September 11, 2017
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
September 6, 2017
The Bank of Canada has hiked its key interest rate for the second time in less than two months.
Media Release | August 30, 2017
A new study led by the UBC Sauder School of Business has found significant U.S. institutional investor bias against firms located in Quebec relative to firms located in the rest of Canada due to language differences.
August 25, 2017
The B.C. government has announced it’s ending bridge tolls effective September 2017. UBC experts are available for comment.
August 15, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of topics related to NAFTA negotiations that begin Aug. 16, 2017.
August 10, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on this morning’s announcement by the NDP government regarding the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
August 4, 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.