University of Victoria

Type: Organization
Name: University of Victoria
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

City woos residents for solar panel use

The City of Victoria and the University of Victoria are teaming up to develop a solar energy map to help show residents how much solar energy could be captured from their rooftops.As part of the project, the city installed a pyranometer, an instrument ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

UVic prof hosts lecture on Islam in academia

The University of Victoria offers a lecture on Islam in academia on April 23.Andrew Rippin, professor emeritus of Islamic history at UVic, will discuss the factors that have made the subject academically controversial, and the role it plays as a vehicle ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

(Nova Scotia) Canada-EU Workshops- Opening Up Canadian Federalism the European Way

ABOUT THE PROJECTThe University of Victoria (UVic) European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) and the Department of Political Science are running a series of six workshops to disseminate and discuss the findings of a three year research project comparing ... [Published Institute of Public Administration of Canada - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher top festival conductor

Laura Eilers conducts Quintet Plus at the festival choir night.— image credit: Gaiel Farrar photoQuintet Plus choir conductor Laura Eilers won the Cariboo Festival’s choir conductorship award last week despite being nervous about the prospect of conducting ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Technical briefing of fisheries policy report

Note to editors: Members of the media are invited to a technical briefing of the policy report Moving Forward Building Economically, Socially and Ecologically Resilient Fisheries and Coastal Communities. The briefing will be held by the lead author of ... [Published Memorial University of Newfoundland - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rotary awards high honour

The Rotary Club of Oak Bay continued on its path to honour those who provide “service above self” with a recent award ceremony. The Rotary Club of Oak Bay presented University of Victoria student Steven Wong with a Paul Harris Fellow Medal and citati ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Belmont grad’s startup helps meals go further

A lot has happened since Belmont alumnus Derek Juno and fellow University of Victoria business school grad Andrew Hall walked away from promising corporate careers to launch a social enterprise startup last fall.Expansion plans for Mealshare – the program ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Biggest construction starts in 2013

1John Hart Replacement , Campbell RiverNP Utilities Replacement of existing six-unit John Hart Generating Station near Campbell River that has been operating since 1947. The new facility will provide an additional 12 MW capacity (from 126 MW to 138 MW) ... [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS MACHINES : BC Coast About to Become the 'Smartest' on the Planet

VICTORIA, British Columbia , April 14 -- The University of Victoria issued the following news release:Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is partnering with Western Economic Diversification Canada and IBM on a three-year multimillion dollar project known as Smart ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

IBM invests $12 million in launch of Smart Oceans BC

IBM Canada Ltd. today announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) on a three-year, multi-million dollar project to equip British Columbia with a monitoring and prediction system to respond to off-shore accidents, tsunamis and other ... [Published Connections Plus - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Global warming: 15 years to change things...

The latest U.N. climate change report says that if the world doesn't do some really tough, expensive things over the next 15 years, the costs of climate change may spiral out of control. Some of those things involve technology that isn't available yet, ... [Published Marketplace - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Library of Caligus genes become publicly available

Canada: Blue Genomics Chile has announced a major break-through for research and future sea-lice control as the GenBank of the National Center for Biotechnology Information in Canada received open sources genomic data on Caligus rogercresseyi, one of ... [Published Fishfarming Xpert - Apr 14 2014]

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"Each time we dive, we get a sense of what the early explorers must have felt exploring new worlds and seeing things no one had ever seen before. In that sense, we will continue exploring this last remaining wild frontier on planet earth."
...laws, he said, including people in the armed forces, those whose treatment is being paid for through workers' compensation, and non-residents. "Canada is the only country in the world that gives non-residents freedoms it denies its own citizens" he said

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U of T faculty consider option to unionize [Published Globe and Mail - 4 hours ago]
City woos residents for solar panel use [Published Victoria News - Apr 19 2014]
What was Rumi talking about? [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 19 2014]
Scientists discover four new species of 'killer... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Apr 19 2014]
UVic prof hosts lecture on Islam in academia [Published Victoria News - Apr 18 2014]
Ocean Networks Canada contributes towards a 'sm... [Published Electronic Products and Technology - Apr 18 2014]
(Nova Scotia) Canada-EU Workshops- Opening Up C... [Published Institute of Public Administration of Canada - Apr 18 2014]
For-Profit Clinic's Lawsuit May Transform Publi... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 17 2014]
Ready or Not? More Mill Closures Coming to BC [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 17 2014]
Canberra to Beechworth: an extreme lifestyle ma... [Published ABC Online - Apr 17 2014]
Online retailers go offline to benefit customers [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Teacher top festival conductor [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Fisheries and community revitalization focus of... [Published Memorial University of Newfoundland - Apr 16 2014]
Rotary awards high honour [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
Belmont grad’s startup helps meals go further [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
Biggest construction starts in 2013 [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 16 2014]
Technical briefing of fisheries policy report [Published Memorial University of Newfoundland - Apr 15 2014]
BUSINESS MACHINES : BC Coast About to Become th... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
IBM invests $12 million in launch of Smart Ocea... [Published Connections Plus - Apr 15 2014]
Global warming: 15 years to change things... [Published Marketplace - Apr 14 2014]
UVic's undersea infrastructure grows with cloud... [Published Victoria News - Apr 14 2014]
Trinity Lutheran moving up to NAIA [Published HeraldNet - Apr 14 2014]
Library of Caligus genes become publicly available [Published Fishfarming Xpert - Apr 14 2014]
Pat O’Reilly: An education in the outdoors [Published Alaska Highway News - Apr 13 2014]
Coach finds slumber-time solutions [Published BCLocalNews.com - Apr 13 2014]
Study Data from University of Victoria Update K... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 12 2014]
OLD NEWS: This week in Saanich history – April ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 12 2014]
Saanich explores legal secondary suites [Published Victoria News - Apr 11 2014]
EDITORIAL: Secondary suites study not thorough ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 11 2014]
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Donner, Harrison & Hoberg: Let’s talk about cli... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 10 2014]
This week, the National Energy Board (NEB) announced plans for its upcoming hearings on the proposal to triple the capacity of Kinder Morgan’s Transmountain Pipeline, which transports oil from Alberta to the Port of Vancouver. The new pipeline alone ...
Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom article [Published Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference - Mar 12 2014]
Colleague  Rich McCue of the University of Victoria law library has published a thoughtful and interesting article titled Does a Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom Pedagogy Help Information Literacy Students in the Long Term Adoption of Research Skills? ...
Don’t undermine Elections Canada [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 11 2014]
A group of professors explains why the government’s proposed changes to our election laws are a threat to Canada’s democratic traditions We, the undersigned — professors at Canadian universities who study the principles and institutions of constitutional ...
Judith Butler, Rashid Khalidi and over 150 othe... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 05 2014]
Rashid Khalidi and Judith Butler The following open letter was shared with Mondoweiss: Whether one is for or against Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) as a means to change the current situation in Palestine-Israel, it is important to recognize ...
Harper recalls ambassador from Moscow as Canada... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 02 2014]
Ominous developments in Ukraine have prompted Prime Minister Stephen Harper to strongly condemn Russia military intervention in the country while urging President Vladimir Putin to withdraw his troops immediately. In a statement issued following a rare ...
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