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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

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.
100 people displaced from Campbell River 55-plus apartment building after early-morning fire

100 people displaced from Campbell River 55-plus apartment building after early-morning fire

Firefighters called to three-storey 55-plus apartment building just before 2:30 a.m.
Songhees Nation building first new homes on reserve in almost 20 years

Songhees Nation building first new homes on reserve in almost 20 years

Three levels of government were at the construction site on Friday to announce a $24-million contribution to the four-storey, 66-unit rental building on Admirals Road.
Fate of Victoria whale mural up in air as building redevelopment proposed

Fate of Victoria whale mural up in air as building redevelopment proposed

The mural has been much-discussed since the American artist floated on social media the idea of restoring it
Pedestrians and police band together to save man clinging to Nanaimo bridge

Pedestrians and police band together to save man clinging to Nanaimo bridge

Police responded to reports of a man in distress at the Bastion Street bridge, which connects downtown to the old city quarter over Terminal Avenue, shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday.
Temple documentary sheds light on Victoria's Hakka community

Temple documentary sheds light on Victoria's Hakka community

The Hakka were among the early settlers of B.C. and Victoria, but less than 90 people in the capital region speak the Hakka language today
Roller derby league says it's being squeezed out by pickleball expansion

Roller derby league says it's being squeezed out by pickleball expansion

Expansion for pickleball at Archie Browning in Esquimalt, but roller derby league is getting later times.
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