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Wolf Depner

Wolf Depner

I had previously reported for the Saanich News in Greater Victoria from October 2016 to September 2019. My time with Black Press Media also includes six years at the Penticton Western News (2002-2008) and summer internships in the region. Before rejoining Black Press Media on Vancouver Island, I had studied and taught at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus and I recently served as associate faculty at Royal Roads University.

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Recent Work by Wolf

Fix public consumption issue while decriminalization continues: B.C. cops

Fix public consumption issue while decriminalization continues: B.C. cops

VPD’s deputy chief constable, head of RCMP in B.C. spoke before federal MPs Monday
B.C. ahead of curve as feds roll out big housing dollars with demands: Eby

B.C. ahead of curve as feds roll out big housing dollars with demands: Eby

Federal budget includes billions for infrastructure tied to more housing
Eby defends B.C.’s carbon tax as federal NDP questioned over Ottawa’s version

Eby defends B.C.’s carbon tax as federal NDP questioned over Ottawa’s version

B.C. premier’s statement of support comes as amidst declining political support for the carbon tax
Higher gas prices pump up B.C.’s inflation rate slightly in March

Higher gas prices pump up B.C.’s inflation rate slightly in March

B.C.’s 2.7 per cent rate remains below Canada’s rate of 2.9 per cent and Alberta’s of 3.5 per cent
B.C. officially announces dyslexia screening for all Grade K-3 students

B.C. officially announces dyslexia screening for all Grade K-3 students

Premier Eby, education minister announce $30 milllion for dyslexia screening, literacy
Former B.C. premier Horgan helps sell Canadian hydrogen in Germany

Former B.C. premier Horgan helps sell Canadian hydrogen in Germany

But recent agreement between Canada and Germany will largely benefit Atlantic Canada
B.C. homebuyers waiting on Bank of Canada to drop rates: economist

B.C. homebuyers waiting on Bank of Canada to drop rates: economist

New figures show home sales in March 2024 dropped by 9.5 per cent compared to March 2023.
B.C. public safety minister Farnworth denies existence of ‘gag order’ to RCMP

B.C. public safety minister Farnworth denies existence of ‘gag order’ to RCMP

Farnworth said it is up to RCMP how to communicate with public over issues like drugs
‘There is no place like home’ Hospital at Home program expands to Vancouver

‘There is no place like home’ Hospital at Home program expands to Vancouver

Health Minister says program already improving quality of care for eligible patients elsewhere
B.C Greens, B.C. United table anti-greenwashing, suicide-prevention bills

B.C Greens, B.C. United table anti-greenwashing, suicide-prevention bills

Tabled bills face uncertain but likely unsuccessful future with NDP controlling legislative agenda
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