UVic Libraries’ Student Awards

The University of Victoria Libraries is offering three student awards: the David Harris Flaherty Undergraduate Library Scholarship; the William Petrie Graduate Student Library Scholarship; and the Gladys Nipp and Stephen Mah Family Award. These awards recognize and honor the contributions and achievements of all our students, enhancing the sense of personal growth and accomplishment in our academic community. Each award…

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CUPE condemns anti-Asian racism

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in China, Asian Canadian communities have experienced an increase in racist threats, slurs and physical violence. A new report by the Chinese Canadian National Council documents over 1,000 racist incidents directed at members of the Asian community in Canada over the past year. The intensification of anti-Asian discrimination is not limited to Canada. In…

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Executive Board Elections Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The elections, outlined below, will be taking place virtually during the Zoom General meeting on May 26, 2021. All positions, not including the trustees, are 2 years. President – incumbent: Kirk Mercer Second Vice President – incumbent: Bo Love Secretary – incumbent: Laurie Whyte Education Chair – incumbent: Barbara Gordon Member at Large – incumbent: Ross Alden Trustee 3-year term – incumbent: Andrea Roszmann Click here…

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21

Every year on March 21, CUPE marks the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. And every day, CUPE members across the country continue to confront ongoing racism in our union, communities and workplaces, including racial profiling and criminalization, Islamophobia, lack of employment and education opportunities, inadequate health care, precarious work, unequal access to public services, environmental racism and lack of basic human…

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