The result of this structure is a lack of representation and accountability, residents told The Ubyssey. Community members aren’t voting for who becomes their de facto mayor, and the community is also unable to enforce key bylaws that would improve the quality of life of those in the region.
Chow found getting accommodations through UBC fairly easy because they had a diagnosis. Accommodations, rooted in policy LR7, require a diagnosis but getting diagnosed with autism in BC is not an easy or affordable task.
UBC Okanagan faculty representative Dr. John Klironomos has resigned from the Board of Governors.
The Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Board recommended last Friday that a license be issued to a University Village cannabis store.
Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Naranjo is The Ubyssey’s Community Contribution Award winner for 2022.
Students now have a new senator-at-large following Anisha Sandhu’s resignation last month.
After a year of debate and fierce opposition from many members of the University Endowment Lands (UEL) community, the committee’s recommendation makes it likely that a non-medical cannabis shop will open on 5784 University Blvd, just off of UBC campus.
Dr. John Gilbert, chair of the Senate Tributes Committee, announced the recommendation of the degree’s rescission in a statement posted on the UBC News website earlier this evening, nearly a year after the matter emerged.
Here are the editors who will be heading up each section of The Ubyssey over the next year.
In an emailed statement, Rae Ann Aldrige, executive director of UBC Safety & Risk Services — the department which includes Campus Security — said the university is reviewing the situation.
“As there are now signs of further Omicron variants and increased case numbers, experts have indicated that BC is about to enter into a sixth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic."
UBC will not support the recent AMS motion that urged the university to divest from companies complicit in Palestinian human rights violations.
The Notice of Appeal contains little information about the reasoning behind the appeal, but Linkletter’s team will have to prepare an appeal record and factum within 90 days of the notice.
UBC’s VP Finance and Operations Peter Smailes will be leaving UBC at the end of May.
After feeling that complaints of wage stagnation and cancelled shifts had not been heard, eight of the ten workers voted to join CUPE Local 116, the union that also represents residence advisors and many maintenance workers at UBC.