Is it time for me to kiss you?
A UVic course on B.C.’s political economy being offered for the spring term will be taught by MLA George Abbott. Abbott’s career in provincial politics spanned five ministries and lasted 33 years.
Check out the Man and His Dog Fashion Show on Dec. 5.
Week of November 22
Fair transit fares a matter of balancing community and ridership needs
The homestretch has arrived. With only two weeks of classes remaining (or less, depending on when you pick up this edition of the Martlet), there’s reason to celebrate.
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 »
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 »
The Martlet visited the Japanese Cultural fair, held at the Esquimalt Rec Centre on Oct. 20, 2012, to take in a smorgasbord of cultural displays from the Land of the Rising Sun, including traditional dances, kendo, taiko drum performances and much 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 »