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UBC faculty vote no confidence in board over handling of president’s resignation

By The Canadian Press
March 29, 2016 - 4:39pm Updated: March 30, 2016 - 10:49am

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s faculty association has passed a resolution of non-confidence in the institution’s board of governors amid ongoing turmoil prompted by the abrupt resignation last summer of former president Arvind Gupta.

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Early morning fire badly injures man, forces evacuation of Vancouver lowrise

By The Canadian Press
March 29, 2016 - 10:13am

VANCOUVER — One person has been badly burned and as many as 100 residents have been forced from their suites in Vancouver’s West End, after an apartment fire.

The blaze broke out just after 5 a.m., in the five storey, wooden building (on Pacific Street, near Thurlow Street.)