Victoria street named for racist politician up for debate

(January 16, 2018) - The Times Colonist spoke to Reuben Rose-Redwood for today's front-page story in the lead-up to a public meeting taking place tonight. The event—a community discussion on the topic of whether Trutch Street should be renamed—is being sponsored by UVic's Committee for Urban Studies, with the Indigenous solidarity working group. UVic's Trutch residence was renamed earlier this year.  TC   

Change urged to Victoria street named for 'racist' figure

Reuben Rose-Redwood and undergrad student Lisa Schnitzler were quoted in a CBC News story about the push to rename Trutch Street. Schnitzler launched the petition which ultimately led to UVic's decision to rename the Trutch residence in 2017. Yesterday's article by the Times Colonist was also included in the Vancouver Sun online.  CBC  VS  

Reuben Rose-Redwood (Geography) and undergraduate student Lisa Schnitzler were interviewed by CHEK News earlier this week about the renaming of Trutch Street and the surrounding implications. UVic removed the Trutch name from a residence in 2017.  CHEK  Ring