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UVic takes down job posting for Hong Kong Police Force after students raise concerns

UVic is the latest Canadian university to advertise Hong Kong Police Force jobs Over the last few months, Canadian universities — from UBC to McMaster — have tried to recruit…
Three Black Lives Matter organizers

UVic students lead massive 9 000-person Peace Rally for Black Lives at Centennial Square

Chants of “Vic Sees, Vic Hears” marked a rally for centering Black lives and voices who refuse to be beaten down by systemic racism For the second time in a…

Victoria PD reports spending $100k more so far on protests this year compared to all of 2019

In the first few months of 2020, VicPD has spent $183 000 on officers’ overtime wages during public rallies, marches, demonstrations, and protests. Despite only 34 protests taking place in…

The conduct of cops on campus

Police on campus find it too easy to be tough on students If you toured campus this month you were sure to see crowds of inebriated students wandering in packs,…