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Public Lecture: Bilingual Babies with Dr. Janet Werker

UBC and contractor charged with Fisheries Act violations

UBC and a contractor are facing charges relating to the alleged discharge of ammonia into a storm sewer which fed a fish-bearing creek, reports CBC News. UBC manager of public […]

B.C. wildfire season starts early

Wildfire season has started in B.C., reports CBC News, with dozens of fires already burning in the Interior. “We’re coming off of an El Nino winter where there was not […]

Two pregnant women test positive for Zika virus

Two pregnant women in B.C. have tested positive for the Zika virus and they are among seven people in the province who have been affected. It has been confirmed that […]

Starting at college a smart move for B.C. students

A Vancouver Sun article on the advantages of starting at college for transfer students mentioned UBC. “If you do a year of transfer and you choose your courses correctly, you […]

Former tennis pro Rebecca Marino competes as UBC rower

Yahoo Sports and other media outlets featured UBC rower Rebecca Marino, a former tennis pro who left the tennis circuit in 2013 due to depression. The story also appeared in the Globe […]

Mushroom furniture is turning out to be a real growth industry

A new UBC project shows that seating grown from mushrooms could be the future of building materials, reports The Province. Just outside the UBC bookstore, UBC architecture professor Joe Dahmen […]

One Belt, One Road raise hopes

China Daily discussed a talk on China’s One Belt One Road initiative and China-US relations held in Washington on Monday. “I see the One Belt One Road as low hanging […]

Ministers, parliamentarians at Taiwan event anger China

Canadian parliamentarians and cabinet ministers are under fire from the Chinese embassy for attending a Taiwanese dinner reception and for calling Taiwan a country, reports Hill Times. “As the Conservative […]

An uber-sized shift in the sharing economy

Mark Thompson, a professor emeritus at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Hill Times article on Uber’s economic impact. “Uber gets a big edge in their […]

Home abortion pill has already garnered criticism

Health Canada’s tight controls over a new home abortion pill that will soon be available in the market are overly restrictive, critics told the National Post. Wendy Norman, a sexual […]