“We’re actually quite confident they will be well received,” said Parr. “They’re small but well-designed units. There’s a lot of extra amenities within the building that students will have access to, and it’s very close to the heart of campus.”
While the exact financial statements have yet to be released, VP Finance Alim Lakhiyalov said that thanks to a solid performance last year, the AMS will be able to move forward in the fall with a tentative $356,000 surplus.
Professor Steve Morgan from the UBC School of Population and Public Health believes that if the government were to provide a list of prescription drugs for free to Canadians, it could save private citizens and companies approximately $3 billion.