Expert on Trinity Western University Supreme Court ruling

June 14, 2018 - Expert advisory

Kathryn Chan (Faculty of Law) is available to media to discuss the June 15 Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on whether law societies have the right to deny accreditation to the proposed law school at Trinity Western University. She can comment on what implications the TWU decision might have for religious institutions, LGBTQI+ persons and legal education in Canada.

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Three from UVic awarded 3M National Student Fellowships, recognizing leadership

June 12, 2018 - Ring

Three of 10 prestigious 3M National Student Fellowships have been awarded to students in UVic's Faculty of Social Sciences. Cara Samuel (psychology), Maxwell Nicholson (economics) and Michael Graeme (anthropology and environmental studies) join seven others to become Canada's 3M fellowship recipients for 2018.

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Effects of cannabis use on youth: can we predict the future?

June 6, 2018 - Media release

New research by UVic psychologist Bonnie Leadbeater and lead author Kara Thompson from St. Francis Xavier University has identified specific patterns of cannabis use by youth. Thompson and Leadbeater, along with two other researchers, drew from an earlier youth survey conducted by UVic and Island Health. They expect their new findings will help inform current and future cannabis policies in Canada.

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