Tag: ubc

UBC expands into Surrey, buys property from Grace Community Church

The University of British Columbia (UBC) has bought property from one of Surrey’s largest churches. UBC released a statement November 2: The University of British Columbia is expanding its presence south of the Fraser River with the $70 million purchase…

Around Town: Santa Ono interview, homelessness leader, St. Paul’s sold

UBC’s board of governors announced August 11 that Santa Ono has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor. On the 20th, Vancouver School of Theology principal Richard Topping interviewed him on issues related to leadership and…

Vancouver neighbourhoods: West Point Grey

West Point Grey has long been one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in the region and boasts some of the most expensive properties (and best public beaches) in Canada. There is relatively little through-traffic, except going to UBC past the main shopping…

Around Town: Thanksgiving, Stephen Toope, Mully, Highway to Heaven . . .

Many church members around the city will be inviting international students and new citizens home for Thanksgiving dinner, but I have been particularly taken with the uniquely welcoming atmosphere at First Christian Reformed Church of Vancouver, at 11th and Victoria.…