October 6, 2016
The RCMP has issued an apology to hundreds of female officers and employees who were subjected to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the force.
October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew has swept through Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba, and is expected to hit the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and the Bahamas by the end of this week.
October 4, 2016
Architect and UBC alumnus Bing Thom passed away Tuesday in Hong Kong, leaving a rich legacy of landmarks in Vancouver and beyond. UBC experts are available to comment.
September 27, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on today’s LNG project decision.
September 20, 2016
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from actor Brad Pitt.
September 14, 2016
Brock Commons is an 18-storey student residence under construction at UBC that will be the world’s tallest wood building at 53 metres (about 174 feet) when completed in Fall 2017.
September 12, 2016
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
August 19, 2016
It has been a day of ups and downs for UBC school of kinesiology alumnus and Richmond, B.C. native Evan Dunfee at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
August 15, 2016
UBC experts are available to comment on back-to-school issues, including B.C.’s new K-12 curriculum, funding, bullying and more.
August 3, 2016
UBC experts are ready to comment on Games-related topics.
August 3, 2016
Details of the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls are expected to be released this morning. UBC experts are available for comment.
July 5, 2016
UBC President Designate Professor Santa Ono will host a sendoff tomorrow morning for our athletes, coaches and support staff headed to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. UBC’s Rio 2016 contingent is the largest of any Canadian university.
June 30, 2016
The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the government’s approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline project on grounds that it failed to consult with First Nations.
June 29, 2016
The world was shocked Tuesday to learn of horrific attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
June 28, 2016
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the results of a study on higher speed limits. UBC transportation expert Tarek Sayed, who has conducted a safety analysis of speed […]
June 28, 2016
Experts are available to comment on the various effects of hot, dry weather on people and the environment, including human health, air quality, drought, and salmon migration.
June 21, 2016
Event: UBC demo of earthquake early warning system and “shake table” Date/Time: June 21, 2016, 10 a.m. Event details: Carlos Ventura, director of UBC’s Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, will be […]
June 17, 2016
Britain votes June 23 on whether to leave the European Union. UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to Brexit.
June 16, 2016
UBC professors are available to comment on the transit announcement expected tomorrow from the Federal and Provincial governments along with Metro Vancouver mayors.
June 10, 2016
A surge of 13,800 jobs added to Canada’s labour market in May helped drop the national unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent— its lowest level since July 2015, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey released today.