UBC experts available to comment on Syrian refugee crisis
UBC Allard School of Law professors Efrat Arbel and Catherine Dauvergne are available to comment on the Syrian refugee crisis and Canada’s immigration and refugee system. Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has temporarily […]
Sep 3, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on fentanyl
UBC experts are available to discuss the impacts of fentanyl from pharmacological, medical and public health perspectives.
Aug 6, 2015
UBC political experts available to comment on federal election
UBC experts are available to comment on the 2015 federal election and can speak to issues including politics, public opinion, election campaigns, elections and polling.
Jul 31, 2015
UBC expert available for comment on court decision declaring Canada’s refugee policy unconstitutional
UBC law professor Efrat Arbel is available to comment on the Federal Court of Canada’s decision to strike down part of the country’s refugee policy as unconstitutional.
Jul 23, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on Vancouver’s regulation of marijuana dispensaries
Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to regulate and license medical marijuana dispensaries. UBC experts are available to comment on this precedent-setting bylaw.
Jun 25, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on Ramadan
UBC experts are available to comment on the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar, and its related subjects.
Jun 17, 2015
Canada pledges to cut greenhouse gases by 30%: UBC experts available for comment
UBC experts are available to comment on the federal government’s announcement that it will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent.
May 15, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on nursing and health care issues
On May 11-17, Canada celebrates National Nursing Week to recognize the many contributions of nurses to the health of Canadians.
May 11, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on Southeast Asia issues
Senior officials from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are meeting May 10-12 in Vancouver to discuss political, security, and trade issues with their Canadian counterparts.
May 8, 2015
Alberta votes: UBC experts available for comment
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s hotly contested Alberta election.
May 5, 2015
Shouldn’t every day be Earth Day?
Earth Day takes place on April 22, marking 45 years of efforts to get people talking about what they can do to protect the environment.
Apr 20, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on the 2015 federal budget
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on a variety of topics related to the 2015 federal budget, to be announced April 21.
Apr 20, 2015
UBC experts available to comment on English Bay bunker fuel spill
The Canadian Coast Guard and Port Metro Vancouver are working to clean up a bunker fuel spill in English Bay that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
Apr 9, 2015
UBC expert available to comment on “spying cars”
A growing number of cars have telematics built-in — devices that enable wireless connections between the vehicle and the wider world.
Mar 27, 2015
Experts available to comment on electric vehicles
UBC experts are available to speak about B.C.’s new incentive program for electric vehicles.
Mar 26, 2015
Expert available to comment on connection between Vanuatu and MOA
Carol Mayer, head of the curatorial department at the MOA, is available to speak about the connection between Vanuatu and MOA.
Mar 19, 2015
UBC experts to comment on veto of Keystone XL legislation
UBC experts are available to comment in the wake of U.S. President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
Feb 25, 2015
UBC experts offer B.C. budget analysis
UBC experts are available for commentary on today’s B.C. budget, which is expected early this afternoon.
Feb 17, 2015
Experts comment on B.C. assisted suicide decision
The Supreme Court ruled Friday on a B.C. assisted suicide case. UBC experts are available to comment on the decision.
Feb 4, 2015
Experts advisory: 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
UBC experts are available to comment on the Holocaust and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, January 27, 1945.
Jan 26, 2015