September 11, 2017
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
August 25, 2017
The B.C. government has announced it’s ending bridge tolls effective September 2017. UBC experts are available for comment.
May 1, 2017
How do the three major political parties fare when it comes to road tolling? UBC Sauder Associate Professor Werner Antweiler examines the political platforms ahead of the B.C. election.
March 15, 2017
The UBC Sauder School of Business’s Prediction Markets are up and running, with traders speculating on who will win B.C. provincial election on May 9.
January 10, 2017
While Canada’s climate policy is steadily moving in the direction of carbon pricing, policy south of the border is in disarray with the Trump administration taking office this month.
November 3, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently proposed a national carbon “floor price” by 2018, while south of the border, Washington state residents will vote on Nov. 8 whether to implement the United States’ first revenue-neutral carbon emissions tax.
September 16, 2016
German drug and farm chemical maker Bayer says it will take over U.S. company Monsanto in a $66-billion deal, creating one of the world’s largest agri-tech conglomerates.
March 10, 2016
Werner Antweiler, an economist at the UBC Sauder School of Business, has investigated the pros and cons of daylight saving time and says there are plenty of good reasons not to do it.
January 21, 2016
With oil dipping below $30 U.S. a barrel, a UBC business prof discusses how low prices impact the Canadian economy and offers some predictions for the road ahead.
September 2, 2015
Sauder prof Werner Antweiler says gas is more expensive than it should be, but probably not for long.
Media Release | August 18, 2015
UBC’s Sauder School of Business Prediction Markets are up and running with traders already speculating on who will win Canada’s federal election this October.
April 16, 2015
Since last summer, the price of oil has plummeted to its lowest point in years – and so has the Canadian dollar, sparking debate as to how closely they’re linked.
August 21, 2014
What mining companies and government regulators can learn from the recent catastrophic tailings pond spill.
June 17, 2014
A UBC expert answers questions about the future of the project as the federal government decides on the Northern Gateway pipeline.
July 10, 2013
UBC Sauder School of Business prof. Werner Antweiler talks about the future of gold prices and the loonie.
April 15, 2013
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
Media Release | February 27, 2013
UBC’s Sauder School of Business has launched an online prediction market for investors seeking to predict the outcome of B.C.’s May 14 provincial election.
Media Release | March 27, 2012
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.