July 18, 2017
UBC forestry and health experts are available to discuss forest fires in B.C., and health risks associated with wildfires and heat throughout the summer.
July 12, 2017
The Bank of Canada increased the key interest rate for the first time in seven years today. UBC experts are available to comment:
July 11, 2017
The Bank of Canada is expected to hike the key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in nearly seven years.
July 6, 2017
UBC Sauder School of Business professor Charles Weinberg recently examined how effective UBI policies were in changing consumers’ driving habits.
June 29, 2017
As Canadians get ready to don their best red and white and wave their Maple leaf flags for Canada’s 150th birthday, UBC experts are available to comment on all things Canada.
June 26, 2017
A new UBC Sauder School of Business study finds the demoralizing effects of what researchers call “swift blame” not only hurts employees, but also the bottom line.
June 22, 2017
The British Columbia legislature reconvenes Thursday with a confidence vote expected following Premier Christy Clark’s throne speech.
May 29, 2017
B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan and B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver announced Monday they will work together to form the next provincial government.
Media Release | May 26, 2017
Nearly 150 years after their ancestors fought against Canada’s first federal government, two students graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law this week are carrying on their families’ tradition of advancing Indigenous rights.
Media Release | May 11, 2017
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
May 5, 2017
How do the parties fare when it comes to arguments about the minimum wage? UBC Sauder professor Mark Thompson examines their political platforms.
May 5, 2017
France goes to the polls Sunday for the second and final round of the presidential election. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 3, 2017
How do the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Green Party fare when it comes to policies on international trade? UBC Sauder Professor John Ries examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
May 1, 2017
How do the three major political parties fare when it comes to road tolling? UBC Sauder Associate Professor Werner Antweiler examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
April 26, 2017
As the B.C. election draws near, the UBC Sauder School of Business is taking a closer look at the promises the B.C. Liberal Party, the B.C. NDP and Green Party are making to voters through their political platforms.
April 18, 2017
A new report looking at the economic impact of Site C led by UBC researchers is calling for the B.C. government to hit pause on the project.
March 28, 2017
Canada’s highest court is set to hear today a potentially precedent setting human rights case involving a complaint of alleged discrimination in the workforce.
Media Release | March 22, 2017
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. But in China, another important, relatively unknown factor plays a role: hukou, and it may be contributing to growing socioeconomic disparity in the country’s largest city, according to a new UBC study.
March 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal budget, to be tabled on Wednesday, March 22. Topics include housing, taxation, retirement income, infrastructure and more.
March 15, 2017
The UBC Sauder School of Business’s Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win B.C. provincial election on May 9.