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Medical Marijuana Could Help End Canada's Veteran Suicide Crisis

Marc Davis | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

Former Canadian combat engineer Fabian Henry used to thrive on adrenaline - especially in combat zones - during his 12 years in the military. Now he smokes medical marijuana to avoid stressors that remind him of his most disturbing wartime experiences. And that's what now keeps him sane, he says.

Author Apologizes In 1st Statement Since UBC Sex Assault Accusation

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"He seeks fair treatment for all involved, and an end to the scurrilous assertions and accusations that have proliferated in the vacuum of information."

American Interest In Canadian Universities Spikes After Election

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Business

"It was pretty striking."

Canadian Writers Demand Probe Into UBC Firing Of Steven Galloway

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Joseph Boyden, Yann Martel, Margaret Atwood, Madeleine Thien, Lisa Moore, Miriam Toews and Vincent Lam are among dozens of well-known signees.

Why Canadian Universities Struggle To Compete On The Global Stage

Murtaza Haider | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business
Murtaza Haider

Success in higher education depends on attracting highly qualified professionals -- graduate students, researchers, and professors -- to universities. In a world dominated by brands, Canadian universities lag far behind their American and European counterparts to attract global talent to Canada.

UBC's Sex Assault Policies Need Complete Overhaul, Panel Says

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The panel repeatedly heard there was a "general mistrust'' of UBC's approach.

Montreal Households Crowned Canada's Greenest By B.C. Study

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is close behind.

Accusations Against Galloway Include Bullying, Sexual Harassment

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Acclaimed writer Steven Galloway no longer works at UBC.

Author Steven Galloway Bounced From UBC After Breach Of Trust

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"It would have been easier for them to not take actions."

Vancouver Native Returns Home To Be UBC President

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Santa Ono takes the reins at at difficult time for the institution.

B.C. Premier Says She Kept Quiet About Sexual Violence For 35 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I remember the time a stranger pulled me off the sidewalk into the bushes. There was no doubt in my mind that he wanted to hurt me."

UBC Unveils Draft Sexual Assault Policy

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. recently passed a law requiring universities to have sexual assault policies, which comes into effect next May.

Kaylee Lambert

UBC Student Makes A Discovery Worthy Of Star Trek

HuffingtonPost.com | Kaylee Lambert | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada

Michelle Kunimoto uncovered four new planets during her undergrad.

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.