Posts By: Kim Profili

North Vancouver builds addiction recovery house

On Dec. 18, North Vancouver began building its first licensed recovery house for women suffering from alcohol and drug addiction. Much of the funding received for the project has been a part of the larger Federal-provincial initiative to fund a range of housing needs for low-income individuals. The North Shore, nine-bed facility is a two-million-dollar… Read more »

UVSS director of events resigns

UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) Director of Events Ariel Mishkin resigned in early December for personal reasons. Chairperson Kelsey Mech says Mishkin made the decision to step down before students had voted down a proposed increase to their student fees on Nov. 27 in a UVSS events funding referendum. Events funding proposal fails The proposal would… Read more »

Biannual business competition to award $11 000 in prize money

In its second year at the Innovative Centre for Entrepreneurs (ICE) is the Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The biannual business competition will award $11 000 in total prize money to UVic students and recent graduates (up to three years post-grad) with a great business idea and plan. The intention of the competition is to… Read more »