The project, in its first year, invites those affected by mental illness to share their experiences through visual art and has organized two workshops with complimentary art supplies for participants. The collection will be displayed at a reception at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House for anyone to enjoy.
Grauman has received recognition for her years on stage by being selected for the 2015 Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist in Theatre, nominated by Margo Kane, a prominent figure in Canadian theatre.
Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Christmas Shopping. Boxing Day Sales. New Year’s Eve party tickets. In an expensive time of year for a lot of people in Vancouver, and it’s the time that many companies rely on to increase revenue. Ironically, non-profit organizations face the same sort of “make it or break it” situation in a final effort for donations.
The international movement will culminate in a mass gathering in Paris on December 12 after the talks conclude. These marches aim to put pressure on the leaders to initiate productive climate change policies, opposed to the lacklustre results seen from previous conferences such as Kyoto, Copenhagen and Lima.
UBC research has found that Kisameet Bay clay, found on the central BC coast and used as medicine by the Heiltsuk Nation for generations, is able to kill several antibiotic-resistant bacteria named the ESKAPE pathogens.
According to comedian Ed Hill, being a weirdo, from a family of weirdos, has made him an appealing confidant for weirdos. According to comedian Ed Hill, being a weirdo, from a family of weirdos, has made him an appealing confidant for weirdos.
On Saturday, the UBC loggers’ sports team hosted their third annual intercollegiate competition. This time though, the lumberjack typecast was thrown out the window — about half the competitors were lumberjills.
The “Lead, Succeed, and Inspire” event showcased influential female change-makers. UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office hosted the event in recognition of International Women’s Day (March 8) and the International Day for the Elimination of Racism (March 21).