The Metis are a distinct Aboriginal people with a unique culture, language and heritage. They have an ancestral home that centers around Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, parts of the Northwest Territories, as well as the north-western United States. The Metis played an instrumental role in the shaping of Canada and work tirelessly to [...]
BC Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visited UFV on Tues, Nov 8. She stared out at the new Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, where she and other dignitaries got a sneak peek at the new building currently under construction/renovation. After lunch with some students at the Trades and Technology Centre on the Ed [...]
Students of the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack will soon be learning in state-of-the-art surroundings at the university’s Canada Education Park campus, thanks to pre-construction infrastructure improvements. Local politicians and Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto got a sneak peek at the new building on Tuesday, Nov 8. Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack–Fraser [...]
‘Sneak peek’ at the new UFV Chilliwack campus Chilliwack Progress, Nov. 10 2011 By Robert Freeman B.C. and federal government ministers, city and university officials got a “sneak peek” of the University of the Fraser Valley’s new campus located in the Chilliwack Education Park grounds Tuesday. Construction workers still carried ladders and building materials around [...]
The UFV Theatre department is kicking off its 2011/12 season with an adaptation of The Arabian Nights by American playwright Mary Zimmerman. Shaw TV recently stopped by the Chilliwack campus to film a rehearsal and interview director Heather Robertson. For more details on the show, which starts this Friday, click here: http://blogs.ufv.ca/2011/10/the-arabian-nights/ httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_byQ9ogbJcA&feature=relmfu
UFV will soon be hosting a film festival honouring the centennial celebration of Abbotsford’s Gur Sikh Temple. The seventh annual Ehsaas South Asian Film Festival is taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 5–10 p.m. Hosted by UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, the event will feature an opening reception at 5 p.m. with an array [...]
A “centre for excellence” is in the works at the University of the Fraser Valley, one that will not only encourage research and learning, but will strengthen the Fraser Valley’s leading reputation in berry production. On Nov. 3, representatives of UFV’s Agriculture and Technology department signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of partners [...]
The work of Mennonites locally and around the world has long been associated with peace. This association will be highlighted in a panel discussion at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Titled Engagement, it will focus on the question, “What is the connection between relief and development work, and peace?” The event, taking [...]
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