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Province prioritizes fuel for essential vehicles, introduces travel restrictions

November 23, 2021 -

The BC provincial government is asking people to limit their fuel consumption and vehicle travel until December 1. The university encourages students, faculty and staff to plan ahead and consider alternative forms of transportation, including walking, cycling, transit or carpooling to campus while these restrictions are in place.

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Fossil fuel stocks reduced--new decarbonization target for portfolio

November 17, 2021 - Media release

The University of Victoria Foundation announced today that as of September 30, it no longer has holdings of companies in its equity portfolio involved in the extraction and processing of coal, oil or natural gas. Further, the foundation has also adopted a new responsible investment policy that sets a target to reduce the carbon intensity of all investments by 45 per cent by 2030.

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Supporting each other after BC storm

November 17, 2021 -

The University of Victoria recognizes that many members of the campus community have been impacted by the recent storm that's caused catastrophic flooding and closed roads and highways across the province. Damage and service disruptions across our region are substantial in some places. UVic is working to support the needs of students, faculty and staff who now face extraordinary challenges.

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Support the United Way through food

November 16, 2021 -

Do you love samosas? Support the UVic United Way campaign and treat your taste buds! Drop off your order in BEC 406 by Nov. 17. For the month of November, you can also support the United Way when you dine on campus. $2 from each lunch or dinner special ordered at the University Club will go to the UVic United Way workplace campaign.

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