The BC government has now made naloxone kits available for free at pharmacies across the province, following $2 million in additional annual funding to its “Take Home Naloxone” program and a partnership with London Drugs.
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She will replace Linda McKnight, who has been serving as the interim VP Human Resources since the retirement of former VP Human Resources Lisa Castle on December 6, 2017.
When Trump chose to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, protests against his decision reverberated globally. UBC students and the Vancouver Palestinian diaspora marched through downtown Vancouver last weekend, bringing demonstrations closer to home.
The NDP provincial government has approved three new appointments and three reappointments to UBC’s Board of Governors (BoG), in order to fill the upcoming gap of six members whose terms expire on December 31, 2017.
After the completion date for its renovations was postponed twice in the past two months, UBC’s Martha Piper Fountain on Main Mall will be up and running again next week.
With a nomination from France’s Foreign Ministry and the decree of the French President, political science professor Dr. Yves Tiberghien has been awarded the title Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite.
The completion of renovation for the Old SUB has been delayed from April to June due to seismic upgrade delays and AMS budget reiterations.
Alumni UBC hosted a discussion panel on Tuesday evening that centred around sexual misconduct and harassment, campus rape culture and gender disparities in academia and executive leadership at UBC.
On November 29, approximately 140 people arrived at the Engineering Student Centre for the 14 Not Forgotten Ceremony. This ceremony was in honour of the 14 women who died in the 1989 L’École Polytechnique massacre.
This September the AMS launched Empower Me, a dial-in counselling service that aims to provide timely support for a wide variety of health issues on-demand, 24/7 and 365 days a year. This service is available free of charge to students who are members of the AMS/GSS Student Health and Dental Plan.
Students living in Walter Gage tower are complaining about an ongoing landscaping project at the base of the tower — especially the smell.
According to the Focus on People’s Report brought to the UBCBoard of Governors this past summer, UBC recruits women and minorities at rates on par with the levels at which they are represented in the Canadian population. But examining statistics of those representations, there are discrepancies at the higher levels of UBC administration.
The new policy — which will be effective starting from the 2018 winter session — states that direct-entry undergraduate admission requirements will begin accepting any Canadian Indigenous languages taught at a Grade Twelve or post-secondary level, even if the language is not listed on the UBC Calendar’s website.
With the goal of raising $100 million in three years to support student awards, UBC has launched the “largest campaign for scholarships for students in the history of British Columbia,” according to President Santa Ono
At $5,495, the new meal plan created an affordability problem for several residence association executives, which led to their resignation and replacement by less experienced candidates. The solution then created a concern about conflict of interest.