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Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach

June 18, 2019 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach538 views

Olga Shcherbyna, along with Nora Angeles and John Foster, co-authored a chapter in a new Canadian planning textbook (2016) which brings together a collection of essays and studies covering a wide array of planning topics.
Edited by Ren …

Former UBC boss – Toop – on student ethnic diversity and enclaves

September 2, 2014 – 7:08 am | 1,554 views


Even though he is “genuinely excited” that UBC has so many international students, the campus is also shaped by a Metro Vancouver population that is 45 per cent born outside the country.
As a consequence, Toope, …

An Inventory of BC’s Bridging Programs for Immigrant Professionals.

November 15, 2013 – 7:50 am | 882 views

DiversityCLUES Consulting was retained by  UBC – Centre for Intercultural Communication to conduct an environmental scan of BC’s bridging programs for internationally-trained professionals.
Project: Environmental Scan of BC’s Bridging Programs for Internationally-Trained Professionals
Client:  UBC, Continuing Education, Centre for …

Environmental Scan of B.C.’s Bridging Program for Internationally-trained Professionals

August 11, 2013 – 11:48 pm | 1,961 views

The research was commissioned by the Centre for Intercultural Communication, UBC Continuing Studies with the objective of developing a more thorough understanding of the local landscape of immigrant bridging programs delivered in British Columbia. The …

UBC opens boot camp for aspiring politicians

May 6, 2013 – 10:38 am | 2,865 views

Over the last four years Samara has conducted 79 Exit Interviews with former Members of Parliament to learn what is working, and what isn’t, in the House of Commons.
One thing former MPs brought up regularly …