Hundreds of demonstrators marched from the Indian consulate to the Vancouver Art Gallery in solidarity with residents of occupied Kashmir on August 15 — a date that marked both India’s National Independence Day and the twelfth day of the communications blackout in the region.
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On July 25, UBC faculty members sent an open letter to UBC President Santa Ono, calling for the university to divest its support from the Thirty-Metre Telescope (TMT) project, which is a partnership between Canada, the University of California and Caltech, Japan, China, and India.
Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, were on the run after being considered suspects in three Northern BC murders in mid-July.
The Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) is meant to serve as a hub for “digital transformation challenges” that will address community-based problems or opportunities through the utilization of AWS’s cloud-based expertise and technology.
Holmes and Hendricks said guiding principles were decided on over a fixed policy to signify the new requirements to publishers and encourage more discussion at the Senate about the financial burdens purchasing assessment materials can have on students.
The Calendar’s rise has not been without growing pains, as some current and former staff members have bemoaned late payments and a lack of financial transparency.
Founded in February 2018, the UC3 unites 20 North American institutions to leverage their status as influential actors in the transition to a low-carbon future.
Mahony & Sons, UBC's long-running Irish pub, will officially close its doors on August 1.
The switch was completed on July 1 and will be implemented at all UBC food outlets on the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.
The AMS Student Lounge will house the CRC which will continue to offer equipment rentals and other services, as well as provide clubs and constituencies with a bookable conference room.
Ono held a press conference with Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s minister of Natural Resources, to announce the construction of two energy-efficient buildings funded by the Ministry’s Green Infrastructure Program.
An hour before the event, about thirty students gathered outside the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre in a protest co-hosted by the political climate action club UBCC350 and other community groups.
Schmegelsky, 18, and McLeod, 19, have been charged with second-degree murder for Dyck’s death, and warrants have been issued across Canada for their arrest.
Counselling services will use the facility for three to five years until it moves to a permanent building that development plans call an “Integrated Health Services (IHS) centre.”
On September 12, 2014, UBC and their contracting company CIMCO Refrigeration released a liquid that contained ammonia into a storm sewer, which flowed into a Fraser River tributary and killed 70 fish.