Owners of the priciest properties in Vancouver pay very little income tax, UBC study finds
A new study from UBC’s Sauder School of Business shows that owners of $3.7-million homes in Vancouver pay just $15,800 in income tax.
Jan 27, 2023
UBC experts on decriminalization of hard drugs
From Jan. 31, the federal and B.C. governments will decriminalize possession of small amounts of certain drugs—opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy—intended for personal use. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 26, 2023
Why does the date of Lunar New Year change?
This lunar new year falls on Jan. 22, making it one of the earliest in recent history. So why does the date of the lunar new year change?
Jan 19, 2023
UBC experts on 2022 FIFA World Cup final
France and Argentina will meet in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final on Sunday. UBC experts are available to comment.
Dec 16, 2022
UBC experts on the holiday season
The holidays are just around the corner. UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the season.
Dec 13, 2022
How students are preparing for a climate-changed future
Feeling like the world has gone to pot in the run up to COP27? Why not take a climate class?
Nov 3, 2022
UBC experts on Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time ends on November 6, when clocks will “fall back” one hour. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 1, 2022
UBC climate and energy experts and COP27 delegates
UBC experts are available to comment on 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) United Nations climate change conference and International Energy Agency energy outlook report.
Oct 27, 2022
UBC experts on NDP leadership, British PM’s resignation
UBC experts are available to comment NDP leadership on British PM’s resignation
Oct 20, 2022
UBC experts on changes to Hockey Canada’s leadership team
Hockey Canada has announced that its entire board of directors and its CEO will step down. UBC experts are available to comment.
Oct 11, 2022
UBC experts on municipal election issues
B.C. municipal elections are to be held on Oct. 15. UBC experts are available to comment on various municipal election issues.
Oct 5, 2022
B.C. ocean’s worth of almost $5 billion to GDP likely an underestimate
British Columbia’s ocean contributed almost $5 billion to provincial gross domestic product in 2015, a sum that is likely an underestimate, a new UBC study has found.
Aug 9, 2022
UBC experts on B.C. Court of Appeal’s ruling against private health care
The B.C. Court of Appeal has dismissed a case challenging the constitutionality of the province’s health care laws that prohibit private health care clinics. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jul 15, 2022
UBC experts on overturning of Roe v. Wade
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 24, 2022
Vigilantes seeking justice can also spell trouble for workplaces, study finds
Vigilantes are known for fighting perceived wrongs by taking matters into their own hands. But what effect do they have on workplaces? A new study from UBC Sauder shows that vigilante behaviour can pose challenges for organizations because it is increasingly coming from outside as well as within the workplace.
Jun 15, 2022
UBC experts on rising mortgage and interest rates
The Bank of Canada continues to raise its benchmark lending rate to control inflation and now warn mortgage costs could go up by 30 per cent in the next five years. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 10, 2022
UBC experts on decriminalization of hard drugs in B.C.
The federal and B.C. governments have announced today that possession of small amounts of hard drugs will be decriminalized in B.C. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 31, 2022
UBC experts on Asian Heritage Month
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics this Asian Heritage Month.
May 10, 2022
Women working for apps like Uber and Doordash often ‘brush off’ harassment
Gig industry platforms such as Uber, Doordash, and TaskRabbit fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers’ experiences, putting women at financial and personal risk, finds a new study.
May 5, 2022
UBC experts on new B.C. anti-racism legislation
The B.C. government introduced new legislation today aimed at addressing systemic racism in B.C. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 2, 2022