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  • Gender gap by level of education, field of study

    Newly released Statistics Canada data show women make, on average, half of millions less than men over 20 years.
    Interestingly, the gap is smallest for women in education (with BEds), where they are represented by strong unions.
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    http://www.pressprogress.ca/en/post/canadian-women-make-half-million-dollars-less-men-over-20-years
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  • Email change

     Peoples assembly of Victoria: We’ve made the change. Thanks for your email ( see below). Watch for the list to get busier though – and for us to be asking for your help. A revised application for the proposed Raven Underground Coal Project has been sent to the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) and it is likely that the EAO will finish its review of the application within the next month. At that time, they will ask the applicant for more information, delaying… Read More +
  • Can We Defend Our Pensions Without Challenging Financialized Capitalism?

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Socialist Project e-bulletin .... No. 1050 .... October 29, 2014 ____________________________________________________ Can We Defend Our Pensions Without Challenging Financialized Capitalism? Kevin Skerrett Unrelenting employer attacks on workplace based pension plans are intensifying, and the struggle to defend them is becoming more challenging right across the country. One recent development appears to be an important partial victory. Some 900 workers at Bombardier's Thunder Bay production facility, represented by Unifor, launched an eight-week strike on July 14,… Read More +
  • [evoz] upcoming events

     From: Social Justice Studies [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] Sent: October-28-14 5:42 PMTo: undisclosed-recipients:Subject: upcoming events Dear Friends of SJS,The Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community-University Engagement welcomes you to the UVIC Sustainability Research and Engagement Festival on Wednesday October 29th.  Everyone is welcome to all events.  ·      Daytime:  ·       9-12pm - What is happening at UVIC?  How do we increase our collaboration between ourselves and the broader public?  What are the innovative approaches and methods for communications and knowledge mobilization?·       12-12:30pm - Sustainability Fashion Show ·       12:30-1pm… Read More +
  • upcoming events

    Download FileDownload FileDear Friends of SJS, The Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community-University Engagement welcomes you to the UVIC Sustainability Research and Engagement Festival on Wednesday October 29th.  Everyone is welcome to all events.    ·      Daytime:  ·       9-12pm - What is happening at UVIC?  How do we increase our collaboration between ourselves and the broader public?  What are the innovative approaches and methods for communications and knowledge mobilization? ·       12-12:30pm - Sustainability Fashion Show ·       12:30-1pm - Lunch ·       1-3pm -  Two Hands-on Workshops to choose from: Participatory Video and Film   Community Mapping   Evening: ·       Public Film Evening:… Read More +
  • [evoz] 3rd Annual Day of the Dead Fiesta - Saturday, November 1st

    from: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] On Behalf Of PUENTE THEATRESent: October-28-14 12:58 PMTo: PUENTE TheatreSubject: 3rd Annual Day of the Dead Fiesta - Saturday, November 1st The Dead walk the earth once again!View this email in your browserFriends of Puente: our 3rd annual Day of the Dead Fiesta is coming this Saturday! According to Mexican tradition, the departed come back to earth at this time of year, and it's up to the living to throw a great welcoming party.  We're doing just that - fantastic bands, sugar… Read More +
  • [coalalert] PQB NEWS POLL RESULTS

    LAST WEEKS QUESTION OF THE WEEK FOR THE PARKSVILLE QUALICUM BEACH NEWS

    QUESTION: WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE A NEW COAL MINE IN BUCKLEY BAY?

    FINAL RESULTS:   YES  21.5%
                                   NO   78.5%

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  • [Uvic-sustainability] News and Events for week of Oct 28th

    NEWS A wholehearted thank you and congratulations to Rita Fromholt for her hard work and passion acting as Sustainability Coordinator at the UVic Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability for over five years. Rita took the lead in GHG and climate reporting, improving sustainable transportation on campus, and engaging with students, faculty, and community members to create a more sustainable campus and community environment. We wish her all the best in her new role with the Green Party of BC. Thanks Rita, you will be… Read More +
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