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Teens tasked with improving Canada’s food security

CBC News featured the SHAD charity program that brings together exceptional students across Canada each year for one month of lectures and learning. About 60 students have been introduced to […]

Online mindfulness program receives praise

CBC News reported on a one-month mindfulness training program that increases workers’ satisfaction, performance and their ability to handle stress. UBC business professor Daniel Skarlicki was interviewed about the results. […]

B.C.’s citizenship reporting requirement still has loopholes

The Vancouver Sun quoted UBC business professor Tom Davidoff for a story on loopholes in citizenship reporting after the B.C. government released a report showing that five per cent of […]

Experts, investors see warnings of real estate slowdown

The Vancouver Sun featured interviews with UBC business professors Tsur Somerville and Tom Davidoff for a story on sale changes. “Declining sales matching with rising listings is exactly the type […]

Blanket search for a beach book?

The Province featured an interview with UBC classical studies professor Cristopher Marshall for a story on ideal beach reads. “I’m in love with the literature of the ancient world, from […]

Advocates aim to save Cantonese as it loses ground to Mandarin

Metro News interviewed UBC history professor Henry Yu for a story on the shift away from Cantonese in Vancouver’s Chinese immigrant community. “Language tends to be frozen by migration. If you leave […]

Vancouver calls itself Silicon Valley North, so why no Uber?

MSN quoted David Gillen, director of UBC’s Centre for Transportation Studies, for a story on the lack of Uber in Vancouver. One key difference between B.C. and other places with […]

Facebook Live could shift perceptions around police violence

CBC News interviewed UBC journalism school director Alfred Hermida for a story on the role of Facebook Live in broadcasting unfiltered videos as a counter-narrative to official accounts of incidents. […]

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Asian nations seek historic items in bid to prove maritime rights

The Globe and Mail interviewed UBC historian Timothy Brook for a story on an upcoming ruling that will impact a key fight over maritime ownership in the South China Sea between […]

Indigenous Calgarians struggle to find their cultural identity

CBC News included a quote from Daniel Heath Justice, chair of UBCs First Nations and Indigenous Studies department, for a story on indigenous identity among Calgarians. “Indigenous belonging is more than right to ‘ethnic’ heritage — it’s […]

Foreign buyers spend more on B.C. homes, some dispute data

The Globe and Mail quoted UBC economist Tom Davidoff for an article on B.C.’s foreign home ownership data. Davidoff is leading the charge for a targeted property tax and said […]

RMOW looking into corrosion in Whistler water system

The municipality of Whistler is working with UBC civil engineering professor Loretta Li and engineering firm Kerr Wood Leidal Associates to examine corrosion in Whistler’s water distribution system, reports Pique […]

UBCO researcher touts benefits of some dietary fats

Kelowna Capital News reported on UBCO research that shows animal fats have health benefits, while some commonly consumed vegetable oils result in gut inflammation and higher disease susceptibility. Lead author […]

Smoke’s opens 39 new locations, eyeing poutine domination

The Financial Post featured an interview with Ann Stone, UBC Sauder School of Business professor, in a story on the expansion of a major poutine restaurant. Stone said one of […]