On Wednesday morning, UBC’s Board of Governors met in-person on the UBC Okanagan campus for the first time in three years to discuss the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force’s recommendations and approve the terms of reference for Campus Vision 2050.
On June 28, a group of protestors gathered outside BC Attorney General and MLA David Eby’s Broadway office to advocate against the criminalization of the 15 land defenders facing charges for protesting the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline on Wet’suwet’en territory.
The Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Board recommended last Friday that a license be issued to a University Village cannabis store.
Following the record-breaking summer 2021 heat wave, UBC is gearing up for potential high temperatures in July and August.
Of the four referenda on the ballot this year, only the fee increase for the Bike Kitchen failed to pass. While it achieved a slim majority, it did not receive the necessary votes to make quorum.
Remy the Rat ran as a joke candidate to increase voter turnout and shed light on social justice issues on campus, said Esme Decker, the main student behind the Rat.
Three of the four referendum questions on this year’s ballot passed.
Erin Co is your next VP external.
Eshana Bhangu, Romina Hajizadeh, Anisha Sandhu, Dana Turdy and Georgia Yee are your next student senators-at-large.
Rita Jin will be the AMS’s next VP finance.
Eshana Bhangu will be your next AMS president.
Max Holmes and Georgia Yee have been reelected to UBC’s Board of Governors (BoG).
Dana Turdy is your next AMS VP academic and university affairs (VPAUA).
Ben Du is your new VP administration.
To make sure those qualifications are accurate and their goals are within the scope of the position they’re running for, we’re here to fact-check those claims.
UBC Social Justice Centre held an AMS Elections forum last night, where candidates in seven different races answered questions and agreed on the importance of the issues discussed while slightly diverging in their approaches.
Here, we fact-check statements on everything from funds and fees, freedom of expression on campus, COVID-19 concerns and everything in between.
At the first AMS elections Indigenous Forum in two years, candidates lauded the importance of following through on the Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) and compensating Indigenous students for their work and partnership.
The ballot opened at midnight, and 92 people had voted before the Elections Committee was able to address the mistakes, according to Chief Electoral Officer Shania Muthu.