• Peninsula Pursuits

Would you like to know more about the interests of the people who live and work in your community? This series of stimulating lectures will introduce you to a variety of topics. Register for a single session or receive a discounted fee if you sign up for all three sessions.


If you wish to receive the UVic on the Peninsula flyer that is mailed out each August and December, please call 250-721-7797 or email art.sci@uvic.ca.

Refund Policy

A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from a course prior to the course start date. For courses with more than one class, a refund, less a minimum $15 administrative fee may be issued if you withdraw prior to the second class. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.

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Clean Futures (at Mary Winspear Centre)

Join us for a presentation and conversation with BC Ferries' CEO, Mark Collins. Mr. Collins will share information about how the company is preparing for the future and is contributing to a sustainable environment. He will also discuss the ways in which BC Ferries plans for a clean future.
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Aviation and the Saanich Peninsula (at Mary Winspear Centre)

Using visuals and examples, your presenter will provide an overview of the distinguished history of more than 100 years of aviation history on the Saanich Peninsula. Participants will hopefully learn many new things about local aviation, and be able to view familiar landmarks and facilities with a greater appreciation of their contribution to aviation history.
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Planning for the Future in Sidney by the Sea (at Mary Winspear Centre)

Like many other coastal communities in BC, Sidney has struggled with the effects of a booming housing market, an aging population and a global call for climate action. This presentation will explore some of these challenges in more depth, as well as how the community might reconcile these larger national and global trends with Sidney’s desire to retain its small town character.
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