In recognition of this year’s International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racism, the University of British Columbia’s Equity and Inclusion office, together with the alumni UBC, organized an evening of inspirational engagement featuring four women changemakers in British Columbia.
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Love for food is the common denominator among the 91,000-plus members of “Ifoodala Foodie”,a private Facebook group created in Canada. Founded four years ago, the group continues to grow.
Marianne Claire Bacani won first place in the sticker design contest for Brain Awareness Week (BAW) 2018. BAW is a weeklong global campaign that aims to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.
Most internationally educated professionals find themselves struggling to fully integrate into the Canadian labour market. The biggest road blocks include unfamiliar processes like credential evaluation, and regulatory bodies who often do not recognize internationally-trained professionals.
It all started when I felt a dull bloating pain in my abdomen that comes and goes, and sometimes accompanied by diarrhea in between. I went to see my family doctor and she sent me to a series of lab tests- blood, urine, stool, and pelvic ultra-sound. The results came in and everything was fine. I should have felt relief, however, the same symptoms were still there.
Former Philippine Olympic boxer turned businessman Rey Fortaleza rose from humble beginnings in Manila to become a prominent entrepreneur and community builder in British Columbia.