politics

B.C. minority government destined for conflict

Now several months beyond the May 9 B.C. provincial election, we finally have a new leader — or leaders — governing our province. On July 18, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan was officially sworn…

Meeting to reduce quorum does not meet quorum

Despite the allure of free pizza and door prizes, the University of Victoria’s Student Society’s (UVSS) Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) failed to make quorum on Feb. 5. Due to the…

Austrian shares Holocaust research at Legacy Gallery

On Jan. 22, Legacy Gallery hosted the first of four lectures to take place this spring, titled Racism, Memory, and Politics of the European City. Victoria welcomed Dr. Barbara Kintaert…

Canadian Senate on the table for reform, after misconduct

When Parliament resumes in October, there will be tough questions about the fate of the Canadian Senate. Public figures including federal Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair are calling for the abolishment…

UVic Environmental Law Centre co-chair wins NDP nomination

In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who…

UVic prof seeks Green Party nomination, student engagement

UVic prof seeks Green Party nomination, student engagement

The NDP’s Michelle Mungall on education

The Opposition Critic for Advanced Education, Youth and Labour Market Development talks about what's tough for students

The chair now has the floor

What Clint Eastwood can teach us about Hollywood and politics