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A Vision for UBC’s Farm

re:place Magazine by Mark Pickersgill On Saturday November 29, 2008, the University of British Columbia’s First Nation Longhouse was a hive of excitement with more than 100 organizers, volunteers, speakers, artists, professionals, public officials, students, UBC administration and staff, farmers and community participants gathered for a revelatory day-long design workshop focused on the future of […]

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Map showing location of UBC Farm

It’s time to do something about the UBC Farm and the planning process. The future of the UBC Farm is on the minds of many of the people attending the current series of planning workshop being hosted by UBC Campus Planning. Today’s workshop was no exception –about 80% of the people there were there because […]

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Pacific Spirit Park and UBC Golf Course: the social construction of place in the context of aboriginal title and rights

Announcing a new Forests and Oceans for the Future research project This is an ethnographic (anthropological) research project designed to examine the social construction of place amongst non-aboriginal residents of Point Grey -specifically users of the UBC Golf Course and Pacific Spirit Park. This project seeks to explore how non-aboriginal residents construct a sense of […]

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