B.C. government

Construction on the Site C dam will continue

The Peace River Site C dam was first conceptualized in the 1970s but was not given permission to undergo construction until 2014. The dam is a $16 billion project that…
Return-to-campus fall primer B.C.

B.C., UVic release plans for fall semester

UVic hasn't released specific information about how these recommendations will impact the fall semester on campus, but the primer gives the university community a first look into the fall.
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How B.C. ‘works with’ Indigenous Peoples

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD). On this day, Indigenous people celebrate our Indigeneity, our cultures, and our languages. Although it is a holiday instated by the Canadian…
naloxene kit in Beacon Hill Park, opioid crisis editorial

The opioid crisis is an emergency — it’s time for governments to treat it like one

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly proved that our federal, provincial, and municipal governments are able to act quickly and allot resources to a crisis, with the right amount of political…

Victoria PD reports spending $100k more so far on protests this year compared to all of 2019

In the first few months of 2020, VicPD has spent $183 000 on officers’ overtime wages during public rallies, marches, demonstrations, and protests. Despite only 34 protests taking place in…

The UVSS health care policy marginalizes students with ADHD, and it’s a disgrace

"The UVSS health care plan removed prescription drug coverage for students with ADHD, it's time this was addressed."

Blood and bruises: inclusive classrooms gone wrong

B.C. teachers and students are increasingly at risk of attack in a system that cannot support traumatized and violent children in regular classrooms, and the University of Victoria falls woefully…