UBC experts on new census data

Statistics Canada has released 2021 census data on housing and Indigenous peoples across Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.

Dr. Penny Gurstein
Professor Emeritus, School of Community and Regional Planning
Tel: 604-319-0242
Email: penny.gurstein@ubc.ca
Interview language(s): English

  • Homelessness, affordable housing, community planning and development

Craig E. Jones
Associate Director, Housing Assessment Resource Tools, Peter A. Allard School of Law and doctoral student, Department of Geography
Telephone: 604-827-5672
Interview language(s): English

  • Housing census data, rental housing, home ownership, housing affordability, household characteristics

*Unavailable September 21, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on September 22 

Dr. Charles Menzies
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Cell: 604-318-2504
Email: charles.menzies@ubc.ca
Interview language(s): English

  • Indigenous issues 

Margot Young
Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Tel: 604-822-9685
Email: myoung@law.ubc.ca
Interview language(s): English

  • Housing justice, right to housing, municipal authority, impact on equity groups, homelessness, gender housing equality, constitutional division of powers, federal housing strategy