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UBC Students Prepare for Saturday's Climate Rally

UBC Forestry student Cohen Hocking takes hope from how quickly his parents changed their mind on climate and pipelines. "I'm hopeful that broad change can happen fast," he said.

Société Internationale d'Urologie hosts 33rd conference in Vancouver

Vancouver recently hosted the 33rd SIU Conference, designed to enable urologists in all nations an opportunity to collaborate in education and research.

A Little Bit of Magic at the Chan

Abundance. That was a word that came up frequently during Lila Downs’ set at The Chan Centre on Sunday night. This Mexican-aboriginal-British-American performer is full of it. She sang for just under...

Simon Shaheen brings riveting Arab Spring-themed show to Vancouver audience

If the Arab Revolution had a soundtrack, it would be "The Call: Songs for Liberation" by Palestinian musician and composer, New York-based Simon Shaheen. Shaheen brings his Arab Spring-themed...

As delay in childbearing increases, UBC study shows people lack knowledge about fertility

Many British Columbians are waiting until later in their adult life to have children and might not be aware of the reality of fertility.

Free Women's Day event at UBC celebrates older women and highlights need for policy changes

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is hosting an event this morning to celebrate International Women’s Day, and to draw attention to the inequalities women face in society as they age. The...

UBC Enterprize Case Competition awards innovative pipeline leak detectors

UBC Enterprize Case Competition highlights and awards innovative pinhole-leak detectors.

The haunting story of local filmmaker Daniel Northcott's dying wish

When Vancouver’s Erin Northcott inherited the estate of her late brother, 29 year old filmmaker Daniel Northcott, she found herself in possession of over 1,000 hours of verite-style footage from each...

Dancing at Lughnasa: five sisters, five personalities, one house

Dancing for Lughnasa tells the story of five Irish sisters fending for themselves in their very Catholic Baile Beag ("Little Town").