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UBC Okanagan health studies researcher receives scholar award

In a first for UBC Okanagan, Health Studies professor and researcher Dr. Craig Mitton has received a Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR). Dr. Mitton's research examines priority setting and resource allocation in health authorities, including the Interior Health Authority, Vancouver Island Health Authority, and Calgary Health Region. He has […]

Okanagan short fiction contest shortlist revealed

The Okanagan Short Fiction Contest has once again revealed a wealth of creative talent from the Okanagan region. Sponsored by UBC Okanagan, Okanagan College and the Central Okanagan Foundation, the annual contest received 95 entries this year and the field has now been narrowed down to 10 authors. Their work has been sent on to […]

Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society President Carl Marcotte, left, presents a cheque for $10,000 to UBC Okanagan History Professor Maury Williams, to support research into the Myra Canyon trestles' history and future

Trestle Restoration Society funds UBC Okanagan Myra Canyon research

The Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society (MCTRS) will provide funding over the next three years to help UBC Okanagan researchers delve into the past and explore the future of the Kettle Valley Railway's Myra Canyon trestles near Kelowna. A cheque for $10,000 was presented to the research team on Tuesday. A forest fire in 2003 […]