Agriburbia

UFV Life in Agriburbia research project on exhibit at The Reach

As suburban development expands into rural areas, the urban/rural divide gets blurred. A new “agriburbia” is emerging, where food producers and suburban development converge, creating new and complex challenges. The University of the Fraser Valley, located in “agriburban” communities such as Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is well situated to examine this geographical phenomenon. Life in Agriburbia, led […]

CIS nationals: Cascades face Memorial Sea-Hawks today at 1 pm

UFV’s women’s soccer team is on the ground in Quebec City, acclimatizing themselves at the start of a journey they hope will yield the program’s first Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship. The Canada West silver medalists held their first practice at TELUS-UL Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, in advance of the CIS national tournament hosted […]

Canada's Minister of International Trade Ed Fast visits UFV's India campus in Chandigarh.

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

On October 17, University of the Fraser Valley President Mark Evered welcomed Canada’s Minister of International Trade and MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast to UFV’s campus in Chandigarh, India. Fast, along with Canada’s Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bob Dechert, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani […]

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Carolan recognized for special Cascadia-focused issue of writing journal

UFV English professor Trevor Carolan has been recognized for his work on a special Cascadia-focused issue of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International writing. Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World (issue 25:1 of Manoa), edited by Prof. Frank Stewart (University of Hawaii) and Dr. Trevor Carolan (University of the Fraser Valley, Canada), has […]

Dr. Prabhjot Parmar, UFV English professor

Prabhjot Parmar to lecture on forgotten Indian soldiers of the Great War — Nov 5

Most of us know that Canadian, British, Australian, and eventually American troops fought in the First World War. But we don’t always think of soldiers from other colonies that saw action in Europe, Africa and Asia to support Great Britain’s war efforts. When UFV English professor Prabhjot Parmar compares the rich sense of history associated […]

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Spartans edge Cascades in Canada West final — next up: nationals!

Langley, B.C. – The University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer team was denied in its bid for a Canada West gold medal on Saturday evening, falling 2-1 to the host Trinity Western Spartans in the conference title game. Goals by Jennifer Castillo, in the 24th minute, and Jessica King, in the 61st, staked the […]

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