The Martlet’s web editor, Liz McArthur, recently went on — and is still wrapping up — a trip to Honduras. She arrived halfway through a 10-day human rights observation mission. She joined about a dozen other people — mostly from the United States — in poll monitoring during the country’s primary elections on Nov. 18…. Read more »
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On Nov. 21, a crowd filled the Vertigo room of UVic’s Student Union Building to hear Liberals Justin Trudeau and Paul Summerville speak. Trudeau answered students’ and community members’ questions about everything from Chinese investment in Canada (Trudeau says it’s a good thing, though he’s opposed to the Northern Gateway Pipeline) to whether the seal… Read more »
Since Sept. 9, Canada and China have had a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), which was signed by Chen Deming, China’s Minister of Commerce, and Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway. However, the agreement has not yet been ratified by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who, together… Read more »
The Victoria Police Department made the front page of Reddit today. http://storify.com/lizmedia/vicpd-win-the-internet-today
Female Roman Catholic students at UVic now have their own student residence. On Oct. 21, Victoria Bishop Richard Gagnon and UVic Catholic Chaplain Dean Henderson officially opened Bethany House, a six-bedroom, off-campus residence for Catholic students, through a ritual of blessing.
SVA organizer calls social media a ‘revolution that is of the scale of the printing press’
Transit worker job action continues after negotiations between the union and B.C. Transit came to a standstill despite a mediator’s presence on Nov. 1.
Technology park president Dale Gann cites brain drain as big issue facing Victoria
Felicita’s pub was packed with people out to watch the election Tuesday night and the room erupted in celebration as Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. http://storify.com/lizmedia/uvic-watches-the-u-s-election#publicize