Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ethical controversy has put the $912-million Canada Student Service Grant on hold — leaving thousands of students without promised support.
Ono will begin his second five-year term in August 2021. His first term officially ends on August 14, 2021.
AMS VP Finance Lucia Liang and her team have created three versions of the 2020/2021 budget based on different circumstances surrounding COVID-19.
As the federal government continues to inform Canadians of their response to COVID-19, the collective hosted a teach-in series centring on the need for an intersectional approach to data collection.
At UBC, DJs, musicians and performers have had to adjust to a life without live-music venues and clubs. For some, performing was their main source of income.
On July 16, Equity and Inclusion hosted a virtual chat with author Eternity Martis. The centre of this event was her novel which shares her experiences at Western University as a Black woman.
Here’s an overview of what is open, what exhibitions are currently running, and their COVID-19 safety protocols are.
While we could look at the financial statistics or regulation differences when comparing different leagues like U Sports and the NCAA, an often-overlooked source are the student-athletes themselves
“Kory was an exceptional young man who touched the lives of so many people around him. His loss will be felt deeply by all members of the Thunderbirds community.”
Former defensive back James Vause is considering leaving the team due to the ongoing global pandemic.
Former Thunderbirds, Evan Dunfee, has earned an early nomination to his second Olympic ticket to Tokyo 2020.
“UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan, as is, does not shake fundamentally racist beliefs that Indigenous people in Canada need more benevolence from settlers.”
"The only way to minimize the harm that police perpetrate is by defunding police, because policing isn’t broken, it’s working exactly how it is supposed to."
And how we’ll need your help to enact that change.
"Unfortunately, online classes provide much less than the top-tier global education we typically pay for, and this is not the price we should be paying for the product we would be getting in return."
COVID-19 has drawn attention to veiled discrimination on campus against Chinese students, largely fuelled by misconceptions — particularly with Chinese international students, who make up the largest demographic of internationals at UBC.
Oliver McDonald, a second year chemistry major, remembers walking towards HEBB for class. When he finally meandered away from the crowds of people with backpacks and books in tow, he made his way around the side to an empty back door. The standalone back entrance is the only accessible option to get into HEBB.
“I think that the most important thing I do is teach … [and] what I hope that does is invite [students] into scholarship."
I know what it’s like to be homesick — or, at least, I think so. Problem is, I’m not homesick for any physical place I can remember.
Their initiative, called Project Shield, aims to provide 3D printed Protective Personal Equipment to workers in small businesses, senior centres and supermarkets.
The Ubyssey analyzed the content data on the city’s non-emergency phone line to catch a glimpse of how things on a municipal level have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The selected projects look to address the questions arising from the pandemic to better inform policy-makers around control of the disease moving forward.
According to a recent study, nearly 46 per cent of Canadians believe in at least one COVID-19 conspiracy theory circulating online.
The weight of the world rests on our shoulders. Yet the fate of the world lies beneath the heels of the rich, their carbon footprints stamped down like corporate logos.
UBC is unique from most universities because it owns and operates its own water system. But how does water get here? What do we do with it? And how do we reconcile our collective need for water with a climate crisis that could see it becoming our most precious commodity?
The sands that I would pretend were sprinkles, where I’d roll around in, feeling like a brigadeiro. The sea where I learned that the best way past a tall wave is through it. It was now buried in oil and the federal government refused to do anything about it.
At the Supermarket You don’t see peanuts plucked out of the ground