UBC experts on transit strike
Transit users across Metro Vancouver are preparing for a full-scale bus and SeaBus shutdown on Wednesday as the union representing bus operators and maintenance workers continues negotiations with the Coast Mountain Bus Company.
Nov 26, 2019
UBC experts on Elizabeth May resignation, U.S. election, Safe Third Country Agreement
UBC experts are available to comment on Elizabeth May’s resignation, the upcoming U.S. election, and the Safe Third Country Agreement.
Nov 4, 2019
Canadians wary of China while supporting continuing contact, new poll reveals
Canadian public attitudes are surprisingly stable and generally supportive of continued contact at multiple levels with China, despite significant worries and uncertainties about China and a lack of trust in the U.S.
Nov 4, 2019
UBC experts on Daylight Saving Time changes and California wildfires
The British Columbia government is expected to introduce legislation Thursday to make Daylight Saving Time permanent.
Oct 31, 2019
UBC experts on ISIS
U.S. special forces have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a development that leaves the extremist group without an obvious leader, President Donald Trump announced Sunday.
Oct 28, 2019
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