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Inside tour of CARSA

UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities opens in spring 2015. Take a video tour and find out more about UVic's new facility for active healthy living for people of all abilities.

2014 Commonwealth Games

A number of athletes with UVic connections including 14 current, former or soon-to-be Vikes varsity athletes are competing (and winning medals) in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The XX Games are taking place July 23 through Aug. 3 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Experts for WWI centenary

It is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Several UVic experts are available to comment on the centenary, as well as specific aspects of the war.

Grizzlies expand range to central coast islands

Grizzly bears are moving onto islands along the central BC coast, according to new research by Christina Service, a University of Victoria PhD candidate in geography.

Agricultural trade appears unaffected by BC carbon tax: new study

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).