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A West Coast approach to relations with China

Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin focuses on education during trip to the East

B.C. government to offer free textbooks for popular courses

The B.C. government has announced a plan to offer free, online textbooks to university students across the province beginning as early as next year. The province will be the first…

Strike risk cools for some as several B.C. university unions reach agreements

Labour action began last month at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of Victoria, the University of Northern B.C. and Royal Roads University.…

Adjunct business professor to represent Liberals

UVic’s Paul Summerville joins race for Victoria MP candidacy

Lack of student participation hinders UVSS

The UVic Student Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting took place Oct. 18 in Cinecenta. It was enjoyable; there was free pizza, and facilitators explained the agenda and procedure for the…

UVic Environmental Law Centre co-chair wins NDP nomination

In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who…

Government grants $41.7 million to UVic’s ocean observation network

More coastline radars and new tsunami array planned for NEPTUNE Canada and VENUS projects

Growing fibre, growing concern

Last stages of B.C. forest plan disquieting for environmental groups

Local libraries lending climate action kits

“I’ll take a bucket of climate action to go, please” is a phrase people may soon hear around local libraries.