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Vancouver Aquarium’s sea otter pups frolic with adult for first time

CBC reported on sea otter pups who had their first encounter with adult otters at the Vancouver Aquarium. Andrew Trites, the director of UBC’s Marine Mammal Research Unit, said while […]

Discussing the Dutch election

CBC Radio’s On the Coast interviewed Yves Tiberghien, a UBC political science professor, about the results of the Dutch election. He discussed the politician who came second in the election […]

Norway is No. 1 in happiness. The U.S., sadly, is No. 14.

The New York Times quoted John Helliwell, a World Happiness Report editor and a professor emeritus at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, about the world rankings of the happiest countries. […]

Human rights agency emergency hearing, concerns under Trump

The Toronto Star interviewed Efrat Arbel, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, who co-authored a recent review of Trump’s executive orders. Arbel said the expedited removals […]

Five best ideas

Time Magazine featured UBC research that found people who played in nature as kids reported a continued love of the outdoors as adults. Catherine Broom, a professor in the faculty of […]

Peel watershed dispute before Supreme Court of Canada

Gordon Christie, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was quoted in a CBC North article on a Supreme Court of Canada case regarding a wilderness area […]

Fish evolve by playing it safe featured research by UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries that found movement patterns of tuna could change within a decade of a new marine-protected area […]

Fentanyl: A men’s health crisis

Dan Bilsker, a UBC clinical psychiatry professor, was interviewed for a Vancouver Sun story about the fentanyl crisis. He suggests that Canada’s reaction to the overdose crisis is partly due […]

How much does it cost to be a victim of sexual assault?

Global quoted Benjamin Perrin, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, after a university student who was sexually assaulted planned to send a message to Prime Minister […]

In a sea of red ink

The Winnipeg Free Press published a story on the federal budget and quoted UBC economist Kevin Milligan. Milligan said it’s expected that the B.C. government would need to spend another two […]

Streaking meteor over B.C. caught on video

Brett Gladman, a UBC professor of astronomy, spoke to CTV about a meteor spotted over B.C. He said the meteor, which was likely travelling between 72,000 and 90,000 kilometres an […]

How alcohol complicate sex assault cases

Janine Benedet, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about the ways alcohol complicates sex assault cases. Benedet discussed how […]

Finalists revealed for Civic and Community Awards

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s volleyball team is a finalist for the Bryan Couling Memorial Award, Athletic Team of the Year, Kelowna Now reported. A similar story appeared on Castanet.

B.C.’s Asian junkets haven’t moved trade needle: Researcher

Keith Head, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Business in Vancouver about B.C.’s trade with Asia. He said trade data shows the only substantial change for B.C. […]

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Transportation the No. 1 election issue for Metro businesses

Robin Lindsey, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Business in Vancouver about transportation infrastructure projects. Lindsey said evidence around the world shows that these projects often encounter cost […]

Students compete over plan for Coquitlam Centre makeover

Business in Vancouver reported on students from the UBC Sauder School of Business who submitted the winning proposal for the makeover of a 14-acre site at the corner of Lougheed and Barnet highways […]

Time to end capital gains giveaway to Canadian homeowners?

The Tyee quoted David Duff, professor and director of UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law Tax LLM Program, about the way home sales are taxed in Canada. Duff explained […]