Three Black Lives Matter organizers

UVic students lead massive 9 000-person Peace Rally for Black Lives at Centennial Square

Chants of “Vic Sees, Vic Hears” marked a rally for centering Black lives and voices who refuse to be beaten down by systemic racism For the second time in a…

Victoria PD reports spending $100k more so far on protests this year compared to all of 2019

In the first few months of 2020, VicPD has spent $183 000 on officers’ overtime wages during public rallies, marches, demonstrations, and protests. Despite only 34 protests taking place in…

Why disruptive protests are the protests we need

"Why do protests need to disrupt society? If there is one straight answer to this question, it is this: asking nicely does not work. The idea that those who have…

Protesters shut down morning BC Ferries sailings in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Just before 6:00 a.m. on Jan. 20, protesters blockaded the BC Ferries terminal at Swartz Bay with banners, chants, and kayaks. Several sailings through Swartz Bay were significantly delayed or…

LETTER | Re: UVic Campus Security officer photographs Divest protesters outside Michael Williams Building for ‘personal interest.’

"As standard operating procedure, Campus Security members photograph, record and take notes during numerous events on campus to provide an accurate record and to assist in further inquiries as needed.…
Protesters gathered outside the Michael Williams Building on Dec. 3. Photo by Joshua Ngenda, Photo Editor

UVic Campus Security officer photographs Divest protesters outside Michael Williams Building for “personal interest”

On Dec. 3, students were photographed taking part in a pro-divestment protest outside of the Michael Williams Building — many without their consent — by Campus Security Manager of Parking…

Surviving Ecuador: National riot breaks out while studying abroad

Five UVic students arrived in Ecuador for a study abroad program. One month later, intense protests broke out across the country against the government’s cessation of fuel subsidies.

Meet the people behind Victoria’s pod of inflatable orcas

Rain or shine, anti-Trans Mountain pipeline protest or trans-inclusionary celebrations, you can count on the members of the Canadian Orca Rescue Society to show up, life-sized inflatable orcas in hand.

HK protesters still have reasons to fight

Hong Kong is undeniably a part of China, but does that mean it has no chance for democracy?

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