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Local businesses rewarded for eco-friendly efforts

On Sept. 11, the Capital Regional District (CRD) held its EcoStar awards ceremony celebrating businesses, organizations and individuals who have led the way in environmentally conscious initiatives.

CUPE, UVic return to bargaining table

After almost two years of negotiations and two weeks of job action, UVic union employees intensified their job action before returning to the bargaining table on Sept. 18. 

UVic’s 50th anniversary celebrations set for lift-off

UVic has chosen the half-century marker to reflect on its many changes and discoveries over the years.

Deer management strategies considered, contested

According to an advisory group appointed to find solutions to the capital region’s deer problem, we should increase public education about deer, ease fencing regulations and allow hunters to kill…

UVic prof seeks Green Party nomination, student engagement

UVic prof seeks Green Party nomination, student engagement

Proposed Vancouver Island Spine Trail: backbone of eco-tourism?

Imagine the experience of hiking or biking through the wilderness of Vancouver Island from Victoria all the way to the northern tip on one continuous trail.

CFS-BC refuses to let UVSS go

B.C. Supreme Court judge decides that UVSS is still a part of CFS-BC

Volunteers sought for a positive cystic fibrosis campaign

Shinerama organizers hope for another successful event

Sewage treatment may cause rent to rise

Local activists cite cost, environment as concerns with Victoria’s new program