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Three referenda in upcoming UVSS fall electoral event, but no in-person campaigning

Voting in the fall electoral event will take place online from Nov. 4-6. Campaigning will be entirely online, due to COVID-19. In order for the referendums to pass, they must…
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W̱SÁNEĆ nations hold solidarity blockade for Mi’kmaw fishers

At a blockade of the Patricia Bay Highway on Oct. 23, a crowd of over 100 supporters joined members of W̱SÁNEĆ nations and Mi'kmaw guests to stand in solidarity with…
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Secwepemc set up new camp in hopes of halting TMX construction, leads to five arrests

A group of Secwepemc people have set up a small camp and ceremonial fire to block construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) in response to a lack of…
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Urban farming initiative “Get Growing, Victoria!” made into permanent program

Council extends COVID-19 food-security plan On Oct. 1, Victoria’s City Council passed a motion to make Victoria’s newest urban-farming initiative “Get Growing, Victoria!” a permanent program. The multi-level initiative focuses…
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Platform promises: How the parties in the B.C. election stack up

With a provincial election fast approaching on Oct. 24, B.C.’s parties have been busy making a lot of campaign promises. While parties compete for voters’ favour, polls estimate that the…
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Recent Saanich and Oak Bay decisions could make housing more accessible for UVic students

The Saanich council recently wrapped up ongoing studies and surveys on garden suites, and voted to legalize them as part of a plan to increase housing in the municipality. Oak…
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UVSS struggles to reach a consensus on their values ahead of Annual General Meeting

At the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) annual general meeting (AGM) on Oct. 29, UVic students will be able to offer their input on the UVSS’s values and, if…
One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on in November, with Kevin Hall taking over as president.

University Centre renamed Jamie Cassels Centre, as Cassels retires from UVic

One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on…
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RV art: How one Beacon Hill resident is finding beauty and inspiration in his surroundings

Aki’s unique lifestyle provides inspiration to others in following their passion Walking through the parks and forests of Victoria can feel akin to being in a real-life postcard. One Beacon…