Laura Kane Feed en Trump's travel ban having 'profound' impact on research, Canadian academics say When Aref Bolandnazar flew home to New York after visiting family in Iran, he didn't think to say a tearful goodbye to his wife — after all, she was just supposed to stay an extra week before...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Trump's travel ban Thu, 02 Feb 2017 03:26:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23402 at Canadians need to talk about racism and Islamophobia, legal advocacy groups say A deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque is a "harsh reminder" of the reality of Islamophobia, and citizens and politicians need to talk more openly about racism in Canadian society, legal advocacy...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News islamophobia Quebec shooting racism Thu, 02 Feb 2017 02:34:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23401 at B.C. finance minister criticizes U.S. protectionism as lumber dispute looms British Columbia's finance minister says he's worried that United States president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist talk will turn into policy when it comes to softwood lumber. Mike de Jong said...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong softwood lumber US protectionism Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:44:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23350 at Canadian teams reimagine carbon dioxide emissions for $20M competition What if carbon dioxide emissions could be transformed from a liability into an asset? That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Carbon dioxide emissions Carlo Montemagno competition Tue, 10 Jan 2017 03:36:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23342 at UBC president 'deeply regrets' cancellation of John Furlong speech University of British Columbia president Santa Ono has issued an apology for the school's decision to cancel a planned speech by former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong.&nbsp;Ono says in a...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News abuse allegations John Furlong Santa Ono UBC Wed, 04 Jan 2017 03:42:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23327 at Trudeau sells Trans Mountain decision, talks overdose deaths during B.C. visit During his first visit to British Columbia since the controversial approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grappled with two major issues facing the province...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Prime Minister Trudeau Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline Thu, 22 Dec 2016 03:34:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23309 at B.C. boy with mysterious broken bones returned to parents after abuse ruled out While watching their son and daughter play in a home near Vancouver's children's hospital, a couple from northern British Columbia received the news they had been praying for. The Ministry of...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:56:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23288 at Notley won't weigh in on B.C. election after meeting anti-pipeline NDP leader For Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pipeline politics begin and end at home. Her support of Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has put her at odds with British...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC election kinder morgan pipeline Rachel Notley Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:59:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23285 at Oil and gas project delays hurting Canada's reputation, industry group says Canada's pipeline gridlock is harming its global reputation as an attractive place to invest in oil and gas projects, says a leading industry group. Tim McMillan, CEO of the Canadian Association of...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News CAPP Tim McMillan Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:33:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23247 at Woman who accused author Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence The former University of British Columbia student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault says her complaint against the acclaimed author was not about a "consensual affair." The woman,...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Steven Galloway UBC Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:27:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23246 at