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.
In January 2018, Leo Cunanan Jr. joined the board of the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS).
It is one thing to have a war hero in your family and another to be one yourself. Mike Fuentespina is both that as well as a Team Canada member in this year’s Invictus Games held in Toronto from September 23 to September 30, finishing a respectable fifth place in the men’s road cycling criterium event. Like all participants in the Paralympic-style sporting event, Fuentespina is a wounded warrior.
Despite the glamour and privileges attached to a career in diplomacy, it is perhaps one that constantly requires a good deal of soul-searching, having to wade through tidal changes in national policies that come with revolving doors of politics.
After heading the New Democratic Party (NDP) of Manitoba for more than a year, Flor Marcelino recently passed on the baton to a new leader.
It marked the culmination of yet another chapter in the career of the Philippine-born politician, who came to Winnipeg with her family in 1982.