UBC experts on the Governor General’s resignation
UBC experts are available to comment on Governor General Julie Payette’s resignation.
Jan 22, 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 Biden’s Keystone XL decision
U.S. President Joe Biden has formally revoked the permit needed to construct the Keystone XL pipeline. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 18, 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
UBC experts on COVID-19 vaccine
The first shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines arrived in Canada Sunday night. UBC experts are available to comment:
Dec 14, 2020
UBC experts on federal climate bill
Canada’s federal government has introduced new legislation intended to make the country accountable for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. UBC experts are available to comment.
Nov 19, 2020
UBC experts on Remembrance Day
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Remembrance Day.
Nov 8, 2020
UBC experts on 2020 U.S. presidential election
UBC experts are available to comment on various topics related to the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 3.
Nov 3, 2020
UBC experts roundtable on B.C. election
UBC political science experts will be available to media via a Zoom panel to share their insights after the B.C. provincial election.
Oct 23, 2020
UBC experts on disaster preparedness, Great BC Shakeout
British Columbia will hold the Great BC Shakeout today as part of efforts to prepare communities in the event of a big earthquake in the region.
Oct 15, 2020
UBC experts on 2020 B.C. provincial election
British Columbians will go to the polls to elect a new government on Oct. 24. UBC experts are available to comment on a variety of election issues.
Oct 13, 2020
Webinar: Growing up in a pandemic
Join UBC experts from the faculty of medicine to learn more about how changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting the brain, and how to help children and teens thrive during the pandemic.
Sep 30, 2020
Webinar: Global projections of potential lives saved from COVID-19 from using face masks
Most health authorities recommend wearing non-medical face masks in crowded spaces where physical distancing is not possible to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Sep 11, 2020
UBC experts on B.C. Supreme Court ruling against legalizing private health care
B.C. Supreme Court has ruled against legalizing private healthcare today following a landmark trial that lasted three-and-a-half years and involved more than 100 witnesses.
Sep 10, 2020
UBC experts on air quality and wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in the United States has started affecting air quality in southern B.C.
Sep 9, 2020
UBC experts on back-to-school season
UBC experts are available to comment on various education-related topics as children and families begin the school year under unusual circumstances.
Aug 25, 2020
UBC experts on wildfire season
Rising temperatures have increased the risk of wildfires across B.C.
Aug 18, 2020
UBC expert on federal ruling about Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement
The Federal Court ruled today that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), which allows Canada to send certain refugee claimants back to the U.S., is unconstitutional because the U.S. is no longer a safe country for refugees.
Jul 22, 2020
Webinar: How community connection can reduce stress during COVID-19
Join UBC experts to hear more about how community connection can bring us hope and help us cope with stress during COVID-19.
Jun 19, 2020