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First Nations Symposium
Royal Roads University | November 16, 2006
First Nations communication and culture will be focus of a the 2006 School of Communication & Culture public symposium being held at Royal Roads University on Wednesday, Nov. 22 on the Quarterdeck of the Grant Building starting at 10:00 a.m....[continue]

Change Liquor Taxes to Reduce Alcohol Problems
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Taxes on reduced-alcohol beer, wines and spirits should be lowered to encourage healthier consumer choices, says a new study by the Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC) at the University of Victoria....[continue]

New Award Honours Renowned Poet P.K. Page
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Celebrated Canadian poet P.K. Page marks her 90th birthday later this month, but the distinguished woman of letters is the one handing out the presents....[continue]

Clarke shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
University of Toronto | November 16, 2006
Professor writes both poetry and prose...[continue]

RN Educators Present Research at Conference
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
Nursing ethics, support for caregivers of elderly people, and improving the quality of nurses’ workplaces will all be part of the discussion at an upcoming national nursing research conference in Victoria....[continue]

UVic Sports Greats to be Honoured
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
The UVic Sports Hall of Fame, established in 2002 to honour contributors to the tradition of excellence in sports and recreation at the university, will induct five new members at the Legacy Awards dinner on Nov. 21 in a sold-out Victoria Conference Centre....[continue]

Lorne Trottier: The gift of passion for stars and sky
McGill University | November 15, 2006
High-tech entrepreneur increases support of science, engineering at McGill...[continue]

Cross-Country Teams Win Gold
University of Guelph | November 12, 2006
For the first time in school history, both the women’s and men’s cross-country teams have won gold medals at the 2006 Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) championships....[continue]

New Downtown Gallery Honours Williams Legacy
University of Victoria | November 9, 2006
When he died on Nov. 9, 2000, the late Victoria philanthropist, patron of the arts and heritage developer Michael Williams left virtually his entire estate, including property and an extensive art collection, to the University of Victoria....[continue]

Legacy Awards Spotlight Alumni
University of Victoria | November 9, 2006
BC’s senior practising female lawyer, a leading climate change scientist, and the creators of innovative science publications for young people are the 2006 recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards from the UVic Alumni Association....[continue]

BU Literary Speakers' Series presents multimedia poetry and art by Vancouver's Karen Moe and Catherine Owen
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
On Saturday, November 18 the Brandon University Faculty of Arts Literary Speakers' Series is proud to present a multimedia poetry/art performance titled Cusp/detritus, featuring a poetry reading Catherine Owen and images by Karen Moe....[continue]

Impact of Farmers' Markets Pegged at $118.5 Million
University of Northern British Columbia | November 9, 2006
Research conducted at the University of Northern British Columbia has indicated that BC's farmers' markets have a signficant economic impact on the province, over and above their value to community-building and local food production....[continue]

UVic Plays $4-Million Role in Breast Cancer Study
Victoria University in the University of
Toronto | November 8, 2006

A University of Victoria research team is receiving $4 million over the next five years to develop a new technology for the identification of molecules critical to the early detection of breast cancer....[continue]

UBC Discovery Reverses Thinking About Hep C Treatment for Drug Users
University of British Columbia | November 8, 2006
Contrary to current practice, treating injection drug users (IDUs) for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) may reduce suffering and health-care costs, according to University of British Columbia researchers....[continue]

Great chefs start at Malaspina’s Culinary Arts program
Malaspina University College | November 7, 2006
Chefs are like the superb food they prepare: it takes knowledge, time and seasoning to make them great....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 6, 2006
Kathleen Lahey’s (Law) opinion piece about Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s Tax Fairness Plan appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

New Arboretum Bridge is A World First
University of Guelph | October 27, 2006
The world’s first footbridge made of wood fibre and plastic composites will be unveiled at the University of Guelph's Arboretum Oct. 30....[continue]

BU Faculty of Arts Liberal Arts Speakers' Series and Investor's Group present Frank O'Dea, co-founder of Second Cup
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Wednesday, November 15, Second Cup co-founder and self made business success Frank O'Dea will visit Brandon to give a presentation on The Spirit of the Entrepreneur for Brandon University students, Investor's Group Brandon clients and guests....[continue]

BU Visual and Aboriginal Arts Department presents The Horror Show at The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. the Brandon University Visual and Aboriginal Arts Department will open Horror Show the latest exhibit at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art, located on Victoria Avenue between 20th Street and 21st Street (gallery entrance is on north side of building, facing the parking lot.)...[continue]

Brain Gain: UVic Attracts Scientific Star From the U.S.
University of Victoria | October 25, 2006
The University of Victoria has attracted one of the world’s leading protein chemists to head the UVic-Genome British Columbia Proteomics Centre....[continue]

