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B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

National assessment deems Victoria at-risk for flooding; how prepared is UVic?

In light of the high flooding risk, UVic has plans in place to make sure that the campus is ready to take on whatever disaster may hit.
UVic English

New English curriculum offers students the chance to choose their own “pathway”

While students’ course loads will stay the same, the main change is that the new curriculum includes fewer required courses.
A brown puppy in the grass. Photo by Anna Alva.

Members of Cadboro Bay community continue their plea for an off-leash dog park

As of June 11, 2023, the third round of the public engagement initiative from the district-wide Saanich “People, Pets and Parks” strategy came to a close. 
Photo by Sajjan Sarai.

What happens when your co-op goes on strike?

In late April when the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) went on strike, many services offered by the federal government grinded to a halt until the strike ended 12…
federal budget 2023

UVic graduate community joins nation-wide walkout to demand a living wage

On May 1, hundreds gathered outside UVic's McPherson library as part of a Canada-wide walkout organized by Support our Science (SOS).
Food options at the Cove, photo by Sarah Roberts.

It’s crunch time for Food Services as initial food survey results are published

No more Meatless Mondays. University Food Services (UNFS) have abandoned the scheme after almost 200 complaints about the initiative in their annual qualitative survey. UNFS published preliminary findings on April…

A look at the B.C. Climate Emergency Campaign’s open letter on climate change

BC Climate Emergency Campaign is a group of organizations uniting to hold the government accountable for climate policy and action.
UVSS election voter turnout

Streeter: Did you vote in the most recent UVSS election?

Polls closed for the 2023 UVSS election on March 27. The Martlet took to the quad to ask the average UVic student if they voted, and why. 
UVSS election results

UVSS election ushers in new Board of Directors, referendum fails to meet quorum

The polls have now closed for this year’s UVSS election, and the results are in for the newly-elected UVSS Board of Directors.

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