MLA George Abbott to teach course on B.C. political economy this spring

A UVic course on B.C.’s political economy being offered for the spring term will be taught by MLA George Abbott. Abbott’s career in provincial politics spanned five ministries and lasted…

Transit commission closes public input phase of fare reviews

Fair transit fares a matter of balancing community and ridership needs

Journey to the murder capital of the world

The Martlet’s web editor, Liz McArthur, recently went on — and is still wrapping up — a trip to Honduras. She arrived halfway through a 10-day human rights observation mission.…
Trudeau at a speaking event CSSG

Justin Trudeau and Paul Summerville visit UVic

On Nov. 21, a crowd filled the Vertigo room of UVic’s Student Union Building to hear Liberals Justin Trudeau and Paul Summerville speak. Trudeau answered students’ and community members’ questions…

Green Party leader continues to raise concerns about trade deal with China

Since Sept. 9, Canada and China have had a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), which was signed by Chen Deming, China’s Minister of Commerce, and Ed Fast, Canada’s…

VicPD win the internet today

The Victoria Police Department made the front page of Reddit today.

Residence for UVic Catholic students opens

Female Roman Catholic students at UVic now have their own student residence. On Oct. 21, Victoria Bishop Richard Gagnon and UVic Catholic Chaplain Dean Henderson officially opened Bethany House, a…

New Zealand Student Volunteer Army demonstrates grassroots disaster relief

SVA organizer calls social media a ‘revolution that is of the scale of the printing press’

Transit negotiations fall through, job action continues

Transit worker job action continues after negotiations between the union and B.C. Transit came to a standstill despite a mediator’s presence on Nov. 1.

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