4 Leslie Campbell | CASH-FOR-ACCESS FLOURISHES IN BC POLITICS
Corporate donations and lobbying make meaningful climate action—and democracy—impossible.
14 David Broadland | DAZED AND CONFUSED ON THE JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE
The project seems to be a complete fiasco. But is that just a perception created by something in the air?
20 Ross Crockford | WOW, LOOK AT ALL THE ZEROS
How many big infrastructure projects can the City of Victoria tackle at once?
22 Judith Lavoie | A PERFECT STORM FOR VICTORIA RENTERS
Low supply, increasing demand, higher rents, and “renovictions” —is any relief in sight?
26 Alan Cassels | HEALTH MINISTRY FIRINGS: A STUNNING LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY
The Ombudsperson’s 500-page report delivers condemnation, but leaves us hungry for an answer to “Why?”
28 Briony Penn | AN ORWELLIAN PATH TO FRAUD IN BC’S FORESTS
Management of public forests by the forest industry isn’t in the public interest.
32 Aaren Madden | ALL TOGETHER NOW
Luke Ramsey’s multidisciplinary art practice is all about collaboration —with other artists, and with viewers.
48 Mollie Kaye | EINE KLEINE SUMMER MUSIC 30th ANNIVERSARY
The June concert series celebrates the natural power and intimacy of chamber music.
52 Aaron Stefik | A STORY OF QUEER JUSTICE, VICTORIA 1860
Site-specific theatre brings history to life in Bastion Square.
54 Monica Prendergast | WTF?
Be part of the change. Get off the couch and see live performances.
56 Amy Reiswig | EDEN ROBINSON: SON OF A TRICKSTER
A coming-of-age story invites us to step out of the comfortable.
58 Gene Miller | PLEASE DON’T LEAVE ME, VICTORIA
As waves of newcomers arrive, opportunity and peril loom over our urban identity.
60 Maleea Acker | THE DEVASTATION AND RESTORATION OF TOD INLET
A century ago, Robert Butchart’s cement works used the inlet as a dump; help is finally on the way.
62 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT
Are we hurting ourselves when we oppose mixed housing?
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