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The New Ulm Journal
Fulbright Scholar to address (resistance to) reconciliationideas during a chance conversation with Sam Grey, a PhD candidate in political
Fulbright Scholar to address (resistance to) reconciliation
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
ideas during a chance conversation with Sam Grey, a PhD candidate in political theory and comparative politics from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, who I met at the Brown County Historical Society Museum. Grey has focused her... Read more
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examiner.com
ZERO Health Benefitalcohol because of poor health, the disease of alcoholism, legal issues or comm
ZERO Health Benefit
examiner.com / Posted 23 hours ago
alcohol because of poor health, the disease of alcoholism, legal issues or common sense. When a 2016 study from the University of Victoria adjusted for these sorts of abstainer biases, only 13 of the 87 studies didn’t bias the abstainer... Read more
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FabWags
Katie Hoaldridge NHL Player Jamie Benn's GirlfriendWiebe and her talented musician father Mr. Colin Wiebe, Allie has one sister Je
Katie Hoaldridge NHL Player Jamie Benn's Girlfriend
FabWags / Posted yesterday
Wiebe and her talented musician father Mr. Colin Wiebe, Allie has one sister Jess. 5’7” Allie is on her second year at the University of Victoria where she is a midfielder with the Vikes, Allie joined the Canadian National Training Center in... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Naturopath offers insight into cannabis medical treatmentmedicinal marijuana. Spooner has been in practice for 16 years. He acquired a
Naturopath offers insight into cannabis medical treatment
Lake Country Calendar / Posted yesterday
medicinal marijuana. Spooner has been in practice for 16 years. He acquired a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Victoria before attending the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Southwest College of... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Naturopath offers insight into cannabis medical treatmentmedicinal marijuana. Spooner has been in practice for 16 years. He acquired a
Naturopath offers insight into cannabis medical treatment
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
medicinal marijuana. Spooner has been in practice for 16 years. He acquired a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Victoria before attending the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Southwest College of... Read more
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BC Local News
Two arrested in connection with string of bicycle theftsthan 70 bicycles have been stolen since the beginning of the year, with the maj
Two arrested in connection with string of bicycle thefts
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
than 70 bicycles have been stolen since the beginning of the year, with the majority of the thefts taking place at the University of Victoria. By comparison, there were a total of 56 bikes stolen in all of 2015. Saanich Police property crime... Read more
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BC Local News
United Way celebrates top fundraisers$5.5 million raised through workplace campaigns last year. The keynote award,
United Way celebrates top fundraisers
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
$5.5 million raised through workplace campaigns last year. The keynote award, the Chair’s Award of Distinction, went to University of Victoria President Jamie Cassels. UVic was the second highest donor last year, raising $278,000. Jelinski said... Read more
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BC Local News
Oak Bay emergency prep hits the Quake CottageUVic and May 21 at Mayfair mall. Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers will be
Oak Bay emergency prep hits the Quake Cottage
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
UVic and May 21 at Mayfair mall. Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers will be on hand for the May 18 appearance near the University of Victoria library, starting late morning to early afternoon. Around 11:30 a.m., university representatives and... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay emergency prep hits the Quake CottageUVic and May 21 at Mayfair mall. Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers will be
Oak Bay emergency prep hits the Quake Cottage
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
UVic and May 21 at Mayfair mall. Oak Bay Emergency Program volunteers will be on hand for the May 18 appearance near the University of Victoria library, starting late morning to early afternoon. Around 11:30 a.m., university representatives and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. introduces law mandating sexual-misconduct policies for universitiesUniversity of British Columbia is facing a human-rights complaint over its hand
B.C. introduces law mandating sexual-misconduct policies for universities
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
University of British Columbia is facing a human-rights complaint over its handling of sexual assault reports, while a University of Victoria student has said she felt “invalidated and silenced” by the school’s response to her all... Read more
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BC Local News
Medical clinics on board with new website that shows wait timesthat Adam could tell it was a problem, so he decided to do something to help ea
Medical clinics on board with new website that shows wait times
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
that Adam could tell it was a problem, so he decided to do something to help ease the pain. A business graduate from the University of Victoria, Adam teamed up with software engineer Jonathon Clark to create the website, medimap.ca. The website... Read more
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BC Local News
Taking your medicine has some issuescorrect time of day and in the correct way. But according to Alan Cassals, adj
Taking your medicine has some issues
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
correct time of day and in the correct way. But according to Alan Cassals, adjunct professor and policy researcher at the University of Victoria, the problem may have deeper roots than prescription adherence which involve the over-prescription of... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Five Vikes University Sevens All-StarsAfter a fourth-consecutive University Sevens Rugby Championship this March in B
Five Vikes University Sevens All-Stars
Oak Bay News / Posted 4 days ago
After a fourth-consecutive University Sevens Rugby Championship this March in Burnaby, five members of the University of Victoria Vikes men’s rugby team were named University Sevens All-Stars. Vikes Isaac Kaay, Oliver Nott, James Pitblado, Crosby... Read more
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BC Local News
Acidified water a higher risk for West Coasthuman eye, and their thin shells are almost see-through. "They are magnificent
