wet’suwet’en solidarity

Looking back on this year’s activism: What’s next?

Judging by the enthusiastic and liberal participation of rallies, protests, and direct action that has happened on campus and in the city this year, UVic students have certainly been stickin’…

Local choir singing for more than music

Although choir has always been a huge part of her life, Rama DeLaRosa never saw herself becoming a choir director — let alone someone who has helped people find their…

Five Indigenous youth arrested for mischief following meeting with Minister Scott Fraser

On Wednesday night, the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation agreed to meet with seven Indigenous youth inside the Legislature. After being unsatisfied with the meeting, five Indigenous youth refused…

National Student Walk Out sees over 100 UVic students join Indigenous youth at the B.C. Legislature

Youth hold ceremony with pyre, meet with Minister Scott Fraser On Wednesday morning, a crowd of students gathered in front of the Students Union Building, instead of going to class.…

NEWS UNSETTLED | The Duplicity of the Media, and Where to Turn

"The spread of false information on Wet’suwet’en and solidarity actions has resulted in Indigenous people being put in the line of hatred and danger. It has stoked the fire of…

Benefits agreements and “divide and rule” tactics: Following the money behind the Coastal GasLink pipeline

As rail blockades stall Canada’s economy as a result of opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline, it’s important to look at how we got here and how different economic actors…

Indigenous youth and allies re-occupy B.C. Legislature steps overnight in spite of injunction

The B.C. Legislative building was awash with red on the evening of Feb. 24 as about 400 Indigenous youth and allies returned to the steps of the B.C. Legislature, in…