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Vancouver island students come together to solve real world problems and complete for a $10,000 scholarship

In autumn of 2021, Westmont Montessori School (Westmont) in partnership with the University of Victoria launched a competition to drive engagement around 5 key issues that our society is facing. The issues: Toxic Drug Crisis, Affordable Housing on Vancouver Island, Old Growth Logging, Living Wage, and Climate Change. These topics are prominent issues that affect our lives and will affect the lives of these students as they are the leaders of the future.

UVic’s fourth annual 5 Days of Action: 365 days of commitment

Organized through the Equity, and Human Rights Office and its partners, UVic has hosted the fourth annual 5 Days of Action to highlight existing efforts across campus all aiming to create a safer and more inclusive campus. Community stakeholders were invited to come to campus, enjoy free parking, and participate in the 5 Days of Action events, workshops, and art exhibits.