Naomi Klein opened the event with a discussion on her new book and was joined by Kanahus Manuel, an Indigenous land defender from the Secwepemc territories as well as event moderator, UBC School of Journalism Professor Kathryn Gretsinger.
While the parties have agreed to return to negotiations, Unifor stated that inaction from CMBC could lead to further job action by the end of the week in the form of more overtime bans.
The launch is the latest development in the telecom company’s multi-million dollar partnership with UBC to research 5G network technology. Rogers has installed new network towers across campus and a 5G data centre.
In a decision released on November 5, BC Court of Appeals Judge Susan Griffin ruled that Defendant AB — whose name is protected by a publication ban — can appeal an August decision that would require her to disclose all correspondence used to back up her affidavit against Galloway’s suit.
The central idea of the play is connection — between the character themselves and with the animals who appear throughout the story.
The ruse is just the beginning of the exhilarating roller coaster that is Parasite, but to reveal more would be practically immoral. As has been universally noted, including by the pleas of writer-director Bong Joon-ho, it is best to go in blind to what is widely — and rightly — being considered one of the very best films of the decade.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire burns with passion. French writer-director Celine Sciamma masterfully crafts a drama that is both modest and devastating, classic and modern, quiet and hypnotic.
Feeling like you have to give your legs a bit of a stretch?
The UBC Thunderbirds won their record-breaking seventh national U Sports championship Sunday afternoon, emerging victorious over fierce rivals Calgary Dinos by a score of 1–0.
The UBC Thunderbirds have advanced to the U Sports women's soccer National Championship game after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Acadia Axewomen Saturday afternoon.
UBC Ski and Board held its annual rail jam yesterday, turning the usually boring Ponderosa mall into a place of action and the occasional bail.
The UBC Thunderbirds men’s soccer team lost 0–1 to the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Patriotes in their U Sports Championship quarter-final game.
The disproportionate share of tuition increases that new international students carry (4 per cent compared to 2 per cent for domestic students) is further evidence that UBC sees international students as cash cows.
"Some people argue that fraternity parties aren’t the problem at all — that it is not the fault of the fraternity for a few 'bad apples' that commit sexual assault. We cannot hold fraternities as a whole responsible and it’s not fair to punish them as an entirety."
Although for a lot of us it happens to be an automatic habit, the truth is that people who hate themselves rarely succeed in a way that people with self-compassion do.
“This was not a student led event, this was led by UBC, and is not the only time UBC had invited speakers and individuals who have an involvement in the genocide in Xinjiang.“
As the divestment movement at universities in Canada and around the world builds momentum, unpacking the debate at UBC raises important questions about the role of fossil fuel companies.
Increasingly destructive hurricanes, raging wildfires and the sobering fact that Canada is heating up at twice the global rate all contribute to what Dauvergne and others refer to as “eco-anxiety” — a chronic stress about the climate crisis.
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“I don’t think I would be happy with graduating if I don’t feel like I’ve made any progress, and making the dean aware and more professors aware of the power that they have in shaping how students feel."
Individuals who got a description of the carbon fee in their flight pricing details described as a “carbon offset on aviation fuel production and importation” consistently preferred to spend $14 on carbon fees.
The data tool used computational and algorithmic methods to compare the population data of the three cities with the attributes of their public transit systems and healthcare facilities such as hospitals.
“Big commercial fishing is new to the area, so anything that we can do before hand, before this boat really comes, to protect this ecosystem will be very important,” said Sumaila.
The paper suggests more sustainable harvesting and management efforts be undertaken by fisheries in order to conserve the stocks, proposing a new equation to more accurately calculate the catch per unit of effort.