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Three things you should know about UVic’s draft sexualized violence policy

On Monday, Feb. 6, UVic released a draft version of its Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Policy. The policy comes after several months worth of consultations with university and community…

Sexualized violence working group releases interim report

After months of discussions that began on May 5, 2016, the Working Group for the Sexualized Violence Programs and Policy Development at UVic released their first interim report on Sept.…

EDITORIAL: Bill 23 builds a foundation, but there’s still more to be done

On May 4, Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Andrew Weaver led a townhall discussion at UVic introducing Bill 23, or the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act. While this latest legislation…

MLA hosts Bill 23 discussion at UVic

On May 4, Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, hosted a town hall at UVic to discuss Bill 23 and how universities across British Columbia should deal with sexualized…

Provincial government introduces Bill 23 to address sexual misconduct

The pressure continues to build for universities to tackle sexual and gender-based violence as the B.C. provincial government introduced Bill 23, or the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act, on…