Media: expert advisories

Expert on Trinity Western University Supreme Court ruling

June 14, 2018

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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Experts on BC Budget

February 19, 2018

Seven UVic experts are available to media for comment on the BC budget—to be revealed Feb. 20—with particular focus on housing, homelessness, poverty, health inequity, seniors care, family economics, childhood education and income assistance, as well as implications for tourism, entrepreneurship and business.

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Experts Q&A on Indigenizing education

February 1, 2018

As K-12 schools in BC work to Indigenize curriculum and Canadian post-secondary institutions respond to the TRC's Calls to Action to promote, recruit and support increased Indigenous research and teaching, the following three Indigenous scholars in the University of Victoria's Faculty of Education are available to provide context and comment on the challenges and most promising practices in Indigenous education: Paul Whitinui, Onowa McIvor and Carmen Rodríguez de France.

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