Acidified water a higher risk for West Coast
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
human eye, and their thin shells are almost see-through. "They are magnificent little organisms," says Thomas Pedersen, a University of Victoria oceanographer whose work on ocean chemistry is known world-wide. In fact, once they see them... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Twirlers prepare for provincialssaid she is looking forward to pursuing bio chemistry at either Dalhousie Unive
Twirlers prepare for provincials
Airdrie Echo / Posted 4 days ago
said she is looking forward to pursuing bio chemistry at either Dalhousie University in Halifax or at the University of Victoria. Club members will also participate in the local Movin’ on up Competition at Bert Church High School,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay grad rises to the community challengefriends wasn’t always easy, but soccer helped ease the transition, he says, cre
Oak Bay grad rises to the community challenge
Oak Bay News / Posted 4 days ago
friends wasn’t always easy, but soccer helped ease the transition, he says, crediting coach and mentor Martin Collins, a University of Victoria professor, for his influence. “For me, it’s been about having different mentors in life, different... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The shelter that gives wine to alcoholics | Tina Rosenbergprogramme because it had such good results.” Bernie Pauly, a scientist at the
The shelter that gives wine to alcoholics | Tina Rosenberg
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
programme because it had such good results.” Bernie Pauly, a scientist at the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, at the University of Victoria, and Tim Stockwell, the centre’s director, are finishing a major study of five Canadian managed... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trans Mountain pipeline project to require B.C. environmental testin service as planned, by December, 2019. But Chris Tollefson, executive direc
Trans Mountain pipeline project to require B.C. environmental test
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in service as planned, by December, 2019. But Chris Tollefson, executive director of the Environmental Law Centre at the University of Victoria, said it is hard to know how the provincial hearings will play out. “I think given the history of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.’s wild coastAn innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is giving peopl
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.’s wild coast
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
An innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is giving people around the world the ability to experience the vast, diverse beauty of British Columbia’s coast. Ecologist Brian Starzomski and his team have catalogued more than 700... Read more
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BC Local News
Youth transitional housing slated for Oak Baysuites and one larger unit were rented to students from Canadian College of Per
Youth transitional housing slated for Oak Bay
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
suites and one larger unit were rented to students from Canadian College of Performing Arts, Camosun College and the University of Victoria. “But we’re not property managers and we wanted to do something with social value,” said church member... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Youth transitional housing slated for Oak Baysuites and one larger unit were rented to students from Canadian College of Per
Youth transitional housing slated for Oak Bay
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
suites and one larger unit were rented to students from Canadian College of Performing Arts, Camosun College and the University of Victoria. “But we’re not property managers and we wanted to do something with social value,” said church member... Read more
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BC Local News
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.'s coastVICTORIA — An innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is g
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.'s coast
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
VICTORIA — An innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is giving people around the world the ability to experience the vast, diverse beauty of B.C.'s coast. Ecologist Brian Starzomski and his team have catalogued more than 700... Read more
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CTV News
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.'s wild coastVICTORIA - An innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is g
UVic prof creates new digital guide to plants, animals on B.C.'s wild coast
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
VICTORIA - An innovative app created by a University of Victoria professor is giving people around the world the ability to experience the vast, diverse beauty of British Columbia's coast. Ecologist Brian Starzomski and his team have catalogued more... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada probes Haida Gwaii ocean fertilizing as project proposed in Chilequite a lot of time trying to find ways to regulate this so it’s not just a fre
Canada probes Haida Gwaii ocean fertilizing as project proposed in Chile
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
quite a lot of time trying to find ways to regulate this so it’s not just a free for all,” said Prof. Ken Denman of the University of Victoria, who also serves as a senior researcher with Fisheries and Oceans. Data from the Haida Gwaii... Read more
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CTV News
As Canada probes Haida Gwaii ocean fertilizing, new project proposed in Chilequite a lot of time trying to find ways to regulate this so it's not just a fre
As Canada probes Haida Gwaii ocean fertilizing, new project proposed in Chile
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
quite a lot of time trying to find ways to regulate this so it's not just a free for all," said Prof. Ken Denman of the University of Victoria, who also serves as a senior researcher with Fisheries and Oceans. Data from the Haida Gwaii... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Prospera reports strong financial resultswho embody the late Ron Sweeney's spirit of volunteerism. The honour went to C
Prospera reports strong financial results
Abbotsford News / Posted 7 days ago
who embody the late Ron Sweeney's spirit of volunteerism. The honour went to Chilliwack's Sydney Torok, who is attending the University of Victoria and plans to become a clinical pharmacist. The annual report is available online at onprospe... Read more
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BC Local News
Prospera reports strong financial resultswho embody the late Ron Sweeney's spirit of volunteerism. The honour went to C
Prospera reports strong financial results
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
