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UVic documentary celebrates resilient spirit of Métis nation

November 14, 2023 - Media release

The Métis are often referred to as Canada’s “invisible people” – the “ghosts of the land” – whose stories haunt the country’s collective unconscious. Lii Michif Niiyanaan: We Are Métis is a one-hour documentary that addresses this invisibility by shining a new light on the historical and contemporary experience of Métis people in Canada and providing a space for Métis people to share their diverse perspectives on what it means to be Métis today.

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UVic in global top 10 for impact

June 1, 2023 - Media release

UVic is 1st in Canada for climate action and in the global top 10 for impact, according to the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. THE scores universities and colleges for how they are responding to UN goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity.

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UVic alumni at forefront of creating positive change for Indigenous people

March 22, 2023 - Media release

Whether it’s amplifying voices, empowering communities through technology or reconnecting cultural traditions and plant-based knowledge, three UVic alumni are at the forefront of creating positive change for Indigenous people. They are all among the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards, announced today.

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CIFAL Victoria turns 1

March 21, 2023 -

In a single year since its inception, CIFAL Victoria, the United Nations-accredited training centre at UVic, has created a variety of courses, trained community leaders in Africa, partnered with BC First Nations, as well as a Swedish group that prom…

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