Vancouver Island University

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Island University
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Shawn Atleo appointed to lead new round of talks with B.C. First Nations

Former Assembly of First Nations national chief Shawn Atleo has been named to head B.C.'s first Shqwi qwal for Indigenous Dialogue. The announcement was made by B.C. Premier Christy Clark on Thursday at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, where the ... [Published Pechanga.net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Premier Clark announces research funding for Vancouver Island universities

NANAIMO - Premier Christy Clark, speaking at the Vancouver Island Economic Summit, today announced $2.6 million for re projects at Vancouver Island's three public universities."So much of what we take for granted in our daily lives was made possible by ... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mandell succeeding Atleo as chancellor of VIU

— image credit: Photo submittedLouise Mandell will follow in the footsteps of Shawn Atleo as chancellor at Vancouver Island University.The university announced that Mandell, a notable aboriginal rights lawyer, will begin her three-year term immediately, ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Our take: Profile essential reading for our decision-makers

Everyone knows the basics of staying healthy: eat right, get plenty of exercise and stay focused on the bright side of life.So why are most of our health care dollars spent on fixing the sick instead of holding illness at bay by making sure people are ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Free teen festival planned for Greater Victoria this weekend

All things teen come to the Pearkes Recreation Centre this weekend as Coast Capital Savings TeenFest celebrates the many local businesses and organizations supporting Victoria-area teens and their families.The free one-day exhibition, geared toward youth ... [Published Victoria News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Above and beyond

Courtesy of Douglas College RoyalsRoyals fare well at PACWEST provincials; men’s team qualifies for nationalsBy Michael Sopow , Sports ReporterThe Douglas College Royals men’s and women’s soccer teams both had respectable ends to their 2014/15 regular ... [Published The Other Press - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Meet George Gates

In the lead-up to the Nov. 15 civic election, the News Leader Pictorial is offering each candidate an opportunity to put their message out to the public in his or her own words.Here you will find campaign material as it was submitted to us, including ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Research study to provide additional information for Mazzaella japonica harvest

VICTORIA - The Ministry of Agriculture today announced an agreement with Vancouver Island University to re the Mazzaella japonica harvest for the 2014 season. Mazzaella japonica was inadvertently introduced to B.C. waters in the early 1900's. The Ministry ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Community health check-up results revealed Thursday

How healthy is your community?On Thursday evening, health officials will supply the answer.Central Island Medical Health officer Paul Hasselbeck will lead a presentation of the Cowichan Communities Health Profile, a snapshot of your health and well-b ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Senators look to VIU for housing solutions

A Vancouver Island University program is “tailor made” to deal with home maintenance issues on First Nations reserves, according to the chairman of a senate committee.The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples stopped at Vancouver Island University ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATED: Nanaimo RCMP search Vancouver Island University after bomb threat

Roadblocks have been taken down in the area around Vancouver Island University and students and faculty have been allowed back on campus after a bomb threat this afternoon.The threat was made at about 4 p.m. when a call was made to the university's international ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Academy offers English language programs in Nanaimo

International citizens and students will have a chance to improve their English skills at the Vancouver Island Academy in Nanaimo.The English as a second language school, currently located at the Waterfront Suites and Marina on Stewart Avenue, also offers ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 02 2014]

Quotes

"So much of what we take for granted in our daily lives was made possible by groundbreaking re," said Premier Clark. "Funding re at public post-secondary institutions on Vancouver Island supports a vibrant innovation sector, creates jobs and has the potential to improve lives in B C and around the world." The re ranges from recording important First Nations' knowledge about the health of coastal estuaries at Vancouver Island University, to re at Royal...
"The Shqwi qwal will develop and support dialogue sessions on education and other topics that will help foster understanding and partnerships between indigenous peoples and the broader public, private, and corporate sectors" said a statement released by the premier's office
"We are honoured to welcome the Shqwi qwal and appointment of Chief Atleo," said Doug White, director of the centre. "The centre is focused on the fundamental work of articulating the foundations of a more just and united future where patterns of relations are characterized by true recognition in all of its cultural, social, economic, legal and spiritual dimensions. Chief Atleo brings a wealth of experience and insight to this work."
Hutchins elaborates, "The 'Students FirstFirst team shares a common vision and I am glad to be part of this diverse and committed group. We need a School District that:"

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Meet Rob Hutchins [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 29 2014]
Free teen festival planned for Greater Victoria... [Published Victoria News - Oct 28 2014]
Notes from Gnaraloo [Published Manitoban Online - Oct 28 2014]
Above and beyond [Published The Other Press - Oct 28 2014]
Meet George Gates [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 28 2014]
Around Town: October 24, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Oct 24 2014]
Campbellton planning big (and little) changes [Published Campbell River Mirror - Oct 23 2014]
Election issue in Deep Bay/Bowser: VIU gets gra... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Oct 23 2014]
Hospital Area Project [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
Ucluelet’s Big Break [Published Air Canada - Oct 22 2014]
Local students can compete for piece of $10K in... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Oct 21 2014]
Council releases In Camera Information [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Research study to provide additional informatio... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Community health check-up results revealed Thur... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 21 2014]
Around Town: October 17, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Oct 17 2014]
Help Nanaimo RCMP Cram the Cruiser at Southgate... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 17 2014]
Bite of Nanaimo adds zesty zing to weekend [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 17 2014]
Election 2014: Interest high as 10 vie for mayo... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 16 2014]
Wendy's House opens at month's end [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 16 2014]
First 24-hour library in the valley [Published Cowichan News Leader - Oct 15 2014]
Two more candidates [Published Sooke News Mirror - Oct 15 2014]
Senators look to VIU for housing solutions [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Oct 12 2014]
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