One Of World's Tallest Wooden Buildings Planned For UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The tower will be 18 storeys tall once complete.

Here's Who The Market Says Will Win Canada's Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Business

There’s a theory out there that if you want the most accurate possible forecast of election results, ask the people who have money riding on it. ...

UBC Is Giving Out Scholarships For $0

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Don't all jump at once.

UBC Feud Casts Light On Who Sits On University, Agency Boards

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

When so many agencies that most see as local or regional are, in fact, controlled by the B.C. government it puts the very idea of local autonomy into doubt.

UBC Board Chair To Leave Post Temporarily During Investigation

CP | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER — John Montalbano is temporarily stepping down as chairman of the board of governors at the University of British Columbia amid a dispute ...

Prof Who Collected Bottles For 25 Years Leaves $1 Million To UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Wilbert "Ted" Danner created the Beer-Pop Can-Bottle Deposit Refund Award in 1989.

UBC Board Chair Denies Threatening Professor's Academic Freedom

CBC | Jason Proctor | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The chairman of the University of British Columbia's board of governors, John Montalbano, says he didn't threaten the academic freedom or funding of...

Free Speech Scandal Swirls After UBC President's Resignation

CBC | Jason Proctor | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I felt more gagged than I have ever felt in my life," said a business professor.

Search On For UBC Voyeur Who Climbed Into Student's Bed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The suspect has been prowling two dorms at the Point Grey campus.

Nurses To Learn First Nations Trauma To Provide Better Care

CBC | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Shuswap elder says it's important for people to understand how residential schools, the Sixties Scoop and the Indian Act affected First Nations, and resulted in intergenerational trauma.

Bear Paw Found In Vancouver Restaurant Fridge

CBC | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Firefighters called to a suspected fire in a Vancouver restaurant overnight were shocked to discover what they believe is a black bear paw in a fridge...

UBC Proposes Micro Apartments To Ease Student Housing Crunch

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The 145 sq.-ft. units would feature a bathroom, kitchen, and sleeping area.

Aboriginal Doctors' Program Beats Graduate Target 5 Years Early

CBC | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The UBC medical school has already reached its 2020 goal of 50 aboriginal graduates.

'Bungee Cord' Nerve Allows Whales To OPEN WIDE To Feed

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It stretches more than double its length. For a nerve it is absolutely remarkable."

This Bus Driver May Be The Only Person Who Loves The 99 B-Line

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's a long long bus with the joint in the middle. And people get amazed on the road how it wiggles."

Man's Death Outside Home Of UBC President Is Suspicious

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The property is located near popular trails that connect to local beaches.

Up To 80% Of Western Canada's Glaciers Could Melt Away By Next Century: Study

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"This is not a trivial amount."

UBC Sex Assault Suspect Arrested

CBC | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Man's arrest not related to series of 2013 sex attacks and one earlier this year.

Witness To Alleged SkyTrain Groping Uses Power Of Internet To Find Victim

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"She looked like she was going to cry. I touched her hand and made eye contact with her to let her know she's not alone."

Vancouver Has Some Pretty Cool Tunnel Stories, Too

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

From a 1960s passageway for mail to an illegal tunnel to smuggle pot.

Garbage Diet Slashes Southern B.C. Seagull Population

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gulls historically ate mostly small fish and shellfish, but gradually began eating more land-based food like garbage and earthworms.

Woman Walking At UBC Attacked: RCMP

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

This latest incident does not appear to be linked to six sexual assaults of women on the UBC campus in 2013.

Former UBC Prof Sentenced For Secretly Recording People Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

James Rupert pleaded guilty to voyeurism and apologized in provincial court.

770-Year-Old Religious Document Now In UBC Collection

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The so-called papal bull document is believed to be the oldest of its kind in Canada.

B.C. Clinical Trials Oversight Shows Need For Health Sheriffs

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Until Health Canada chooses to honour its commitment to the auditor general, the FDA and OHRP may be the only health sheriffs in town.