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June 12, 2014

Documenting the illegal trade in exotic pets 

Study of market for wild species uncovers disturbing incidents of capture, smuggling and auction.



UBC experts comment on Father’s Day

From child’s play to divorced dads, UBC experts are available to comment on fatherhood issues ahead of Father’s Day on June 15.

Rapid rail line to Arbutus a solid first step in improving transit along Broadway corridor

UBC commends the Mayors’ Council on its regional transportation plan and on the renewed commitment to improving public transit along the Broadway corridor.

UBC experts for comment about federal decision on Enbridge Northern Gateway

The federal government is expected to announce its final decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline in the coming days and UBC experts are available to comment.

Job interviews reward narcissists, punish applicants from modest cultures

A UBC study finds that narcissistic applicants are more successful in job interviews than equally qualified candidates who act more modestly.



Kids benefit from rough and tumble play with kids

Ahead of Father's Day, a UBC researcher says dads shouldn't shy away from a little roughhousing. 



Don't fear the coalition

Coalition governments can be effective, says UBC’s Stewart Prest in an Ottawa Citizen op-ed, ahead of Ontario’s provincial election where a minority government is expected to win. 



TBird teams take first and second at golf championship 

The women's golf team captured their 10th title while the men's team placed second at the Golf Canada Canadian University/College Championship.



Chan Centre Presents 2014/15 Series

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce its 2014/2015 Chan Centre Presents series. This year’s lineup features Brazilian legend Gilberto Gil and Chan Centre favourites Lila Downs and Zakir Hussain. 
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