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Michael John Lo

Michael John Lo

Michael John Lo is a Times Colonist reporter covering weekend breaking news, post-secondary issues and the changing face of the capital region.

Before working for the Times Colonist, Michael was published in the Globe and Mail, The Tyee, and Capital Daily.

He lives in an apartment about the size of a one-car garage and often bikes to work. Sometimes he runs into stories along the way.

Michael graduated with a major in political science from UVic in 2022.

Email
mjlo@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Michael

Nanaimo approves first step in transfer of 81 hectares to Snuneymuxw Nation

Nanaimo approves first step in transfer of 81 hectares to Snuneymuxw Nation

The land on Mount Benson is being sold to the provincial government for $1.45 million as part of the land-transfer agreement with the Snuneymuxw
Courtenay man wanted in connection with Hells Angels drug network arrested

Courtenay man wanted in connection with Hells Angels drug network arrested

A warrant had been issued for the arrest of Jonathan Erin Clifford, 41, after he did not show up for a Feb. 1 court appearance
Standalone police force for Esquimalt feasible but costly, report says

Standalone police force for Esquimalt feasible but costly, report says

It would require spending on new or refurbished police facilities, hiring officers in a time of significant officer shortages, and facing potential legal challenges from unions
Cash and cryptocurrency cannot be used for bail, says RCMP after 'bail money' scam report

Cash and cryptocurrency cannot be used for bail, says RCMP after 'bail money' scam report

In the scam, fraudsters pose as a police officer and a family member asking for “bail money” to get an individual out of jail
B.C.'s Wounded Warrior Run kicks off in Port Hardy

B.C.'s Wounded Warrior Run kicks off in Port Hardy

The eight-day B.C. Wounded Warrior Run, in its 11th year, raises funds for military veterans and first responders who experienced post-traumatic stress disorder and operational stress injuries.
Comox Valley woman may be offering unauthorized midwifery services, college warns

Comox Valley woman may be offering unauthorized midwifery services, college warns

Erika Nabuurs was the subject of a public warning this week by the B.C. College of Nurses and Midwives
Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

The chicken hopped out of the undercarriage of a recycling truck that had brought materials to Nanaimo to be processed
Island wineries spared from losses faced by vintners in rest of province

Island wineries spared from losses faced by vintners in rest of province

The January cold snap damaged B.C. vineyards so badly that wine grape production in the province is expected to be only one-to-three per cent of typical yields this year
Lunar New Year lion dance parade draws big crowds to Victoria's Chinatown

Lunar New Year lion dance parade draws big crowds to Victoria's Chinatown

The loud and acrobatic spectacle drew a following crowd of hundreds.
Former police board member files complaint against Victoria police over drug prosecution collapse

Former police board member files complaint against Victoria police over drug prosecution collapse

Paul Schachter says the department should be investigated for how it may have contributed to the collapse of a major drug prosecution.
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