who embody the late Ron Sweeney's spirit of volunteerism. The honour went to Chilliwack's Sydney Torok, who is attending the University of Victoria and plans to become a clinical pharmacist. The annual report is available online at onprospe... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Cal rugby set to take on Central Washingtonregular season and playoffs to this point. Their record is only blemished by lo
Cal rugby set to take on Central Washington
The Daily Californian / Posted 9 days ago
regular season and playoffs to this point. Their record is only blemished by losses against powerhouse programs BYU and University of Victoria, and a premier amateur team, the Olympic Club. The loss against BYU was by 30, and the loss against... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Lacrosse, high school sports on tapCardinals on Saturday. Returning home Sunday, April 24, the Mariners host the W
JOCK TALK: Lacrosse, high school sports on tap
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Cardinals on Saturday. Returning home Sunday, April 24, the Mariners host the Whalley Chiefs at Henderson Park, near the University of Victoria. Game 1 starts at 11 a.m. and Game 2 at 1:30 p.m. In Junior Premier play, the Mariners host the... Read more
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BC Local News
SD72 meets emissions target five years earlysays, the district then focused on its relationship with the City of Campbell R
SD72 meets emissions target five years early
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
says, the district then focused on its relationship with the City of Campbell River, BC Hydro, North Island College and the University of Victoria as other avenues to reach reduction target. SD72 is not done looking for efficiencies now that it’s... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
SD72 meets emissions target five years earlysays, the district then focused on its relationship with the City of Campbell R
SD72 meets emissions target five years early
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
says, the district then focused on its relationship with the City of Campbell River, BC Hydro, North Island College and the University of Victoria as other avenues to reach reduction target. SD72 is not done looking for efficiencies now that it’s... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay baseball parks busy with weekend actionon Saturday, April 23. Returning home Sunday, April 24, the Mariners host the W
Oak Bay baseball parks busy with weekend action
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday, April 23. Returning home Sunday, April 24, the Mariners host the Whalley Chiefs at Henderson Park, near the University of Victoria. Game 1 starts at 11 a.m. and Game 2 at 1:30 p.m. In Junior Premier play, the Mariners host the... Read more
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BC Local News
Not all agree with CRD sewage risk numbersnew, Burchill said, “what he has not addressed is do these risk categories even
Not all agree with CRD sewage risk numbers
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
new, Burchill said, “what he has not addressed is do these risk categories even make sense?” In regular contact with University of Victoria marine scientists, Burchill said he’s asked the biologists about the points-based classification... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Not all agree with CRD sewage risk numbersnew, Burchill said, “what he has not addressed is do these risk categories even
Not all agree with CRD sewage risk numbers
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
new, Burchill said, “what he has not addressed is do these risk categories even make sense?” In regular contact with University of Victoria marine scientists, Burchill said he’s asked the biologists about the points-based classification... Read more
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Mashable
Coral bleaching has devastated 93% of the Great Barrier Reefhave caused reefs to suffer across every ocean basin. “We can’t afford to sit
Coral bleaching has devastated 93% of the Great Barrier Reef
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
have caused reefs to suffer across every ocean basin. “We can’t afford to sit by and watch climate change drive all the world’s coral reefs to extinctions by the end of the century,” Julia Baum, a reef researcher at the University of Victoria, s... Read more
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FOX News
Magnets might 'unlock' paralyzed arm after strokeand speech therapy for several hours each week. [10 Things You Didn't Know Abou
Magnets might 'unlock' paralyzed arm after stroke
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
and speech therapy for several hours each week. [10 Things You Didn't Know About the Brain] In 2012, scientists at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, discovered that strength training for stroke patients solely on their... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Third-class citizens’: Cities seek more power as demands risehave — to do the things that are really necessary,” said Prof. Warren Magnusson
‘Third-class citizens’: Cities seek more power as demands rise
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
have — to do the things that are really necessary,” said Prof. Warren Magnusson, who specializes in urban government at the University of Victoria. A prime example of obstructed municipal power is a failed transit plebiscite in the Vancouver area... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian cities seek more power as demands risehave - to do the things that are really necessary," said Prof. Warren Magnusson
Canadian cities seek more power as demands rise
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
have - to do the things that are really necessary," said Prof. Warren Magnusson, who specializes in urban government at the University of Victoria. A prime example of obstructed municipal power is a failed transit plebiscite in the Vancouver area... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UBC to consider banning romantic relationships between faculty, studentsThe association did not respond to telephone calls and an e-mail seeking commen
UBC to consider banning romantic relationships between faculty, students
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
The association did not respond to telephone calls and an e-mail seeking comment. Mr. Weaver, who studied at the University of Victoria and has been a professor there for a quarter-century specializing in climate science, said he has... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD gets clarity from feds on need for sewage treatmenton having a high-risk designation under the federal regulations, left Burchill
CRD gets clarity from feds on need for sewage treatment
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
on having a high-risk designation under the federal regulations, left Burchill shaking his head. In regular contact with University of Victoria marine scientists, Burchill said he’s asked biologists about the points-based classification tables... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Border Security: How the US and Britain comparemerging police and civilians in a new agency with sweeping police-style powers.
