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Posted February 5, 2019 by Lisa Weighton
Mayor Michelle Staples

It may have been a housing rally or maybe it was an environmental demonstration. Michelle Staples can no longer remember what kind of protest she attended that day in 2012. But the now mayor of Duncan clearly remembers the epiphany it sparked—one that would map out her future career in local politics.

"How do we actually move forward if we’re always in opposition?" thought Staples, whose community activism dates back to the 1980s when she attended her first protest, an anti-nuclear war demonstration, with her father.

Posted January 29, 2019 by Barbara Collombin
MAPC Students Rise to the Challenge

How do we attract high yield social media influencers to our platform?

How do we communicate the valuable work we do to the public and engage our employees who work in regionally based offices across BC?

How do we create key messages to different stakeholders for our non-profit?

Posted January 25, 2019 by Zhenyi Li

Last December, I visited New York City as a tourist. My visit to the American Museum of Natural History wasn’t pleasant but still exciting for two reasons: (1) I bought those ideas before the museum presents to me, and (2) I dislike those ideas because Donna Haraway convinced me.

Posted November 20, 2018 by Geo Takach
John Durham Peters presentation at Royal Roads University

The School of Communication and Culture is proud to welcome internationally renowned communications author and scholar John Durham Peters for a guest lecture on November 20, 2018. Peters, who is a Maria Rosa Menocal Professor of English and of Film and Media Studies at Yale University, presented on the history of human communication on weather, and what it means and says about us today.

Posted October 30, 2018 by Jenn Maxwell
Dr. Jennifer Walinga at Tectoria’s F*ckUp Nights; Photo Credit Armon Arani Photography

MAPC Program head, Dr. Jennifer Walinga, recently spoke at Tectoria’s F*ckUp Nights, a global movement where stories of failed businesses and projects are told, questioned and celebrated. The movement began in 2012 in Mexico City and it has since been brought to Victoria.

Jennifer shared her experience as an Olympic athlete, of losing and then gaining an Olympic gold medal in dramatic fashion. Jennifer shared principles and lessons learned from sport.

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