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Sacred places

January 1, 2018 - News

UVic anthropologist Brian Thom has long worked with Coast Salish First Nations and Parks Canada on cooperative management in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Recently, Thom saw an opportunity to more fully integrate Indigenous knowledge and cultural practices into co-management efforts.

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Top 10 of 2017

December 18, 2017 - News

As 2017 swings to a close, we're looking back at 12 months of captivating stories which helped shape a year of great news about UVic people, projects, ideas, creativity and research. Here are some of the many top stories online, in print, on TV and radio, and that were talked about on campus, in Victoria's coffee shops and beyond.

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Transportation needs of an aging population: report

December 18, 2017 - News

Long lineups, poor signage and garbled announcements over a loudspeaker can be a nuisance for any traveller. But for older adults, they can present significant roadblocks in their journey, whether taking a cross-country trip by train, or a bus ride to visit family. These are some of the findings in “Older Canadians on the Move,” a new report by an expert panel chaired by Neena Chappell, professor emeritus (sociology) at UVic’s Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health and released by the Council of Canadian Academies.

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