After a three-day student engagement campaign, Agora Cafe is on track to reopen next semester after closing down at the start of the pandemic.
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UBCO hopes the program will help address obstacles that may stand in the way of Indigenous students hoping to pursue Go Global’s traditional format.
“We would like to thank Dr. Finlay for her contributions to UBC and wish her well in her new role,” UBC’s announcement of the leadership change read.
AMS Council met last night for its final meeting before the new year to discuss the progress executives made in the first half of their terms.
The all-day event — moderated by Dr. Margaret Moss and Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond — featured Indigenous women elders and chiefs, as well as workers and leaders in healthcare.
The UNA said residents may not have received an election package because ballots “might have been returned due to a change in postal code.”
BCCDC data only includes people with a permanent address in the UBC community health area — the area west of Blanca — and does not include commuter students.
At the UBC Senate meeting on November 17, President Santa Ono said UBC asked Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to open a symptomatic COVID-19 testing site on campus.
Watson, Holmes, Kang and McCutcheon have been re-elected for another three years, while Glassheim, Gallo and Mojdehi are joining the Board for the first time.
The hearing, which was supposed to run from today until Friday, has been delayed due to the BC Supreme Court not being able to find a judge for the hearing.
The AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan provides students with extended health coverage such as physiotherapy, optometry and dental care, in addition to BC’s Medical Services Plan.
The committee was formed to provide culturally relevant and mindful recommendations to the GSS to promote indigeneity, as well as Indigenous representation and engagement within the society.
UBC’s decision — which was announced on November 17 — came at the request of the University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA) Board, who cited concerns raised by neighbouring residents.
Although the goals have not changed, most notable this time was a newfound focus — made both by UBC and Rogers — on combating threats to the environment.
From fires, to floods, to RCMP brutality toward Wetʼsuwetʼen land defenders, speakers outlined the scale of the climate emergency and suggested strategies to cope.