What legalization looks like for you

October 17 brings a new wave of rules and regulations to the country as cannabis becomes legal nationwide. Before you start to partake, read over the policies in place for Canada, BC, Nanaimo, and Vancouver Island University. National…

Instant Pot potato soup recipe

The idea that a university student dragged an Instant Pot to dorms has gotten a chuckle here and there; but I am quickly learning the power of the multi-function unit. Nothing beats setting food on the slow-cooker function and then heading…

Legalization brings cannabis curriculum

A cannabis-focused curriculum has been making its way into post-secondary institutions across Canada in the wake of the October 17 country-wide legalization. Course topics vary from applied sciences to legal and agriculture. The Nav…

OERs rising to combat textbook prices

The start of the school year finds students once again facing the cost of textbooks required for their education. With an average cost of $200 per book, students are struggling with how to pay the high costs for mandatory materials. “As…