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Meet Autumn Peltier, the 15-year-old “Water Warrior”

A year before Thunberg’s emotional “#HowDareYou” speech made global headlines, then-13-year-old Autumn Peltier gave an impassioned address to the UN General Assembly on World Water Day while standing on a…

The Walrus Talks come to Victoria

The Belfry Theatre is typically known for its numerous play productions, but occasionally the stage spotlight shifts to current events and critical scientific discoveries. On Sept. 21, the Walrus Talks…

Highlands residents worry for their water

Residents of the District of Highlands (the area encompassing Bear Mountain to Mackenzie Bight, and more) are raising concerns over the dumping of sediment from the Esquimalt Graving Dock (EGD)…

UVic’s POLIS responds to Water Sustainability Act proposal

[Correction, Nov. 7, 2013: This article was printed with a misplaced word. The below has been corrected to reflect that Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of B.C.…

Free the tap

A few nights ago, a local show brought me to the popular bar, 9one9. After ordering several drinks and feeling rather parched, I went to the bar for a glass…