VPFO News

June 29, 2022
Announcing the search for a new Vice-President, Finance & Operations
President Santa Ono has launched a search for a new Vice-President, Finance & Operations, and is seeking your views on the qualities you’d like to see in this appointment

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Launching the Lean Six Sigma Community of Practice (CoP)
Operational Excellence is launching a Community of Practice (CoP) for Lean Six Sigma practitioners across UBC through its first community meeting, which will begin with a speech from Karamjeet Heer, Interim Vice-President, Finance. 

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June 28, 2022
Increase in CRA Prescribed Interest Rate effective July 1, 2022
The CRA Prescribed Interest Rate will increase to 2% effective July 1, 2022. This is the interest rate used to calculate taxable benefits for employees from interest-free and low-interest loans, which will have an effect on future loans made under the Faculty Home Ownership Program.

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New contracts available for Executive Search and Recruitment
The agreements for procurement of Executive Level Search and Recruitment Services with these approved providers will ensure simplified procurement process, access to a prequalified vendor pool of experienced and highly recognized executive search firms in BC, best value, and commitment to incorporate UBC EDI values into recruitment processes.

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June 27, 2022
Changes to UBC Service Levy
The UBC services levy is used to run the community centres, athletic and cultural facilities, and to maintain public spaces and infrastructure within UBC neighbourhoods. The Services Levy Notices issued in 2022 will be due on August 8, 2022. Read about the payment options available for the community.

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