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VIU's Kaitlyn Lafontaine Receives Prestigious Aboriginal Youth Sports Award

January 26, 2018

Mariners student-athlete recognized for her skill, dedication and commitment to basketball and community contributions Kaitlyn Lafontaine is a dedicated athlete, a mentor and a Vancouver Island University (VIU) student who dreams of using her education to make a positive impact on Indigenous people in Canada. Lafontaine, a member of the Métis Nation, recently received the 2017 Premier’s Awards... Read more


Mariners Men's Soccer Team Wins National Championship

January 8, 2018

Vancouver Island University’s Mariners men’s soccer team has won the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Soccer National Championship. Rain pounded Merle Logan Field, but the Mariners didn’t let the weather dampen their spirit. They scored a goal in the first half of the game and hung on to win 1-0 over the Douglas Royals during the championship game November 11. “The elation on the... Read more


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