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From Tattoo Traditions to Stem Cells

From Tattoo Traditions to Stem Cells

Dancers from the 2nd Annual Nehiyo-paskwa-itsimowin pow-wow event in April 2015. Photo by John Wolf S.

Statement on Komagatu Maru apology

I commend Prime Minister Trudeau for his integrity in offering a long overdue formal apology for the turning away from Vancouver of the Komagata Maru in 1914. It is valuable for us to reflect on the discriminatory laws which allowed incidents such as this to occur in the past, in order to ensure we continue […]

Support for Transgender rights bill

I celebrate today’s announcement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the introduction of legislation to include gender identity and gender expression in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Prime Minister’s announcement was made to coincide with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. Under the Vice Presidential Strategic Implementation Committee on Equity and […]

Equity & Inclusion Office Relocation

Equity & Inclusion Office Relocation

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Morning presenters from left to right: Dan Clegg, Henry Yu, and Antonya Gonzalez

The Complicity and Complexities: Realities of Racism conference in review

Listen to presentations from this recent conference.

New Director for Equity and Inclusion

New Director for Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Jude Tate has been appointed as Director for Equity and Inclusion

UBC receives recognition for diversity

UBC receives recognition for diversity

Read about why UBC is one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers