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UVic law professor John Borrows appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada

John Borrows, a UVic professor and the Canada Research Chair of Indigenous Law, has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Borrows is well known for his…

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…

World’s first Indigenous Law program debuts at UVic

Seven months after UVic announced a new law program combining the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous legal practices, the university has officially kickstarted the world’s first Indigenous Law degree this…

Indigenous law students lead Ring Road march

“Legality is really about power, and not about justice.” Unity was the theme of the day as hundreds of University of Victoria community members walked around Ring Road holding signs,…

UVic announces world’s first Indigenous law degree at pivotal time

News comes amid demonstrations on campus, across Canada It’s not everyday that a world first is announced at UVic, but that’s exactly the news that the UVic law department shared…