Liz McArthur

Liz McArthur is a journalist working in Victoria, BC.

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Coastal First Nation declares protected area to preserve salmon and grizzly bear populations

The First Nation has declared an Indigenous Protected and Conserved area in Knight Inlet north of Powell River to exert a stronger stewardship role in its traditional territory in order to protect starving grizzly bears, declining salmon populations and a unique coral reef.

Victoria's brunch eateries adapt for Mother's Day

Brunch restaurants in Victoria are adapting as they try to stay in business for a typically busy weekend.

Zero-proof spirits an option for a non-alcoholic holiday

People abstaining from alcohol over the holidays could turn to zero-proof spirits for an elevated mocktail.

Victoria restaurant hopes to serve cannabis-infused food and drink

The people behind a new Victoria restaurant hope to eventually serve food and drink containing cannabis. 

Victoria's unique supervised consumption site getting positive reviews 1 year after opening

Victoria’s supervised consumption site, the Harbour, has been open a year and while many of the people involved say it’s a success so far, they also say there is more work to do.

Emotional testimony heard during 2nd week of trial for B.C father accused of killing his 2 children

The second week of Andrew Berry's murder trial heard testimony from two police officers who were the first to arrive at Berry's apartment on Christmas Day 2017.

B.C. First Nation seeking support during state of emergency over water supply

The Ahousaht First Nation declared a local state of emergency after noticing contamination and critical water levels in its reservoir

Stereo lover gets 2 years probation for excessive noise

Dustin Hamilton was sentenced to two years probation after multiple complaints from neighbours about his incredibly loud car stereo

Scientist developing early detection method for norovirus in B.C. oysters

An early detection method for norovirus in B.C. oysters would help minimize the spread of illness and protect small scale growers.

New dictionary published for Indigenous Vancouver Island language

The dictionary holds more than 12,000 entries, but a linguist says they are still discovering new words.