Is “A New Future for Old Growths” Possible?
Most Vancouver Island residents will remember the War in the Woods some 27 years ago. It was an environmental movement that saw 12,000 people show up to the rugged coast of Vancouver Island in one of the largest acts of civil disobedience Canada has ever seen. Around 1000 people were arrested trying to stop the … Continued
Tuition rates in BC rise 2.5 percent in election year
By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Across the country, costs of tuition have been steadily rising, year after year. According to a report published by Statistic Canada, the average Canadian will pay $6,373 for tuition in the 2016/17 year, a 2.8 percent increase since the 2015/16 year. In British Columbia, the cost of tuition … Continued
VIU Students Prepare for Upcoming Provincial Election
By contributor Sarah Segal Vancouver Island University students are ready to vote in the BC Provincial Election. “We continue to see a government who consistently underfunds education,” said Avery Bonner, VIU Students’ Union spokesperson. “Today, higher education is not optional; it is mandatory. For that reason, British Columbians need a government that has a vision … Continued