In the media
THE WREN | Jan 31, 2023
UBC School of Community and Regional Planning's report, Pathways to Homelessness, was referenced for its review on the major pathways relevant to three major disproportionately represented groups: Indigenous peoples, seniors and youth.
TORONTO STAR | Jan 31, 2023
Janet Currie, a research collaborator with UBC’s school of nursing, discussed concerns regarding breastfeeding women, doctors and midwives who may not have guidance during a Health Canada review for a breastfeeding drug.
Former Victoria Mayor’s appointment as housing adviser draws mixed reactions – Cranbrook Daily Townsman
CANADA TODAY | Jan 28, 2023
School of Community and Regional Planning professor emeritus Dr. Penny Gurstein commented on the appointment of former Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps as housing adviser for B.C. Premier David Eby.
KELOWNA NOW | Jan 28, 2023
UBCO engineering researchers are investigating a new method to monitor underground gas pipelines with high-tech sensors.
VANCOUVER SUN | Jan 26, 2023
Dan Levitt, adjunct professor of nursing, discussed the need for more senior housing options that are in established neighbourhoods because they are too often out of reach for older persons.
NEW WESTMINSTER RECORD | Jan 25, 2023
School of Community and Regional Planning is collaborating with the city of New Westminster on the development of a public washroom strategy that will guide planning for additional public washrooms city-wide.
VANCOUVER SUN | Jan 25, 2023
Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Johan Foster noted that in an ideal world, composting would be a simple process, but plastic and other materials sometimes find their way into green waste.
THE DAILY NEWS | Jan 24, 2023
A study led by nursing professor Dr. John Oliffe found that men are at an increased risk of developing a mental illness after a breakup.
KELOWNA NOW | Jan 23, 2023
This January, UBCO is hosting the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race at Big White’s Tube Town, a student-led event where universities across Canada race their hand-built concrete toboggans down steep hills.
VANCOUVER SUN | Jan 21, 2023
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture professor Patrick Condon noted that local politicians have embraced the planning model based on organizing high-density projects around rapid-transit stations.