Labour action began last month at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of Victoria, the University of Northern B.C. and Royal Roads University. Some workers have been without an agreement for two years.
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UVic’s Paul Summerville joins race for Victoria MP candidacy
The UVic Student Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting took place Oct. 18 in Cinecenta. It was enjoyable; there was free pizza, and facilitators explained the agenda and procedure for the meeting clearly and concisely. Not enjoyable: fewer than 50 people attended. For the UVSS to be able to pass any motions or resolutions at an… Read more »
In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who held office as Victoria MP since 2006, announced her resignation on Aug. 23 for health reasons.
More coastline radars and new tsunami array planned for NEPTUNE Canada and VENUS projects
Video gamers can be judgmental, just like anybody else. And by gamers, I mean me. In my last column, I sarcastically mentioned that millions of Tetris clones exist in the world of free games. I implied that innovation is missing in such games. Well, I have to admit now that there is at least one positive exception.
Charmaine Chard First year Geology “Online materials are better than textbooks. Basically because textbooks are very very very expensive and online materials are provided free for you . . . And if you have to pay for the online materials, it’s still cheaper than the textbooks themselves.” Marcelle Kitengie Third year English/French “Personally, I’m not a… Read more »
Last stages of B.C. forest plan disquieting for environmental groups
“I’ll take a bucket of climate action to go, please” is a phrase people may soon hear around local libraries.