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"Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue," goes the old saying. At Canadian public universities, hypocrisy threatens to destroy one of higher education's most cherished and long-standing virtues: the free exchange of ideas.
The environmental and safety benefits could be huge.
The university said it couldn't comment on the case.
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He is expected to appear in court in April.
High in the trees that have been growing in the Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island for up to 1,000 years, unique colonies of insects and invertebrates are thriving. However, new plans to log Central Walbran, outside of borders of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, are once again threatening a unique and vital ecosystem.
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Dr. Aaron Devor will explore crucial issues on the subject including health care, poverty, discrimination and suicide.
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Whether you're a varsity athlete, a fanatic CIS football fan or a casual gym-goer, it's important to know how your future university stacks up in fitness and athletics. UniversityHub has asked more than 1,000 students to rate their university's sports and recreation facilities, in addition to 50-plus other factors.
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"It works, and it works well,'' according to a B.C. biochemist.
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Restaurants and nightlife are a quintessential part of any university experience. Whether your scene is eating homestyle stew or sharing a local microbrew with pals, there's nothing like a night on the town to take your mind off school. We compiled a list of the top 10 schools and featured a hot spot from each one.
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There's much more to university life than living at the library. Extracurricular activities can complement your studies, amp up your social life and truly round out your university experience. UniversityHub asked over 1,000 students to rate their schools across several criteria, one of which was extracurriculars.
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The law should not allow UVic to become a lesser and distorted version of itself, by denying students the right to peacefully express unpopular opinions. It's time to return universities to their central mandate of educating robust, thinking minds.
Do you rock skinny jeans and dark-rimmed glasses on a near-daily basis? Or are you someone who's passionate about the environment and sustainability? If so, you're probably interested in what Canadian universities are doing to foster and support these sub-cultures.
Saanich Police are looking for several men they say were involved in an alleged sexual assault on the campus of the University of Victoria on Saturday, September 26. Officers described the suspects a...
A student at the University of Victoria reported that she was sexually assaulted by several male suspects, said Saanich Police. The alleged attack happened on campus early on Saturday morning, said p...
"Now this year is a pretty monster El Nino, probably the largest ever witnessed."
"We built a full-sized, modern reef net and we actually went fishing with it last summer."
When it comes to trusting consumer brands, Canadians stick close to home. Five of the 10 most trusted brands in the country are homegrown, according to a new survey from the University of Victoria's G...
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If you're wondering why British Columbia experienced such a mild winter and early spring, you could maybe blame it on a mysterious "blob" of warm water in the Pacific Ocean. The anomal...
Mike Irvine is the first person in the world to defend his thesis from the deep.
A report released today by the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre calls for sweeping reform of Canadian charitable law in line with other jurisdictions such as the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and England. Current rules around "political activity" are confusing and create an "intolerable state of uncertainty," the report says.
They say island life makes you more relaxed, more easygoing. Such is the case for one forgiving University of Victoria (UVic) parking officer, at least. When a frazzled student was late for a midterm,...
VANCOUVER - Researchers using a robotic underwater vehicle off British Columbia's northern coast believe they may have found the earliest evidence of human habitation in Canada.Unfortunately, the site...
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"In the lawsuit filed today, we argue that due to fundamental flaws in the JRP's report, Cabinet was deprived of the legal authority to make a final decision on the pipeline," Chris Tollefson, ELC executive director and lawyer for BC Nature, said.
Ring the alarm: the University of Victoria is offering an entire course on Beyoncé Knowles. The class description says it will "explore how we can situate popular music as a cultural construct." Avail...
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MONTREAL - Justin Curran still remembers sleeping under a blanket decorated like a rocket ship when he was a child."It looked like the inside of a space shuttle with a joystick and all the switches an...
VICTORIA - British Columbia has two breeds of wolves, the ferocious mainland animals that compete with grizzly bears for food and territory, and the laid-back island variety that prefers their terrain...
These bird brains are pretty darn big to have figured out how to operate the doors in an underground parkade at the University of Victoria. A YouTube video posted earlier this month by Grant Hughes sh...
B.C.'s education minister is investigating a Victoria student's taxpayer-funded trip to Finland to write a report on Finnish education. Anjali Vyas, 19, was paid a total of $16,000 for two B.C. Educat...
"If you can believe it, my faculty pension has no ethical screens. We can invest in arms, tobacco, and so on. It's outrageous, really. But of all places in society, the university is well-positioned to lead, to find creative solutions to these complexities."
Throughout 2013, 22 per cent of media requests for interviews with scientists were denied while requests in the past five months have increased by 50 per cent, the letter states. In total Environment Canada received just 316 media requests in 2013, of which 246 (78 per cent) were approved. Climate scientist at the University of Victoria and Green party MLA Andrew Weaver says the fact that Environment Canada is giving such a small amount of interviews is "shameful." What is more troubling, says Weaver, are the kinds of interview requests being denied.
The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has filed a constitutional lawsuit against the University of Victoria and the UVic Students' Society. Along with Cam Cote, a member of the Univ...