Provincial

Indigenous land defenders and allies set up soft blockades at all B.C. Legislature entrances ahead of Speech from the Throne

For the first time in B.C.'s history, the B.C. Legislature’s throne speech ceremony was cancelled, due to an occupation in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en people on the front steps that…

Indigenous youth and allies stay overnight on B.C. Legislature steps, block intersections in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

After spending the night at the B.C. Legislature in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en after RCMP raids and arrests, more people showed their support by joining in a march at 8…

Over 200 Indigenous youth and allies gather for “lockdown” at the B.C. Legislature

Locked arm-to-arm in front of the ceremonial entrance of the B.C. Parliament Buildings in downtown Victoria, dozens of Indigenous people and over 200 allies gathered around noon on Feb. 6…

Panel discussion on B.C.’s DRIPA reveals the long journey from UNDRIP to Bill 41

A panel discussion at UVic’s First Peoples House on Jan. 16 brought together Indigenous speakers to discuss B.C.’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA). The conversation emphasized…

“Preparing ourselves to stand strong”: How the Jan. 21 Ministry sit-in began

Young Indigenous activists began occupying the downtown Victoria offices of the B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en peoples against the Coastal GasLink pipeline on…

Indigenous youth-led overnight occupation of B.C. Ministry offices ends in 12 arrests

An Indigenous youth-led Wet’suwet’en solidarity action occupied the offices of the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources for over 18 hours, from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday into the early hours…

Provincial government unveils new rules on vaping

While UVic students returned to campus from reading break earlier this month, the government of British Columbia announced plans to implement the toughest rules on vaping in the country in…

New dinosaur species found in B.C.

A new dinosaur species found nowhere else in the world has been discovered along the Sustut River in British Columbia.

New study shows all-electric transport in B.C. is cost-effective

Researchers at UVic’s Institute for Integrated Energy Systems recently published a study examining the province’s transportation future. The study found B.C. would need to double its energy grid capacity but…

Can’t get enough?

Our Digital Print Issue

The Martlet on Instagram

Courier

The Martlet
Student Union Building
Room B011
University of Victoria
3700 Finnerty Road
Victoria, B.C.
V8W 5C2