University of Victoria

University of Victoria silencing sexual assault victims, students say

VICTORIA — A student says the University of Victoria failed her in its investigation of a sexual assault complaint and warned her to stay quiet about its findings. The student said she had to request...

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.

Apocalypse redux: B.C. scientist forecasts end of world in 500 million years, not 2012

Never mind omens of the end-of-time in 2012, says a B.C. earth and ocean scientist: Let's just be nice to our neighbours.

Expansion underway at Vancouver's TRIUMF labratory

Local internationally-renown lab receives $65 million in federal and provincial support.

Insite coordinator expects public to be slower to warm to crack-pipe distribution program

Insite coordinator Russell Maynard said he expects some controversy over the recent decision by Vancouver Coastal Health to launch a pilot project that will distribute crack pipes to users....

Common hatchery practice of clipping fins could harm salmon, says UVic researcher

Technique meant to mark fish, but forces them to spend more energy to maintain position and speed.

Editorial volunteers

It started with introductions. Eleven students and recent graduates from SFU and UBC, a professional editor, and one activist, said what they read on a daily basis and what makes them passionate...