VPFO News

July 12, 2022
UBC’s 5-Year Capital Plan approved by UBC Board of Governors
UBC’s 5-Year Capital Plan was recently endorsed in the Board Committee meeting, in advance of submission to the province in July. A number of projects also received approval in the Board Committee meeting on June 29, 2022.

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July 6, 2022
Bold new plans unveiled for UBCO Downtown
Recently published photos and a video show how UBCO Downtown will weave excellence in research and teaching into the cultural, economic and social fabric of Kelowna’s downtown core.

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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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