The PWIAS Board of Trustees announced in a statement today that they would also reinstate an advisory panel and fulfil staffing needs at the Institute just weeks after its director resigned over threats to the institute’s independence.
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In the final day of medal-placing competition, highlights included Rika Kihira winning the senior ladies’ division in her first year at the senior level, a crowd-pleasing and gold-medal winning performance from the French senior pair and swept divisions by the Russians.
“The biggest misconception that we want to debunk for other immigrant theatre artists is the fact that you actually aren’t alone,” said Barry. “... I really thought I was. That’s really damaging and tragic in a lot of ways.”
It's all in preparation for team Canada's run in the iihf World juniors at the end of December. Who doesn't love a little friendly exhibition play?
It was gold for Canada in the junior men's division, thanks to 13-year-old marvel Stephen Gogolev.
“They came together and thought about ‘Okay let’s sit down, and let’s think about inclusivity [and] how to make things accessible for other people,’ and I think that discussion that was taking place was very important, especially for the tech industry in Vancouver.”
Kesler underscored that the new guide is not a comprehensive treatment of the complex subject of appropriate language use. He emphasized that the terminology outlined in the guide will be subject to change and adaptation on an ongoing basis.
One of UBC’s own will soon be helping shape Canada’s economic future.
Inspire your fellow students! You could make “thanks for coming to my Ted Talk” more than just a meme.
From under-rotations to clean combos, the first day of Grand Prix Final events was riveting from start to finish.
The contest with the Danes marks a historic moment for the ’Birds, who rarely get the chance to face national programs – it has already generated plenty of excitement in the locker room.
Rauniyar specifically concentrates on how post-war life in Nepal has affected familial relations, which inadvertently raised generational differences and questions regarding Nepali traditions.
The team enters December as one of the hottest in the Canada West, and it seems as they’re only continuing to get better.
The Grand Prix Final is the most exclusive competition of figure skating season. Only the top six skaters or teams in each division (men's, ladies', pairs and ice dance) are able to compete.
Many students braved the risk of hypothermia and got a sweet, sweet dose of adrenaline. Here’s an account of what happened from the brave souls who took the plunge.