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Protest for Iran in Victoria, B.C., photo by Manmitha Deepthi.

Victoria’s Iranian community continues to rally in solidarity

On Nov. 19, a peaceful protest organized by members of Victoria’s Iranian community took place at the legislature. The event commemorated the lives lost during the November 2019 riots in…
Iranian protest at the BC Legislative Building, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

UVic students speaking out, raising awareness for Iran

In September, massive protests began in Iran and have spread like wildfire throughout the world.
Acces4All walkout, photo by Ashlee Levy.

UVic students seek greater accessibility and hybrid class options

On Feb. 16, over a dozen students gathered at Petch Fountain, holding signs with slogans such as “Hybrid Education,” “#Access4All,” and “UVic 2022 Walkout.”
overdose rally

Demonstrators gather downtown to call for decriminalization and safe supply as overdose deaths continue to rise in B.C.

On July 31, amid chants of “decrim now,” cowbells, and cars honking in support, over 50 supporters gathered in front of the Ministry of Health office to raise awareness for…
a far right protestor intimidates a Resist Canada 153 organizer

Resist Canada 153 attracts hundreds of attendees, clashes with far-right groups

Black and Indigenous-led event holds space at the Legislature, displacing fringe groups On July 1, the legislature lawn normally used for a Canada Day concert was instead filled with a…
Black Lives Matter Protesters on Government Street

Hundreds flock to downtown streets for Black Lives Matter march and vigil

Peaceful all-day event grew from dozens throughout the day As a crowd of 300 gathered in front of the legislature, Vanessa Simone grasped a megaphone and spoke to the crowd. …

Looking back on this year’s activism: What’s next?

Judging by the enthusiastic and liberal participation of rallies, protests, and direct action that has happened on campus and in the city this year, UVic students have certainly been stickin’…

EDITORIAL | The Wet’suwet’en solidarity movement isn’t (really) about the pipeline

If you look past most coverage, it becomes clear that movement isn't, at its core, about the pipeline at all. The Wet’suwet’en have been working to reoccupy their territory since…

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…

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