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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…

It’s time to legalize prostitution in Canada

Thanks in part to Rudyard Kipling, who spoke of it in one of his Indian Tales, we all know that prostitution is the world’s oldest profession. However, despite sex work’s…

Religious freedom no excuse for oppression

On Oct. 31, the Law Society of British Columbia overturned the initial decision to recognize graduates of Trinity Western University (TWU) in the province because of a discriminatory “community covenant”…

Consortium for Indigenous economic development founded at UVic

The faculties of Business and Law at UVic have formed a new consortium aiming to promote economic development in Indigenous communities. The new consortium is a reboot of the former…

Grad pancake breakfast provides legal advice to international students

The Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) hosted its fifth annual grad student pancake breakfast on Oct. 22 to welcome international grad students. This year, however, the international students were offered more…