Research institute eschews short-term funding methods

In a landscape marred by massive cuts to science funding, the Hakai Institute on British Columbia’s Central Coast represents an alternative paradigm in research funding. For UVic ethnobotanist Dr. Nancy…

Movember continues support for mental health

While Movember—the popular men’s health campaign—is in its 11th year raising money and awareness for prostate cancer, it has also included campaigns for mental health and testicular cancer for the…

B.C. Transit’s new website keeps pace with technology

A new, responsive website is currently being tested by B.C. Transit.

Former MLA runs for mayor

Before she was running for mayor, and before she was a B.C. Liberal MLA, Ida Chong was a certified general accountant and a self-proclaimed problem solver. As she likes to…

Dean Fortin runs for re-election

Victoria’s 51st mayor, Dean Fortin, is running for re-election for a third term in office. A UVic undergraduate and graduate alumni, Fortin was first elected in 2008, and re-elected in…

David Suzuki sows grassroots support for food security

The David Suzuki virtual classroom got off to a bit of a late start on Oct. 6 as over a dozen spectators waited patiently at Cinecenta to hear his insights.…

Marianne Alto strives to find balance in her community

Meeting in her campaign office on a rainy Saturday afternoon, Marianne Alto pulls out a platform pamphlet after about 10 minutes and says, “I’m going to do something that politicians…

Protests continue at Grace Islet, for now

Injunction against protestors delayed one month

Mayoral candidate Lisa Helps takes action

UVic alumna Lisa Helps is a front-runner in the mayoral election, taking place on Nov. 15.

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