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Immigrant students in B.C. outperforming their peers

Immigrant students in B.C. do better on math tests than newcomers in other provinces, and attain university degrees at a higher rate than students whose parents are born in Canada, a Statistics Canada study shows. The study found that immigrant students in B.C. performed better on the PISA math assessments than those whose parents were…

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UBC alumnus Justin Trudeau is Canada’s new PM

The University of British Columbia congratulates Justin Trudeau, who earned a bachelor of education from UBC in 1998, on becoming Prime Minister of Canada today. “It is not every day that a UBC alumnus achieves Canada’s highest office,” said Interim President Martha Piper. “As UBC celebrates its Centennial year, Mr. Trudeau’s accomplishment will serve as…

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