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B.C. Is Forcing Universities To Adopt Sex Assault Policies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It's the second province in Canada to do so.

Jason Beck, Author Of 'The Miracle Mile' Recaptures '54 Games Magic

Christine Blanchette | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Christine Blanchette

"The 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver changed both the city and world sport forever." Caitlin Press Inc. Jason Beck, curator a...

Emma Paling

Teen Survives Quake, Aces Classes, Flies Plane. Next: Med School

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The doctors who treated Meihua Huang after earthquake in Sichuan, China changed her life.

Failing Authorities Are A Rapist's 'Best Friend': B.C. Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Christy Clark said the government must do more to protect women.

Universities Dragging Heels On Sex Assault Policies: Students

CP | Laura Kane | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Advocates say most Canadian universities still lack crucial stand-alone sexual assault policies.

UBC Has A Teeny Housing Solution For Students

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The apartment is 140 sq. ft.

UBC Staff Handled Assault Complaints In 'Good Faith': Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"The system of handling such sexual assault complaints needs to change."

UBC Won't Divest From Fossil Fuel Industry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Instead, they'll create a "sustainable future fund."

UBC Profs Organize Sexual Assault Conference Amid Scandal

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Several former and current students held a news conference in November to allege UBC had dragged its heels on complaints.

The 5 Best Canadian Universities For International Students

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Living
UniversityHub.ca

With a quality education system and reputation as a safe and multi-cultural country, Canada is rated at the top of the list of places for international students to study. Canada is indeed a very open and welcoming community for international students of all nationalities; however, some cities offer a more seamless transition than others.

Pride Flag Burned At UBC During OUTWeek

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

OUTWeek is meant to celebrate gender diversity and inclusiveness.

Former UBC President Breaks Silence On Sudden Resignation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Dr. Arvind Gupta left his post last summer.

Clay Used By B.C. First Nations Is Killing 'Untreatable' Bacteria

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Neat.

UBC Faculty Apologizes To Students For Sexual Assault Policies

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Over two dozen faculty signed, saying they're sorry for "not demanding better."

The Big Perk Of Spending Money On Others

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Living

Buying for yourself is nice. Buying for someone else? Even better.

What Does Openness Mean For Canadian Development Assistance?

Julian Dierkes | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Julian Dierkes

Openness and transparency permeates the mandate letters issued to members of cabinet by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is a recurring theme in statements by his government. In fact, it is the only theme next to climate change so far. But what does openness mean for development assistance?

UBC Grad Students Create Their Own Harassment Reporting Website

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Society president Tobias Friedel says the website's launch is merely coincidental to students' recent complaints.

UBC Failed Its Sexual Assault Victims On Every Level

Michael Stewart | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

The women Mordvinov allegedly assaulted made multiple complaints at the departmental level, at UBC's Equity Inclusion Office, to Associate Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion Sara-Jane Finlay, the UBC ombudsperson and Student Conduct and Safety Services. There were likely more. Every office failed these women.

Ottawa Sues UBC Over Dentist's Alleged Misuse Of Funds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The lawsuit has been filed at the B.C. Supreme Court.

Reporting Assault To UBC Worse Than Attack Itself: Former Student

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Another ex-student said she plans on filing a human rights complaint.

UBC Students To Respond To Sexual Assault Claims

CBC | CBC News | Posted 11.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A group of current and former UBC grad students says it will announce the launch of an external process "intended to hold the university to account and pressure the university to implement needed reforms."

UBC Athletes To Wear Sensors To Track Head Injuries

CBC | Posted 11.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"What we're trying to do is get a little more info on what's occurring in head trauma and football."

UBC Slammed For Revealing Galloway's Suspension

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Unfortunately, this confidential information was released to the public..."

Universities Can Afford To Provide All Workers With Fair Pay

Larry Rousseau | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
Larry Rousseau

More and more, administrators are squeezing their workers as much as possible to cover teaching and research. Sessional lecturers are being used as low-cost labour for the former while the latter is now increasingly being undertaken by postdoctoral scholars.

Publisher, Writers Defend Steven Galloway After UBC Suspension

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One Vancouver novelist called him "the soul of the local writing community."