Peak behind the scenes of The Discourse’s work. Our reporters share commentary, insight and analysis on community issues you care about.
When community members asked The Discourse to look into alleged workplace toxicity at Haven, ethical considerations were top of mind.
While rates of violent crime increased, Nanaimo’s overall crime severity index for 2021 dropped from a peak in 2019, writes Lys Morton.
A group of citizen volunteers is mobilizing to explore connections and create solutions for the Koksilah watershed.
Being a local reporter who is also deeply embedded in the community comes with its challenges, writes Julie Chadwick.
The Discourse reporter Philip McLachlan sought to share photos of an ancient tree, but learned much more in the process.
Conflict resolution experts weigh in on how to bridge our separations.
After the city removed a truckload of tarps and other cold-weather supplies from the encampment, advocates point to solutions.
How Omicron is changing the game and what that means for holiday travel and gatherings.
Reporter Julie Chadwick takes a tour of the site to learn more about the company’s vision for an enclosed, open-air concept marketplace.
Adequate housing is a fundamental human right, and requires a human rights response, says Leilani Farha, former UN special rapporteur on adequate housing.