Posts Tagged "UBC"

Congratulations UBC Prez Santa Ono

I was honoured to be at the installation of Professor Santa J. Ono as 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC. It was a wonderful ceremony which included special guest speakers, the Oath of Office, presented by Her Honour, The Honourable…

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Welcome Dr. Ono: Selfie with UBC Prez

I blurted out, “we should do a selfie.” Dr. Ono said, “we should.” And that’s how I got my first selfie with the new UBC Prez, Dr. Santa Ono. He is @ubcprez on twitter. He is well-known for being a…

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Solidarity Spring Roars

Spring has come in with a roar.
Bargaining is occupying about 85% of the 65,000 BCGEU membership. For direct government members, BCGEU will be conducting a strike vote (deadline May 11, 2012) and looking for the 25,000 members to provide a…

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Occupy Together

November 25, 2011 was a rainy night in Vancouver. The Canucks were playing. Pre-2011 Grey Cup events were taking place so the streets were filled with people and about 400 people showed up for a public forum on Occupy Together…

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Anniversaries of Change Weekend

In 2007, the Anniversaries of Change network came together to celebrate the years 1907, 1947, 1967, and 1997. Each of these years mark a significant anniversary for migrants to Canada. The network comprising community, cultural groups, First Nations, academia, and…

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