Vanessa Simon, a Victoria university student, organized a last-minute rally in support of Black lives this June. The all-day event gathered hundreds of people. Three months later, Simon reflects on how activism has helped her build community.
The Kims and the Jungs own Korean fried chicken restaurants on different sides of the country, but they have two things in common—a love for their culture’s food, and a goal to share it with other Canadians.
In a city council meeting on Aug. 6, Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and Councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe jointly filed a motion to remove newspaper boxes from city-owned property. This reflects wider perceptions about the dwindling role of physical newspapers in other communities.