UBC experts on 2021 Canadian federal election
UBC experts are available to comment on various election issues.
Sep 21, 2021
How to make the transition back to the office easier on your pandemic pet
After more than a year of working and schooling from home, many offices and schools are re-opening as the COVID-19 vaccine uptake rises.
Sep 14, 2021
Discussion paper looks at the legal and human rights framework for mass graves
The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC has released a new discussion paper exploring considerations for addressing missing children, unmarked burials and mass graves at residential schools.
Jun 28, 2021
B.C.’s spending on K-12 education drastically increased over the last 50 years
British Columbia’s K-12 public education operating spending is now 250 per cent of what it was in 1970, according to a new UBC study.
Jun 21, 2021
UBC experts on Victoria’s cancellation of Canada Day celebrations
British Columbia’s capital city has cancelled its Canada Day celebrations this year in light of the recent discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential […]
Jun 11, 2021
UBC experts on COVID-19
UBC experts are available to comment on the provincial government’s plans for the gradual easing of COVID-19-related restrictions in B.C. at a 1 p.m. news conference today.
May 25, 2021
UBC experts on Greyhound shutdown
UBC experts are available to comment on Greyhound Canada’s decision to permanently shut down all bus service in Canada.
May 13, 2021
UBC experts on B.C. paid sick leave legislation
UBC experts are available to comment on the new paid sick leave legislation introduced in British Columbia.
May 11, 2021
UBC experts on paid sick leave legislation
After months of pressure, the government of Ontario announced yesterday they will provide three paid sick days as part of a temporary program. In B.C., calls continue to grow for the province to cover paid sick leave.
UBC experts are available to comment.
Apr 29, 2021
Incongruent messaging key to getting people to register as organ donors
A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business finds a subtle shift in organ donor messaging can lead to a big boost in registration.
Apr 19, 2021
Weight loss changes people’s responsiveness to food marketing: study
According to a new study by the UBC Sauder School of Business and French researchers, people with obesity tend to be more responsive to food marketing — but when their weight drops significantly, so does their responsiveness to marketing.
Apr 1, 2021
The ugly truth: more consumers will buy unattractive fruits and veggies when they’re labeled ‘ugly’
Few marketers would recommend that clients call their products ugly — but new research from UBC Sauder shows that when it comes to selling misshapen fruits and vegetables, labeling them as “ugly” can be a recipe for marketing success, while diverting millions of tons of edible produce from landfills.
Mar 9, 2021
UBC experts on International Women’s Day
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to International Women’s Day.
Mar 5, 2021
Investors who try to time the market take on more risk and make less money: study
A handful of online investors recently made a fortune on the Reddit-fueled runup of GameStop and other underperforming stocks — but a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business shows that active traders who try to time the market are more likely to end up on the losing end of the equation.
Feb 18, 2021
B.C. has better tools than universal basic income to create a more just society, report finds
A basic income for all is not the best policy option to effectively tackle poverty and other justice-related issues in B.C., according to an expert panel of economists whose report on the idea of a basic income guarantee was released today.
Jan 28, 2021
UBC experts on the GameStop stock surge
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics related to the social media-driven trading frenzy.
Jan 28, 2021
UBC experts on Biden’s inauguration
U.S. president-elect Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20. UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of issues related to the Biden administration.
Jan 19, 2021
UBC experts on Trump article of impeachment
The U.S. House of Representatives has introduced an Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 11, 2021
UBC experts on U.S. Capitol occupation and riot
UBC experts are available to comment on the U.S. Capitol occupation and riot.
Jan 6, 2021
Crowdfunding can affect consumer product choices — especially when the products do good
A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business shows that people will pay far more for social good items when they’re crowdfunded.
Dec 16, 2020