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Five Indigenous youth arrested for mischief following meeting with Minister Scott Fraser

On Wednesday night, the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation agreed to meet with seven Indigenous youth inside the Legislature. After being unsatisfied with the meeting, five Indigenous youth refused…

National Student Walk Out sees over 100 UVic students join Indigenous youth at the B.C. Legislature

Youth hold ceremony with pyre, meet with Minister Scott Fraser On Wednesday morning, a crowd of students gathered in front of the Students Union Building, instead of going to class.…
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Tweetcap | Feb. 24 UVSS Board meeting

The board welcomed Kai Richins and (sort of) Jasmine MacGregor as Co-Directors of Events, replacing Shay Lynn Sampson who recently stepped down. Lead Director Juliet Watts encouraged everyone available to…

Indigenous youth and allies re-occupy B.C. Legislature steps overnight in spite of injunction

The B.C. Legislative building was awash with red on the evening of Feb. 24 as about 400 Indigenous youth and allies returned to the steps of the B.C. Legislature, in…

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…

Sex and the (Univer)City | Women at B.C. Legislature call out archaic dress code

A few weeks ago, a government communications staff member — who has worked in the Legislature since 2014 — was reprimanded by a security guard because her cap-sleeve blouse was…

Native Students Union call on UVic to take stance in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

NSU among hundreds in demonstration at B.C. Legislature Hundreds gathered on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in front of the British Columbia Parliament buildings to protest RCMP officers forcing members of the…