University of Victoria

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Name: University of Victoria
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

ALS Walk for Sept. 14 at UVic

The Victoria Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS will be held on Sept. 14 in parking lot 6 at the University of Victoria.Registration is at 11:30 a.m. The walk begins at 1 p.m.The event includes guest speakers, entertainment, silent auction and food.The B.C. ... [Published Victoria News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Scientist seeks funding for Bering wave buoy

NOME, Alaska (AP) - A Canadian scientist is hoping to find funding to keep information flowing from the only wave-height buoy in the Bering Strait. KNOM-radio (http://bit.ly/1reNbQC) reports David Atkinson of the University of Victoria in British ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

First Nations, UVic and Google Partner to Map Traditional Lands

Hits: 235Many First Nations tribes will be among about 100 participants in a four-day indigenous mapping workshop at the University of Victoria from Aug. 25 to 28. The workshop will explore how geospatial technologies can be used in indigenous mapping ... [Published Sensors & Systems - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Scholarships For Agriculture Studies Handed Out

A couple of local area students are getting some help with the high cost of university thanks to their hard work.Celia Penman with Delanoy & Co. LLP explains the Sambali scholarship gives students a chance to further their education in the field of agriculture, ... [Published Highriver online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Young and looking for a job at a small business? Build up those niche skills

Submitting hundreds of resumés, going out to several interviews and facing rejection is an increasingly prevalent reality for many young Canadians, even in the traditionally “safe” job sectors such as engineering and law. For engineering graduate Jeff ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Frosh aim to 'capture' world record

2014-08-28By Mark Kerr , Senior Communications OfficerThe incoming Class of 2018 has a chance to enter the history books just one day after arriving at Queen’s.Because there is no home football game on Labour Day Monday this year, University Orientation ... [Published Queen's University - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UVic professor says drone legislation needed now

02:55from Kyle ReynoldsA University of Victoria professor says legislation for the private use of unmanned drones is needed now.Privacy expert Colin Bennett says a gap in the law for drones armed with high resolution cameras needs to be closed – and ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Prince Edward to visit Victoria

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit Victoria this month.Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, tour B.C. from Sept. 12 to 16.The pair will begin their visit with a public arrival at Government House on Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. Prince Edward will review ... [Published Victoria News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit Victoria

03:47from Kyle ReynoldsTwo members of the Royal Family will make a stop in Victoria as part of their visit to BC next month.The Earl and Countess of Wessex will make a public arrival at Government House on Friday, September 12. Members of the public are ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Project examines Japanese Canadian dispossession

Thousands of Canadians of Japanese ancestry on the west coast of Canada were systematically uprooted from their homes during the Second World War and the federal government sold their property-including homes, businesses, fishing boats, cars and personal ... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

New VP business development for Polaris

Polaris Minerals has appointed Scott W. Dryden as vice president of business development.Dryden joins Polaris from Northern Transportation, a substantial First Nations-controlled maritime transportation and services company, where he held the positions ... [Published Mining & Quarry World - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative - University of Victoria`s Powering Plug-In Electric Vehicles with Renewable Energy Supply in British Columbia Project

The Government of Canada is committed to investing in innovative clean technologies that create high-quality jobs, generate new economic opportunities and protect the environment.Through the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII), our government is ... [Published Government of Canada - Aug 08 2014]

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...lawyer for more than 30 years, Earl understands the ethical and practical demands on those seeking to enter the legal profession," said Kuhn. "He is a leader with experience in national legal issues and provides a broad-based perspective, which will assist Trinity Western in refining its proposed high-quality legal education experience. I look forward to working closely with Earl as we plan for the opening of the TWU School of Law in September 2016."
"The markings are significant if made by Neanderthals and would add to the increasing amount of information implying that they were capable of thinking in more or less abstract ways" said Higham
Celia Penman with Delanoy & Co. LLP explains the Sambali scholarship gives students a chance to further their education in the field of agriculture, "It's an anonymous donor who has set up this scholarship and Delanoy and Co. administers it. There can be more than one given out each year but this year there was only one in that catagory and we were really pleased to see that Hailey won it."
Fleming said the province's public schooling system was peaceful for a century up until 1972, run by a neutral civil service that ensured "nobody ever felt the rough hands of politicians on educational issues."

