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Ontario promotes free use of opioid antidote

The Wall Street Journal highlighted Ontario’s use of naloxone for harm reduction and cited UBC work in the area. The UBC study found that naloxone prevented the deaths of 226 […]

Micro-targeting: How Facebook is selling you to advertisers

Global interviewed Taylor Owen, a UBC expert in digital media and global affairs, about Facebook advertising. “What Facebook offers advertisers is the ability to select very specific criteria and then have Facebook […]

UBC student society reverses decision to cut support services at campus sexual assault centre

CBC reported that UBC’s student-led Alma Mater Society reversed a decision to stop providing support for the campus Sexual Assault Support Centre.

Foreign buyers tax on trial for alleged discrimination

CBC reported that two professors from the UBC Sauder School of Business lent their expertise to opposing sides for a civil trial that tested the legality of the foreign buyers […]

Report urges pension funds to divest from fossil fuels

CBC and Chek News featured a report from academics at UBC and the University of Victoria that shows many pensions for public sector workers in B.C. are dependent on the […]

Convicted murderer’s request for DNA testing punted by judge

CBC mentioned the UBC Innocence Project in a story about a convicted murderer who is requesting DNA evidence in his case. The UBC group began working with the man in […]

Students want UBC administration to cancel controversial event

News 1130 reported that UBC students plan to meet with the university’s administration in September regarding an upcoming talk at UBC by a conservative political commentator.

Kip, Dayna cash in big time at Scotiabank Half-Marathon, 5K

The Vancouver Sun highlighted the annual Run Canada event, hosted by Wesbrook Village at UBC on Canada Day. The story also appeared in The Province.

Carbon cost of replacing single-family homes outweighs benefits

Construction Canada reported on a UBC study that examined the costs of demolishing and replacing homes in Vancouver. Study co-author Joseph Dahmen, a UBC professor of architecture and landscape architecture […]

Opinion: B.C. public pensions fuel climate change crisis

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed co-written by Jessica Dempsey, a UBC geography professor, about a report she co-authored. “If you have a public pension in B.C., your retirement savings […]

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