A Board of Governors agenda item released today indicates that, despite vocal opposition from some residents at the nearby Promontory high-rise, plans to build a 15-bed hospice on the UBC campus will go ahead at its current location across from Thunderbird Stadium.
Should private companies which are wholly-owned by BC universities be subject to the same FOI requirements as their parent universities? A case involving UBC will be trying to get the answer to that question soon.
Students and the AMS need to come up with a new direction for the area, and fast. Otherwise, things will end up right back where they started.