February 11, 2016
A UBC professor is available to speak about today’s announcement that a team of scientists detected gravitational waves. The discovery supports some of the unproven parts of Einstein’s Theory of […]
February 2, 2016
The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency.
February 1, 2016
The trial for former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi starts today. He faces charges of sexual assault and choking. An expert at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC is available to comment on the case.
January 28, 2016
Today marks the 100th anniversary of women in Manitoba winning the right to vote. UBC experts are available to comment.
January 25, 2016
The federal government has confirmed its plans to sign the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal next week. UBC experts are available to comment on the announcement.
January 20, 2016
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s interest-rate decision from the Bank of Canada – which coincides with a declining Canadian dollar, low oil prices and a faltering Canadian economy.
January 19, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on health care issues related to the meeting between Canada’s provincial health ministers and the federal government this week in Vancouver.
December 17, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the Canadian dollar, which has fallen below 72 cents (U.S.) – its lowest level since May 2004.
December 15, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report, released today.
December 14, 2015
The festive season is upon us and researchers at the University of British Columbia are available to comment on various topics related to the holidays.
December 11, 2015
The federal government has introduced changes regarding down payments for homes over $500,000.
December 10, 2015
UBC law professors are available to comment on today’s B.C. Supreme Court ruling in favour of Trinity Western University graduates practicing law in the province. Emma Cunliffe Peter A. Allard […]
December 8, 2015
University of British Columbia experts are available to comment on the federal government’s plan for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
November 27, 2015
UBC’s Sauder School of Business expert Robin Lindsey is available to talk about the challenges of completing large-scale transportation infrastructure projects on time and on budget.
November 25, 2015
The world gathers in Paris next week for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which runs from Nov. 30 – Dec. 11.
November 24, 2015
The federal government will announce today details of its plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the year’s end.
November 13, 2015
The world was shocked Friday to learn the news of multiple attacks in Paris.
November 6, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
November 2, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the federal Liberal cabinet, which will be unveiled on Nov. 4.
October 29, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on the end of China’s one-child policy.