UBC experts on new census data
Statistics Canada has released 2021 census data on housing and Indigenous peoples across Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 21, 2022
The legal conflict between equality rights and freedom of religion
The Conversation published an op-ed by Bethany Hastie and Margot Young, professors of law at UBC, about equality rights and freedom of religion. The piece also appeared in the National […]
Apr 5, 2019
International Women’s Day celebrated since 1975
The Vancouver Sun spoke to Margot Young, a UBC law professor, in an article about International Women’s Day. “It’s not very useful – in this country, where we have wealth […]
Mar 8, 2019
Fix the discrimination in the Indian Act now
Margot Young, a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, wrote an op-ed for the Ottawa Citizen about discrimination against Indigenous women in Canada.
Mar 8, 2019
How ‘essential’ is dock work? Answer could determine if longshoremen can strike
CTV spoke to Margot Young, a law professor at UBC, about a possible strike by longshoremen. The article also appeared in Richmond News.
Feb 5, 2019
Family Matters podcast recap: Tickets for babies
Global News spoke to Margot Young, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, about whether charging parents to bring their babies to shows is discriminatory.
Jan 23, 2019
Alberta mom frustrated her breastfeeding infant needed paid ticket for show
Global News spoke to UBC professor Margot Young about whether breastfeeding infants should need a paid ticket for a show. Young said that preventing a woman from bringing her infant […]
Jan 16, 2019
The rich and well-connected sway Vancouver council on school tax
The Tyee quoted Margot Young, a UBC professor, in an article about a B.C. government tax on homes worth more than $3 million. “I don’t know what this notion of the […]
Dec 21, 2018
UBC experts on purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline
UBC experts are available to comment on news that the federal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan.
May 29, 2018
Stronger tools needed to fix affordable housing “crisis”, say UBC researchers
A City of Vancouver incentive to developers is doing little to ease Vancouver’s affordable housing crunch, according to UBC researchers.
Dec 11, 2014
Bringing justice to housing costs
Two UBC experts suggest what is needed to start solving Vancouver’s housing crisis in advance of the Nov. 15 municipal elections.
Nov 4, 2014
Art installation gives voice to former foster kids
An art installation explores the challenges youth face when they age out of the system.
Mar 24, 2014
UBC Law asks B.C.’s Law Society to consider impact of Trinity Western’s ‘covenant’ on LGBT community
UBC’s Faculty of Law urges the Law Society of B.C. to consider the harmful effects of effectively excluding LGBTQ people from Trinity Western University’s (TWU) proposed law school.
Jan 28, 2014