Last month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, hoping to team up on an oil industry environmental strategy. Obama replied that he would only approve the Keystone XL pipeline project if Canada reduces its oilsands greenhouse gas emissions. Essentially, the U.S. told Canada it needs to clean up its… Read more »
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Students rush to school by various modes of transportation, including driving, cycling, walking and, of course, busing. Those new to UVic may notice the frequent holdups due to congestion consisting of both cars and people—a daily event on campus. While there’s no preventing thousands of students walking across campus, or other traffic, the Martlet staff… Read more »
On Sept. 28, International Right to Know Day will be celebrated in 40 countries around the world. Its purpose is to “raise awareness of an individual’s right to access government information, while promoting freedom of information as essential to both democracy and good governance.” Governments shouldn’t withhold information from their people unless the people are informed enough… Read more »
Is your body decent? Ideally, a human body is a vessel for life, but mainstream ideals of attractiveness and cultural decency put many further judgments and restrictions on our bodies.
“If we get 10 000 online signatures we can end Chinese sweat shops forever.”
There may be a darker side to friends relaxing in the sun and playing a game or three of backyard bocce while noshing a hot dog.
Even on a sunny day, items left out unsupervised often get sabotaged by animals or passersby.
It’s easy to forget sometimes that our school is 110 years old (if you count the Victoria College years), and with issues of the Martlet dating back to 1948, there are a lot of memories to pore over.
The Steubenville rape case has been on many people’s minds lately.
On March 18, B.C.’s new Family Law Act came into effect, replacing the 1978 Family Relations Act.