Only three of the six candidates running in the riding participated in the debates. Conservative and independent candidates have criticized the ethics and party inclusion of the two events.
On the whole, candidates generally agreed on most issues presented, varying slightly in how they would implement different policies and to what extent.
Kenny is running for the MP position in Vancouver Quadra as a representative of the NDP with a focus on affordable housing, the environment and healthcare.
“Working within the [in-care] system, it can be really hard to actually engage on that level of systemic change. It seems a little bit more feasible to do it from the outside, and more effective.”
In addition to the TRC, the new strategic plan will also consider the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the final report of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Inquiry (MMIWG) that was released in June.
The government funding will be administered by Vancouver Foundation through the Youth Futures Education Fund.
Lecture recording has existed at UBC for ten years, but its use is limited to specific faculties and special events.
This year’s event is centred around the theme “Circles of Conversation,” with a focus on literature, visual arts and music.
The Equity Caucus was initially formed in 2016 after an AMS Governance Review highlighted potential inequity within the society’s structures. This time, Ilnitchi wants easy access and the active participation of equity-seeking groups.
The event took place in the Michael Kingsmill Forum in the Nest, with guests BC Attorney General David Eby and Translink Parliamentary Secretary Bowinn Ma.
Despite a tendency to abstain in this election, the UBC students who did vote preferred to vote for a familiar face than take a chance on someone new.
Many of the 12,383 voters focused more on the referenda questions, specifically the UPass, than they did on the AMS executive races
Incumbents Holmes and Pang were excited to continue their work in the Senate.
The BC government estimates the decision will save students $22 million in the coming year, as well as the average borrower $2,300 in the 10 years post-graduation.
She emphasized the importance of OERs in terms of equity, citing the additional costs that students pay for textbooks and other educational resources.