April 16, 2015
Since last summer, the price of oil has plummeted to its lowest point in years – and so has the Canadian dollar, sparking debate as to how closely they’re linked.
April 14, 2015
As the tax deadline nears for Canadians, some plan to take advantage of a new income-splitting tax break for families.
March 26, 2015
UBC experts are available to speak about B.C.’s new incentive program for electric vehicles.
March 25, 2015
Bill C-51 has drawn criticism for provisions that many feel are excessive and open to abuse. A UBC Sauder School of Business prof weighs in on the privacy risks.
March 18, 2015
Children today may no longer need to learn how to drive when they grow up, if some of the world’s leading automotive and technology companies have their way.
March 18, 2015
The recent destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) shocked the world. Archaeologists at UBC and Simon Fraser University have also condemned the actions.
March 17, 2015
A UBC psychologist says there’s more at stake in the Metro Vancouver transit referendum than shorter commute times and climate change. The way you vote could also impact your happiness level.
March 12, 2015
Canada’s six-month commitment to the coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq ends in April 2015. A UBC political scientist discusses next steps and the challenges that lie ahead.
March 11, 2015
Law prof. Isabel Grant explains why criminal harassment law should change and what the courts can do better to protect women.
Media Release | March 6, 2015
It’s said men are less likely to ask for directions. When it comes to high-level business decisions, a University of British Columbia study shows the stereotype holds true.
March 5, 2015
March 8 marks International Women’s Day. Prof. Jennifer Berdahl discusses why despite progress in some areas, there remains a persistent wage gap and a dearth of women at the top of the organizational ladder.
February 25, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
February 19, 2015
A UBC marketing and behavioural science professor discusses how businesses will be utilizing social media during the Oscars to reach consumers.
February 17, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected early this afternoon.
Media Release | February 13, 2015
Imagine this: You are an executive of a global corporation and you’ve just learned that your company has been illegally dumping industrial waste and carcinogens into the local water supply. What’s your next move?
February 11, 2015
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, has warned of a housing bubble whereby Canadian homes may be overvalued by up to 30 per cent – possibly more in hot housing markets like Vancouver and Toronto.
February 4, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
February 3, 2015
A UBC finance professor says Canadian banks downgrading is a symptom of rough times for the country’s economy.
Media Release | January 22, 2015
UBC Law alumnus Peter A. Allard, Q.C., has donated $30 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school.