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Federal government to provide UVic over nine million dollars for construction of National Centre of Indigenous Law

With nearly 100 students, faculty, and media members crammed into the MacLaurin Building lobby, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced this morning that the Federal government will…

Professor Taiaiake Alfred resigns from UVic

Founding Director of UVic’s Indigenous Governance program says he “embodied toxic masculinity” On Wednesday, March 6, Indigenous news publication Two Row Times broke the news that Taiaiake Alfred, now former…

R is for Reconciliation, R is for Ruling

Supreme Court ruling on consultation with Indigenous peoples does not dramatically change current state of affairs On Oct. 11, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government is not obligated…

UVic graduate one of three scholars awarded prestigious David Suzuki Foundation Fellowship

On Monday afternoon, the David Suzuki Foundation announced  that UVic graduate Nicole Davies will be the recipient of a David Suzuki Fellowship. Davies is one of three students in Canada…

UVic’s Indigenous Governance suspends enrolments after third-party review

Environmental review finds program experience left students “traumatized” | In a story broken by CBC News, the University of Victoria has suspended enrolment in its Indigenous Governance (IGOV) program, apologizing…