After success with the VENUS and NEPTUNE underwater observatories off Vancouver Island, UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada has built a new underwater observatory in the Canadian Arctic.
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Thursday and Friday saw more Idle No More protests across Canada. Thursday at UVic, a demonstration was held in the Bus Exchange, interrupting service at the university. Friday saw a large crowd gather in downtown Toronto. http://storify.com/TheMartlet/idle-no-more-at-uvic-and-toronto
Update: B.C. Transit and its drivers’ union have reached a tentative agreement as of Jan. 16, 2012. The full-day Jan. 22 strike has been cancelled, and the Vicinity buses will be tested in areas outside of Greater Victoria.
The UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) electoral office made a presentation about the Nov. 29 referendum process to the UVSS Board of Directors (BoD) on Jan. 7. The referendum passed with 52.03 per cent in favour of establishing a dedicated fee for renovations to the Student Union Building (SUB) and Felicita’s, UVic’s campus bar. No formal… Read more »
Study finds minimum alcohol pricing based on ethanol content will reduce harm
UVic experts agree issues raised in Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Report best addressed in implementation
In addition to the restrictions on attending meetings, quorum for annual general meetings drops from 150 to 50, council members are held to a maximum of two terms, candidates for election are required to provide professional and academic references and all directors must swear an “oath of office.”
Auditor general’s report critiques transit numbers, government transparency
Law professor, former provost Jamie Cassels will take the reins this July
Missing Women Inquiry Report calls for regional police organization, improved preventative measures