Posts By: Robin Gagne

Housing market reform needs to put communities first

As a student at the University of Victoria, I understand that becoming a homeowner any time within the next five to 10 years is unrealistic. However, that doesn’t mean I’m not feeling the effects of our crooked housing market now. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Spring 2015 Rental Market Survey, Victoria’s… Read more »

Eco-disposable cups are still mugging the environment

The University of Victoria often associates itself with a persona of progressiveness and sustainability. Our community projects a sense of environmental hippyism that is only reinforced whenever I converse with the public while sporting shaggy hair, a beard, and a comfortable wool sweater, a classic UVic menswear combo. But are we really living up to… Read more »