Orchard Commons

New UBC residence for Vantage College students

As students at the University of British Columbia begin moving into dorm rooms around campus, some of them will be settling into the newly opened, almost-finished Orchard Commons, two towers with spectacular views on some of the best real estate on campus. Orchard Commons is open to both domestic and foreign UBC students in a…

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Teachers gather in Kamloops to prepare for school year

Hundreds of B.C. teachers are gathered in Kamloops for an annual B.C. Teachers’ Federation conference to prepare for the coming school year. BCTF President Glen Hansman says one of the challenges teachers face is implementing new subjects in the elementary and middle-school curriculum. “It represents a lot of change so it’s going to be interesting…

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