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Agricultural trade unaffected by carbon tax

July 22, 2014 - 

BC’s carbon tax does not appear to have had a measurable impact on international agricultural trade, according to new analysis commissioned by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).

Can BC forests help keep climate change in check?

July 15, 2014 - 

A major new study announced today will help ensure one of British Columbia’s (BC’s) most important sectors–forestry–can endure under a changing climate, and even help slow down the rate of global warming.

Construction begins on expanded transit exchange

June 3, 2014 - 

The Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) along with the Government of British Columbia, BC Transit and the University of Victoria are pleased to announce the construction of a 10-bay expansion of UVic transit exchange.

UVic appoints Shelagh Rogers as next chancellor

May 29, 2014 - 

Respected broadcaster Shelagh Rogers has been named the University of Victoria’s 11th chancellor. She assumes office for a three-year term Jan. 1, 2015.

Honorary degrees for museum, business leaders

May 28, 2014 - 

Former Royal BC Museum chief executive officer Pauline Rafferty and newspaper publisher David Black will receive honorary degrees at the University of Victoria holds spring convocation ceremonies.

Trudeau Scholar seeks change for Indigenous people

May 28, 2014 - 

University of Victoria law student Aaron Mills is being lauded as one of Canada’s best young minds for his doctoral work on modern-day colonialism reflected in the relationship between Indigenous legal traditions and Canadian constitutional law.<