With the 2021 federal election fast approaching, The Ubyssey has broken down the platforms of the four main political parties and their promises on the climate crisis.
It’s the start of the school year but the midway point of Canada’s federal election season. With flurries of figures, numbers and claims flooding our news feeds, it can be hard to verify what candidates are saying.
UBC is invested in fossil fuel companies that have major impacts on the climate and contribute to oil spills in places like the Niger Delta. UBC says it will divest by 2030 — but how close is the university to reaching that goal?
Under normal circumstances, waking up in time to go to lecture or take an exam might be taken for granted — but those everyday tasks became consistent challenges for students living abroad.
Four uncontested races, no referendums on the ballot and the lowest voter turnout in over a decade. The first all-virtual AMS elections was one for the history books, but perhaps not in the best way.
Here we’ve covered claims made in the platforms of candidates for AMS president, VP academic and university affairs (VPAUA), VP administration, UBC Board of Governors student representatives, VP external, VP finance and Senate.
Here we’ve covered claims made at the Great Debate on Saturday, February 27 which included the races for AMS president, VP academic and university affairs (VP AUA), VP administration, UBC Board of Governors (BoG) student representatives, VP external, VP finance and Senate.
We dove into claims candidates made at the first and second AMS elections debates, about topics including transit, AMS finances and Senate rules and regulations.
Iranian-Swedish medical researcher Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali was sentenced to death in October 2017 on disputed charges of espionage.
With COVID-19 changing rules and expectations all over the world, students that want to come to Canada are met with travel restrictions and housing uncertainty.
Online course material and instructor flexibility have provided some leeway for all students, including those with diverse abilities. Meeting the needs of each student, however, still proves a challenging task.
In an open letter directed to Kim Kiloh, director of the UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, student group UBC The Enlightenment of Hong Kong urged UBC to take down the May 8 listing from the HKPF.
International students remain excluded from the CESB and provincial emergency funding, and while they can qualify for the CERB, the $5,000 minimum has left those who only worked part-time during the winter session in a tough position.
At a press conference on Thursday, representatives said the partnership will open the way for “collaboration” between Rogers and UBC students and researchers, such as those in the faculties of computer science and engineering.