Border Security: How the US and Britain compare
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
merging police and civilians in a new agency with sweeping police-style powers. Professor Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, who has researched the US and European approaches to border security, said: "All... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Mohawk poet honored in deathas the editor and publisher of Strawberry Press. Over the years, he taught at t
Mohawk poet honored in death
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
as the editor and publisher of Strawberry Press. Over the years, he taught at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, the University of Victoria in British Columbia, SUNY Potsdam, Paul Smith's College and North Country Community College, where he... Read more
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BC Local News
SeaChange in Tod Inletstudents and elementary students,” said Wright. On April 7, a cross-cultural p
SeaChange in Tod Inlet
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
students and elementary students,” said Wright. On April 7, a cross-cultural program took place in partnership with the University of Victoria, called the Chinese Youth Leadership program. “University students from many different areas of China... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. top court rules against pro-life student club at University of VictoriaVANCOUVER — A free-speech battle by opponents of abortion at the University of
B.C. top court rules against pro-life student club at University of Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
VANCOUVER — A free-speech battle by opponents of abortion at the University of Victoria has been shut down by B.C.'s highest court, a decision that civil liberties advocates say is troubling. In a unanimous ruling, the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected... Read more
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BC Local News
UVic lands research fundingThe University of Victoria will receive nearly $825,000 in provincial funding t
UVic lands research funding
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
The University of Victoria will receive nearly $825,000 in provincial funding to conduct cutting-edge research that will be applied to health and life sciences, infrastructure, remote sensing, software development and transportation. UVic was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Court rules against pro-life club that saw demonstrations suspended at UVicA free-speech battle by opponents of abortion at the University of Victoria has
Court rules against pro-life club that saw demonstrations suspended at UVic
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
A free-speech battle by opponents of abortion at the University of Victoria has been shut down by British Columbia’s highest court. The university approved a permit for a demonstration by the group in January 2013, but then revoked the approval when... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Philharmonic showcases young talentCompetition for Young Musicians coming up Saturday (April 23) at 7 p.m. in the
Philharmonic showcases young talent
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Competition for Young Musicians coming up Saturday (April 23) at 7 p.m. in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at the University of Victoria. Six finalists will perform, all of whom are showcased as some of Victoria region’s most talented... Read more
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CBC.ca
Solution to suicide crisis is rooted in First Nations communitiesculture or recreation, to make people feel alive," Joachim says.Community solut
Solution to suicide crisis is rooted in First Nations communities
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
culture or recreation, to make people feel alive," Joachim says.Community solutions That echoes two decades of research by University of Victoria psychologist Christopher Lalonde, who says the key to tackling suicides is a community-based approach... Read more
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Abbotsford News
UFV Cascades sign trio of playersseason, signing a trio of recruits who played their high school basketball in B
UFV Cascades sign trio of players
Abbotsford News / Posted 15 days ago
season, signing a trio of recruits who played their high school basketball in B.C. Andrew Morris, a transfer from the University of Victoria, and Surrey high school seniors Daniel Adediran (Pacific Academy) and Sagar Dulay (Tamanawis... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
El Nino Is Turning The Pacific Ocean's Coral Reefs Into Ghost TownsOn separate occasions, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Ge
El Nino Is Turning The Pacific Ocean's Coral Reefs Into Ghost Towns
Popular Science Australia / Posted 16 days ago
On separate occasions, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and the University of Victoria examined coral reefs around the tiny Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean. 80 percent are dead, 15 percent are bleached, and 5... Read more
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