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New Legacy Art Gallery exhibit aims to revitalize traditional W̱SÁNEĆ fishing practices

UVic’s Legacy Art Gallery’s newest exhibit, “To Fish as Formerly,” offers a powerful and educational exploration of the traditional fishing practices of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) and Salish peoples, while exploring…
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B.C. craft beer industry still kicking amid COVID-19

At the outset of COVID-19, B.C. craft breweries found themselves struggling to stay afloat due to taproom closures and reduced production capacities. In response, breweries like Hoyne and Whistle Buoy…
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1 200 repaired bikes in two years: Tim Storm brings joy of biking to the world

Retired schoolteacher now rescues bikes and finds them new homes both in the CRD and overseas Tim Storm repaired and donated over 30 bikes to immigrants since the start of…
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The Traveling Singer: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald brings his Greenbriar farm concerts to Victoria

Are you a lover of folk music? Have you been missing the draw and excitement of live music? Well, look no further, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is bringing his Greenbriar farm…
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Victoria Festival of Authors offers platform for powerful voices

The Victoria Festival of Authors wrapped up its online events on Oct. 4 after four days of lively panel discussions. Exploring ideas of environmental crisis, social upheaval, diverse futurisms, and…
Photo from Broken Promises exhibit

“A collective moral failure”: New national exhibit explores Japanese-Canadian internment

On Sept. 26, the Landscapes of Injustice project launched “Broken Promises,” a new national exhibition focused on the history of Japanese-Canadian internment camps in Canada between 1942 and 1949.
Chinese Canadian Museum

Newly-opened Chinese Canadian Museum of BC gives Chinese Canadian history “A Seat at the Table”

Chinese Canadian history given “A Seat at the Table” with opening of museum in Vancouver’s Chinatown, exploring history and identities of Chinese Canadians in B.C.
Inconvenient Indian from VIFF

Vancouver’s Virtual VIFF: Five Canadian must-sees from the first online VIFF

Here are my five must-sees from the 39th VIFF’s Canadian line-up!
Magnificent Shades of Ebony photo

Divine Mercy Ezeaku highlights the Black experience in her photography project Magnificent Shades of Ebony

Ezeaku spoke to the Martlet about finding her creativity, using her lens to empower Black folks, and building her portfolio as a student. He