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North Island Wildlife Recovery Association sign

Cubs Fans

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 2:38 am   /   North V.I., V-I-Yi-Yi, Vintage V.I.

By Reid Eccles A computer monitor flips between different angles on what might be a forest floor, if it weren’t for the cement blocks enclosing it. There are logs, a pool of water, a wooden den. The screen flips again and a groggy black bear stands up, its motion having tripped the camera’s sensors. This video feed […]

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Wolf silhouetted aganst sky

Searching for Staqeya

Posted: April 20, 2016 at 2:44 am   /   V-I-Yi-Yi, Vintage V.I.

By Shanon Fenske The 25-foot Amanda Anne plows through the frigid February waters of the Juan De Fuca Strait. Somewhere in the darkness ahead of us are islands inhabited by a wolf many in the Songhees First Nation believe is sacred. Campers were the first to report a lone wolf on Discovery Island, five km. east […]

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Now Showing: The Future

Posted: April 16, 2016 at 6:52 pm   /   South V.I., V-I-Yi-Yi, Vintage V.I.

By Antony Stevens In the back corner of the projection booth at IMAX Victoria is a rack of 70mm film reels, each weighing between 250 and 500 pounds. The largest is Interstellar which, at eight-feet wide, touches the brim of the platter it rests on. There are nearly 30 of these films, collected over the span of 10 years, sitting […]

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