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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.

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Recent Work by Michael

Mercedes driver who hit speeds of 200 km/h on Pat Bay Highway arrested: police

Mercedes driver who hit speeds of 200 km/h on Pat Bay Highway arrested: police

A 24-year-old Saanich man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, driving without a valid license, and driving while using an electronic device
Helicopter rescue for hiker injured on Juan de Fuca trail

Helicopter rescue for hiker injured on Juan de Fuca trail

Three Juan de Fuca trail hikers who got lost north of Bear Beach also called for help on Saturday.
'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

“The old building was well past its best-before date,” says North Cowichan Mayor Rob Douglas.
A motley fleet hits the water for offbeat, no-motor race to Alaska

A motley fleet hits the water for offbeat, no-motor race to Alaska

The race starts at noon on Wednesday from Victoria’s Inner Harbour.
Pro-Palestinian activists briefly occupy VIU administration building

Pro-Palestinian activists briefly occupy VIU administration building

Nanaimo RCMP were on standby, with a number of police officers and their vehicles on campus
UVic restricts campus access to ward off disruptions at convocation ceremonies

UVic restricts campus access to ward off disruptions at convocation ceremonies

At Vancouver Island University, talks collapse between administration and protesters
Downed power lines, ruptured gas line complicate firefighting in Campbell River

Downed power lines, ruptured gas line complicate firefighting in Campbell River

Fire crews arrived at the blaze to the sound of several explosions, likely caused by propane tanks.
Life's work for Suzanne Simard is researching how trees in forests communicate with each other

Life's work for Suzanne Simard is researching how trees in forests communicate with each other

She is receiving an honorary degree from Royal Roads University.
Woman bites RCMP officer in Langford during impaired driving investigation

Woman bites RCMP officer in Langford during impaired driving investigation

West Shore RCMP said the woman was belligerent and ran away when officers told her that she was being investigated for impaired driving.
'Rebuilding a plane while it’s still flying': UVic supercomputer to get $16.4M overhaul

'Rebuilding a plane while it’s still flying': UVic supercomputer to get $16.4M overhaul

UVic’s Arbutus computer network has about three million users.
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