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UBC, BCIT issue alerts about natural gas shortages following pipeline explosion

News 1130 reported that UBC has sent out alerts to students and staff to prepare for possible gas shortages following an Enbridge pipeline explosion in Prince George. A UBC statement […]

Even social-housing workers are being priced out of Vancouver

Star Vancouver reported on the housing crisis in the city and how organizations such as housing charities and non-profits are having difficulties finding staff due to the high cost of […]

Vancouver mayoral candidates’ commitments

An article in Business in Vancouver mentioned the proposed SkyTrain extension to UBC. The four top-polling candidates in Vancouver’s mayoral election were interviewed about their housing, transportation and business policies.

New express bus service between Surrey and UBC approved

The Daily Hive reported that TransLink has approved a new bus service to operate between 152 Street and Highway 10 in Surrey to UBC. A private operator will run the […]

War on butts: Vancouver council candidate Derrick O’Keefe targets cigarette litter

The Georgia Straight cited a UBC study that found cigarettes butts make up nearly half the trash found on Vancouver’s beaches. Derrick O’Keefe, a candidate for city council, is campaigning […]

The legacy of Michael Smith

MonteCristo Magazine published an article about Michael Smith, the founding director of the Biotechnology Laboratory (now the Michael Smith Laboratories) at UBC. Smith won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in […]