UBC experts available to comment on air quality, heat and wildfires
UBC forestry and health experts are available to discuss forest fires in B.C., and health risks associated with wildfires and heat throughout the summer.
Aug 4, 2017
UBC experts on Vancouver Pride
As Vancouver’s Pride celebration approaches, UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the event, including those highlighted in a recent report by the Vancouver Pride Society.
Aug 3, 2017
UBC experts available to comment on new census data
UBC experts are available to comment on new 2016 census data expected to be released by Statistics Canada Aug. 2 on families, households, marital status and language.
Aug 1, 2017
UBC experts on Christy Clark’s resignation
Former premier Christy Clark is stepping down as leader of the B.C. Liberal party.
Jul 28, 2017
UBC experts on Pacific NorthWest LNG project cancellation
Pacific NorthWest LNG will not be proceeding with the $36-billion liquefied natural gas project it had planned to build in British Columbia.
Jul 25, 2017
UBC experts on the new B.C. government and cabinet
The B.C. NDP cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. UBC experts are available to comment on the new government and its stated priorities: education, the opioid crisis and softwood lumber negotiations with the U.S.
Jul 17, 2017
UBC experts on Canada interest rate hike
The Bank of Canada increased the key interest rate for the first time in seven years today. UBC experts are available to comment:
Jul 12, 2017
UBC experts on Canada Day
As Canadians get ready to don their best red and white and wave their Maple leaf flags for Canada’s 150th birthday, UBC experts are available to comment on all things Canada.
Jun 29, 2017
UBC experts on children’s summer activities
School’s out for the summer and sometimes, for parents, it can feel like forever.
Jun 27, 2017
Health experts on B.C. heat wave
UBC experts are available to discuss the health implications of the heat wave that is expected to hit parts of southwestern B.C. over the weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement.
Jun 23, 2017
UBC experts on B.C. government future
B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan and B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver announced Monday they will work together to form the next provincial government.
May 29, 2017
European addictions specialists gather in Vancouver to discuss heroin-assisted treatment
Briefing and Q&A with addictions specialists from five European countries that offer heroin-assisted treatment for chronic opioid users.
May 24, 2017
UBC experts on B.C. election results May 10
UBC political scientists will be available to media in person in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday, May 10, to share their insights about the B.C. election outcome.
May 8, 2017
UBC experts on flooding and landslide risk
Canadians across the country are battling flooding especially in Eastern Canada where heavy rain has caused major problems. UBC experts are available to comment on the issue.
May 8, 2017
UBC experts on French election
France goes to the polls Sunday for the second and final round of the presidential election. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 5, 2017
UBC experts on B.C. election
The writ has officially dropped, marking the official start of the B.C. provincial election campaign.
Apr 11, 2017
Student innovations showcased at UBC
Student teams from 15 different applied science programs at the University of British Columbia will highlight their senior work in an annual design showcase and competition.
Apr 7, 2017
UBC experts on Brexit
The British government has begun the process of leaving the European Union. UBC experts are available to comment on issues related to Brexit:
Mar 28, 2017
UBC expert on SCC discrimination in employment case
Canada’s highest court is set to hear today a potentially precedent setting human rights case involving a complaint of alleged discrimination in the workforce.
Mar 28, 2017