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Indigenous mental health

For many of our Indigenous students, Canada’s education system has been a traumatic experience. Over the decades, we have experienced lower levels of education compared to the general population. It is well known that Indigenous peoples of…

CHLY to run media training workshops

With $34k of funding received from the Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) via its Radiometres program, CHLY 101.7FM aims to improve local programming and volunteer participation through a series of media skills-training workshops. These…

Port Place perspectives on Discontent City

On July 4, 2018, a 27-year-old man was stabbed at Nanaimo’s Discontent City, leaving him with life-threatening injuries. The attacker, an 18-year-old man wielding a knife, was taken into custody shortly after police were contacted at around…

VIU cannabis panel

October 17, 2018 will mark the end of cannabis prohibition in Canada. We gathered folks from the Medical Cannabis Research Institute (MCRI), a nurse practitioner (NP), and a youth councillor (YC) and asked them some questions about…