Alumna receives grant to teach woodworking to youth


SCARP Alumna Shirin Karoubi is the executive director of Toolbox, a program designed to challenge gender stereotypes and encourage the building of healthy relationships between girls, gender nonconforming youth, and boys. It will also support the development of self sufficiency and confidence at a young age. The program will be led by women identifying who have a background in woodworking, metalwork, and electronics, as well as experience training youths in these skills.

SCARP Alumni Gather at CIP Conference

SCARP alumni gathered at a reception hosted by the School at the Canadian Institute of Planners Conference held June 17-20 in Calgary. The theme of this year's conference was Building Resilience, and forum for discussions about the challenges facing our cities in the future.

SCARP students presented on Implementing the UN New Urban Agenda in Canada: issues, opportunities and responsibilities. The conference program read:

Carleigh Oude-Reimerink Brings Yoga to YVR

Carleigh Oude-Reimerink recently graduated from the SCARP Masters of Planning program. Her Masters Professional Project explored the creation of a yoga space for passengers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Carleigh spoke with, and surveyed passengers in the terminals at YVR. She also conducted a mapping exercise to determine which locations would be optimal for this type of space. She conducted background research on wellness and yoga, and researched best practices.


SCARP alum Pat Carney has published a collection of short stories called: On Island, Life Among the Coast Dwellers

ON ISLAND has topped the BC Bestseller list for the year 2017 by the Association of BC Booksellers.

Ms. Carney writes: "These fictional stories of anonymous characters living on unnamed islands or on the coast describe the ebb and flow of life in coastal communities and are being claimed by many readers as their own. While characters are fictional , most events occurred somewhere, sometime, to someone."

A former canadian senator, Pat was presented with a Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Medal of Distinction in 2017 for her work as a journalist and politician. In 1990 she received an honorary Doctor of Laws...

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