UBC experts on B.C. budget
The B.C. NDP government is introducing its full budget on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Feb 19, 2018
Experts available on extended parental leave
UBC experts are available to discuss the new 18-month parental leave that goes into effect on Dec. 3.
Nov 9, 2017
UBC experts on B.C. budget update
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
Sep 11, 2017
Ontario election: UBC expert says major parties ignore younger generation
Ontario voters head to the polls Thursday to elect their next Premier.
Jun 11, 2014
What’s really needed to raise children: More time, higher incomes
Paul Kershaw, an expert on family policy and generational equity, writes that today’s parents are more squeezed for time, income and services than the predecessors.
Aug 26, 2013
UBC experts for B.C. election
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
Apr 15, 2013
UBC experts for comment on budget 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
Mar 20, 2013
Canadians don’t mean what we say about government spending: UBC researcher
Nearly half – 45 per cent – say that government laws, services and programs are irrelevant to their well-being and quality of life, according to a national poll by McAllister Opinion Research on issues studied by University of British Columbia public policy professor Paul Kershaw.
May 2, 2012
UBC experts available to comment on Canada’s 2012 budget
UBC experts will be available on March 29 to provide media commentary and analysis on the funding decisions, politics and potential impacts of Canada’s upcoming federal budget.
Mar 27, 2012
New poll shows Canadians want to make family a priority
Canadians want to make family a priority – 85 per cent want to spend more time with their families and 60 per cent want governments to support policy changes that make it easier to raise a family, according to a national poll by McAllister Opinion Research about research led by University of British Columbia professor Paul Kershaw.
Feb 7, 2012
Generations disagree on public funding priorities: new poll data
Younger adults want Canada’s wealth invested more evenly across the generations, while Canadians older than 55 say they should ‘wait their turn,’ according to new polling data.
Dec 15, 2011
Raising a family is harder but retiring is easier for Canadians today than in the ‘70s: UBC study
Canadian parents today are raising families with less money and time than the Baby Boomer generation even though the country’s economy has doubled in size since 1976, says a new study by the University of British Columbia.
Oct 18, 2011