Victoria B.C.

Blood and bruises: inclusive classrooms gone wrong

B.C. teachers and students are increasingly at risk of attack in a system that cannot support traumatized and violent children in regular classrooms, and the University of Victoria falls woefully…

UVic celebrates launch of new Indigenous Studies major

On Mar. 14, inside the First Peoples House, the UVic Indigenous Studies department formally celebrated the launch of their new major program — a bachelor degree in the study of…

Out of psych: the human impact of UVic’s seven months without a general psychiatrist

In the seven months without a general psychiatrist at UVic, students reported being denied referrals and access to their files, were given misleading information about the available psychiatric care, and…

A conversation with Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire

UVic’s Department of Humanities honoured Roméo Dallaire as the first recipient of their Public Humanist award for his role as the commander of the United Nations peacekeeping mission during the…

In it to WIN it

Local non-profit Women in Need is helping women in Victoria in a variety of areas “There is a change coming in the lives of girls and women. But it is…

Camp on the run

Namegans Nation and the case for community While the socioeconomic causes of homelessness are well understood, victims are still blamed as if they caused the problem themselves. Countless solutions have…