August 15, 2017
The British Columbia government has announced it will end grizzly bear trophy hunting throughout the province, effective Nov. 30, 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 9, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on relations between the United States and North Korea, regional security issues, the nuclear threat and international issues.
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.
August 3, 2017
As Vancouver’s Pride celebration approaches, UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the event, including those highlighted in a recent report by the Vancouver Pride Society.
August 1, 2017
UBC experts are available to comment on new 2016 census data expected to be released by Statistics Canada Aug. 2 on families, households, marital status and language.
July 28, 2017
Former premier Christy Clark is stepping down as leader of the B.C. Liberal party.
July 25, 2017
Pacific NorthWest LNG will not be proceeding with the $36-billion liquefied natural gas project it had planned to build in British Columbia.
July 17, 2017
The B.C. NDP cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the new government and its stated priorities: education, the opioid crisis and softwood lumber negotiations with the U.S.
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:
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 27, 2017
School’s out for the summer and sometimes, for parents, it can feel like forever.
June 23, 2017
UBC experts are available to discuss the health implications of the heat wave that is expected to hit parts of southwestern B.C. over the weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement.
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.
May 24, 2017
Briefing and Q&A with addictions specialists from five European countries that offer heroin-assisted treatment for chronic opioid users.
May 8, 2017
UBC political scientists will be available to media in person in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, May 10, to share their insights about the B.C. election outcome.
May 8, 2017
Canadians across the country are battling flooding especially in Eastern Canada where heavy rain has caused major problems. UBC experts are available to comment on the issue.
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.
April 11, 2017
The writ has officially dropped, marking the official start of the B.C. provincial election campaign.