HSBC invests in UBC Learning Exchange

September 30, 2009

On Tuesday, the University of British Columbia announced it has received a $2.17-million donation from HSBC Bank Canada to support the UBC Learning Exchange, which offers free educational classes, including computer training and ESL, to Downtown Eastside residents in Vancouver. The gift will also support the university's medical faculty, which is conducting addiction research in the Downtown Eastside in partnership with St. Paul's Hospital. UBC News Release | Vancouver Sun