UBC In The News

United Nations report links warming of oceans and polar regions to health effects

The Globe and Mail highlighted the UN’s IPCC report which assesses impacts of climate change, and mentioned the co-lead author William Cheung, a professor at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Climate change education in Canada lacks scientific facts, impacts and solutions

Global highlighted a UBC study which examined science curricula across Canada to assess how well high school students are taught climate change, and quoted the lead researcher Seth Wynes, a geography PhD candidate.

Researchers, advocates argue OPP gender rule change will blur understanding of crimes against women

Marina Adshade, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, commented on the gender implications in crime.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

If we want to get serious about emissions, we have to look at trucking

The Globe and Mail quoted Walter Merida, a professor at UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre, about greenhouse gas emissions.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Labour Party holds conference

CTV interviewed Kurt Huebner, a professor at UBC’s Institute for European Studies, about a Brexit deal that could allow the U.K. to stay in the European Union.
CTV (0:35 mark)

Trudeau's big — and underfunded — health care promises

Michael Law, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health and the Canada Research Chair in access to medicines, spoke to CBC about the Liberals’ promises regarding national pharmacare.

Conservatives court small business, pledging to end red tape 'rat's nest'

Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, gave comments about the Conservatives’ tax proposals.
Financial PostOttawa CitizenCalgary HeraldRegina Leader PostVancouver Sun

Liberals, Conservatives offer duelling tax plans in battle over middle-class voters

Global highlighted an analysis by Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, about the Liberals’ proposal on federal income taxes.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to campaign for first time in Burnaby South

Richard Johnston, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, commented on the NDP’s organizational weaknesses.
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Scheer vows to scrap Liberals’ small business tax changes

Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, gave comments about Andrew Scheer’s promise to reduce tax rates for small businesses.

Metro approves tertiary treatment for North Vancouver sewage plant

North Shore News quoted Don Mavinic, a professor at UBC’s department of civil engineering, for an article on a new sewage plant being built in North Vancouver.
North Shore News

UBC Okanagan to host events discussing homelessness and housing in Kelowna

Black Press Media reported on UBCO’s upcoming event on homelessness and high housing costs, and quoted Alison Conway, a professor at UBC’s faculty of creative and critical studies.
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Show your school spirit at UBC Okanagan’s 2nd annual Homecoming

Kelowna Now featured UBCO’s second annual Homecoming event being held on Sept. 28.
Kelowna Now