction against Fairy Creek protest quietly expires

A blockade organizer says logging company Teal Jones was already able to access all the old-growth trees people were trying to protect

Organizations rally for rent control to address housing affordability crisis

The B.C. General Employees’ Union wants to see rent control tied to units, which prevents landlords from raising rents an unlimited amount when a new tenant moves in

Nanaimo lawyer disciplined for 'offensive' comments about member of judiciary

Brett Robert Vining, who practises family law, was found by the Law Society of B.C. to have conducted himself inappropriately and committed professional misconduct

Slim housing options for B.C. students lead to creative solutions

Lawn-sign campaign in Nanaimo is having some success

Dumping of radioactive water in Japan seen as unlikely to affect B.C. waters

Japanese officials announced a plan this week to release radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific starting as early as Thursday

Pat Carney, former trade minister, dies at 88

The B.C. resident and former senator pioneered roles for women in Canadian politics and journalism

‘One size fits all’ approach doesn't work for housing, say rural B.C. municipalities

North Saanich and Metchosin say they don’t have the infrastructure to support large-scale development

App that matches businesses with surplus food and deal-hungry customers expands to Victoria

Consumers can set their food preferences on the free app and look for green dots near them indicating surplus food available