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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 […]

Uncivil discourse: What is everyone so angry about?


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 […]

UBC natural gas update – normal operations to resume

UBC natural gas update – normal operations to resume

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Time to end mandatory minimum sentences for murder

Time to end mandatory minimum sentences for murder

The Province published an op-ed by Debra Parkes, a professor and chair in feminist legal studies at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC.

Dig in! Hundreds of vegans hold massive Thanksgiving potluck at UBC

CBC reported on a Thanksgiving potluck for up to 400 guests at UBC on Monday that was organized by Meatless Meetup, the largest meat-free dining meetup group in Canada. “It […]

Nanaimo minor hockey league hopes to shut out concussions with new team member

CBC mentioned an app designed by UBC researchers in an article about concussion awareness and prevention in the Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association. HeadCheck Health is an app that tests players’ cognitive abilities […]

UBC Okanagan sweeps women’s golf awards at conference

Global News reported on UBC Okanagan female golfers who dominated at the PacWest conference. First-year Samantha Copeland won two of the three tournaments.

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Let’s talk about imposter syndrome

Forbes published an article by UBC alumna Maria Klawe. Klawe writes that despite being the first female head of computer science and dean of science at UBC, she has suffered from […]