June 25, 2015
Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to regulate and license medical marijuana dispensaries. UBC experts are available to comment on this precedent-setting bylaw.
June 17, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment on the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar, and its related subjects.
May 15, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s announcement that it will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent.
May 11, 2015
On May 11-17, Canada celebrates National Nursing Week to recognize the many contributions of nurses to the health of Canadians.
May 8, 2015
Senior officials from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are meeting May 10-12 in Vancouver to discuss political, security, and trade issues with their Canadian counterparts.
May 5, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s hotly contested Alberta election.
April 20, 2015
Earth Day takes place on April 22, marking 45 years of efforts to get people talking about what they can do to protect the environment.
April 20, 2015
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on a variety of topics related to the 2015 federal budget, to be announced April 21.
April 9, 2015
The Canadian Coast Guard and Port Metro Vancouver are working to clean up a bunker fuel spill in English Bay that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
March 27, 2015
A growing number of cars have telematics built-in — devices that enable wireless connections between the vehicle and the wider world.
March 26, 2015
UBC experts are available to speak about B.C.’s new incentive program for electric vehicles.
March 19, 2015
Carol Mayer, head of the curatorial department at the MOA, is available to speak about the connection between Vanuatu and MOA.
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 17, 2015
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected early this afternoon.
February 4, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
January 26, 2015
UBC experts are available to comment on the Holocaust and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, January 27, 1945.
December 10, 2014
UBC researchers are available to shed light on gift-giving, stress management and other holiday topics.
October 21, 2014
Faculty experts are available to comment on municipal election issues in advance of the Nov. 15 elections across B.C.
October 1, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on the so-called “Umbrella Revolution” as Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests continue.
September 23, 2014
UBC experts are on hand to discuss ISIS and Canada’s role in the U.S.-led coalition to tackle Islamic extremism.