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Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition Mon Apr 14 – Wed Dec 24 Irving K Barber Learning Centre Level 1, 1961 East Mall Eye-catching and mouth-watering Canadian Pacific Railway Company […]

Double gold at Canadian Swimming Championships

Double gold at Canadian Swimming Championships

CIS champion Sergey Holson took home a pair of gold medals in the 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Canadian Swimming Championships.

Save the Elephants

How Save the Elephants uses Google Earth software to track the movements of African elephants in Kenya and across Africa.

California drought: Are swimming pools a waste of water?

California’s love of backyard pools during a stubborn drought is questioned in a new article in Redlands Daily Facts. There are 43,123 pools in the L.A. Basin, mostly concentrated in […]

MH17: AIDS scientist did pioneering research with Canadians

Joep Lange, a pioneering AIDS researcher who was on board the Malaysian airlines flight that was shot down in Ukraine, is being mourned by the scientific community. “This is a horrendous […]

Parents and businesses push for $10-a-day child care in B.C.

A new Vancouver Sun article outlines the business case for subsidized child care in British Columbia. The Surrey Board of Trade set out its support in a 2012 position paper backed […]

Forest fires rage across B.C., forcing thousands to flee

Hundreds of wildfires are burning in British Columbia, forcing thousands from their homes. According to UBC forestry professor Lori Daniels, this year’s fire season is rare in that it is […]

Reports of Little Portugal’s death have been greatly exaggerated

A new Toronto Star article examines the gentrification of the city’s Little Portugal neighbourhood. One third of the neighbourhood’s residents are Portuguese as the area experiences an influx of young […]

Conjuring magic, memory

UBC creative writing professor Steven Galloway’s new book, The Confabulist, is reviewed in The Waterloo Region Record. The reviewer calls Galloway’s book about American magician Harry Houdini a “deeply pleasurable […]

Researcher rejoins ministry

A distinguished drug researcher has been rehired by the B.C. Health Ministry and praised for data privacy protection. Malcolm Maclure, a professor and B.C. chair of patient safety in the department […]

Shelved exhibition

Shelved exhibition Fri Apr 25 2014 – Sun Aug 31 2014, all day Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Three rotating displays that will examine various archives and filing systems, and […]

Kitimat can accommodate oil, gas, smelter industries: report

Oil and gas expansion in the Kitimat airshed is possible, according to a British Columbia Environment Ministry report released Friday. But UBC earth, oceans and atmospheric sciences professor Douw Steyn […]

Hospitals left to fix problems from private weight-loss surgeries

Privately performed weight loss surgeries going awry and public medicine having to intervene is the focus of a new article in The National Post. UBC surgery professor Samaad Malik points […]

Pets as partners

The trend of young professionals to focus more on their pet, as well as themselves, versus finding a mate is the focus of a new article in The National Post. […]

Conflict spreads as the U.S. steps back from world stage

The criticisms facing the United States over their response to the Malaysian airlines disaster and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is discussed in a new article in The National Post. According to […]

07/21/14 – 5

The definitive list of happiness rankings: http://on.mktw.net/WinwLe  How happy is your city?

07/21/14 – 3

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