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Transition to government will keep B.C. NDP busy for summer

Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political scientist, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the provincial government transition. He said that minority governments have historically lasted 18 to 24 months, but the […]

Order of Canada honorees desire a better country

The Globe and Mail reported on Gloria Cranmer Webster, a UBC anthropology alumna, who was recently appointed to the Order of Canada. She was the first Indigenous woman to study […]

Canada 150: Nobels for physics, Indigenous health

Phillipe Tortell, a professor in UBC’s department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks about marine science. He discussed the “uniquely Canadian” way […]

‘Historic’ decision, man wins right to appeal murder conviction

The Vancouver Sun mentioned the lawyers affiliated with the UBC Innocence Project who have been working to mount an appeal for a man convicted of murder. The story also appeared […]

5 things you may not know about the Canadian ‘eh’

Metro News interviewed Martina Wiltschko, a UBC linguistics professor, about the use of the word “eh” among Canadians. She said people who don’t grow up using the word may find […]

A B.C. reconciliation totem’s lessons on how to move forward

Maclean’s featured Jim Hart’s recently completed totem pole on UBC campus. The article details how the pole contributes to the discussion of reconciliation.

UBC players eye Olympics after turning pro in Russian hockey league

CBC featured UBC hockey players Derek Dun and Luke Lockhart who have signed with the Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinental Hockey League. Mike Keenan coaches the team and also […]

Dr. Diane McIntosh: Fentanyl crisis is largely a mental-health problem

Diane McIntosh, a psychiatrist and clinical professor in UBC’s department of psychiatry, wrote an op-ed for The Province about the fentanyl crisis. She wrote that “untreated mental illness drives addiction […]

Farmhouse Festival: A Celebration of Saisons and Wild Ales


As the law and society evolve, Canadian judges go back to school

Nicole Barrett, an expert on law and human trafficking from UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was quoted in a Toronto Star story about judicial training in areas including […]

Biologist whose program saved falcons, dies at 85

The Edmonton Journal published an obituary for Robert Fyfe, a UBC alumnus who worked to save the peregrine falcon from extinction. Fyfe studied biology at UBC. The story also appeared […]

Pioneering biologist’s work now available to all

Ian McTaggart Cowan, a pioneer B.C. wildlife biologist and former UBC professor, was featured in a story in the Times Colonist. McTaggart Cowan has been called the “Father of Canadian Ecology” […]