Archive for the ‘Quotable’ Category

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Dec. 21, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

UBC experts on pipeline debates Environmental issues Business and trade Aboriginal communities Law and policy

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On income inequality

Dec. 16, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

Inequality rises sharply during recessions…If history is any guide, we could be witnessing another ratcheting up in inequality.

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On making end-of-life care decisions for family members

Nov. 28, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

Most people find if they have some idea what their loved one had in mind, it makes a difference.

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On the infectious salmon virus in B.C.

Nov. 8, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

Is it a game changer? It would be a game changer if it was sourced to aquaculture.

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On Occupy Wall Street

Oct. 18, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

Occupy Wall Street may signal a growing concern about inequity between the rich and the rest, but we can only address these pressures by tackling the intergenerational tension

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On why it is difficult to raise a young family

Oct. 3, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

The reality is that boomer politicians play politics well for their generation. …By contrast, the generation raising young kids doesn’t play politics well.

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On immigrant families raising children with developmental disorders

Sep. 16, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

We need to consider that childhood development has different meanings and different understandings by different cultures.

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On NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan

Sep. 7, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

If we build this army, we had better be willing to fund it and support it long into the future.

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On the Arctic

Aug. 19, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

As the ice melts, new rules for shipping and fishing are needed, quickly.

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On the state of the oceans

Jul. 4, 2011 | Filed under: Quotable

In each kind of science, the experts were reporting that somewhere in the world the worst-case scenario was already present.

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