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Brandon Chow

Currently a second year student at UBC majoring in environment and sustainability, Brandon is also a staff writer for the UBC student newspaper with particular attention for local news. Raised in the humdrum hollows of a suburban west end community, Brandon appreciates getting out and exploring all the greenery Vancouver has to offer.

Unions and environmental groups stand with Hupacasath injunction against FIPA

Hupacasath BC First Nations and a number of labour and community organizations hold a press conference, speaking out against the Harper Government's proposed Canada-China FIPA contract.

Harper names Christian college dean as ambassador for religious freedom office

Harper has named the dean of a Christian liberal arts college and former civil servant to the Office of Religious Freedom.