Vancouver Island University

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Island University
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Frank N. Stein helps students learn

Health care students at Vancouver Island University benefit from Frank N. Stein.While the computerized mannequin bears no similarities to the character from Mary Shelley’s famous novel, it does mimic a number of human reactions and is a simulator that ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Woman fundraising to be an MD

By the way, did you hear:• Shelie Arnoldi (a Suzuki King Quad 500), Dave Pedersen (a $300 ladies' gift basket) and George Hamilton (a men's gift basket) are celebrating their prizes in the annual Mesachie Lake Volunteer Fire Department raffle. The raffle ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Survey says Nanaimo residents want more transit

While some residents aren’t enamoured with Regional District of Nanaimo transit based on results of a recent poll, officials say they are working to improve service.As part of the regional district’s operation and efficiency review, market research company ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Busing considered for Cedar students heading south

Parent-organized charter bus service is the only option currently available for displaced Cedar secondary students that chose Ladysmith Secondary, but more busing is being examined.The Cedar high school was closed in June as part of the Nanaimo school ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Two more toss names in for Nanaimo mayoral race

It’s become a three-way leadership race, with two new candidates declaring bids for the mayoral seat Wednesday.First-term Nanaimo city councillor Bill McKay and local businessman Roger McKinnon announced they will be seeking Nanaimo’s top leadership job ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Students want to Clothesline violence against women

Thankfully, Vancouver Island University’s Cowichan campus hasn’t experienced the sexual assaults and violence that other university campuses have.Having said that, it doesn’t hurt to remind people university and college campuses should be safe places ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Manager, Enterprise Architecture and Planning

At Vancouver Island University, we don't just hire employees; we hire people. Imagine a future with a job that you love and a life that you want to lead – imagine that future at Vancouver Island University.At VIU, we offer a solid compensation package ... [Published Tech Vibes - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Prices edge higher for rental housing in Nanaimo

Less rental housing is available compared to last year and costs to rent a house, apartment or room are up, too.A drop in Nanaimo’s overall vacancy rate, from 8.3 per cent in spring 2013 to 5.3 per cent as of April this year, helped push prices up.From ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Intervention on strike necessary

To the Editor,It’s time to take control of this job action at Vancouver Island University.Everyone is wrong except the students and a new injustice has raised its ugly head – the university is accommodating exchange students at some other facility.Here ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The good and the bad of this week in Cowichan for September 11

This we likeEvery year we experience a Cowichan Exhibition at its current site, the more comfortable we are with the move from downtown.The addition of the new Vancouver Island University campus and the potential for further improvements, including a ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fisheries interest earns scholarship

Matt Miller’s interest in freshwater fishing earned him a scholarship to put toward his studies at Vancouver Island University.— image credit: Photo submittedNanaimo resident Matt Miller and fellow VIU student Ashley Stocks are two of the four scholarship ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tax dollars can always be better balanced

It all started with the boathouse project.Well, in truth, it started much before that, but for the sake of this column, I’ll start there.A group of community organizers came up with a project that would see a new boathouse built on the waterfront, near ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 09 2014]

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Beefs & Bouquets, Oct. 2 [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
Time to end BC sea lice debate [Published Fishfarming Xpert - 5 hours ago]
Frank N. Stein helps students learn [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - 14 hours ago]
Local foodies head to Terra Madre [Published Sooke News Mirror - Oct 01 2014]
Woman fundraising to be an MD [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 28 2014]
Around Town: September 26, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Sep 26 2014]
Survey says Nanaimo residents want more transit [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 26 2014]
Busing considered for Cedar students heading south [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
Two more toss names in for Nanaimo mayoral race [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
Students want to Clothesline violence against w... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 24 2014]
Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 22 [Published Peninsula News - Sep 24 2014]
Manager, Enterprise Architecture and Planning [Published Tech Vibes - Sep 23 2014]
Prices edge higher for rental housing in Nanaimo [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
4 Favourite Canadian University Towns [Published WestJets up! Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Intervention on strike necessary [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
Parksville Qualicum Beach residents watching Sc... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 16 2014]
Around Town: September 12, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Sep 12 2014]
The good and the bad of this week in Cowichan f... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 11 2014]
Fisheries interest earns scholarship [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 11 2014]
Retirees need to transfer knowledge [Published Powell River Peak - Sep 10 2014]
Terry Fox run seeks participants [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 09 2014]
Tax dollars can always be better balanced [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 09 2014]
WolfPack round-up, Sept. 8 [Published Kamloops This Week - Sep 08 2014]
Around Town: September 5, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Sep 05 2014]
Freshmen add energy at university [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
Partnerships creating jobs [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 26 2014]
DFO's Aquaculture Director says don't focus on ... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 01 2014]
Dissent in the Inlet: How an aboriginal group i... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 13 2014]
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Dissent in the Inlet: How an aboriginal group i... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 13 2014]
TSLEIL-WAUTUTH FIRST NATION, B.C. — The Destiny condo development sits high above Burrard Inlet west of Downtown Vancouver. From here, amid neatly kept yards and freshly paved streets, a visitor can see Chevron Corp.’s Burnaby refinery on the opposite ...
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