Turpel-Lafond said she is an active member of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation — something the Muskeg Lake Nation has confirmed — but an article published by CBC on October 12 said that her claims to Cree ancestry do not appear to match historical records or anecdotes from Norway House Cree Nation community members, where Turpel-Lafond said her father was from.
UBC's Board of Governors appointed Dr. Deborah Buszard as UBC's interim president. Buszard will take over from six-year President Santa Ono on October 14.
Liu — who currently serves as the associate vice-president funds in the AMS VP Finance Office — beat out AMS Strategy and Governance Lead Kamil Kanji and the Arts Student Centre (represented by Mathew Ho).
VP finance by-election candidate Lawrence Liu’s campaign is suspended for 12 hours for failing to disclose door access to the Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) club room.
Governors heard an annual update from all three of UBC’s student unions and a brief presentation on the eagle nest coning in Wesbrook Village.
The UBC Vancouver Senate met for its first meeting with an in-person component since the start of the pandemic to discuss an agreement for the UBC’s Faculty of Education and to say goodbye to President Santa Ono.
Research assistants and student academic workers at UBC are trying to unionize following years of complaints around pay inequity, bullying and harassment from supervisors and unrealistic work expectations.
In January 2022, the AMS announced it would expand mental health coverage in the AMS/GSS Health & Dental from $1,000 to $1,500, backdated to September 2021. But, on August 31, the student society quietly let the extra $500 in coverage expire.
A group of workers and environmental consultants from Diamond Head Consulting placed the cone on an eagle nest alongside Ross Drive as a small group of community members watched from across the street.
On Thursday, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is hosting a pop-up monkeypox vaccine clinic in room 1501 in the Life Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for eligible community members.
The announcement comes after a year-long investigation into the crash.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees 2278 — the union that currently represents teaching assistants UBC — announced the campaign on social media Tuesday morning.
In its final meeting of the summer, AMS Council met last night in the Michael Kingsmill Forum to hear an update from AMS Events on back-to-school events, to discuss a motion to reform the Election Appeals Committee and to hire an Elections Administrator.
Fuzze recommended students ask their potential suitors on the first date if they think the boyfriend in Midsommar should have been sewn naked into a bear suit and burned alive.
In place of a mask mandate, UBC will continue to recommend community members wear masks, President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono and Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan Lesley Cormack said in a broadcast message published Thursday afternoon.