Mongolian author to read at Malaspina University-College
Malaspina University College | October 24, 2006
Mongolian author, chieftain, shaman and poet Galsan Tschinag is visiting Malaspina University-College’s Nanaimo campus for a free reading from his latest book, The Blue Sky....[continue]

Research Infosource Rewards U of L With Increase in Ranking
University of Lethbridge | October 24, 2006
The University of Lethbridge is the only Alberta University in a recent ‘Top-three’ national ranking of research institutions....[continue]

Scientist Awarded $180,000 Space Fellowship
St. Mary's University | October 18, 2006
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced this morning that a Saint Mary’s University professor has received a Fellowship in Space Science....[continue]

$2.25M From Province Taps Into Underwater Research
University of Victoria | October 18, 2006
The appointment of a top scientist to the B.C. Leadership Chair in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change at the University of Victoria will take environmental research to new levels, Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell announced today....[continue]

UVic Awards 4 Honorary Degrees at Fall Convocation
University of Victoria | October 17, 2006
The University of Victoria will present four honorary degrees during fall convocation ceremonies next month. The recipients represent an eclectic mix of achievement in fields including science, Aboriginal language preservation and journalism....[continue]

BC Government Invests in World Class Forest Research Centre
University of Northern British Columbia | October 16, 2006
UNBC is a key player in one of the world’s most advanced forest research laboratories. EvaluTree is a partnership involving UNBC, UVic, and the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (PAPRICAN), which is based in Vancouver....[continue]

Health and Social Impacts of Cancer Examined
University of Victoria | October 12, 2006
From clinical research to palliative care, cancer is a presence with a powerful impact....[continue]

Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

White Coat Ceremony begins journey to becoming a doctor
McMaster University | October 11, 2006
First year medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine received a symbol of their role as medical learners last night, as they took part in McMaster University's fourth annual White Coat Ceremony at the Hamilton Convention Centre....[continue]

Mount Allison’s Performing Arts Series presents the Lafayette String Quartet, Oct. 14- CANCELLED
Mount Allison University | October 10, 2006
Mount Allison University’s Performing Arts Series continues with its second concert of the season on Saturday, October 14, at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium with the renowned Lafayette String Quartet....[continue]

Sharing the university experience
Malaspina University College | October 6, 2006
Pamela and Sofia Walker always joked about ending up at the same school, but they never thought it would happen....[continue]

Household Chemicals May Pose Human Health Risk
University of Victoria | October 5, 2006
An antibacterial agent used in common household items such as soaps, toothpaste, processed food, and clothing represents a potential health risk to human hormone action, says a new study co-authored by a University of Victoria researcher....[continue]

Cannabis Use Highest in BC
University of Victoria | October 4, 2006
Cannabis use is more widespread among British Columbians than the rest of Canadians. That’s just one of the findings of a joint study from the University of Victoria-based Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) and the Centre for Applied Research on Mental Health and Addictions at SFU....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 3, 2006
Jean Cote’s (Kinesiology and Health Studies) research on success of "small-town athletes" versus athletes from bigger cities is featured in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Elizabeth Dawson becomes Brandon University's first Environmental Sciences graduate
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
Brandon University is pleased to announce that, in October 2006, Elizabeth Dawson will become the first graduate of the Brandon University Environmental Sciences program, which was introduced in September 2003....[continue]

NR Yekooche agreement
Royal Roads University | October 3, 2006
Royal Roads University and the Yekooche First Nation have signed an agreement to develop an online learning system that will help prepare the residents of the remote B.C. community for self-government....[continue]

Prof's Research Featured in National Media
University of Guelph | October 2, 2006
U of G professor Julia Christensen Hughes, director of Teaching Support Services, has been featured in the national broadcast and print media for her new study on academic misconduct....[continue]

Versatile Building For A New Generation
University of Victoria | October 2, 2006
The new University of Victoria Engineering/Computer Science Building contains cutting edge sustainable and technological features, giving UVic faculty, students and staff light-filled, energy-efficient facilities in which to conduct research, learn and work....[continue]

RRU, Canadian Forces Liaison Council to Share Support of Reservist Education
Royal Roads University | September 29, 2006
Canadian reservists serving in Afghanistan, assigned to peacekeeping in Bosnia, or deployed to fight fires or floods at home will receive increased support for continuing their post-secondary education thanks to a first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Royal Roads University and the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC)....[continue]

Thermal imaging shatters arousal gender gap myth
McGill University | September 29, 2006
A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging technology for the first time ever to measure sexual arousal rates has turned the conventional wisdom that women become aroused more slowly than men on its head....[continue]



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