Current faculty and staff
July 22, 2014 — Whenever collective bargaining begins, there are usually questions about who “PSEC” is. You can hear varying views about its role in our bargaining process. You may also hear it said that our unions bargain with the employer and that PSEC is not really as important as employers say it is. In this post, we hope to give you some helpful background and answer some key questions.
British Columbia’s carbon tax does not appear to have had a measurable impact on international agricultural trade, despite concerns it would greatly reduce the BC industry’s competitiveness,
according to new analysis commissioned by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).
Why do tensions continually flare up between Israel and the Palestinian territories? Why does it matter to Canadians? A UVic expert is available to comment on the ground assault launched in the
Gaza Strip on July 17 and on the long history behind these tensions.
UVic researcher Brian Thom, working with Indigenous communities and Google Earth Outreach, is helping Indigenous people in Canada to map their territories using the latest online tools. On July
12, the Globe and Mail published an article on this exciting new initiative.
A major new study announced today will help ensure one of British Columbia’s (BC’s) most important sectors–forestry–can endure under a changing climate, and even help slow down the rate of
This summer, UVic students are reflecting back on three weeks in May 2014 during the first-ever Colonial Legacies Field School in northeastern Limpopo Province. A new UVic-produced video and a
selection of photos are now available online.