02.08.2012 [ESPN] - By supporting a change in constitutional language, the NCAA's Executive Committee paved the way for SimonFraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, to become the first member from outside the U.S. to join America's largest college sports
(20 May 1776 – 18 August 1862) was a fur trader and an explorer who charted much of what is now the Canadian province of British Columbia. Fraser was employed by the Montreal-based North West Company. By 1805, he had been put in charge of all the company's operations west of the Rocky Mountains. He was responsible for building that area's first trading posts, and, in 1808, he explored what is now known as the Fraser River, which bears his name. SimonFraser's exploratory efforts were partly responsible for Canada's boundary later being established at the 49th parallel (after the War of 1812), since he as a British subject was the first European to establish permanent settlements in the area. According to historian Alexander Begg, Fraser "was offered a knighthood but declined the title due to his limited wealth" History of British Columbia from its earliest discovery to the present time, p. 97, Alexander Begg, publ. William Briggs, Toronto, 1894.
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17.08.2012 [The Record (New Westminster)] - Purdey was accepted at both the University of British Columbia and SimonFraser University, but chose to stay closer to home. "I'm used to STM," she said. "It's little. College is a nice stepping stone to the real world." And in a way, that is what
14.08.2012 [Globe and Mail] - During his academic career, Mr. Dodge taught economics at Queen's University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of British Columbia and SimonFraser University. He also served as director of the international economics program of the Institute
10.08.2012 [Globe and Mail] - New program. The Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia and the Beedie School of Business at SimonFraser University have agreed to offer a joint program for MBA students seeking their CMA designation. The CMA/MBA combined program
13.08.2012 [CBC.ca] - A SimonFraser University study in British Columbia is warning calorie-conscious young people, worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, not to cut out food in order to save space for alcohol. The practice of foregoing food in order to binge
08.08.2012 [FanSided] - The NCAA's Executive Committee has changed some language that would allow SimonFraser University to join the NCAA and become the first member of the athletic association from outside of the United States. SFU is located in Burnaby, British Columbia.
21.08.2012 [rabble.ca] - ... Americans to keep consuming through cheap mass consumption outlets such as Wallmart. Michael Carr is a retired instructor at SimonFraser University and the University of British Columbia who has been an activist for social justice for over 40 years.
16.01.2012 An exceptional film collection valued at $1.7 million will be housed and preserved by the University of British Columbia and SimonFraser University. Videomatica – a long-loved video rental store that opened in 1983 and ...