June 29, 2016
The world was shocked Tuesday to learn of horrific attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
June 28, 2016
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the results of a study on higher speed limits. UBC transportation expert Tarek Sayed, who has conducted a safety analysis of speed […]
June 17, 2016
Britain votes June 23 on whether to leave the European Union. UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to Brexit.
June 16, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on the transit announcement expected tomorrow from the Federal and Provincial governments along with Metro Vancouver mayors.
June 15, 2016
Domestic abuse can be a barrier to career success for women, according to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
June 10, 2016
A surge of 13,800 jobs added to Canada’s labour market in May helped drop the national unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent— its lowest level since July 2015, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey released today.
June 9, 2016
The Bank of Canada cautioned today that housing price increases in Vancouver and Toronto are likely not sustainable at their current pace.
June 6, 2016
China has rapidly risen to become the world’s second-largest economy, but it risks toppling without reforms, according to Kai Li, W. Maurice Young Chair in finance at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
May 24, 2016
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Location/Map: Room 2309, AMS Nest, 6133 University Blvd. http://www.maps.ubc.ca/?N049 Event details: Can Vancouver build more affordable housing while maintaining our […]
May 10, 2016
A new report from the UBC Sauder School of Business, conducted in partnership with the provincial government, has found the number of social ventures in British Columbia has grown by more than a third since 2010.
May 2, 2016
As thousands of people continue to flee Syria, the international community struggles to come to a consensus in the debate over immigration policy.
April 28, 2016
A new UBC Sauder study finds that telling customers there’s product information available online makes people more likely to buy it – even if they don’t actually go to the website.
Media Release | April 20, 2016
Financial analysts are provoking unwarranted volatility in the financial markets with forecasts that are out of line with reality, according to a new study by UBC Sauder accounting professors Russell Lundholm and Rafael Rogo.
April 14, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled Métis and non-status Indians are “Indians” as defined in the 1867 Constitution.
April 14, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada is set to announce its decision in Joseph Ryan Lloyd v. Her Majesty the Queen on Friday, April 15.
March 21, 2016
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal budget, to be tabled on Tuesday, March 22. Topics include housing affordability, taxation, retirement income, infrastructure and more.
March 17, 2016
Next week, Canada’s federal government will announce its first budget since Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power.
March 10, 2016
Werner Antweiler, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, has investigated the pros and cons of daylight saving time and says there are plenty of good reasons not to do it.
Media Release | March 8, 2016
Shoppers making ethical purchases, such as buying organic food or environmentally friendly cars, are generally seen as more virtuous – unless they’re receiving government assistance.
Media Release | February 25, 2016
Ideology is a key factor in determining how people assess the credibility of scientific researchers, according to a new UBC Sauder School of Business study.