UBC In The News
From despair to hope: After COVID’s toll on mental health, more Canadians may soon be able to access care
Media mentioned a study led by UBC in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association, which found that 37 per cent of Canadians reported declining mental health since the pandemic, with those experiencing the most social inequities facing the greatest decline.
Toronto Star via Welland Tribune
Why Vladimir Putin may never be held accountable for invading Ukraine
UBC political science professor Dr. Lisa Sundstrom commented on how likely Russian president Vladimir Putin will be removed from office.
Postmedia via National Post, Belleville Intelligencer, Chatham-Kent This Week, Devon Dispatch, Ottawa Citizen, Peace Country Sun, Timmins Times
'Ignored': Climate change fight should shift to look at forest policy, scientist says
UBC forestry professor Dr. Suzanne Simard discussed using forest policy to fight climate change. Dr. Simard said our biggest carbon stocks are in primary forests and we need to protect our primary forests.
Canadian Press via Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CTV, City News, National Observer, Vancouver is Awesome, Tri-City News, Moose Jaw Today, Powell River Peak, Funny 1040AM, Alberta Prime Times, Nanaimo News Now, Castanet
B.C. drivers getting one-time rebate to help with rising fuel prices
UBC Sauder School of Business professor Dr. Werner Antweiler discussed ICBC’s decision to give drivers a one-time rebate to help them cope with rising fuel prices.
Canadian Press via Times Colonist, Tri-City News, Pique Newsmagazine, Powell River Peak, The Waterloo Region Record, InnisfilToday.ca, SaskToday.ca, LakelandToday.ca, BradfordToday.ca, Alaska Highway News, NewmarketToday.ca, Welland Tribune
Canadians are generous and welcoming to refugees, but ...
Dr. Efrat Arbel, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, was quoted about the strengths and limits of Canadian refugee protection.
Debate over supply issues in B.C.'s affordable housing crisis heats up
UBC Sauder School of Business professors Dr. Thomas Davidoff and Dr. Tsur Somerville commented on the potential removal of B.C. municipalities’ vetoes on housing projects.
Pandemic impacted TransLink fare hike: expert
UBC Sauder School of Business professor Dr. Werner Antweiler gave comments on TransLink’s fare increase.
Outcry grows as B.C. government agency plans widespread South Coast herbicide spray
UBC forestry professor Dr. Suzanne Simard was interviewed about spraying herbicides in interior forests.
Glacier Media via Pique Newsmagazine
Humanities are essential in understanding the Russian war against Ukraine
Dr. Kyle Frackman, a professor at UBC’s department of central, eastern, and northern European studies, discussed why we need to study the humanities to understand the Russo-Ukrainian War.
The Conversation via University Affairs
Universities in Canada plan in-person convocation ceremonies after lengthy hiatus
UBC is one of the universities planning to host in-person graduation ceremonies this spring.
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