The group is seeking signatures and is asking UBC students, faculties and departments to stand with the Wet’suwet’en in their international call for solidarity.
In a media release issued on January 23, the BC Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) — an independent licensing tribunal which makes decisions related to passenger-directed vehicles — gave the two companies approval to begin operations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler.
The “Let’s Talk About…” series aims to create a safe space for UBC students to talk and learn about the culture and narratives of countries that have recently or historically been portrayed negatively in the media.
The wide variety of events is meant to encourage active participation from the entire UBC community in order to cultivate awareness and build a culture of consent and accountability on campus.
The platform stipulates that, if elected, the Liberal government would “continue the collaboration with the provinces and territories to improve accessibility, shorten wait times, increase access to a family doctor and improving the quality of care for the nearly five million who lack access.”
The Liberal Party ran on a platform promising to increase student grants, while making student loans more flexible and affordable.
One of the key issues the government needs to sufficiently address is discrimination against First Nations communities in the child welfare system.
Mugshare is asking anyone with one of their bamboo mugs to either return it to a partner location or dispose of it.
On January 13, the JCCF and FSC wrote statements on social media and the JCCF website saying they will be taking legal action.
The strike continued for five days before UBC released a letter from President Santa Ono that was published on the university’s website and social media.
Hosted on the second floor of the Nest by the Thaqalayn Muslim Association UBC, the vigil drew over 50 friends and community members who packed in to pay tribute.
RapidBus routes offer increased frequency, fewer stops, dedicated bus lanes, all-door boarding and new bus stop signs with live arrival times.
The Irving K. Barber Library (IKB) is closed for the remainder of the day due to a water leak in the basement.
UBC has just confirmed that three former UBC students and a postdoctoral research fellow were among those who were killed during the Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight 752 in Iran.
The groups announced their strike — including eight fasting students — with an elaborate ceremony in the lower atrium of the Nest.
Ngo has been reported by various outlets to allegedly provoke protesters and associate with right-wing hate groups to promote narratives that antifa groups are ideological, militant and dangerous.
With Policy 131, UBC’s sexual violence policy, up for review next year, all eyes are looking to see how the university will continue to address sexual violence.
Tensions surrounding tuition hikes escalated in 2014 and 2015, culminating in the birth of the #IAmAStudent movement.
Gupta resigned from his position in August 2015, following conflict and in-fighting with the Board of Governors (BoG). Having only served 13 months of his presidency at the time, his resignation came as a shock for much of the UBC community.
In 2013, The Ubyssey filed a freedom of information (FOI) request to see the broad-based admissions rubric used by the university, an institution run by the provincial government. This became the start of a four-year legal battle between the university and the student paper.
The decade began with two AMS execs narrowly avoiding impeachment, after filing a human rights complaint to the UN about access to education on behalf of the AMS without consulting AMS Council.
Malone, who ran with a focus on equity and affordability, has worked alongside Holmes whose platform included increased support for sexual violence survivors, a focus on divesting UBC funds and greater transparency.