Council discussed the construction of an equipment lending library and continued to express frustration over inaction from UBC and the Board of Governors with respect to student's COVID-19 concerns.
Prime Minister Trudeau and BC Premier John Horgan announced that the federal and provincial government would each pay for 40 per cent of the costs to develop the business case of the proposed Skytrain extension to UBC.
In May, VSVF led a two-month investment campaign rallying seven local investors as a syndicate to provide a $200,000 loan to EVR, which has since shifted to become a community contribution company.
Provost and VP Academic Andrew Szeri stressed in his opening remarks that the main goal in terms of reopening is the physical and mental health and safety of students, faculty and staff.
The new Institute will serve as a formal recognition of the strength of UBC’s LangSci Initiative — a cross-faculty research group of faculty, affiliates and graduate and postdoctoral students.
The CUS told students in an April email that the society had cut ties with Flurrish back in December, losing $20,160 in the process.
A Reddit user posted the document, titled “Yellow Privilege,” which was contained in an email sent to students living in UBC Exchange Residence on November 26.