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Canada at crossroads in tax reform, time to choose a path

Kevin Milligan, a UBC economist, wrote an op-ed on tax reform for the Globe and Mail. He wrote that “with the use of tax-planning techniques so heavily concentrated among high […]

What electoral reform could look like in British Columbia

Richard Johnston, a UBC professor of political science, wrote an op-ed for Maclean’s about B.C. electoral reform. Johnston proponents of electoral reform and of the move to some form of […]

Beyond Bitcoin: The power struggle over trust-based technology

Marc-David L. Seidel, a UBC Sauder School of Business professor, wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about trust-based technologies. He wrote that “we must question the role of centralized organizations […]

100 years of riots and activism in Vancouver

CBC reported on a new exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver that includes images of “The Great Trek” made by UBC students in 1922. The exhibit, called City on Edge: […]

Access to parks can improve mental health

Emily Rugel, a PhD candidate in UBC’s school of population and public health, spoke to CBC Radio’s Early Edition about her research that found more than four in five residents […]

Who is New Democratic Party hopeful Jagmeet Singh?

Al-Jazeera English quoted Richard Johnston, a UBC professor of political science, for an article profiling Jagmeet Singh. Johnston said “it’s the first time that a turban-wearing Sikh has run for […]

Apple festival set to be a hit after perfect growing season

News 1130 reported on the 26th annual UBC Apple Festival. The event takes place Oct. 14 and 15 at the UBC Botanical Gardens.

Single-family zoning contributes to housing shortage: Expert

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Nathanael Lauster, a UBC sociologist, about how single-family zoning contributes to the local housing crisis. Lauster used Statistics Canada data and estimated that about one-fifth of […]

Todd: How to debate immigration without distorting facts, foes

The Vancouver Sun cited a study by UBC economists Craig Riddell and David Green and Carleton University’s Christopher Worswick in an article about debating immigration. The article reported the study […]

Sangrur village school teacher wins Dhahan Prize for Punjabi novel

Hindustan Times reported on the winner of the Dhahan Prize, which was established in partnership with the department of Asian studies at UBC. Pargat Singh Satoj, a teacher in Punjab’s […]

Parakeet invasion of Mexico driven by bird import ban

Nature interviewed Michael Russello, an evolutionary biologist at UBC’s Okanagan campus, about a study that examined the impacts of a ban on bird imports in Europe. He said the study’s […]

School board by-election comes down to whom voters punish

Jason Ellis, a UBC professor of education, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the school board by-election. He said the outcome of the election could be influenced by voters’ attitudes […]

Blacked-out information reveals secret world of drug prices

CBC quoted Steve Morgan, a pharmaceutical policy researcher at UBC, for an article about secret information about prescription drug prices. He said “there’s deep, deep fear of violating these contracts […]

Asking for donations publicly not always ideal: UBC study

Metro News highlighted a UBC study that found charities can encourage potential donors to give more if they ask in a certain way. Katherine White, a marketing professor in the […]

How are sounds like Saturn’s rings recorded?

Christa Van Laerhoven, a UBC postdoctoral fellow of astronomy, spoke to CBC Radio’s Quirk and Quarks about how sounds like Saturn’s rings are recorded. She said when we hear a […]

App-enabled ‘smart bandage’ can detect, treat infections

Aziz Ghahary, a professor in UBC’s department of surgery, helped create an app-enabled bandage that can sense when a wound is becoming infected, CTV Vancouver Island reported. “GelDerm” was created […]

Three ways Ottawa could soften tax reform resistance

Tran Chung, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to Business News Network about recent federal government attempts to close “loopholes” in small business tax law. He said passive […]

Glen Clark biography

Glen Clark, a UBC alumnus, will be profiled in the Global News Leadership Series. Clark is the president for The News Group North America and earned a master’s degree in […]

Why doctors are angry over the Liberals’ tax plan

Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, spoke to the Globe and Mail for a story about how the federal Liberal Party’s tax plan could affect doctors. Milligan said he disagrees […]