2023 Peggy Nichols Winning Essay

Ivy-Lynne Walling, student of the VIU History Department received the 2023 Peggy Nichols prize for her essay "Prison Labour History and the War for Better Wages" 
This annual award is supported by the Nanaimo Historical Society and VIU.

We acknowledge that we meet on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw people from whom Nanaimo takes its name.