Vancouver Island University

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Island University
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

University president’s compensation negotiated prior to cap

Vancouver Island University said it did not circumvent provincial compensation caps set for university officials.According to a release provided Monday by the B.C. NDP, the Island university, along with Capilano University and University of the Fraser ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Biosphere reserve sitting pretty

LISSA ALEXANDERreporter@pqbnews.comA couple of years ago there was some controversy surrounding The Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve (MABR) and whether it would keep its UNESCO designation, but an update from Parksville Mayor Chris Burger at Monday ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sport tourism targeted for action plan

Nanaimo is looking for more opportunities to get in on sport tourism action.Tourism Nanaimo has taken over sport tourism from the City of Nanaimo, with the goal to present a new policy for event hosting, develop a steering group and plan for the sect ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nanaimo man on Doumont clean-up mission

Douglas Wortley, a Vancouver Island University geology student and avid mountain biker, has created the Doumont Restoration Project. The aim is to clean up one of Nanaimo’s most popular outdoor recreation areas and Wortley’s efforts are drawing attention ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Public debate on genetic engineering: Hope or hazard?

The continues its entertaining and enlightening seminar series with its latest offering: a debate on genetic engineering to be held on July 23.In the evening the participants will give a free public lecture on the topic too.Canadian scientist Dr. Thierry ... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New ferry route, transit expansion leads to increase in ridership

Regional District of Nanaimo transit has seen more people taking the bus over the past year.According B.C. Transit's 2013-14 annual report, the number of passenger trips in the region rose to 2,796,621 in 2013-14 from 2,657,328 the year previous, an ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

B.C. universities said to have ignored salary caps

B.C.’s advanced-education critic says executives at three postsecondary institutions were compensated in excess of provincial caps and the overpayments could extend to many more schools – though the minister involved says the allegations are simply not ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Qualicum Beach Day celebrated last Sunday

Vancouver Island University student Megan White shows a group of youngsters different marine animals in VIU's portable touch tank which was brought out to Qualicum Beach Sunday for the town's annual Beach Day celebration.— image credit: Candace Wu Ph ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Computer Science Instructor

At Vancouver Island University, it’s easy to love where you work.Situated on mid-Vancouver Island, with spectacular views of BC’s coastal mountains, Vancouver Island University is a dynamic university supporting a student population of more than 17,000 ... [Published Tech Vibes - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

ECONOMIC UPDATE: Discussion highlights need to attract and retain talented staff

By Sasha AngusThe Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation recently met with a group of professional, scientific and technical sector leaders in the region as part of the ongoing program Nanaimo Business Counts. Each month, NEDC hosts 12-15 business owners ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

New Vice-President, Administration and Finance at VIU

NANAIMO, British Columbia, June 25 -- Vancouver Island University issued the following news: Vancouver Island University is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Legin as Vice-President, Administration and Finance, effective August 11, 2014. ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tribal welder from Shaw TV Duncan

Training progam at Vancouver Island University in Duncan hailed a success... Shaw TV's Paul Beilstein visits a class at Vancouver Island University in Duncan filled with smoke, bright arcing light and dreams.This is a school where both male and female ... [Published BC Shipping News - Jun 25 2014]

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Mr. Wager got involved with GMO re in 2000 when "it was clear the Internet contained a great deal of misleading or false information" and he believes GMOs are safe and do not need to be identified on labels as GMO or other precautions
"What is the point in having caps in the first place if they're basically meaningless and you're not going to enforce them?" he asked
"So we wrote to [PSEC] and said, 'What the heck is going on? Why is this so far beyond, and why are people getting raises?'", Eby says. "Eight of nine executives that we had full salary information for got raises."
The American AssociationAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science- "the AAAS Board said, the World Health Organization, the American Medical Association, the U S National Academy of Sciences, the BritishBritish Royal Society, and "every other respected organization that has examined the evidence has come to the same conclusion: consuming foods containing ingredients derived from GM crops is no riskier than consuming the same foods containing ingredients from crop plants modified by conventional plant improvement techniques." AAAS 2012"

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University president’s compensation negotiated ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
Biosphere reserve sitting pretty [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Sport tourism targeted for action plan [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
Nanaimo man on Doumont clean-up mission [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
Public debate on genetic engineering: Hope or h... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
New ferry route, transit expansion leads to inc... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
B.C. universities said to have ignored salary caps [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
B.C. university executives paid well over state... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 22 2014]
B.C. universities said to have ignored salary caps [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
More universities violate province's executive ... [Published Abbotsford News - Jul 21 2014]
B.C. university salary caps exceeded by million... [Published CBC - Jul 21 2014]
Around Town: July 18, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 18 2014]
Qualicum Beach Day celebrated last Sunday [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 15 2014]
Computer Science Instructor [Published Tech Vibes - Jul 14 2014]
Around Town: July 11, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 12 2014]
Why we smile…and why we fake it [Published TheJournal.ie - Jul 10 2014]
Real science vs. pseudo-science on GMO's [Published Comox Valley Echo - Jul 07 2014]
7/4/2014 - Phil Dwyer Kicks Off Summer Concert ... [Published Noodls - Jul 05 2014]
Around Town: July 4, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 05 2014]
Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One [Published Business Insider - Jul 04 2014]
Vancouver Island has not been forgotten [Published Cowichan News Leader - Jul 03 2014]
Hats off to a rare group of grads [Published Cowichan News Leader - Jul 02 2014]
ECONOMIC UPDATE: Discussion highlights need to ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Jul 01 2014]
Canada, it’s time to learn to (truly) take vaca... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 30 2014]
Around Town: June 27, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jun 27 2014]
New Vice-President, Administration and Finance ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jun 26 2014]
New Vice-President, Administration and Finance ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 26 2014]
Tribal welder from Shaw TV Duncan [Published BC Shipping News - Jun 25 2014]
Information Technologist [Published Tech Vibes - Jun 20 2014]
Around Town: June 20, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jun 20 2014]
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