Indigenous reconciliation

We expect better, UVic — especially on Orange Shirt Day

Although Orange Shirt Day is crucial to remembering and honouring, UVic as a community needs to create opportunities for truly reconciliatory relationships through this event. But that can only take…

“No bad guys” in colonialism?

According to Michael Beggs, lawyer for the federal government in this recent landmark trial between the Saugeen Ojibway Nations and Ontario Provincial government,"there were no bad guys” throughout the long…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Changing the name

UVic has decided to decline taking a stance of support Unist’ot’en. For me, this is a testament to the limits of reconciliation. For universities and many Canadian institutions, even the…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on denying support for the Unist’ot’en

As an institution supposedly committed to supporting the process of reconciliation, UVic must first reconcile its own complicity in silencing the voices of Indigenous matriarchs, and reconsider the decision to…
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UVic declines to take stance in support of Unist’ot’en

Your Feb. 25 UVSS Board meeting Tweet-cap This week’s University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board meeting — held on Feb. 25 due to a snowy cancellation two weeks prior…