A Conversation with Stephen Toope

Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player On June 16th, 2014, shortly before the end of his term as president of UBC, Stephen Toope met with First Nations House of Learning director Linc Kesler for a conversation about his years as president, and about the Aboriginal Strategic Plan and other initiatives he so strongly […]

UBC Mourns Passing of Former Musqueam Chief Ernie Campbell

Ernie Campbell, for many years elected chief of the Musqueam Indian Band, passed away recently. Beloved by the students who rode his school bus every day and a respected leader, he will be missed.

UBC Classes Suspended on September 18th for TRC

UBC will be suspending most classes on the Vancouver campus on Wednesday, September 18th so that students, faculty, and staff may more fully engage with the National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Learn more about this historic event, the Commission, and why UBC is taking this extraordinary measure by visiting the […]

UBC Librarians suggest great reads during Aboriginal History Month

Photo: UBC Library UBC News asked for some Great Reads recommendations for Aboriginal History Month from Paterson and Kim Lawson from UBC’s Xwi7xwa Library (pronounced “whei-wha”), which houses materials written from Indigenous perspectives, focusing on British Columbia. . . For more on this story, see

Jo-ann Archibald honoured by American Educational Research Association

Jo-ann Archibald, a member of the Sto:lo Nation, has helped transform Indigenous education in Canada. This spring, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) recognized Archibald’s contributions . . .

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