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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

'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

A letter presented to Post-Secondary Education Minister Lisa Beare expressed concern about an estimated $13-million operating-budget cut that could see more than 100 positions eliminated
Trudeau meets with president of Poland at CFB Esquimalt

Trudeau meets with president of Poland at CFB Esquimalt

The two leaders toured a warship at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt and discussed security issues.
Too famous for his own good, Emerson might need to be moved away from selfie-seeking fans

Too famous for his own good, Emerson might need to be moved away from selfie-seeking fans

Fisheries agency says it has received reports of people getting their dogs and even their children to approach the elephant seal, putting both them and the animal at risk.
Emerson the elephant seal back in town just days after being relocated

Emerson the elephant seal back in town just days after being relocated

The elephant seal has been relocated several times but keeps returning to Greater Victoria.
Relocated celebrity seal has possibly returned to the Gorge

Relocated celebrity seal has possibly returned to the Gorge

An incredible feat if Emerson has returned so soon, officials says
Cougar sighted in Saanich backyard near Marigold Park

Cougar sighted in Saanich backyard near Marigold Park

No reports of further sightings on Saturday.
$12.9M for rural infrastructure projects on Vancouver Island

$12.9M for rural infrastructure projects on Vancouver Island

The province is funding the projects through its $66-million rural economic diversification and infrastructure program
One arrest near Esquimalt construction site linked to late-night noises

One arrest near Esquimalt construction site linked to late-night noises

Victoria police said the arrest followed an early-morning 911 call regarding three people at a construction site in the 900-block of Esquimalt Road
Money for military housing at CFB Esquimalt won't come until 2026

Money for military housing at CFB Esquimalt won't come until 2026

Only $7 million set aside for military housing in $8.1 billion five-year defence spending policy
Celebrity elephant seal relocated from Greater Victoria to remote Vancouver Island beach

Celebrity elephant seal relocated from Greater Victoria to remote Vancouver Island beach

Emerson the elephant seal was transported from the Gorge Waterway in a van.
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