UBC experts on Indigenous rights, housing
The B.C. government is introducing legislation Thursday to recognize and uphold the rights of Indigenous Peoples in the province. Meanwhile, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will release its annual Housing Market Outlook.
Oct 24, 2019
UBC experts roundtable on federal election
UBC political science experts will be available to media in-person and via teleconference to share their insights on the Canadian federal election result.
Oct 18, 2019
UBC experts on Canadian federal election
UBC experts are available to comment on election issues.
Oct 18, 2019
UBC Sauder’s prediction markets forecast federal election outcome
A stock market at the UBC Sauder School of Business is aiming to predict the outcome of Canada’s upcoming federal election.
Oct 15, 2019
B.C. Greens to make significant announcement on future of leadership
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is expected to make a significant announcement this morning.
Oct 7, 2019
How to make carbon pricing palatable to air travellers
Travellers are willing to pay a little more for flights if they know the extra money will be used to address carbon emissions, a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found.
Oct 2, 2019
UBC experts on impeachment, climate report
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Sep 25, 2019
UBC experts on national pharmacare, Thomas Cook and coral bleaching
The Liberals are promising to take the next steps toward a national pharmacare program.
Sep 23, 2019
UBC experts on Justin Trudeau photos, video
Photos and video have emerged showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing racist makeup.
Sep 19, 2019
What can we do to stop climate change? Experts share their views
Youth climate activists around the world are planning a Global Climate Strike during the week of Sept. 20-27 to demand action on the climate crisis. Ahead of the strike date, we asked several UBC experts who work in climate-related fields for their views on climate change action.
Sep 18, 2019
UBC experts on B.C.’s speculation and vacancy tax data
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James is releasing data from the first year of the province’s speculation and vacancy tax this morning. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 12, 2019
Shoppers more likely to pay for upgrades when extra cost is an ‘add-on,’ study finds
Shoppers are up to one-third more likely to shell out for the premium option when the extra cost is expressed as an add-on, as opposed to a higher overall price, according to new research from the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Sep 10, 2019
UBC experts on ride-hailing in Metro Vancouver
Earlier today, Uber confirmed its plans to begin offering ride-hailing service in Metro Vancouver, following a similar announcement from Lyft earlier this month. UBC experts are available to comment.
Aug 28, 2019
UBC experts on Hong Kong protests, mass shootings, SNC-Lavalin
The federal ethics commissioner says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau contravened a section of the Conflict of Interest Act by pressuring former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.
Aug 15, 2019
UBC experts on ethics commissioner’s report on SNC-Lavalin
Federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion said today that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau contravened a section of the Conflict of Interest Act by pressuring former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. UBC experts are available to comment.
Aug 14, 2019
Amateur investors fail to diversify and are better off choosing stocks at random
Whether they’re aiming to avoid high financial management fees, control their own investments, or enjoy the thrill of playing the market, more consumers are opening investment accounts and making their own stock picks.
Aug 14, 2019
UBC experts on Vancouver Pride
As Vancouver’s Pride Week celebration gets underway, UBC experts are available to comment on LGBTQ2S+ issues.
Aug 1, 2019
The property train: how a new subway line in Shanghai boosted home prices
Major rapid transit projects can cost billions of dollars to build, but a new study from a researcher at UBC’s Sauder School of Business has found they can also increase nearby home prices in the world’s fast-growing urban areas.
Jul 22, 2019
UBC experts on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia takes place Friday, May 17, 2019. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 16, 2019
UBC experts available for comment on money laundering inquiry
The provincial government has announced it will be conducting a public inquiry into money laundering in B.C.
May 15, 2019