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Heat 7s take 5th at nationals

The UBC Okanagan men’s rugby squad placed fifth at the Canadian University 7s Championship, Kelowna Capital News reported. The Heat won four of six matches at the national competition.

‘Ethnic communities’ quote in warning to real estate industry cut

The Canadian Press quoted Thomas Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, after it was revealed that Canada’s money-laundering watchdog warned the real estate sector about “specific […]

SFU, St. Paul’s appoint substance abuse research leader

Kanna Hayashi, a UBC alumna, was named the first St. Paul’s Hospital Chair in Substance Use Research, Roundhouse Radio reported. Hayashi earned a PhD from UBC and is the principal […]

UBC honours victims of residential schools

The Canadian Press and other outlets reported on the installation of the Reconciliation Pole at UBC that honours the victims and survivors of Canada’s residential school system. Thousands of nails in […]

There’s great potential for a SpaceX hub in Canada

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by Michael Byers, the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at UBC, about the potential for a SpaceX hub in […]

Researchers use ’whale breath’ to study endangered orcas

UBC research on orcas off B.C.’s coast was featured by the Canadian Press. Stephen Raverty, a professor at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and lead study author, said […]

All-candidate events announced in Central Okanagan

Carey Doberstein, a political science professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, organized an all-candidates forum ahead of the B.C. election, the Kelowna Capital News reported. The goal is to engage students […]

10 Vancouver business events to check out in April

Daily Hive featured the CEO Breakfast with David Labistour of Mountain Equipment Co-op organized by the UBC Sauder Club of Vancouver. Labistour will discuss his journey running the Canadian outdoor […]

Abortion pill available in less than half of Canadian provinces

The National Post quoted Wendy Norman, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about access to the abortion pill in Canada. She said physician-only access reduces access and safety, and pharmacists […]