May 2, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to forest fires, droughts, heat waves, smoke and air quality issues.
April 28, 2016
The Vancouver School Board votes tonight (April 28) on a budget that addresses a $24-million funding shortfall. UBC experts are available for comment.
April 25, 2016
UBC experts are available to talk about various aspects of terrorism in the wake of the killing of Calgarian hostage John Risdel, who was being held by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines.
April 19, 2016
Twenty teams of second-year UBC engineering students have designed remote-controlled boats that can move quickly, navigate obstacles, carry cargo and deliver water to fires using water cannons.
April 14, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled Métis and non-status Indians are “Indians” as defined in the 1867 Constitution.
April 14, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada is set to announce its decision in Joseph Ryan Lloyd v. Her Majesty the Queen on Friday, April 15.
March 24, 2016
A court decision in the Jian Ghomeshi trial is expected today. He faces charges of sexual assault and choking. An expert at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at […]
March 22, 2016
The world was shocked Tuesday to learn the news of attacks in Brussels, Belgium.
March 8, 2016
The City of Vancouver is expected to release a new report on vacant homes today. Housing experts at UBC are available to comment. Patrick Condon School of Architecture and Landscape […]
March 3, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on the climate accord, expected to be announced today, between the federal government and premiers.
February 24, 2016
A Federal Court judge has struck down regulations that restricted the rights of medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabis.
February 16, 2016
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget.
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.