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Dictionary of Canadianisms is ‘tabled’ and ‘all-dressed’

The Globe and Mail highlighted the second edition of the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles. The 10-year project was led by linguists and lexicographers and student helpers centred in […]

Former city councillor Harvey Smith dies at 80

CBC Manitoba reported on the death of UBC alumnus and former Winnipeg city councillor Harvey Smith. Smith sat on the city council for 22 years. A similar story appeared in […]

Canada 150: Celebrated architect transformed communities

Bing Thom, an alumnus of UBC’s architecture program, was named to the Vancouver Sun’s list of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. His company’s buildings won two Governor-General’s medals and eight Lieutenant-Governor’s medals, […]

Local golf courses asked to help save UBC team

The Kelowna Daily Courier reported on a fundraiser to help resurrect the UBC Okanagan varsity golf team. Michaelbrook Golf Club is challenging other Kelowna golf clubs to donate.

B.C. to tweak foreign buyer tax, but affordability remains elusive

Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in the National Post about housing affordability. He said B.C. should require municipalities to rezone for buildings to […]

Canada 150: Irshad Manji, challenging Muslim doctrine

Irshad Manji, a UBC alumna and global bestselling author for her book The Trouble with Islam Today, was named to the Vancouver Sun’s list of 150 notable British Columbians. Manji earned […]

High-altitude learning

Castanet reported on a team of researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus who travelled to Nepal to research altitude acclimatization. Phil Ainslie, a Canada Research Chair in cerebrovascular physiology and professor […]

Cover yourself with paint and party at UBC’s Holi festival

Daily Hive featured UBC’s upcoming Holi festival celebration. The event, which celebrates equality with colours and is organized by UBC’s Indian Students Association, takes place on Mar. 18.