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Streaming services have dug their own grave, now they must lie in it

The rejection of streaming services and their practices seems to be getting louder and louder. Many are sure to return to more illegal practices of torrenting media or simply watching…

Disinformation is fuelling harassment on Canadian university campuses

On Jan. 25, the University of Victoria  a (UVic USS) released a statement regarding increasing harassment toward Ukrainian students. Over the next week, similar situations came to light at three…

Christmas is just another normal day for me

Soon, most families in Canada and worldwide will get together and have dinner with their loved ones, open presents under Christmas trees, sing Christmas carols, and enjoy hot cocoa or…
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What to do if you’ve lost your job due to COVID-19

Recent estimates predict that three million Canadians could lose their jobs in the coming weeks. Thankfully, there are supports available to those who have lost their job due to COVID-19.

“We are in freeze mode”: A closer look inside Italy under quarantine

Since the fight against COVID-19 has now become an international race against time, countries like Canada are observing Italy — the nation that first surpassed China in total deaths —…
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EDITORIAL | COVID-19 is no longer news, it’s the new normal

If looking back on “normal life” feels surreal, you’re not alone. The social and economic impacts of the past three weeks have been tremendous. Life has ground to a halt…
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UVic to transition away from face-to-face instruction for remainder of the term

Effective Monday, March 16th, UVic has announced it will cancel face-to-face classes in response to COVID-19 — now considered a global pandemic. The university itself will remain open, including recreation…

Wet’suwet’en Matriarchal Coalition funded by B.C., Coastal GasLink to “divide and conquer”

The Wet’suwet’en Matriarchal Coalition (WMC) was funded by B.C. and Coastal GasLink to carry out workshops promoting the economic benefits of LNG. They hoped to create a new governing structure…

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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