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Problem gamblers’ siblings also prone to risk-taking: UBC study
CTV highlighted a new UBC study that showed there may be pre-existing genetic vulnerabilities to gambling disorder. The story quoted the lead author Eve Limbrick-Oldfield, a postdoctoral research fellow in UBC's department of psychology and Centre for Gambling Research. CTV

The road to reconciliation starts with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Narwhal published a Conversation article written by Sheryl Lightfoot, a political science professor and Canada Research Chair in global Indigenous rights and politics at UBC, about the UN declaration recognizing Indigenous rights.
Narwhal

Trade and foreign policy discussion ‘lacklustre’ in leaders’ debate: experts
Max Cameron, a professor at UBC’s department of political science, spoke about the significance of foreign policy issues in the federal election.
CTV

From a lot to a little, party leaders dish baloney in English-language debate
The Canadian Press spoke to Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, about the Liberals and Conservatives' tax proposals.
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The things parents don’t talk about with their kids… but should
Kiley Hamlin, a professor at UBC's department of psychology, was quoted about her study on social evaluation by preverbal infants.
NPR

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion potential to be key B.C. issue in federal election
Kathryn Harrison, a professor at UBC's department of political science, commented on the Trans Mountain expansion and how it can affect the Liberals in the federal election.
Vancouver SunThe Province

Andrew Weaver will step aside as BC Green leader, party to elect replacement before next provincial election
George Hoberg, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, gave comments about the Green Party leader's achievements in politics. Globe and Mail (subscription)

Heavy lifting: Seven reasons why voters should worry more about big government and red ink
Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, spoke about the debt-to-GDP ratio.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Liberals step up attacks with 2 weeks left, but Conservative campaign most negative, data shows
Gerald Baier, a professor at UBC's department of political science, was quoted about the Liberals being attacked by the NDP and Greens on their environmental record.
CBCMSN

Shopping has become a political act. Here’s how it happened
Vox quoted Emily Huddart Kennedy, a professor of sociology at UBC, about sustainable consumption.
Vox

The ‘family shame’ of Canadian politics: class struggle
Maclean's mentioned a UBC paper by Kevin Milligan, a professor at the Vancouver School of Economics, which showed participation in Registered Education Savings Plans is concentrated in high income, high-wealth, and high-education families.
Maclean's

Canada’s residential schools were houses of pain, but survivors want these buildings to be saved
Globe and Mail mentioned research by Tricia Logan, head of research and engagement at UBC's Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, about the residential school buildings that are still standing in Canada.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Federal leaders’ climate plans all inadequate: UBC climatologist
Simon Donner, a professor at UBC's department of geography, was interviewed about his analysis on each major federal party's climate plan.
Bloomberg

For Chrystia Freeland, the political is personal
Paul Evans, a professor at UBC’s school of public policy and global affairs, was quoted in an article about Chrystia Freeland, the foreign affairs minister.
Globe and Mail (subscription)

Do some province’s votes count more than others? Your election questions answered
Gerald Baier, a professor at UBC's department of political science, gave comments about the number of seats in the House of Commons.
CBC