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By Yu Tzu Lin on November 14, 2016
Have you ever heard of Taiwan? Have you ever looked at a world map and found Taiwan? Taiwan is hundreds of times smaller than Canada. It is a diminutive island located in East Asia near the Pacific Ocean. But there are almost 23 million people in this small island. Even though it sounds really overcrowded, […]
By Natalie Dee (CA Blogger) on October 11, 2016
As we’re getting deeper into the semester and getting more and more busy with school, it’s a great relief to get a long weekend! To celebrate, many Canadian families will be gathering together and preparing a large meal, along with other fall family activities. However, unlike American Thanksgiving, which has historical roots that date back […]
By Nelly Leo (CA Blogger) on October 11, 2016
Last weekend, we were fortunate enough to be a part of a culturally significant event here in Coast Salish territory called Vancouver. UBC ELI Cultural Assistants and students took part in a Powwow at Oppenheimer Park. A Powwow, to our understanding as settlers in Vancouver, is a communal event to dance, sing, socialize, and honour […]