Currently, the ministry is only seeking a contract to create the service. An implementation date has yet to be set.
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UBC’s Early Alert system, designed to flag students facing mental health challenges, continues to expand as more and more referrals are made through it each year. In 2018, there were over 2,000 alerts.
The award, whose inaugural recipients include eight UBC students, was announced by Premier John Horgan in May 2018.
Entitled CleanBC, the plan aims to reduce pollution from energy consumption in the province and diversify the economy towards “greener” industries.
Speakeasy has also moved to a new location on the third floor of the Nest and now accepts bookings online, which Fleming says also could contribute to the new surge in visits.
“It’s something I take at heart, not just learning it in a classroom but also living it in my everyday life.”
The biggest problem are teaching days. Specifically, there aren’t enough of them.
RCMP were delayed in their response, but were able to apprehend a suspect who was charged with obstruction and then released.
Under these estimates, the AMS will pay off its remaining $1 million of operational debt in “two, three years.”
All UBC fraternity members will now have to complete a yearly training session on consent, bystander intervention and healthier masculinity.
India has surpassed China as the fastest growing international student group on campus, according to UBC enrolment reports.
Despite rising numbers of women going into engineering at UBC, the faculty will not achieve its goal of equal representation by 2020.
The AMS lobbied for the government to follow through on promises to provide funding for Indigenous students and better engage those students in consultation.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, convened the committee as part of the first-ever federal Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, which was allocated about $5.5 million in 2018.
This year, it will be featuring food writer Michael Pollan, #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke, best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and relationships scholar Helen Fisher.