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Two of Canada’s biggest provinces feud over pipeline, Trudeau caught in middle

The Washington Post interviewed George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, about the pipeline dispute between B.C. and Alberta. He said even if the project […]

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

The Financial Post published an op-ed by Taylor Owen, a UBC professor of digital media and global affairs, about data governance. “The idea that a citizen has a right to […]

B.C. government unveils plans for urgent primary care centres

Morgan Price, the interim co-head of UBC’s department of family practice, spoke to the Vancouver Sun about the government’s new plans for urgent primary care centres. Price said experience internationally […]

Plunging response rates to household surveys worry policymakers

The Economist cited research on household surveys by Kevin Milligan, a UBC economics professor, and colleagues. Milligan, Garry Barrett of the University of Sydney, and Peter Levell of the Institute […]

How can Costco undersell other gas stations by 23 cents a litre?

CTV interviewed Katherine White, a marketing professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, about Costco’s ability to sell gas for less than their competitors. “They’re using it as a […]

Software engineers could soon outsource part of their jobs to Alexa

Futurism mentioned work by UBC computer scientists in an article about a hack that allows software engineers to use Amazon Alexa’s virtual assistant for coding projects. Reid Holmes and Thomas Fritz, two […]

Former caregiver wins severance pay in rare temporary foreign worker lawsuit

Bethany Hastie, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, commented on a judge’s decision to award severance pay to a temporary foreign worker for an […]

B.C. naturopaths under investigation for offering treatment to ‘eliminate autism’

Global interviewed Pat Mirenda, director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism at UBC, for an article about naturopaths offering an unproven therapy to treat autism. She […]

Aecon deal threatened Canadian sovereignty, Trudeau says

The Globe and Mail quoted Wenran Jiang, a senior fellow at UBC’s Institute of Asian Research, in a story about Ottawa blocking a Chinese company from taking over of one […]

Study looking at declining mule deer population

Adam T. Ford, a professor and Canada Research Chair in wildlife restoration ecology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, spoke to Kelowna Capital News about research into the declining mule deer population. […]

A line has been crossed on taxing soaring home values

Paul Kershaw, a professor in UBC’s school of population and public health and founder of Generation Squeeze, spoke to the Globe and Mail about taxing homes. Kershaw suggested that policies […]

Province investing $115M to create 200 new nurse practitioner jobs

Kelowna Now mentioned UBC in an article about a provincial investment for more nurse practitioners. Funding will go to UBC, University of Victoria and University of Northern B.C.

Hold off on bashing 30-year-olds who live at home

The Globe and Mail cited UBC research in an article about high housing costs. The research found the average young person in Metro Vancouver must save for 27 years to […]

As universities ‘Indigenize,’ some see a threat to open inquiry

The National Post mentioned UBC president Santa Ono in an article about “Indigenizing” universities. Ono recently apologized for his university’s role in educating people who ran the residential school system.

Doctor says smoking weed doesn’t have same health effects as tobacco

Daily Hive interviewed Ian Mitchell, a professor of emergency medicine at UBC, about the impacts of smoking cannabis. Mitchell compared cannabis to tobacco.

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Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growing

Jonathan Page, a UBC botany professor, was quoted in an iPolitics story about a push to ban commercial outdoor cannabis growing. “There are significant environmental costs to indoor production, including […]

#UBCGrad: Read more about the graduating class of 2018

#UBCGrad: Read more about the graduating class of 2018

UBC Track & Field Senior John Gay

UBC Track & Field Senior John Gay

UBC Track senior John Gay looks ahead to his final NAIA national championships starting Thursday with a chance for a second straight men’s banner.