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UBC and Nexterra Systems partnering to use clean-energy technology to power campus

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is partnering with local company,  Nexterra Systems Corp., and GE Water and Power, to convert wood waste to power  the campus. The university will...

Michael Ignatieff at UBC Speaks About Canada's Future

Michael Ignatieff visited UBC last Friday and said he hoped to give insight to young Canadians about Canada today, and what kind of Canada can be achieved in 2017 -- Canada's 150th birthday....

UBC Olympic Cash Grab, Team Canada's Roster Finalized and Violence Erupts During the Olympic Torch Relay: VO Olympic Round-UP

Here is what is making headlines: Five UBC Frat Houses to Rent Students' Rooms Over Games More than 200 students at the University of B.C. are being forced out of their rooms as five fraternities...

Frat House - RCMP Conflict: An End In Sight?

After years of conflict that included allegations of police walking onto Frat house property to confiscate a stereo while threatening and swearing at students in response to noise complaints, an endin

UBC's Blake Frederick Complains to the UN that Canadian Government is Violating Human Rights

For those of you who do not know, Blake Frederick is the current President of the Alma Mater Society, the official student society for the University of British Columbia. On Wednesday, Blake...

Vancouver and Victoria Families Rally for UBC Midwifery Program

An estimated hundred and twenty-five people marched across the Burrard Street Bridge yesterday to protest a provincial funding review of UBC’s Midwifery Education Program. Amongst their ranks were...

New Site Promotes Chinese-Canadian Heritage

The Chinese Experience in British Columbia.  Thanks to UBC Library and the City of Vancouver Archives, a new website offers users a fascinating look at a century of local Chinese-...

65_RedRoses Brings Heart to VIFF

The Vancouver's Wendy Dallian talks with director Philip Lyall about his moving film 65_RedRoses.