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.
Media Release | March 9, 2017
UBC technology that improves the accessibility of safe drinking water is now a thriving startup, thanks to an experienced executive taking a chance on a new venture and the multi-faceted support UBC offers entrepreneurial faculty, students, staff and alumni.
March 7, 2017
Today, the BC Minister for Transportation and Infrastructure announced that it will allow ride hailing services by the end of 2017.
February 22, 2017
On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m. PST, University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce, and Microsoft President Brad Smith will hold a media conference call to discuss the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, a data science partnership funded by a significant donation from Microsoft.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
In classrooms across Canada, some children learn about colonialism for the first time by standing on dozens of blankets strewn across the floor.
February 21, 2017
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget.
Media Release | February 20, 2017
Gamblers who feel like they enter into a trance while playing slot machines are more likely to have gambling problems, according to new research from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
February 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
January 30, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on the executive order signed by U.S. president Donald Trump that bans individuals from seven countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.
January 11, 2017
The B.C. government granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline today. UBC experts are available to comment.
January 10, 2017
While Canada’s climate policy is steadily moving in the direction of carbon pricing, policy south of the border is in disarray with the Trump administration taking office this month.
January 10, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce a cabinet shuffle on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment.
December 19, 2016
The holiday season is a time of giving, but the reasons why people donate to charity aren’t well understood.
December 15, 2016
The B.C. government announced a program today to assist qualified first-time homebuyers with their down payments. UBC experts are available to comment.
Media Release | December 12, 2016
The next time you make a complaint to your cellphone or cable company, don’t get personal.
December 1, 2016
During last year’s federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised that the 2015 election would be Canada’s last under the first-past-the-post electoral system.
November 30, 2016
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.