The student, reported to be a Chinese national, was safely recovered after the RCMP and the Vancouver Police Department tracked her to a residence in the 6000 block of Fremlin Street.
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Behind my face mask, I felt tomato bits stuck in my mouth. But I couldn’t let anybody know they were there. I had to prove myself through the fluency of my English that I was from here just like everyone else. That I was not the other.
After being in Vancouver for so long, I find myself struggling to tell my mother about my day in Chinese, bogged down by English jargon and unable to explain my studies to my grandmother and giving up on reading Chinese altogether.
The grocery store can’t replace my parents’ cooking or my brother’s sarcasm or my family’s love, but I guess it’s good enough for now.
As the days passed, it became increasingly apparent that we as Asian-Canadians did not belong. I was sporting a Korean-inspired fringe at the time, which seemed to warrant additional attention such as textbook ‘are you from China?’ racial comments.
Senators discussed fall reading break, COVID-19 transcript notation, the final report from the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Diversity and Inclusion (SACADI) and the Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP), and other topics.
64 per cent of study participants who tested positive for fentanyl reported knowingly using the substance. This number is up from 2015 where a previous study found that the majority of people (73 per cent) who tested positive for fentanyl did not know they used it.
Celebrating our culture and history here in Canada and around the world also means celebrating the content and creators who help us to understand ourselves and share our experiences with one another.
Ono and the BoG Executive Committee recently agreed that he would be considered for another five-year term.
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped UBC students from pursuing their passions in theatre.
Students will be refunded for their April U-Pass, UBC announced in an email this afternoon.
The SciComm Division aims to cover multiple aspects of the outbreak, such as healthcare services, medical insurance and mental health.
The letter highlights the urgency of providing housing as part of preparatory public health measures before the expected second wave of COVID-19 hits BC.
The AMS passed its Sustainable Action Plan after a year of work, but the Indigenous Coordination section was notably missing.
“This is part of a broader effort that we’ve been making at the university to normalize and socialize the use of pronouns amongst our community members,” she said.