Posts Tagged ‘United States’

UBC experts for comment on U.S. fiscal cliff

Nov. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on how U.S. economic challenges will impact Canadian and global economies.

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UBC experts for U.S. election night

Nov. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available after-hours to comment on the U.S. election results tomorrow night and Wednesday morning. Media and the public are also invited to a panel discussion of the results, which will be live-blogged.

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Who is better for Canada: Obama or Romney?

Who is better for Canada: Obama or Romney?

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Political scientists Richard Johnston and Paul Quirk help us understand the final weeks of the U.S. election

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Evan Wood: Why conservatives should favor legalizing marijuana

Oct. 21, 2010 | Filed under: News Feed, Op-ed | Tags: , , , , ,

In California alone, the illegal market for cannabis, or marijuana, has been estimated to be worth about $14 billion per year, and the legalization initiative aims to redirect the flow of these massive profits from violent drug cartels toward government coffers.

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Stephen Toope and Neil Gross: O Canada

Jul. 26, 2010 | Filed under: News Feed, Op-ed | Tags: , , , , , ,

Recently a remarkable development took place in Canadian public life that has implications for American prosperity. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, leader of the Conservative Party, chose David Johnston, an academic, to be the nation’s next governor general.

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