UBC releases Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force report
The report contains 54 recommendations to address systemic racism against Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) within the UBC community and to promote inclusive excellence across UBC’s two campuses.
Apr 22, 2022
Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at school: study
Fifty-eight per cent of Canadian youth say they have seen kids insulted, bullied or excluded based on their race or ethnicity at school, according to new survey data from the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
Oct 19, 2021
UBC experts on Don Cherry’s firing
Hockey broadcaster Don Cherry has been dismissed as co-host of “Coach’s Corner” following comments he made on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday night.
Nov 12, 2019
Inclusive primary care improves people’s health, finds UBC-Western study
Respectful, inclusive practices in primary care clinics can significantly improve the health of low-income, marginalized people who may have previously experienced trauma or discrimination, a new study from the University of British Columbia and Western University has found.
Dec 18, 2018
Implicit race bias and the U.S. election: UBC expert
The term “implicit bias” was recently thrust into the U.S. presidential race, when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated that “implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police” when asked about racial discrimination during the first debate.
Oct 7, 2016
Reducing racial bias possible in older children, finds UBC study
Research has shown children have racial biases from an early age, but a new University of British Columbia study has found that it is possible to combat prejudice in older kids.
Jul 13, 2016
Pride and prejudice: Pride impacts racism and homophobia
A new University of British Columbia study finds that the way individuals experience the universal emotion of pride directly impacts how racist and homophobic their attitudes toward other people are.
Apr 12, 2012
Skin colour matters when it comes to Canadians’ health: UBC study
A new UBC study finds that Black Canadians with darker skin are more likely to report poorer health than Black Canadians with lighter skin. The study also suggests that a mismatched racial identity can negatively affect health.
Oct 12, 2011