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Dr. Krawchenko discusses exclusionary zoning on Amazing Places

How do we create more equitable and inclusive housing in our communities? On Episode 42 of Amazing Places with Dean Murdock, Tamara Krawchenko, Assistant Professor at UVic's School of Public Administration, joins the podcast to discuss the history of exclusionary land use practices and how all level of governments have responsibility to create more equitable and inclusive housing in our communities. Link to podcast >>>

MPA student Connor Williams appointed to Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

Congratulations to MPA student Connor Williamson for being selected to be part of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council. Connor is a farmer, food system researcher, and a member of the LGBTQ+ community. As a fifth-generation farmer, Connor was born into a passion for agriculture and later, a drive to understand and provide solutions to Canada’s food system. Connor has researched topics that range from food security in transnational settings, to how supply management can promote localized food systems.

CANSEE2021 abstract submission deadline extended to February 1!

The Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE2021) has extended an abstract submission deadline for the upcoming national conference “Pathways for Inclusive and Sustainable Recoveries.” Academics, practitioners, and policy-makers are welcome to submit their presentation proposals here by February 1, 2021. The conference is being led by SPA’s faculty member, Dr. Katya Rhodes, and her Graduate Assistant and current PhD student, Bronwyn Dunbar.

May-June and June Courses End

Whatcha Feeling? A Photo Story by Melanin Magic and Nathan Smith

June 19 – September 18. Every day in Legacy's Sidewalk Gallery, located outside on the Broad Street side of Legacy Downtown.

For Time Immemorial

Curated by Mel Granley with Guest Curator lessLIE

On Beaded Ground

On Beaded Groundexplores the essential role of Indigenous women's creative practices in the reclamation and renewal of culture, identity, stories and teachings.

Programmable Electronics with Arduino

Student Life Grant Info Session

The UVic Student Life Grant and Anti-Racism Supplement (up to $1500 per applicant)seeks to fund student-led initiatives that engage and positively impact the UVic campus community.

The next application deadline is June 30

Awakening the Gifts of Character

Through self-exploration learn how to connect successfully with others on a higher levelthrough creating a culture of compassion, kindness and care. Everyone welcome!