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Roxanne Egan-Elliott

Roxanne Egan-Elliott

Roxanne Egan-Elliott has been a reporter with the Times Colonist since 2019. She covers the Saanich Peninsula and social justice issues.

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regan-elliott@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Roxanne

Lowest snowpack in B.C. since 1970 sparks drought, wildfire concerns

Lowest snowpack in B.C. since 1970 sparks drought, wildfire concerns

The low snowpack, combined with warm weather, creates “signficantly elevated” drought hazards for the spring and summer
Attention-loving elephant seal returns to moult on the Gorge

Attention-loving elephant seal returns to moult on the Gorge

Emerson is attracting the usual crowd of onlookers, prompting officials to put up temporary fencing around him
B.C. Conservatives drop candidate whose medical licence was suspended for COVID response

B.C. Conservatives drop candidate whose medical licence was suspended for COVID response

Stephen Malthouse, a family doctor from Denman Island, has been outspoken against COVID-19 mandates. His licence was suspended in 2022.
Comox man receives heroism award for saving woman from burning vehicle

Comox man receives heroism award for saving woman from burning vehicle

Junyi Liu was working at a Comox gas station when a woman drove in and struck a pump with her car.
Unleashed dog attack highlights need for enforcement of leash rules on region's beaches

Unleashed dog attack highlights need for enforcement of leash rules on region's beaches

Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary covers 30 kilometres of coastline from 10 Mile Point to Macaulay Point and up the Gorge Waterway to Portage Inlet.
Fourteen more lawsuits filed against owners accused of abusing condo program

Fourteen more lawsuits filed against owners accused of abusing condo program

The lawsuits claim defendants “intentionally undermined” the program for personal benefits
Discount-price condos were to be sold only to first-time buyers; 13 sued for buying when they didn't qualify

Discount-price condos were to be sold only to first-time buyers; 13 sued for buying when they didn't qualify

Civil suits filed by B.C. Housing allege 13 of the units at Vivid at the Yates on Johnson Street went to people who already owned property, or who rented out their units instead of living in them.
Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

The province has amended the Motor Vehicle Act to allow mobility aids in bike lanes but it hasn’t created regulations to bring them into effect.
Resilient kelp could aid restoration efforts, scientists find

Resilient kelp could aid restoration efforts, scientists find

A team of UVic scientists sought to understand why kelp is resilient in some areas to determine if those lessons could help to recover lost kelp habitats.
Downtown Victoria businesses now eligible for up to $10,000 to improve storefronts

Downtown Victoria businesses now eligible for up to $10,000 to improve storefronts

The program previously capped the amount at $2,500 and required at least 50 per cent of a street block to participate
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