Remembering Nijin John

The UVic community lost one of their own last weekend. Nijin John, a 27-year-old chemistry researcher, passed away in a surfing accident in Tofino on Feb. 10. John was in…

Things to do in Victoria next time you’re waiting for a tsunami

1. Go for a hike  Victoria is home to some amazing natural landscapes, and the hours before the total devastation of Vancouver Island is as good a time as any…

Cycling the Island: Victoria versus Tofino

Every time the skinny tires of my white Apollo hit the rough patches of Tofino’s bike path, I’d grit my teeth, muscles clenching in anticipation of a mouthful of dirt.