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ALS Walk for Sept. 14 at UVic [Published Victoria News - 3 hours ago]
Vancouver lawyer appointed Executive Director f... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Mr. Weaver Goes to Victoria [Published TheWalrus.ca - 8 hours ago]
Scientist seeks funding for Bering wave buoy [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 13 hours ago]
First Nations, UVic and Google Partner to Map T... [Published Sensors & Systems - 18 hours ago]
First Neanderthal etching is a #stoneagehashtag [Published New Scientist - Sep 01 2014]
B.C.’s ‘educational banana republic': Bitter la... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 01 2014]
Local Students Advance Their Education With Ag-... [Published Okotoks online - Sep 01 2014]
Scholarships For Agriculture Studies Handed Out [Published Highriver online - Sep 01 2014]
School’s in! Mixed emotions and new challenges ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 01 2014]
'Educational banana republic': B.C.'s teachers'... [Published CJAD 800 - Sep 01 2014]
VIKINGS [Published Where Canadian Rockies - Sep 01 2014]
Student summer experiences [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 01 2014]
Young and looking for a job at a small business... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 31 2014]
Young and looking for a job at a small business... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Aug 31 2014]
Union accuses SFU in Burnaby of gouging interna... [Published Burnaby News Leader - Aug 30 2014]
History of bitterness between B.C.’s teachers a... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 30 2014]
Four scholarships for Asiyah [Published Freeport News - Aug 29 2014]
Breaking down the knowledge walls [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
Queen's professors collaborate on SSHRC-funded ... [Published Queen's University - Aug 28 2014]
Frosh aim to 'capture' world record [Published Queen's University - Aug 28 2014]
UVic professor says drone legislation needed now [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 28 2014]
Prince Edward to visit Victoria [Published Victoria News - Aug 28 2014]
Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit Victoria [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 28 2014]
Project examines Japanese Canadian dispossession [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
UWinnipeg to partner in $5 Million of Social Sc... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
Landscapes of Injustice [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
Why Does Harper Keep Spinning Our Missing Women... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 27 2014]
Best-Selling Toothpaste Contains Hazardous Endo... [Published Mercola - Aug 27 2014]
New VP business development for Polaris [Published Mining & Quarry World - Aug 26 2014]
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B.C.’s ‘educational banana republic': Bitter la... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 01 2014]
All summer long, there’s been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm who have school-age children: British Columbia’s acrimonious teachers’ strike. Project analyst Robert Ford, with Credential Financial, ...
Young and looking for a job at a small business... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 31 2014]
Submitting hundreds of resumés, going out to several interviews and facing rejection is an increasingly prevalent reality for many young Canadians, even in the traditionally “safe” job sectors such as engineering and law. For engineering graduate Jeff ...
Young and looking for a job at a small business... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Aug 31 2014]
Submitting hundreds of resumés, going out to several interviews and facing rejection is an increasingly prevalent reality for many young Canadians, even in the traditionally “safe” job sectors such as engineering and law. For engineering graduate Jeff ...
Science writers can help raise knowledge [Published H5N1 - Aug 12 2014]
Via The Globe and Mail, an opinion piece by University of Victoria neuroscientists E. Paul Zehr: Science writers can help raise knowledge. Excerpt:Lack of effective communication about details of scientific advances and the process of science leads to ...
The Extraordinary Story of the Komagata Maru: C... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 20 2014]
The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 29, No. 1, July 21, 2014. The Extraordinary Story of the Komagata Maru: Commemorating the One Hundred Year Challenge to Canada’s Immigration Colour Bar John Price and Satwinder Bains One hundred years ...
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